WWE Superstars always risk their lives for the entertainment of fans, but they are human begins at the end of the day and are susceptible to illnesses. Former WWE Superstar Black Bart is no exception, who was diagnosed with cancer a while ago. Now it appears we have a very sad update to report on his condition.

Black Bart captivated fans with his incredible stature during the territory days. The pro wrestling veteran worked extensively Mid-Atlantic Championship Wrestling, World Class Championship Wrestling and World Wrestling Federation to name a few promotions.

As previously reported, Black Bart was diagnosed with fight stage four colon cancer, but Bart made it clear he was not going to lay down and die without a fight. Bart added that the cancer had already spread to his liver.

In the fundraiser started on his behalf, it was revealed by doctors that stage four colon cancer was not curable. How long he will be able to live entirely depends on how hard Black Bart can fight.


“His cancer is not curable but it is manageable according to the doctors. How long he lives with this cancer depends on the fight in him and of course how his body reacts to the treatments.”

The announcement mentioned that the legend was struggling financially due to the costs of treatment. This is simply heartbreaking news and fans of Bart will continue to support him no matter what. Join us at Ringside News as we wish the wrestling veteran all the very best in his fight against cancer.

What are your fondest memories from the legendary career of Black Bart? Do you feel bad for him? Let us know in the comments!

Subhojeet Mukherjee

Subhojeet is a professional wrestling fan for over 22 years. He got captivated by the sport during the Monday Night Wars and has a passion for it ever since. He also enjoys TV shows, movies, anime, novels and music, which broadens his perspective and appreciation for wrestling. He is a knowledgeable and respected voice in the industry.

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