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Report: Axl Rotten Found Dead

Axl Rotten

Axl Rotten, whose real name was Brian Knighton, has died, according to a report published on While no specifics were made available, the report notes Rotten was found dead on Thursday in a Baltimore, Maryland motel room. He sent out a tweet earlier in the day.

Rotten was a staple in Extreme Championship Wrestling in the 1990s and did some work for WWE in 2005.

He was 44 years old.

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