Former NWA World Champion and WWE Hall of Famer Harley Race has passed away at the age of 76, according to the official NWA Twitter account.
The pro wrestling legend had been diagnosed with lung cancer earlier this year. Race had been hospitalized in mid-July. You can see the NWA’s statement here:
Today the world lost one of the toughest men ever to walk God's green earth.
RIP Harley Race!
8X NWA Worlds Heavyweight Champion.
— NWA (@nwa) August 1, 2019