Memphis Wrestling Personality Corey Maclin Passes Away

Longtime Memphis wrestling announcer Corey Maclin died in a car accident on Tuesday night in Mississippi.  He was 43 years old.

Maclin has worked on television as a wrestling announcer for many years in Memphis, working alongside both Lance Russell and Dave Brown.

He went on to become a promoter in the area working with Jerry Lawler and had very successful shows based on using Lawler’s popularity in the area and doing nostalgia shows.

Maclin is survived by his wife and six children.

Brian Fritz

Brian is the founder of Between The Ropes and has also covered wrestling and MMA for The Orlando Sentinel and AOL Fanhouse. He is a self-admitted nerd, a sports nut and lists Jack Bauer as his hero. You can email Brian at or follow him on Twitter @BrianFritz.

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