Wrestling legend Kox passes away
Thursday, 10 November 2011 14:22
Herb Gerwig, better known as Killer Karl Kox, a headliner in the 60s and 70, passed away this morning at the age of 80.
Gerwig suffered a massive heart attack on Oct. 20 and had a second heart attack, which was fatal, this morning while still hospitalized.
Besides being a headliner in a number of U.S. territories, he was one of the top villains during the heyday of pro wrestling in Australia and was considered one of the best ring psychologists and in-ring teachers of the modern era.
Both Ted DiBiase Sr. and Dick Murdoch heavily praised Kox as being the guy who taught them as much about what to do and when to do it in the ring by working with him of anyone they were in with.
Send us a news tip: email@example.com
Note to webmasters/reporters:
When recapping news from this site or from our newsletters, please include a link to www.wrestlingobserver.com
For the most in-depth and detailed news and analysis on pro-wrestling and MMA, always turn to Wrestlingobserver.com/Figure Four Weekly Online, the #1 website of its kind on the Internet.
Members receive online access to both the Wrestling Observer and Figure Four Weekly newsletters and growing archives, Wrestling Observer Radio with Bryan Alvarez and Dave Meltzer three times per week,
the popular Bryan and Vinny Show three times per week, additional radio shows including Figure Four Daily with Alvarez, Mike Coughlin's Five Star Radio, the Dr.
Keith Lipinski Show, The Adam and Mike Big Audio Nightmare, Tough Talk and the Karl Stern Wrestling History Show, the infamous BOARD, and more! Members also have full
access to the thousands of hours of audio in our radio show archives which date back to 2005. For your convenience, we offer secure online payments using your VISA, Mastercard,
American Express, Discover card or PayPal account. Don't miss out on the fun, sign up now!
Don't miss out on the fun, sign up now!
Want full access? QUICK AND EASY SIGN-UP, AS LOW AS $9.99 PER MONTH!