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Allen Coage (1943–2007)

Allen J. Coage made history as the first African American to win a Judo Olympic Bronze medal at the 1976 Olympics and the second American to win a medal for the USA team. To date Allen Coage remains the only American heavyweight to win an Olympic medal in Judo. He also won a Gold medal for 1967 heavyweight Judo in 1967 at the Pan American Games ... See full bio »

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Stampede Wrestling
Stampede Wrestling Bad News Allen - Co-host (1999-2000)
Royal Rumble
Royal Rumble Bad News Brown
WrestleMania VI
WrestleMania VI Bad News Brown
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Alternate Names:

Bad News Allen | Bad News Brown


6' 2" (1.88 m)

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He arrived in the World Wrestling Federation in 1988 as Bad News Brown, and it was during this time that he would achieve his greatest notoriety. While the roster was mostly filled with ultra-virtuous good guys and cowardly and monster heels, Bad News was something entirely different; a tough loner who stood on his own and fought to his last breath. While booked as a heel, Bad News Brown was more... See more »


Finishing move: "The Ghettoblaster"

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