Sunday, April 18, 2021

Tag: dead

WWE has confirmed the passing of Brian "Christopher" Lawler on Sunday at the age of 46. This comes hours after TMZ Sports reported that Lawler had been placed on life support after a suicide attempt in a Memphis jail...
WPXI.com reports that WWE Hall of Famer, "Luscious" Jimmy Valiant died Wednesday morning. Valiant was hit by a truck while crossing North Hills Road in Ross Township, Pa. Valiant (Thomas Sullivan) was 71. According to police, he was not at...
Bobby "The Brain" Heenan, real name Raymond Heenan, has passed away. Heenan was, 73, was arguably the greatest manager of all-time and considered by many in the industry as the one of the best "heel" announcers of all-time. Jim Ross posted...
The Baltimore Sun is reporting that the cause of death of former ECW star Axl Rotten (Brian Knighton) was due to accidental overdose two weeks ago. Rotten, 44, was found dead inside the bathroom of a McDonald's in Linthicum (not...
Former ECW star Axl Rotten (Brian Knighton) was found dead in a motel on Thursday in Baltimore, Maryland according to a report by PWInsider. Rotten was 44 years old. Knighton is best known for his run in ECW from...
Former AWA star Nick Bockwinkel has passed away at the age of 80 according to multiple reports on Sunday. Bockwinkel, best known for his run in AWA as a former four-time AWA World Heavyweight Champion, had been battling recent...
Multiple wrestling media sources have confirmed that Jersey All Pro Wrestling promoter Frank Iadevaia aka Fat Frank died in his sleep overnight. Iadevaia was only 43. He had been promoting Jersey All Pro Wrestling since April 1997. Source: The Wrestling...
Update (6:26 p.m. ET): TMZ is now reporting that the cause of death for Roddy Piper on Friday was described as cardiac arrest in his sleep at around Noon on Friday. TMZ Sports is reporting that WWE Hall of...
Former WWE creative team writer Joe Franciosi, also known as Joe Schmo, passed away on Friday morning as a result of a heart attack according to PWInsider.com. Franciosi was 44. He had since been working as a producer for Championship Wrestling...
Legendary wrestler and AWA promoter Vernge Gagne passed away on Monday according to a tweet sent out by WWE Hall of Famer "Mean Gene" Okerlund. Gagne was 89. He had been suffering from Alzheimer's disease for the last few...
Tim Roberts, who was best known for his brief stint under WWE's relaunch of ECW as The Zombie back in 2006, was found dead in his bed on Wednesday. Roberts was 38. Roberts had a career as an independent...
Former WCW and WWE star Sean Christopher Haire (Sean O'Haire) passed away on Monday according to an obituary online. O'Haire was only 43 years old. He was found dead at his home. No other details are known at this...
Update (1:13 a.m. ET): According to a report by TMZ, WWE Hall of Famer the Ultimate Warrior (Jim Hellwig) collapsed outside of an Arizona hotel on Tuesday at 5:50 p.m. while walking to a car with his wife. He...
Former WWE star Nelson Frazier passed away at the age of 43 from a heart attack.  Fans might remember him as King Mabel, Big Daddy V and/or Viscera.  He won the WWE King of the Ring tournament in 1995. Frazier's...
Mike Mooneyham of The Post & Courier reported on Thursday morning that Mae Young had passed away at her home in Columbia. Mooneyham has since retracted that original report and reports that while Young is still alive, but remains...

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