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01/16/2014 04:34 pm ET Updated Jan 25, 2014

WWE Legend And Women's Wrestling Pioneer Johnnie Mae Young Dies At 90 (VIDEO)

In 1939, Johnnie Mae Young began her professional wrestling career. Little did we know that career would span eight decades.

Known as "The Great Mae Young," the deceased Hall-of-Famer made sporadic appearances in the 21st century WWE, including when she was notoriously power-bombed through a table by Bubba Ray Dudley at the age of 76.

"There will never be another Mae Young," said Vince McMahon, the chairman and chief executive of World Wrestling Entertainment.

In a tribute to Young, the WWE released the video above.

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