Former WWE and Wrestling Society X star Ryan Keiji Sakoda passed away, at age 46 back on September 2.
As of this report, there is no cause of death. He had been most recently employed by Disney, working at their Grand California Hotel.
In WWE, Sakoda had a short run on the Smackdown brand with Akio (James Yun aka Jimmy Yang) and Yoshihiro Taiji.
After his departure from WWE, Sakoda returned to ZERO-1 in Japan.
Sakoda was also part of the MTV Wrestling Society X series that only aired for a single season. After WSX, he made appearances in the California wrestling scene until September 2007.
Sakoda’s obituary is available for the public online.
From the entire staff at Wrestleview, we send our thoughts, prayers and condolences to the family and friends of Ryan Keiji Sakoda during this difficult and sad time.