A business which is sadly accustom to losing friends and co-workers is reflecting on the loss of another tonight, as colleagues, friends and fans of Balls Mahoney are reacting to news of his death and sharing their thoughts on social media.
I am beyond sad to announce my friend ECW Original Balls Mahoney has passed away. I just spoke w/his wife. pic.twitter.com/OAs3vOmGEH— Tommy Dreamer (@THETOMMYDREAMER) April 13, 2016
Balls Mahoney was my first opponent in ECW. It saddens me that I am now the only survivor from our WrestlePalooza PPV match. #RIP— Lance Storm (@LanceStorm) April 13, 2016
R.I.P. Balls Mahoney— Rob Van Dam (@TherealRVD) April 13, 2016
I have a good Balls Mahoney story about the Living Dangerously PPV on https://t.co/h6SnZQm0p6. There will never be another Balls Mahoney.— Steve Corino (@KINGCorino) April 13, 2016
1st time I wrestled Balls Mahoney he was Boo Bradley in Smoky Mountain Wrestling..he put the "Beat The Champ TV" title on me #RIPBallMahoney— Scotty Riggs (@realscottyriggs) April 13, 2016
Just heard of the passing of ECW original Balls Mahoney. Thinking and praying for his little boy he loved so dearly. pic.twitter.com/ky61l3jyRg— Mick Foley (@RealMickFoley) April 13, 2016
I am truly saddened to hear of Balls Mahoney's passing . Please say hi to Chris for me John . My thoughts and condolences to his family .— Al Snow (@TheRealAlSnow) April 13, 2016
Sad to hear about the passing of Balls Mahoney. Always a solid guy to me back in the day. Thanks for the good memories. RIP.— Gabe Sapolsky (@BookItGabe) April 13, 2016
So sad to hear of the passing of Balls Mahoney, RIP— GANGREL (@gangrel13) April 13, 2016
RIP Balls Mahoney. We ran in different circles, but you were always kind to me and always smiling. Thx for the Stephen King convo’s. #Spork— Gregory Shane Helms (@ShaneHelmsCom) April 13, 2016
So very sad to hear about the passing of Balls Mahoney. #RIP Our thoughts and prayers are with his family.— Dixie Carter (@TNADixie) April 13, 2016
Truly bummed to hear about Balls Mahoney's passing. His enthusiasm was infectious. Just a fun guy to be around. #AveSatanas— Corey Graves (@WWEGraves) April 13, 2016
RIP our Juggalo homie Balls Mahoney.— Violent J & 2 Dope (@icp) April 13, 2016
Scrub Club forever!
Godspeed, Balls Mahoney.— Adam Pearce (@ScrapDaddyAP) April 13, 2016
Heartbroken to hear about Balls Mahoney. When I started wrestling some ECW alum had big egos backstage. Balls was always cool as hell. RIP— Gran Akuma (@__AKUMA) April 13, 2016
My heart goes out to balls Mahoney 's son,wife,friends,family,& fans. Always could make me laugh. Gentle soul with a rough exterior.— Missy Hyatt (@missyhyatt) April 13, 2016
We'll update as they continue to roll in, honoring a performer who clearly touched a lot of people behind the scenes and in the stands.
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