James ‘Kamala’ Harris, previous WWE wrestler, dies at 70

James 'Kamala' Harris, former WWE wrestler, dies at 70
Harris, who carried out in the ring as Kamala, built his WWF debut in 1984, according to WWE’s web-site.

In a vocation that spanned extra than two decades, Harris battled many of wrestling’s superstars, which include Hulk Hogan, The Undertaker and Andre the Big, in accordance to the launch.

“He terrorized opponents and thrilled audiences in Mid-South, Globe Class Championship Wrestling, WCW and WWE right until 2006,” the WWE said. His character, Kamala, was promoted as a 6-foot-7, 350-pound “Ugandan Large.”

A cause of demise for Harris was not offered.

Other wrestlers took to social media Sunday to honor Harris employing the hashtag #ripkamala.

“Another legend who deserved to be in @WWE Hall of Fame and ALIVE when that time arrived,” explained previous wrestler Elijah Burke, also identified as Da Pope. “An all all over terrific expertise and fantastic man that received in excess of and stood out anywhere he went. RIP to the great ‘Ugandan Giant’ Kamala. His memory will dwell on endlessly.”

Previous wrestler Scotty Riggs with Entire world Championship Wrestling (WCW) tweeted that he never ever met or understood Harris, but he comprehended his impact.

“Grateful the guy paved the street for wrestlers with his unique persona that made the enthusiasts believe that … He was one of a variety,” Riggs tweeted.

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