Veteran pro wrestler “Killer” Tim Brooks has passed away at the age of 72. Brooks passed away earlier today, according to F4Wonline.com. He had battled cancer for several years and it was known to be terminal.
Brooks also trained several stars of pro wrestling, including WWE NXT North American Champion Keith Lee. Lee paid tribute to Brooks on Twitter today, which you can see below with AEW’s tribute:
AEW joins the wrestling world in mourning the death of “Killer” Tim Brooks. Our thoughts are with his family, his friends and his fans. pic.twitter.com/UNej0sSQBN
— All Elite Wrestling (@AEWrestling) June 30, 2020
Acutely aware of the pain today brings.
He was my birth, my knowledge, my preparation. Home when I was homeless.
— Hopeful Lee (@RealKeithLee) June 30, 2020