As noted earlier today, former NWA President and legendary pro wrestling promoter Bob Giegel passed away today at age 90.
WWE issued the following statement regarding Giegel’s passing:
“WWE is saddened to learn that Bob Geigel, legendary wrestler and promoter, passed away Thursday at age 90.
Inside the squared circle, Geigel captured multiple championships as part of the National Wrestling Alliance. Beyond in-ring competition, he also acted as NWA’s president for nearly a decade.
WWE extends its condolences to Geigel’s colleagues, family and friends.”