Lance Russell was the voice of Memphis Wrestling for over 30 years. He commentated legendary matches and feuds featuring Jerry “The King” Lawler, “Superstar” Bill Dundee, Ric Flair, Adrian Street, Kamala, Jimmy Valiant and others. He also interviewed dozens of wrestlers throughout his illustrious career.

Recently Russell experienced some health problems.

Jerry Lawler and Lance’s son tweeted out on the morning of October 3rd that Russell had passed away.

Here are a few tributes:

https://twitter.com/davidbix/status/915202761607798788

https://twitter.com/untilnextyear/status/915200198044999680

Click next to relive Lance Russell’s career and some of his greatest moments as a commentator.

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