Kingdom Come

in Hits & Misses by
“First you call wrestling fake…
and now gay?
You go too far sir.
Too far.”

Harley Race
Wrestler, promoter, royal douche.
April 11, 1943 – August 1, 2019.
Aged 76 years.

Most recognized for: Billed under various names, he grappled with sweaty dudes for 30+ years… most notably as “The King Harley Race” during the WWF’s glory days. After defeating an opponent, manager Bobby Heenan would grab a handful of the loser’s hair and force them to bow and kneel before his highness… adding one more layer of bizarre innuendo onto the whole homoerotic circus that is professional wrestling.