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Former WWE Wrestler James 'kamala' Harris Dies At 70 by Vianna(f): 10:42am On Aug 10, 2020
Former WWE wrestler James Harris has died at age 70, according to a news release from the wrestling company.
Harris, who performed in the ring as Kamala, made his WWF debut in 1984, according to WWE's website.

In a career that spanned more than two decades, Harris battled many of wrestling's superstars, including Hulk Hogan, The Undertaker and Andre the Giant, according to the release."He terrorized opponents and thrilled audiences in Mid-South, World Class Championship Wrestling, WCW and WWE until 2006," the WWE said. His character, Kamala, was promoted as a 6-foot-7, 350-pound "Ugandan Giant."

A cause of death for Harris was not given.

Other wrestlers took to social media Sunday to honor Harris using the hashtag #ripkamala.

"Another legend who deserved to be in @WWE Hall of Fame and ALIVE when that time came," said former wrestler Elijah Burke, also known as Da Pope. "An all around great talent and good guy that got over and stood out wherever he went. RIP to the great 'Ugandan Giant' Kamala. His memory will live on forever." Former wrestler Scotty Riggs with World Championship Wrestling (WCW) tweeted that he never met or knew Harris, but he understood his impact.

"Grateful the man paved the road for wrestlers with his unique persona that made the fans believe ... He was one of a kind," Riggs tweeted.
https://edition.cnn.com/2020/08/10/us/wwe-kamala-james-harris-death/index.html

Re: Former WWE Wrestler James 'kamala' Harris Dies At 70 by squash47(m): 10:47am On Aug 10, 2020
I don't know him...he looks like a native doctor
Re: Former WWE Wrestler James 'kamala' Harris Dies At 70 by Vianna(f): 10:49am On Aug 10, 2020


Kamala slamming Andre the giant.

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Re: Former WWE Wrestler James 'kamala' Harris Dies At 70 by Vianna(f): 10:50am On Aug 10, 2020
squash47:
I don't know him...he looks like a native doctor
Lol golden penny generation. I don't expect you to

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Re: Former WWE Wrestler James 'kamala' Harris Dies At 70 by DontGiveUpYet: 10:51am On Aug 10, 2020
squash47:
I don't know him...he looks like a native doctor

Exactly
Re: Former WWE Wrestler James 'kamala' Harris Dies At 70 by Vianna(f): 10:54am On Aug 10, 2020
Before his death, he battled diabetes for several years which caused his legs to be amputated. Outside the ring , he was loved and admired by everyone.

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Re: Former WWE Wrestler James 'kamala' Harris Dies At 70 by vanida6: 10:57am On Aug 10, 2020
Who be dis man angry he looks scary angry
Re: Former WWE Wrestler James 'kamala' Harris Dies At 70 by Vianna(f): 10:57am On Aug 10, 2020
Always a big guy, he gained weight. He was diagnosed with diabetes in 1992 and the effects of the disease have rapidly progressed since his retirement. On November 7, 2011, diabetes and high blood pressure forced the amputation of the former wrestler’s left leg. In April 2012 his right leg was amputated. Kidney failure has forced him to rely on dialysis.

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Re: Former WWE Wrestler James 'kamala' Harris Dies At 70 by Vianna(f): 11:00am On Aug 10, 2020
Emotional documentary on the Ugandan giant.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6RpDxcBQ4MY
Re: Former WWE Wrestler James 'kamala' Harris Dies At 70 by paulolee(m): 11:03am On Aug 10, 2020
bad
Re: Former WWE Wrestler James 'kamala' Harris Dies At 70 by squash47(m): 11:28am On Aug 10, 2020
Vianna:

Lol golden penny generation. I don't expect you to
yes o anty......when I started watching wrestling in 2001, he don retire.
Re: Former WWE Wrestler James 'kamala' Harris Dies At 70 by Aboks(m): 4:11pm On Aug 10, 2020
shocked shocked shocked

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