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Wrestling Legend Mae Young

NOT DEAD

... But Gravely Ill

1/9/2014 7:45 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
breaking news

0108-mae-young-wweWWE Hall of Fame wrestler Mae Young is gravely ill ... BUT NOT DEAD ... this according to local reports.

Young -- the only wrestler to compete in NINE DIFFERENT DECADES (her first match in 1939; her last in 2010) -- was hospitalized and placed on life support in South Carolina last month.

The Post and Courier initially reported 90-year-old Young passed away, but later updated the story ... saying the wrestling legend is alive but very sick.

Mae and fellow pioneer female wrestler The Fabulous Moolah returned to the WWE back in 1999 -- when they were both in their 70s -- and were involved in numerous iconic moments like being powerbombed through a table by the Dudley Boyz ... and the birth of "hand."

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BLUE UGLY 💩    

rip mae

198 days ago
2.

The Zombie    

RIP, Mae Young, who passed away and is survived by a hand.

198 days ago
3.

spock    

how did she dieded?

198 days ago
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Vic Creed    

RIP Mae Young.

198 days ago
5.

PandiMarie4    

Wrestling legend indeed♥

198 days ago
6.

Tarington    

Too bad Mae didn't take Rodman with her, dammit it. Though Mae deserves to rest in peace and that motor mouth would ruin it.

198 days ago
7.

Grandma Cracker    

Oh God bless her......neat lady.......

198 days ago
8.

Someonezmom    

LOL and that high quality entertainment is why Duck Dynasty is still on the air

198 days ago
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twhiting9275    

You can go ahead and remove the 'not dead' part now.
https://twitter.com/JCLayfield/status/421293583639916544

198 days ago
10.

Jeems    

R.I.P. You sure did put a smile on my face. God Bless...

198 days ago
11.

Yurra Knutz    

I just read about her.
She could bust a mofo up if she wanted to.
Powerful woman mentally and physically.
Much respect.

198 days ago
12.

billybob    

Wow, this is Uncle Steve, the ol' bastard!

198 days ago
13.

RacaveliThaDon    

Wea tupac at now

198 days ago
14.

Cheryl    

Prayers to her

198 days ago
15.

I just wanted to comment    

JBL has clarified that he's only been following Internet reports.... like the rest of us. He acknowledges she's still alive.

198 days ago
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