I was always liked good heels, and Ron Bass was a great heel. I never liked Brutus Beefcake's barber gimmick, so i really enjoyed when "The Outlaw" attacked Beefcake with the spurs. They had to put a big X on the screen because it was so violent. We could use more heels like Ron Bass that made you believe in kayfabe. RIP
Larry Sharpe, a former wrestler and co-founder of The Monster Factory wrestling school, has passed away at the age of 65. The following statement was released on the Facebook page of the school:
Larry Weil, also known as 'Pretty Boy Larry Sharpe' passed away today with his family and friends by his side in Woodbury, NJ. Larry, a former collegiate and pro wrestler co-founded (alongside Buddy Rogers) The Monster Factory pro wrestling school. The former owner of the Monster Factory trained such notables as Bam Bam Bigelow, Chris Candido, Tatanka, Tony Atlas, Balls Mahoney, The Headbangers, D Lo Brown and The Pitbulls until his retirement.
It is always sad to see someone from the wrestling community pass away, and one who is a part of this great game as well. I have fond memories of Larry Sharpe growing up watching WWWF and WWF television that is for sure. I also saw him live a few times. His training resume is top notch that's for sure. RIP to the "Pretty Boy".
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Post by joebreakdown on Apr 11, 2017 9:08:53 GMT -5
Larry Sharpe is a mainstay in my partner's FPW where he is, somewhat surprisingly a one-time FPW 'Gladiator' champion. His antics on the undercard with Mr X and his complete failings when he was temporailiy handed the 'book' have made this perennial heel a much forgiven baby face.
Mr X will be gutted...
In real-life, 'Lar' seemed like a real character with a decent promo too.
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