WWE Howard Finkel, WWE Hall of Fame Ring Announcer Dies at 69

WWE Howard Finkel: WWE announced that the legendary ring announcer “Howard Finkel” dies on Thursday, April 16, at the age of 69. Yet, the actual cause of death is not reported by any trusted media source. The www.usatoday.com confirms this news.

WWE Howard Finkel
Howard Finkel former WWE ring announcer
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A short introduction about Howard Finkel:

Howard Finkel born in New Jersey (United States). He started to work in World Wide Wrestling Federation in 1975, and in 1977, he started a job of ring announcer of WWE (World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc.). 

Born: June 7, 1950      Died: April 16, 2020

Billed Height: 1.73 m     Weight: 76 kg

Spouse: Cathie C. Finkel    Debut: 1975

Before the death, Howard Finkel faced a tough time for a year because of a severe stroke.

Credit: youtube.com (WWE)

Howard Finkel will maybe be best remembered with the distinctive way in which he would make a declaration when another champion was declared. 

Finkel would broadly howl, And new! while drawing out the last word, which unavoidably made the active group in participation cheer in fervor.

Reactions on the Death of Howard Finkel:

In 1980, Finkel joined WWWF (World Wide Wrestling Federation) as the first employee, which became WWF, and then changed the name into WWE. 

Stephanie McMahon (WWE Chief Brand Officer) tweeted about the death of Howard Finkel:

Today we lost our first-ever employee. We had an iconic voice. He will be missed by me and all of the WWE fans—# RIPHowardFinkel.

WWE also posted on Twitter to pay tribute to their ring announcer:

While considering the best ring hosts throughout the entire existence of sports and sports-amusement, you’d be unable to name one better than Howard Finkel. 

And his fantastic job tenure as a ring announcer, The Fink was an essential asset inside the WWE workplaces for his immense information on the sports-diversion history.

Some other WWE superstars also remembered the Fink in their prayers.

At the point when The Fink stopped being a full-time broadcaster, he consistently showed up at WrestleMania to declare that year’s WWE Hall of Fame inductees, until 2017.

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