Don West Passes: TNA Wrestling Broadcaster Turns 59

Beloved pro wrestling broadcaster Don Westwho famously worked for Total nonstop action and IMPACT Wrestlinghas passed away at the age of 59 after a long battle with cancer.

Fellow pro wrestling broadcaster Mike Tenay, who was West’s on-screen partner for years, broke the news. “Just heard from [his] wife Terri that our brother Don West will spend the New Year in heaven.” Tenay announced on Twitter. “Terri said D-Dub finally had to get over his bout with lymphoma. We bonded as soon as we met, both as broadcast partners and friends. Years of great moments both on and off camera.”

Outside of wrestling, West worked as a host on the Shop at Home Network. His work as a pitchman saw him sell over $1 billion in products. In 2002, he was hired by TNA to become the organization’s color commentator. He entered a number of notable angles during his run, which ended in 2012. He later joined IMPACT Wrestling as part of its merchandise department in 2017. West also worked as a radio sports talk show host in Nashville and was the director of sales and marketing for Wenatchee The Wild ice hockey team.

Watch a loving tribute to Don West that IMPACT Wrestling made while he was battling cancer below:

ComingSoon sends condolences to West’s family and friends.

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