Kassius Ohno Launches GoFundMe For Tracy Smothers

Kassius Ohno Launches GoFundMe For Tracy Smothers
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Pro wrestling veteran Tracy Smothers who competed in WCW, WWE, ECW, and Smokey Mountain, was sadly diagnosed with stage III lymphoma last November. In addition, Tracy has also lost 45% of his heart’s function following a suspected heart attack.

Now his close friend and fellow wrestler Kassius Ohno of NXT has started a GoFundMe to help him, writing:

I met Tracy Smothers on a spot show in Wisconsin when I was 19 years old. I thought to myself, “there’s no way this guy can be THIS friendly.” Well, here we are over 20 years later & I’m sure hundreds of you have had similar stories throughout your lives of Tracy going above & beyond to be welcoming, helpful & kind. Our relationship may have started with Tracy showing me the ropes, so to speak, but to this day, Tracy has always looked out for me as a person & as a friend. He just… cares. I spoke with him on the phone tonight and asked if he would mind if I started this page for him. I told him that he’s spent most of his life & his career helping others. It’s time for some of us to give him a little help back.Kassius Ohno

You can donate to the campaign here, or alternatively purchase a Tracy Smothers benefit t-shirt with 100% of profits going to Tracy here.


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