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Dan Spivey On Dynamite Kid Overdosing At His House

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Dan Spivey was recently interviewed by Hannibal TV. During the interview, he shared memories of The Dynamite Kid. Included in those memories was a recollection of a time that DK overdosed at his house. Here are the highlights:

On His Friendship With DK:

Our friendship started when I went up to WWE. Me and Dynamite traveled the roads. I have a huge respect for him. He just recently died and my friend Gary Portz, who wrestled as Scott McGhee, every time we get together, we tell Dynamite stories. Pound-for-pound he was awesome. A great performer that gave his life to this business. He did some crazy stuff, made it look realistic and it was real. I love the guy. He had a lot of guts and didn’t back down from anybody. I can’t say enough good things about him. I miss him.

On DK Overdosing At His House:

[He was house sitting] and he took something, I don’t know what it was. Started having seizures, at one point I had to give him mouth-to-mouth resuscitation. Called the EMS and it took him to the hospital. Gary Portz came to the house and I told Gary that he had to get Dynamite out of the hospital since I didn’t know if they were going to arrest him. That was the last time I saw Dynamite Kid. Gary went to the hospital, snuck him out, and he was on a plane to England the next day.

You can check out the interview below:

Credit: Hannibal TV. H/T Wrestlezone.

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