15 Wrestlers That Died Prematurely

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Brian Ong

In May 2001, Ong, a trainee at California’s All Pro Wrestling School, was told o take a “flapjack” move, or The Great Khali, from fellow trainee Dalip Singh  Ong accidentally reached out and held onto Singh’s shirt as he was being thrown down onto the mat. His skull whipped back and both his spine and brainstem were damaged. Ong died a few days later due to his injuries.

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