Do you know which WWE deaths are considered the most famous? Check out this article to learn about the sportsmen who passed away too soon.
The professional wrestling is not always about the cheering crowd and acrobatic tricks. For the women and men that have dedicated their lives to this sport is reaching their own limits, creating a marvelous show and demonstrating the unlimited possibilities of a human body. Unfortunately, the tragedy also takes its place along with success.
Here is a list of professional wrestlers that used to be the best at what they do but had ended up with tragic lessons for everyone.
The Ultimate Warrior
The Ultimate Warrior was considered a real beast at his time.
He had worked for several years in the WWE that called WWF then. After that in 1998 he moved to WCW in the 1998. He has been an Intercontinental Champion twice and he is famous for beating indestructible Hulk Hogan in the main event at WrestleMania 6 to gain his victory at World Heavyweight Championship.
On the April 5 of 2014 The Ultimate Warrior was concluded to WWE Hall of Fame Class. After that he made an appearance on the next day at WrestleMania 30. It was his first appearance on RAW after 18 years of retirement. He died the very next day on the April 8 of 2014 at the age of 54, which was resulted by a heart attack.
Eddie Fatu found his path in the wrestling business with the character named Umaga after a few years of tagging with different WWE teams.
This character granted him a big success, he became a real superstar and soon he was depicted in the WWE picture right next to John Cena.
In 2009, Umaga was found dead with a blood coming out of his nose. Later, it was found that his death was caused by a heart attack. The rumor has it that he was using many forbidden drugs, which had led him to his end. He was 36 years old.
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Hennig was also known as Mr. Perfect and many claim that he had a potential to become one of the biggest fishes in the WWE.
Mr. Perfect’s style and charisma on the ring made wrestling fans consider him one of the best in-ring technicians of his time. When he finished his career, Hennig stayed t in the business taking up the management and the roles of commentator.
He was found dead in 2003 at the age of 44 due to a cocaine overdose. Different sources also suppose his tragic death was also caused by the use of steroids and painkillers.
Guerrero was known for his incredible physical skills and charisma. He was one of those WWE stars who could fit to any type of scenario. People also knew him as a guy who fought his own personal story. His comeback story touched the hearts of many fans.
Unfortunately, he passed away at the age of 38. His death was caused by a heart failure. Before this tragedy he had drug issues and some blame them for this incident. Many think that his death left a big emptiness in the WWE world.
This story is the most tragic and the creepiest at the same time. Benoit was known as one of the best at his time.
He gained the victory at Royal Rumble and WrestleMania. He was one of a few wrestlers that showed his true emotions crying after beating Triple G and Shawn Michaels.
It was claimed that he committed suicide after murdering his whole family. But this fact is not totally proven yet. Anyway, the life of Benoit remains an inspirational story even for the wrestlers nowadays.
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