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Former WWE Superstar “Iron” Mike Sharpe Passes Away

19 January 2016 11:02 AM, PST | Obsessed with Film | See recent Obsessed with Film news »

The professional wrestling world lost another member over this past weekend, as former WWE (then WWF) superstar “Iron” Mike Sharpe passed away. He was 64 years old. confirmed the news Monday.

Sharpe, whose father and uncle wrestled professionally as a tag team in the 50s, began training at the age of 25, under Dewey Robertson, and made his debut back in 1973. The Hamilton, Ontario native would wrestle for numerous Canadian promotions including Gene Kiniski’s Nwa All-Star Wrestling, and also appeared in Mid-South wrestling, winning a couple of belts after moving to Louisiana.

He signed with the then-wwf in 1983, calling himself “Canada’s Greatest Athlete” and wearing a trademark black arm brace supposedly covering up an injury that just never seemed to heal – and which doubled as a hiding spot for foreign objects he could then sneak into matches.

Sharpe actually fought for the World Wrestling Federation championship »

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