"Dr. Death" Steve Williams 1960-2009

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"Dr. Death" Steve Williams 1960-2009
« on: December 30, 2009, 03:25:05 pm »
He died this morning after a long battle with throat cancer.

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Re: "Dr. Death" Steve Williams 1960-2009
« Reply #1 on: December 30, 2009, 03:34:07 pm »
damn rip :'(

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Re: "Dr. Death" Steve Williams 1960-2009
« Reply #2 on: December 30, 2009, 03:39:21 pm »
Its too bad he never got a real shot in WWF thanks to that god awful Brawl for All, but still part of one of my favorite tag teams with Terry Gordy, the Miracle Violence Connection

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Re: "Dr. Death" Steve Williams 1960-2009
« Reply #3 on: January 01, 2010, 08:08:08 am »
That guy was BADASS. If I remember right, didn't he have stitches in his eye many years ago...a LOT of them, no less...and he still wrestled?

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Re: "Dr. Death" Steve Williams 1960-2009
« Reply #4 on: January 03, 2010, 04:26:15 am »
Had Doc had the committment in the early years of his career, (he was exhausting all of his football options before he really too wrestling seriously including a stint in the USFL that the Apter mags laughed at him for,) he could have been bigger than Bruiser Brody and landed a nice fat contract working for Vince or Crockett. He had all the tools to be the bridge between Brody/Hansen/Funk and Mick Foley as his Japan years proved.

Unfortunately it meant that no major company would take a chance on him since the guys I mentioned and Abby the Butcher simply couldn't be tied down and were always on the move. He had a great run in Japan and nobody can take that away from him. The downside is the same as Hansen and to a lesser extent Terry Funk and that is that American fans never saw his best.

R.I.P. Steve, you were one of the good ones.

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