Former NWA president Bob Geigel died on Thursday at age 90. WWE confirmed the news with a short post here on dot com.
You can read their statement below:
WWE is saddened to learn that Bob Geigel, legendary wrestler and promoter, passed away Thursday at age 90.
Inside the squared circle, Geigel captured multiple championships as part of the National Wrestling Alliance. Beyond in-ring competition, he also acted as NWA's president for nearly a decade.
WWE extends its condolences to Geigel's colleagues, family and friends.