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WWE Hall of Famer Mick Foley had a match with former WWE wrestler who just passed away.

Slam Wrestling first reported that former NWA and World Junior Heavyweight champion Les Thornton has passed away. He passed on February 1 at the age of 84.

A Facebook announcement later stated: “It is with great sadness we share that Les Thornton peacefully took his leave on February 1, 2019 at 11:15 am, with his devoted wife, Terry at his side. In honor of Les’ wishes there will be no funeral service. Instead, those wishing to pay respects are invited to make a donation to the Calgary Humane Society.”

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The British wrestling star was known for his work across the globe, including Stampede Wrestling, the National Wrestling Alliance, Texas, Georgia, and Los Angeles. He held the NWA Junior Heavyweight Championship five separate times. He later joined the WWF after the purchase of Georgia Championship Wrestling. There he became an undercard talent and also coordinated international shows for the promotion in the Middle East.

Les Thatcher posted the following message on Twitter on Les Thornton.

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On behalf of, I’d like to extend our condolences to the family, friends, and fans of Les Thornton. You can also check out a video of Les Thornton teaming up with WWE Hall of Famer Mick Foley on a 1986 edition of WWF Superstars where they face The British Bulldogs. This is a rare appearance from Foley in the WWF in the 1980s.