"Luscious" Johnny Valiant dead at the age of 71

The wrestling world in mourning after word of the death of "Luscious" Johnny Valiant.

Valiant died after being struck while crossing a street in a Pittsburg suburb yesterday morning.

Police say the WWE hall of fame wrestler was not in the crosswalk when he was struck.

Valiant won the world tag team championship in 1974 along with partner James Fanning.

He then won the title again in 1979 partnering with "Gentelment" Jerry Valiant.

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