Jim Neidhart

As reported earlier this morning and officially confirmed by WWE, Jim “The Anvil” Neidhart has passed away. Neidhart was 63 years old.

According to a report by F4WOnline, Ross Hart, Jim’s brother-in-law, revealed Jim’s passing was due to a grand mal seizure related to Alzheimer’s.

That type of seizure is typically associated with a loss of consciousness and violent muscle contractions. Neidhart has reportedly been battling the disease for some time.

Industry continues to react on Twitter

“The Anvil”, “Jim Neidhart” and “RIPAnvil” are all trending on Twitter this morning.

More industry reactions continue to come in.