Two Of My Favourite 'Mean' Gene Okerlund Moments
Legendary WWE announcer "Mean" Gene Okerlund passed away today at the age of 76. If you were, or still are a wrestling fan, you absolutely know how much of an impact he had on the business. Whether it was Hulk Hogan saying "Lemme tell ya something, Mean Gene" or Ric Flair screaming "Mean BY GOD Gene" you probably have at least one memory of him. These are my two personal favourites, one of which being a blooper of sorts. RIP Mean Gene.
This first one is from 1992, just minutes after Ric Flair made history by being the first man to win the WWF World Heavyweight Championship in the 30 man Royal Rumble, Mean Gene voiced his displeasure towards smokers.
And then there's the time that the set started faling apart when he was interviewing Rick Rude, and he lost his mind in the most hilarious way.