Professional wrestling legend, Harley Race, has died at the age of 76.
Today at 12:50, we lost the man that fought up until the very last of his existence. More information will be released soon, but just know that he loved pro-wrestling and the fans that loved him.
Harley Race, we love you
— Harley Race (@8XNWAChampion) August 1, 2019
Harley Leland Race‘s career began in the 1960’s and spanned multiple decades. Race worked for all of the major wrestling promotions, including the National Wrestling Alliance (NWA), the American Wrestling Association(AWA), the World Wrestling Federation (WWF, now WWE), and World Championship Wrestling (WCW). He has held the WWA World Heavyweight Championship once and the NWA World Heavyweight Championship eight times and was the first NWA United States Heavyweight Champion, which is now known as the WWE’s United States Championship.
RIP to one of the greatest performers there ever was. He was a friend. You will be missed #HarleyRace
He is one of six men inducted into each of the WWE Hall of Fame, the NWA Hall of Fame, the Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame and the Wrestling Observer Newsletter Hall of Fame.
— Dustin Rhodes (@dustinrhodes) August 1, 2019