Pro Wrestling Legend Butch Reed Passes Away

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Legendary WCW wrestler Butch Reed has passed away at the age of 66.

The sad news was confirmed by Reed’s official Instagram page on Friday morning. On February 2, the same page revealed that Reed had recently sustained two heart attacks.

Reed debuted in 1978 and joined WWE in 1986. He would go on to perform at WrestleMania III and WrestleMania IV.

In 1989, Reed began tagging with WWE Hall of Famer Ron Simmons in WCW under the team name Doom.

In the aftermath of Reed’s passing, tributes poured in from his friends and colleagues in the wresting industry.