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DragonKingKarl Classic Wrestling Show: Rick Rude's Wrestling Observer Newsletter biography

Karl Stern looks at how the passing of 40-year-old Rick Rude was covered in the WON.
Rick Rude

In April 1999, 40-year-old Rick Rude was found dead in his home.

Generally speaking, super fit 40-year-olds don't just die of natural causes. So what happened to the former WWF Intercontinental champion?

In this week's DragonKingKarl Classic Wrestling Show, I look at that week's Wrestling Observer Newsletter and how Dave Meltzer discussed the life, death, injuries, and career of a man who wrestled in Florida, WCCW, Memphis, Crockett, WCW, WWF, ECW, and WCW and was a star in every place. 

This is the story of WWE Hall of Famer "Ravishing" Rick Rude.

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