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Wrestling "Killer" Dead at 81

8/30/2008 2:12 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Legendary wrestler Walter "Killer" Kowalski passed away early this morning at the age of 81.

After a massive heart attack on August 8, Kowalski was taken off life support two weeks ago.

Kowalski wrestled for nearly 30 years and went on to train the likes of Chyna and Triple H.

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MAX IS SO HOT    

MAX YOU ARE SOO DAMN SEXY!!! GIVE MAX MORE AIR TIME!! HE IS SO HOT!

2159 days ago
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Young Trump    

Sorry to hear about this...

Walter is a legend and a very friendly person.

RIP

2159 days ago
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B1ond1e25    

RIP Killer

2159 days ago
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KNOWITALL    

R.I.P. KILLER!

2159 days ago
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Joanne    

I agree about Max. I call him Hotttt Max. I think he should get his own show!!!!!

2159 days ago
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collectmma.com    

An amazing person....A piece of unreturnable history. May he RIP!!

2159 days ago
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Jeremy Bosco    

My condolences and prayers go out to his family, friends, and other fans. This is a huge loss to the pro wrestling world, and he will be greatly and sadly missed.

2158 days ago
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Unbelievable    

This is very sad, but I have never heard of him, and I can't believe Wrestlers once looked like that....like he never lifted a weight in his lifetime.

2158 days ago
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Illinois person    

He looks like Grandpa Munster to me. Never heard of him. Dr. X and Crusher yes, but never this guy.

2158 days ago
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Janet    

My dad use to take us to see this guy at Madison Square Garden. We would come back home and me and my brother would get on mom and dads bed and practice our wrestling holds. The half nelson, full nelson and the scissors. Endless hours of fun! Thanks for the moves "KILLER" RIP!

2158 days ago
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LongJohn69    

See ya, man. Thanks for all the thrills and spills when I was a kid.

2158 days ago
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sslah    

Damn! I am very sorry to hear this.I trained under Walter in the 70's for Vince Jr(my high school friend).Walter was the very best in the BISS bar none.I had many a good laugh with Walter.R I P Walter.

HH

2158 days ago

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