WWE Legend The Ultimate Warrior Dead at 54
Days after being inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame, former wrestler The Ultimate Warrior has died. He was only 54 years-old.
The news broke on WWE.com, shocking the wrestling world. ‘WWE is shocked and deeply saddened to learn of the passing of one of the most iconic WWE Superstars ever, The Ultimate Warrior.’
The legend, who’s real name was James Hellwig, is said to have collapsed outside a hotel in Arizona, according to TMZ.
RIP WARRIOR. only love. HH
— Hulk Hogan (@HulkHogan) April 9, 2014
— Chris Jericho (@IAmJericho) April 9, 2014
So happy I embraced Warrior with a hug when we saw each other backstage Saturday night.My heart goes out to his family.Always Believe.
— Kevin Nash (@RealKevinNash) April 9, 2014
We are all so sad that the Ultimate Warrior has passed away. Our heart is with his wife Dana and his two daughters.
— Vince McMahon (@VinceMcMahon) April 9, 2014
#RIPUltimateWarrior Your strength of character is to be admired. There will never be anyone like you. Your spirit lives on in your family.
— Stephanie McMahon (@StephMcMahon) April 9, 2014