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Pampa Billed Pro-Wrestler Dies

Cowboy Ron Bass has died.

Bass was a cowboy-themed professional wrestler who was billed from Pampa, Texas. Bass wrestled with the National Wrestling Alliance and the World Wrestling Federation. Bass was the NWA National Heavyweight Champion for a period in 1982.

Bass' gimmick was well known as he entered the arena to the sounds of a bullwhip.

Bass was 68-years-old.

Photo by Uproxx

Photo by Uproxx

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