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Here’s a list of Dead Wrestling Superstars and WWE Legends!

I’ve been a wrestling fan all my life!  My cousin Junie and I would watch it for hours on cable and imitate the moves and recreate the scenes inside the ring after the show complete with costumes, props and an imaginary ring ropes to use for that body slam action.

The wrestling legends of my childhood were Hulk Hogan, Ultimate Warrior, Jake the Snake Roberts, Mr Perfect, Shawn Michaels, Macho Man Randy Savage, Rowdy Roddy Piper, British Bulldog and of course The Undertaker.

They get old and some of them die young but their legends lives on. Here’s a list of dead wrestling superstars and legends:

CHRIS BENOIT

Christopher Michael Benoit (May 21, 1967 – June 25, 2007) – Killed himself after killing his wife and son

OWEN HART

Owen James Hart (May 7, 1965 – May 23, 1999) – Killed from 50-foot fall

YOKOZUNA

Dead Wrestling Superstars

Rodney Agatupu Anoa’i (October 2, 1966 – Oct. 22, 2000) – Heart Attack

LOU ALBANO

Dead Wrestling Superstars

Louis Vincent “Captain Lou” Albano (July 29, 1933 – October 14, 2009) Heart Attack

STEVE ‘Dr. Death’ WILLIAMS

Steve Williams (May 14, 1960 – December 29, 2009) – Throat Cancer

MACHO MAN RANDY SAVAGE

Randall Mario Poffo (November 15, 1952 – May 20, 2011) – Killed in a Car Accident

UMAGA

Dead Wrestling Superstars

Edward Fatu (March 28, 1973 -December 4, 2009) – Heart Attack

ROAD WARRIOR HAWK

Dead Wrestling Superstars

Michael James Hegstrand (September 12, 1957 – Oct. 19, 2003) – Heart Attack

ANDRE THE GIANT

Dead Wrestling Superstars

Andre Rene Roussimoff (May 19, 1946 – January 27, 1993) – Heart Attack

JUNKYARD DOG

Sylvester Ritter (December 13, 1952 – June 2, 1998) – Killed in a Car Accident

BAM BAM BIGALOW

Scott Charles Bigelow (September 1, 1961 – January 19, 2007) – Drugs and Complications

MR PERFECT

Curtis Michael “Curt” Hennig (March 28, 1958 – Feb. 10, 2003) – Drugs and Complications

EARTHQUAKE

John Anthony Tenta (June 22, 1963 – June 7, 2006) – Bladder Cancer

BIG BOSS MAN

Dead Wrestling Superstars

Raymond W. Traylor, Jr. (May 2, 1963 – Sept. 22, 2004) – Heart Attack

EDDIE GUERRERO

Eduardo “Eddie” Gory Guerrero Llanes (October 9, 1967 – Nov. 13, 2005) – Drugs and Complications

BRITISH BULLDOG

Dead Wrestling Superstars

David Smith (November 27, 1962 – May 18, 2002) – Heart Attack

TEST

Andrew Martin (March 17, 1975 – March 12, 2009) – Drugs and Complications

GIANT GONZALEZ

Jorge Gonzalez (January 31, 1966 – September 22, 2010) – Diabetes

LUDVIG BORGA

Tony Christian Halme (January 6, 1963 – January 8, 2010) – Self-Inflicted Gun Shot Wound

BUDDY ROSE

Paul Perschmann (November 27, 1952 – April 28, 2009) – Natural Causes

ULTIMATE WARRIOR

Dead Wrestling Superstars

James Brian Hellwig (June 16, 1959 – April 8, 2014) – Heart Attack

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