The Westside Xtreme Wrestling promotion in Germany have announced that former wXw Unified World Wrestling Champion John “Bad Bones” Klinger has passed away at the age of 40.

Klinger began his career in 2004 and worked for multiple promotions over the years including Westside Xtreme Wrestling, IMPACT Wrestling/TNA Wrestling, Big Japan Pro Wrestling, Insane Championship Wrestling, DDT Pro Wrestling, Kaientai Dojo, Defiant Wrestling, Combat Zone Wrestling, Discovery Wrestling, PROGRESS Wrestling, Beyond Wrestling, EVOLVE Wrestling, German Wrestling Federation, Southside Wrestling Entertainment, German Wrestling Promotion and many more.

Throughout his career, Klinger held numerous titles including the wXw Unified World Wrestling Championship on two occassions, the GWF World Championship, the wXw World Tag Team Championships on two occasions, the GWF Tag Team Championships on three occassions, the IPW:UK World Championship on two occassions, the wXw Shotgun Championship on two occassions and many more.

On behalf of Wrestling-News.Net, we would like to extend our condolences to the family, friends and fans of John “Bad Bones” Klinger.