Wrestling veteran said to have underwent successful brain surgery

AEW announcer Jim Ross, who returned to television at the December 20th 2023 edition of Dynamite, noted during his podcast that he spoke with wrestling veteran Dean Malenko at the event. JR stated the following…

“I saw Dean Malenko. Malenko’s had some health issues. I saw him there and he’s had brain surgery. It stops the shakes from Parkinson’s and he’s had the surgery. He’s such a sweetheart of a guy.”

“He one of those unsung guys that’s such an MVP at AEW because of his guidance, his coaching. He encourages the talents to bring with them to him what they want to do… and then he helps them, he contributes. It’s teaching. All that is is coaching. And he’s really, really good at it.” (quotes courtesy of Robert DeFelice)