NXT North American Champion Keith Lee Pays Tribute To "Killer" Tim Brooks; AEW Pays Tribute As Well

"Killer" Tim Brooks passed away today at the age of 72.

Tim Brooks was best known as "Killer" Tim Brooks during his career as a full time wrestler throughout the U.S., Puerto Rico, and Japan from 1970 through 1989.

Brooks, a Texas native, opened the North American Wrestling Alliance training school, promoting shows in the Dallas-Fort Worth area following a run in the independent wrestling scene that ended in 1997.

WWE NXT North American Champion Keith Lee. Lee paid tribute to Brooks on Twitter today with the following:

AEW also took to Twitter and paid tribute to "Killer" Brooks with the following:

Brooks had been battling cancer for several years that was known to be terminal.