Memphis wrestling announcer/promoter Cory Maclin dies in auto accident
Details are still sketchy but Corey Maclin, the longtime Memphis pro wrestling television announcer, died in an auto accident that took place at 11 p.m. Tuesday night in Panola County in Mississippi.
Maclin was 43 and married with six children. A local sports personality who joined the broadcast team, Maclin worked with both Lance Russell and Dave Brown over a long period of time.
He later worked with Jerry Lawler in running a promotion that drew the biggest crowds of any independent group in the U.S. for several years, based on using Lawler against his biggest rivals of the past, and bringing in area legends for nostalgia based events.
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