For the reason that information broke of Jim Crockett Jr. passing away on the age of 76 on Wednesday, the wrestling world has been reacting.
Along with battling kidney and liver failure, he reportedly had COVID-19. He had been in hospice care within the days main as much as his demise. Crockett took over Jim Crockett Promotions in 1977 from his father. He needed to promote the enterprise to Ted Turner in 1988, which led to it being often known as WCW.
You possibly can see the reactions from varied wrestlers and promotions right here:
I Moved To Charlotte In 1974 With $150 In My Pocket. Jimmy Crockett Was My Buddy And My Boss. I Can’t Put Into Phrases How A lot He Did For Me And My Profession. His Affect And Persistence Helped Me Change into The World Champion. My Ideas And Prayers Are With The Crockett Household! 🙏🏻 pic.twitter.com/qbcyubrtkI
— Ric Aptitude® (@RicFlairNatrBoy) March 4, 2021
ROH mourns the passing of Jim Crockett Jr. https://t.co/vxSf5LTqyn
ROH extends its deepest condolences to Crockett’s household and mates. pic.twitter.com/BZrpq55djx
— ROH Wrestling (@ringofhonor) March 4, 2021
— Dax FTR (@DaxFTR) March 4, 2021
Thanks, Jimmy and relaxation in excellent well being.
You and your loved ones have been at all times particularly reasonable to me.
I’m grateful. 🙏🤠 pic.twitter.com/lYfXCY1An5
— Jim Ross (@JRsBBQ) March 4, 2021
R.I.P. Jim Crockett Jr.
Thanks for transferring the professional wrestling enterprise ahead & increasing its attain.
— MATT HARDY (@MATTHARDYBRAND) March 4, 2021
Jim Crockett Jr. helped usher in a brand new period for skilled wrestling and gave followers really wonderful reminiscences that may by no means be forgotten. RIP Jimmy. My ideas are together with his household and mates. pic.twitter.com/tzNMvhn2WN
— Tim Hornbaker (@TimHornbaker) March 4, 2021
@1wrestling My private reminiscences of Jim Crockett Jr.https://t.co/9oBF5RqQuC
— Invoice Apter (@apter1wrestling) March 4, 2021
Very sorry to report the demise of Jim Crockett Jr., all one of the best to his household and mates.
— Bryan Alvarez (@bryanalvarez) March 4, 2021
RIP Jim Crockett Jr.
The promoter that introduced a few of my absolute favourite moments ever in wrestling. He is a big a part of the explanation for me being a lifelong fan. pic.twitter.com/7z37IqQDPZ
— Matt Farmer (@mattfarmer93) March 4, 2021
We’re deeply saddened to study of the passing of legendary wrestling promoter Jim Crockett Jr. We ship our sincerest condolences to his household.
— IMPACT (@IMPACTWRESTLING) March 4, 2021
The NWA is saddened to study that Jim Crockett Jr. has handed away. A 3x president of the NWA, Crockett was a titan within the wrestling business who launched numerous legends to the world. We prolong our deepest sympathies to his household, mates, and followers.#RIPJimCrockettJr pic.twitter.com/IOpl74syNb
— NWA (@nwa) March 4, 2021
If not for my love of Jim Crockett promotions I doubt I ever would have thought of a professional wrestling profession.
Thanks Jim Crockett jr.
Might you Relaxation In Peace.
— Lance Storm (@LanceStorm) March 4, 2021
Relaxation in Peace Jim Crockett Jr. Thanks for all you and your loved ones gave to the enterprise. Such an amazing loss! pic.twitter.com/N7hEo6KloW
— Brian Heffron aka The Blue Meanie (@BlueMeanieBWO) March 4, 2021
Jim Crockett Jr. signed me to my first Wrestling contract. I’m so grateful he believed in me and put me on the trail to success simply as he did with so could others within the Wrestling Business. He shall be tremendously missed. My earnest prayers and condolences to his household 🙏🙏🙏 pic.twitter.com/BDgqQjMtwf
— Lex Luger (@GenuineLexLuger) March 4, 2021
Everybody right here on the CAC is saddened to listen to that legendary promoter Jim Crockett Jr has handed away at 76. We thank him for all of the years of great reminiscences and ship out our sincerest condolences to his household, mates & wrestling followers the world over. R.I.P. Mr Crockett. pic.twitter.com/IgzQdeKDsA
— CauliflowerAlleyClub (@CACReunion) March 4, 2021
Jim Crockett Jr. was formidable, brave and a pressure in our sport. I want all of us may’ve loved extra of his presence as all of us would’ve been higher for it. I’m eternally impressed by JCP, his tenacity and insurgent method in opposition to an adversary with deep pockets. RIP, Mr. Crockett. https://t.co/53Wsy4Ty1c
— Courtroom Bauer (@courtbauer) March 4, 2021
Sorry to listen to of Jim Crockett Jr.’s passing. He was a great man &an architect of a few of the wrestling I beloved most. Condolences to household& mates.
— Mark Madden (@MarkMaddenX) March 4, 2021