Wrestling Icon, Kamala, Has Passed Away

WWE Legend, Kamala, has passed away at the age of 70. The circumstances of his passing are unclear at this time.

James Harris was an American professional wrestler, better known by the ring name Kamala. As Kamala, he portrayed a fearsome and simpleminded Ugandan who wrestled barefoot in war paint and a loincloth, and approached the ring wearing an African mask and carrying a spear and shield.

Kamala made his WWE debut in 1984 and would make his RAW in-ring debut in 1993. During his WWE career, he feuded with Jake “The Snake” Roberts, Hulk Hogan, and The Undertaker.

He also wrestled in such promotions as Mid-South Wrestling, WCW, USWA, WCCW, and NWA Tri-State. 

In recent years, Kamala had a number of health issues including a battle with diabetes that required his legs amputated. In 2015, he released a biography called “Kamala Speaks.” 

Kamala was inducted in the Texas Wrestling Hall of Fame in 2012.

RIP Kamala…

Update:

It has been revealed that James Harris died from COVID-19 complications. In recent years, Harris had suffered from many health ailments, including having both legs amputated because of diabetes.

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