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RIP to legendary WWE announcer “Mean” Gene Okerlund who passed away at the age of 76.
Mean Gene was a staple in WWE television in the late 1980’s and early 1990’s before going to WCW to continue giving fans classic interviews from Hulk Hogan, Macho Man Randy Savage, Goldberg, and much more.
WWE released a statement on the passing.
WWE is saddened to learn that WWE Hall of Famer Gene Okerlund, the most recognizable interviewer in sports-entertainment history, has passed away at age 76. https://t.co/DyPiEiVLoV
— WWE (@WWE) January 2, 2019
There is yet details behind his passing.
We send our condolences to the family.