Former Superstar “Main” Mike Masters dies at the age of 68


New Delhi: Mike Masters “Mean” who was once a pioneer in the wrestling entertainment world is gone. He was 68 years old.

Mike “Mean” Masters, also known as Mike “Rocky” Jones, was a superstar in WWE (then WWF) and New Japan Pro-Wrestling in the 1970s and 1980s.

In his glorious career, he was a leading name in the wrestling entertainment areas and then went on to pass on his knowledge to the next generation of wrestlers.

Mike Masters died after a long battle with throat cancer. The Master was 68 years old at the time of his death. According to news, he had previously beaten cancer, but it came back. After the recurrence, he spent a while in the hospital fighting it.

Legendary wrestling career Mike Masters

Mike Masters initially performed under the name Mike Jones. Under the name Mike Masters, he competed in the WWF and faced top superstars such as Hulk Hogan, Larry Zbyszko, and even The Wild Samoans.

Masters challenged Ken Patera for the Intercontinental Championship in October 1979 but was unable to win.

Outside of WWE, he has wrestled with superstars like Stan Stasiak, Tom Pritchard and Rocky’s father, Rocky Johnson.

At New Japan Pro Wrestling, Mike faced some big names again, such as Hulk Hogan and Riki Choshu, and teamed up with Stan Hansen, Tiger Jeet Singh and Sgt. slaughter.

Mike will also wrestle with the WWF Killer Kowalski under the name Rocky Jones. After finishing his career as a wrestler, he opened a wrestling school and trained many notable names. Former WWE and ECW star James “Little Guido” Marito studied on his hand.

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