"Beyond The Mat" Star & APW Owner Roland Alexander Dies At Age 59

Roland Alexander, promoter of the Hayward, California-based All Pro Wrestling (APW) school since 1991, passed away this week at the age of 59.

No official cause of death has been released as of yet, but it is known that Alexander has been in poor health for several years. Alexander had been dealing with a number of heart-related issues, as well as diabetes.

Alexander is best known for his appearance in the 1999 pro wrestling documentary “Beyond The Mat,” which profiled his APW wrestling school and followed two of his students as they received tryouts with WWE.