Dustin Diamond, best known as Screech on "Saved By The Bell" passed away at age 44.
Diamond was hospitalized in January and diagnosed with stage-four lung cancer.
TMZ first reported the news.
For wrestling fans, Diamond made an appearance on the September 18, 2002 weekly NWA: TNA pay-per-view. Diamond competed in a "boxing match" against The Bellkeeper. You can watch the appearance by clicking here.
We are saddened to learn of the passing of Dustin Diamond, who once appeared in TNA during the Asylum Years. We offer our condolences to his friends and family. pic.twitter.com/6W5djcx07l— IMPACT (@IMPACTWRESTLING) February 1, 2021
Diamond also made appearances for Memphis Championship Wrestling in 2000, where he was involved in a storyline alongside The Kat (Stacy Carter). He also made appearances for Chicago's AAW and NYC's FTW as well as Independent shows in Toronto. His last Independent appearance came at a WOH Wrestling event in 2014
In 2008, Diamond took part in Hulk Hogan's Celebrity Championship Wrestling, a reality series that aired on CMT. Diamond was one of the final four contestants on the show, which was won by Dennis Rodman.
Fightful would like to extend our condolences to the family, friends, and fans of Dustin Diamond.