WWE Star The Ultimate Warrior Dead At 54

Truth rating: 10

By Michael Lewittes


WWE legend The Ultimate Warrior died suddenly on Tuesday at the age of 54. The wrestler, whose real name was Jim Hellwig, was inducted just days ago into the WWE Hall of Fame and appeared on “Monday Night Raw,” just a day before passing away.

There is no cause of death known at the present, though he reportedly collapsed outside an Arizona hotel while heading to his car. The WWE issued a statement that reads it was “shocked and deeply saddened to learn of the passing of one of the most iconic WWE Superstars ever.”

“WWE sends its sincere condolences to Warrior’s family, friends and fans,” continued the statement. A number of famous wrestlers, including Hulk Hogan, tweeted their condolences, resulting in the trending topic “#RIPUltimateWarrior.” The Ultimate Warrior leaves behind his wife Dana and two daughters. Gossip Cop will have updates. Check out video below of The Ultimate Warrior a day before he died.


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