We are saddened to report that former WWE Superstar “Iron” Mike Sharpe passed away over the weekend at his home in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. Sharpe was 64. WWE issued the following statement…….
“WWE is saddened to learn that Michael Sharpe, known to WWE fans as “Iron” Mike Sharpe, has passed away at age 64.
Long before “Iron” Mike Tyson entered a boxing ring, self-proclaimed “Canada’s Greatest Athlete” “Iron” Mike Sharpe was battering opponents in a wrestling ring. A second-generation Superstar whose father and uncle both competed in sports-entertainment, Hamilton, Ontario’s Sharpe was a champion in his native country as well as several regional American territories in the United States.
Sharpe then regularly competed on and off for both WWE and New Japan Pro Wrestling. Sharpe’s final WWE match occurred in 1995 against Billy & Bart, The Smoking Gunns.
Following his retirement, Sharpe had a school in Brick, N.J., where he trained many aspiring competitors. His students included former WWE Superstars Charlie Haas and Simon Dean (also known as ECW’s Nova), as well as WCW Superstar Crowbar.
WWE extends its condolences to Sharpe’s family, friends and fans.”
We here at Wrestle Fix send our condolences to the family of Michael Sharpe.