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Friday, April 29, 2005

CHRIS CANDIDO 1972 – 2005

Everyone here at Pro Wrestling Impact would like to send their thoughts and prayers out to Chris Candido's family and friends. We are all deeply saddened over the lost of such a great athlete.

I cannot begin to tell you how shocked and devistated I am. I just saw Chris on Tuesday when his team The Naturals won the tag team titles.

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1972 – 2005

TNA Wrestling joins the entire wrestling world in mourning the untimely death of Chris Candido on Thursday night.

TNA is deeply devastated by the loss of Chris, who touched the lives of millions of fans around the world during his successful career.

We hope everyone will keep Candido’s friends and family in their thoughts and prayers as we say goodbye to a friend

Early Friday morning, Chris Candido's brother Johnny posted the following message to fans on the website:

"I find it only fitting you hear the truth from me about the death of my bestfriend, brother, and soulmate. Chris died tonight due to a blood clot brought on by complications with his surgery.

I just want to tell everyone that in their sorrow, find a way to be happy that he went out the way he wanted to...on top of the world, blonde, tan, and loving life up until the last minute. Every ounce of my brother loved this sport, and for him to go out 2 or 3 years ago wouldn't have been a fitting end to the life of such a determined, passionate, and benevolent human being.

I truly view my brother as an angel as will all who knew him. Thanks to everyone for all your positive press, Chris went out a happy man and will forever live on as the(one of) greatest of all time. He would have had it no other way."

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At 10:43 AM, Anonymous Aaron Broyles said...

I am saddened by the passing of a great man in Chris Candido. His Character as a cocky bad guy, was an inspiration to my professional wrestling character. Unlike many bad guy characters, he personified the bad guy, and how it was supposed to go. He was also a great role model to many wrestlers. He is one of the few pro wrestlers to quit drugs and find christ as their savior. Any wrestler who does that is #1 in my book. He will be missed

At 8:13 AM, Blogger Paul "Billy" Wolfe said...

Having known Chris since he was born, I am deeply sadden at hearing of the loss of this great friend and wrestler.
Chris became interested in professional wrestling,because of his grandfather the late pro wrestler, Charles "Chuck" Richards, who died from a fight with cancer many years ago.
Chris was indeed a special person, always out there to promote the talents of which he was always known wherever he had the pleasure to appear.
His death at such a young age, leaves many thinking why him?
I will miss Chris, both as a professional wrestler who I have always enjoyed coming up the ranks of the sport as well as a dear and great friend.
Chris will be missed by so many, who had the pleasure to call him their friend!

Paul "Billy" Wolfe
Vice President
National Wrestling Federation
Lewisburg, PA 17837 USA


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