Tom Zenk Passes Away at 58


Former WCW and WWE performer, Tom Zenk, has died at the age of 58. As of this writing, details regarding the cause of Zenk’s death are unknown. He passed away at the North Memorial Medical Center in his hometown of Robbinsdale, Minnesota.

Robbinsdale, Minnesota Legacy of Wrestling

Tom Zenk, Nikita Koloff, Rick Rude, Curt Hennig, Brady Boone (Battle Cat), John Nord (Berzerker) and Barry Darsow (Smash/Repo Man) all came from Robbinsdale, MN and were born in either 1958 or 1959. Most went to the same high school and all became wrestlers.

Sadly, despite all being under 60, 4 of the 7 of them have died.

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Zenk was perhaps best known for his tag-team with Rick Martel in the 1980s, the Can-Am Connection as well as his time in Jim Crockett Productions as “the Z Man”.