10 Professional Wrestlers Who Committed Murder

10 Professional Wrestlers Who Committed Murder
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Wrestling is a sport wherein you already know the risks involved, but you still get attracted towards it. Wrestlers get so high on fame that they often tend to forget their role. With millions of fans chanting their name they often get carried away and loose track. Often wrestlers get addicted to drugs and alcohol and have gone to such extent that they have even been arrested for various charges. Some even went on to commit murder.

Here is a list of 10 such superstars who killed people.

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1. The Great Khali:

1. The Great Khali:

Khali is a name that most of us have heard. A popular name in the wrestling federation actually killed a man in APW. He accidentally killed a man during the camp which cost him millions of dollars as the company sued him.

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2. Verne Gagne:

2. Verne Gagne:
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He was the owner of the American Wrestling Association. In 2009, he killed his nursing home roommate by slamming him on the floor.

3. Brian Michael McGhee:

3. Brian Michael McGhee:
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He was not a popular name in the wrestling industry. He started his career in WWE in 2010. After two years, he was in the news for stabbing his girlfriend to death. Mcghee was soon taken into custody.

4. Chris Benoit:

4. Chris Benoit:
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Chris was high on drugs in June 2007. He was on the verge of losing his sanity. He murdered his wife by asphyxiation and killed his son the same day before committing suicide. However, some fans still believe that Chris is innocent.

5. Akitoshi Saito:

5. Akitoshi Saito:
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Mitsuharu Misawa was the most popular wrestler in Japan. He had been awarded Wrestler Of The Year three times. But when he was about to face Saito, he was in terrible condition. Saito dropped him back during the match due to which Misawa died. Saito received many death threats from Misawa's fans.

6. Ox Baker:

6. Ox Baker:
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He was never accused of murder. He was just a wrestler who was so unlucky inside the ring that two times his opponent got killed during the fight. First it was Alberto Torres and the next time it was Ray Guncle.

7. Scott Hall:

7. Scott Hall:
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Scott got into a fight with a man who pointed a gun at him after wrestling the man he shot him dead. However, he did not face any charges due to lack of evidence against him but he admitted killing the man on ESPN.

8. Jimmy Snuka:

8. Jimmy Snuka:
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Snuka did not face any charges, a default judgment was passed in 1985 which claimed that he had murdered his girlfriend. According to him when he saw his girlfriend, she was gasping for air in the hotel room. But later on it was proved that her girlfriend had suffered from Craniocerebral injuries, which did not go with what Snuka had said.

9. New Jack:

9. New Jack:
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Those who followed ECW would be familiar with this name. He has four homicides to his name. Apart from this he is also accused of the infamous mass transit incident where he bladed a 17-year-old inside the ring.

10. Jose Gonzalez:

10. Jose Gonzalez:
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Jose Gonzalez is a popular name in Puerto Rico. He would always be known as the man who killed Bruiser Brody. He got into an argument with him in the locker room and supposedly stabbed Bruiser Brody to death.