Wrestling legend “Chyna” Joanie Laurer dead at age 45

Sad news from the world of professional wrestling today.

Wrestling legend, Joanie “Chyna” Laurer, was found dead inside of her home today. She was 45. Fans remember the “Ninth Wonder of the World” during her days with WWE, entertaining fans through her fights in the ring and her physical presence. She was a pioneer in the sport in the mid-to-late 90s and was the first woman to compete in the WWF (as it was known at the time) Royal Rumble. She was also the first woman to become the International Champion, accomplishing it in both 1999 and 2000.

As of now, no foul play has been reported. Police entered the house when Laurer’s friend called them because she had not heard from her in a few days. 

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