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The WWE has announced that legendary sports announcer Gene Okerlund, affectionately known as “Mean Gene,” passed away today (Jan 2). He was 76.

Throughout his career, Okerlund brought the world some of wrestling’s most memorable moments.

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Many from the world of wrestling took to social media to pay homage to Mean Gene, including:

Hulk Hogan

Ric Flair

Steve Austin

Jerry Lawler

The Iron Sheik

Triple H

Zack Ryder

Jim Ross

The source of death has not been revealed yet. For more information.

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