Professional Wrestling veteran “Killer” Tim Brooks recently passed away at the age of 72. According to F4WOnline.com, Tim Brooks passed away due to cancer, which was known to be terminal.
From 1970 – 1989, Tim Brooks wrestled in countries such as the United States, Puerto Rico and Japan. Majority of his wrestling career took place in Dallas, where he worked for WCCW and the NWA. Tim Brooks reportedly also teamed with WWE Hall of Famer “Rowdy” Roddy Piper in Oregon as Bad News Brooks.
Brooks would then continue to work the indies in the Texas area in 1997 and later launched his North American Wrestling Alliance training school, which also ran shows in the Dallas/Ft. Worth area. Brooks reportedly also trained several pro wrestling stars we have today, including NXT North American Champion Keith Lee.
All Elite Wrestling sent a heartfelt comment on Twitter talking about “Killer” Tim Brooks, which you can check out below:
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