Vader congestive heart failure – has two years to live
Leon Allen White, known to wrestling fans as Vader, was told by two cardiologists that he has congestive heart failure and has two years to live. Vader has announced on his official Twitter account that his heart is worn out from football and wrestling and has two year remaining. Vader is 61 years of age.
Vader started his career in the AWA, followed by New Japan, then WCW, where he held the WCW World Heavyweight championship on three different occasions. Vader left WCW in 1995 and returned to New Japan for a brief tenure before joining the WWE in 1996. Vader then joined All Japan in 1998.