- Advertisement -
Home Sport Former WWE Wrestler, James ‘Kamala’ Harris Dies At 70

Former WWE Wrestler, James ‘Kamala’ Harris Dies At 70

- Advertisement -

Kamala is dead

Former WWE wrestler, James Harris better known as Kamala has died at age 70, it emerged on Monday, August 10.

WWE confirmed his death in a statement released via its official Twitter account, saying;

Though the cause of his death was yet to be revealed, Kenny Casanova, the writer who co-authored Harris’s autobiography, in a Facebook post said the wrestler died of the coronavirus.

According to The Washington Post, Harris suffered many health issues due to complications with diabetes.

Harris, who performed in the ring as ‘Kamala’, made his WWF debut in 1984.

WWE on its website wrote;

WWE is saddened to learn that James Harris, known to WWE fans as Kamala, has passed away at age 70.

Under the frightening face paint of Kamala, the 6-foot-7, 380-pound, Harris battled the greatest superstars in sports-entertainment history, including Hulk Hogan, the Undertaker and Andre the Gaint.

He terrorized opponents and thrilled audiences in Mid-South, World Class Championship Wrestling, WCW and WWE until 2006. WWE extends its condolences to Harris’ family, friends and fans.

His character, Kamala, was promoted as a 6-foot-7, 350-pound “Ugandan Giant” and was characterized by an African mask, warpaint and a loincloth.

May his soul Rest In Peace.

- Advertisement -

Stay Connected

943,702FansLike
39,653FollowersFollow
45,683FollowersFollow

Must Read

NCDC Records 176 New Coronavirus Cases, 162 Recoveries In 14 States

Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has on Tuesday reported 176 new coronavirus cases and 162 recoveries in 14 states. The centre reported this via its...
- Advertisement -

NUC Issues New Directives On Reopening Of Varsities

National Universities Commission has released new directives to Vice-Chancellors of Nigerian universities for the safe reopening of schools. This followed a significant decline in the...

Man Sells His Set Of Twins For N150,000

Police in Anambra state have arrested a 31-year-old man, Chijioke Chukwulota, pictured above, for selling his set of twins born to him by his...

Police Arrest 4 Suspects For Certificate Forgery In Niger

Niger State Police Command has arrested four suspects for criminal conspiracy and certificate forgery. Spokesman for the command, ASP Wasiu Abiodun, who confirmed the arrest...

Related News

NCDC Records 176 New Coronavirus Cases, 162 Recoveries In 14 States

Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has on Tuesday reported 176 new coronavirus cases and 162 recoveries in 14 states. The centre reported this via its...

NUC Issues New Directives On Reopening Of Varsities

National Universities Commission has released new directives to Vice-Chancellors of Nigerian universities for the safe reopening of schools. This followed a significant decline in the...

Man Sells His Set Of Twins For N150,000

Police in Anambra state have arrested a 31-year-old man, Chijioke Chukwulota, pictured above, for selling his set of twins born to him by his...

Police Arrest 4 Suspects For Certificate Forgery In Niger

Niger State Police Command has arrested four suspects for criminal conspiracy and certificate forgery. Spokesman for the command, ASP Wasiu Abiodun, who confirmed the arrest...

Fire Guts LASTMA Office In Oshodi For The Second Time In Two Months

Fire has gutted a section of the headquarters of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority, Oshodi in Lagos state on Tuesday. LASTMA made this known in a...

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here