Lance Russell

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Lance Russell (March 18, 1926 – October 3, 2017) was a professional wrestling announcer and commentator from 1959 to 1997. He was born in Tennessee.

His primary announcing partner was Dave Brown. He was included in the National Wrestling Alliance (NWA)'s Hall of Fame and Hall of Heroes.

In addition, he was in the United States Wrestling Association's Memphis Wrestling Hall of Fame and Wrestling Observer Newsletter's Hall of Fame.

Russell died in Memphis, Tennessee on October 3, 2017 from complications of a broken hip caused by a fall at the age of 91.[1][2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Oliver, Greg (October 3, 2017). "Legendary announcer Lance Russell dies". SLAM Wrestling. Retrieved October 3, 2017.
  2. "Lance Russell, legendary Memphis wrestling announcer, dies at 91". The Commercial Appeal.