WWE star Becky Lynch mourns the loss of close friend: “I’m going to miss you”

Today, the wrestling industry mourns the unfortunate loss of wrestler Dean Merton. The 35-year-old unexpectedly passed away today, leaving fans and fellow wrestlers in mourning. WWE superstar Becky Lynch, who was a close friend of his, confirmed his death on X this morning.

Dean Merton, also known as ‘Alexander Dean’ and ‘Sean South,’ passed away at the age of 35. His wrestling career began in the early 2000s, and he appeared in various promotions such as ICW and wXw Germany during his career. The cause of his death has not been disclosed to the public, leaving the wrestling world with many unanswered questions about the unexpected passing of this talented wrestler.

Becky Lynch mourns close friend’s demise

WWE superstar Becky Lynch was close friends with Dean Merton, and his death devastated the fans and wrestlers, especially Lynch. Today, Big Time Becks took to social media to mourn the loss of her close friend and pay tribute to him. She expressed how much she would miss spending time with him and emphasized that he had been there for her through everything.

“My pal. I wish you knew how special you were. You were kind and genuine and talented and hilarious. I could talk to you about anything. I’m going to miss you. When I got my tryout you were one of the first people I told. I’d pick you up and we’d drive to Bray together, talking about life and wrestling and CrossFit. We’d train in the freezing cold gym and laugh and banter and exchange holds. You believed in me”, wrote Becky Lynch.

Becky also talked about how she wishes she could have been there for him more and expressed that she would miss their chats and jokes. In the past couple of weeks, Lynch has lost two of her good friends in the world of wrestling. WWE superstar Bray Wyatt passed away a couple of weeks ago. He was a mentor and friend to Becky, and his death devastated her. It has truly been a tough time for The Man.

Alexander Dean’s wrestling career

Dean Merton, also known as Alexander Dean, left a significant mark on the world of professional wrestling with his untimely demise. His wrestling career spanned almost two decades, starting on April 24, 2005. Over the course of 18 years, he performed in various promotions.

Alexander Dean

Merton was a versatile wrestler and was primarily known for his technical prowess. He also trained under the guidance of mentors such as Fergal Devitt, Paul Tracey, and Marty Jones, to name a few. Due to his dynamic persona in the ring, he was also known as “The Catch Provocateur.” Despite experiencing mostly losses in his career, Merton remained one of the most significant names in the independent circuit.

As the wrestling community mourns the death of Dean Merton, we send our thoughts and prayers to his close friends and family and hope that he rests in peace.


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