WWE Doink the Clown wrestler Matt Osborne dies, aged 55

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  1. AD's Avatar

    AD said:

    Default WWE Doink the Clown wrestler Matt Osborne dies, aged 55

    Ex-WWE star [Only registered and activated users can see links. ], who performed as Doink the Clown, has passed away at the age of 55.

    Doink the Clown, a huge name in WWE (then called WWF) during the 1990s, was known for playing pranks on fellow wrestlers and the crowd.


    © WWE Doink the Clown


    According to [Only registered and activated users can see links. ], it is thought that Osborne was found dead by his girlfriend in Texas.

    The cause of death is not currently known.

    Osborne wrestled in WCCW and WCW during the 1980s and early '90s before becoming one of WWE's most popular competitors in the guise of Doink.

    He departed in 1993, following which Doink was played by Ray Apollo. However, Osborne returned for a Legends Battle Royal at Raw's 15th Anniversary.

    "WWE is saddened by the news of Osborne's passing," the company said in a [Only registered and activated users can see links. ]. "Our deepest condolences go out to Osborne's family, friends and fans."

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  2. BigBird's Avatar

    BigBird said:

    Default Re: WWE Doink the Clown wrestler Matt Osborne dies, aged 55

    Damn! Wrong Osborne. (">
     
  3. iron_brew's Avatar

    iron_brew said:

    Default Re: WWE Doink the Clown wrestler Matt Osborne dies, aged 55

    bloody hell. :-(

    anyone else imagining the funeral? used to love seeing all of Doinks Dinks ringside, now i can see them all in a cemetary round the coffin doin some weird clown voodoo.

    im probably alone on that one? lol