Wrestling Legend Danny Hodge Dies Aged 88

Jim Ross, WWE and William Regal have led the tributes to amateur and professional wrestling legend Danny Hodge who died on Christmas Day.

Danny Hodge

A host of wrestling names have paid tribute today to old school wrestling legend Danny Hodge who died on Christmas Day at the age of 88.

He had long been battling Alzheimer’s Disease.

Known to modern fans as the hero of Jim Ross, Hodge was born in Perry, Oklahoma.

Before his career in professional wrestling began he represented the USA in Freestyle Wrestling at the 1956 Olympic Games in Melbourne, Australia.

We have spotlighted a number of tributes to Hodge found on social media.

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