We all know that our beloved professional wrestlers take risks when they enter the ring for our entertainment.

We are advised of these risks and warned ‘do not try this at home’ and it is for these 10 wrestlers these measures are in place.

These are the 10 wrestlers that died in the ring from injuries sustained while entertaining their fans.

They died doing what they loved but that still doesn’t make up for these truly tragic events.


10. Kevin Cawley – Heart Attack


Kevin Cawley, 46 died in 1992 after suffering a heart attack in the Lewisham Theatre in London.

A well known British wrestler, the Black Baron passed away backstage after many attempts to revive him failed.