WWE announced that Hall of Fame wrestler and former champion The Ultimate Warrior died Tuesday.
According to TMZ, Warrior collapsed outside of an Arizona hotel. Click here to read TMZ’s story: http://www.tmz.com/2014/04/08/ultimate-warrior-dead-dies-wwe/#ixzz2yOBZzr9x
Warrior was born James Brian Hellwig. He legally changed his name to “Warrior.”
He was inducted into the Hall of Fame last weekend. Warrior appeared at Wrestlemania 30 and Monday Night Raw the following night. He was 54.
“WWE is shocked and deeply saddened to learn of the passing of one of the most iconic WWE Superstars ever, The Ultimate Warrior,” the WWE announced on its website Tuesday. Click here to read the entire statement: http://www.wwe.com/inside/ultimate-warrior-passes-away-26223975 “Warrior began his WWE career in 1987 and quickly went on to become one of the biggest stars in WWE history. Warrior became WWE Champion at WrestleMania VI, defeating Hulk Hogan in an epic encounter.”
He is survived by his wife Dana and his two daughters