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Died from cancer in 2009. One of wrestlings tough men
Died from a spinal cord injury in the ring that caused cardiac arrest in 2009. Had a run as the legendary Tiger Mask
Died from Acute Enteritis in 1984. He was groomed to become NWA World champion
He was always seen in the shadow of his older and more accomplished brothers. He committed suicide from a drug overdose and drowning in 1987.
He was the youngest and smallest of his brothers. Suicide from a gunshot wound in 1991
He captured the NWA World title and the WWF IC title. Suicide from a gunshot wound in 1993
He was the patriarch of his famed Texan family and promoter of WCCW. Died from cancer in 1997
Former AWA World champion and WWF IC champion. Second generation wrestler. Died from a drug overdose in 2003
He has a certain position back stage named after him. Died as result of heart issues and illness in 1999
Former WWF World tag team champion, IC champion & European champion. Died from a heart attack in 2002
Heenan family member who won the WWF IC title and WCW international title. Died from a heart attack in 1999
Wrestled under many different monikers including Norman the Lunatic. Died as a reult of a heart attack in 2010
Wrestled in the first Wrestlemania against Ricky Steamboat under his real name. Died as a result of an accidental drug overdose in 2013
To his colleagues he was simply known as ''Boss''. Died in his sleep via a heart attack in 1993
Most remebered for winning the 1989 Royal Rumble and feuding with Andre the Giant. Died from liver cancer and Hodgkins disease in 1995
English wrestler most known for his run in WCCW and as a wrestling trainer. Died from being shot during a drunken brawl at his home in 2001
WWF referee and son of a legend. Died as a result of car accident in 1994
Member of a famed canadian wrestling family. Died as a result of an accidental fall in 1999
The patriarch of his canadian wrestling family. Died from Pneumonia in 2003
Most remembered for his run in the WWF as a partner of Phil LaFon. Died from heart disease in 2012
He was a member of the Hart Foundation stable in the WWF and was partner of Steve Austin in the Hollywood Blondes. Died from an undetected heart defect in his hotel room in 1997
Before his famed run in the WWF he was a manager in WCCW under a different name. Died from a heart attack in 2013
He was considered a manager of champions that most of his charges became champions under his watch. Died from a massive heart attack in 2009
Known for referring fans as pencil necked geeks. Died from heart and kidney failure in 2003
Wrestled King Kong Bundy at the first Wrestlemania. Died by way of a stroke in 2008
Most known as the third Demolition member and later a member of the NWO. Died from a drug overdose mixing painkillers in 2007
Former WWE World tag team champion with Trevor Murdoch. Died from heart failure due to an accidental drug overdose in 2010
Younger brother of Rikishi. Died from a heart attack caused by an accidental drug overdose in 2009
Second generation wrestler and son of famous mexican legend. Won the WWF world title. Died from a heart failure in 2005
Trained in the hart family dungeon. Won WCW world title and World heavyweight title. Died from suspected suicide via hanging in his home gym in 2007
A valet in WCW & ECW and once married to Kevin Sullivan. Along with son Daniel was murdered by her famous husband in 2007
Debuted in the WWF as a kayfabe cousin of Bob & Molly. Died from suspected suicide by way a drug overdose in 2003
Former WCW/WWE U.S champion and member of DDP's Jersey Triad in WCW. Suicide by way of drug overdose in 2010
Debuted in WCW as a bodyguard. He also featured as a heel in the early days of TNA. Died from a heart attack in 2003
One of japanese wrestlings most beloved figures. Died from cancer in 1999
Former NWA World champion and tag team partner of brother Gerry. Died from complications of open heart surgery in 2010
Defeated Hulk Hogan to win the WWF title at Wrestlemania VI. Died as a result of a heart attack in 2014
Most known for his violent hardcore style and being the Uncle of an ECW legend. Died due to heart failure in 2003
Second generation wrestler from the Poffo family. Former WWF & WCW World champion. Died from a heart attack in a car accident caused by heart disease in 2011
Valet regarded as the first lady of wrestling. Died from an accidental overdose of drugs and alcohol in 2003
Former AWA & WWF womens champion and valet of many superstars. Died from a drug overdose in 2007
His tag team captured the ECW & WCW World tag team titles. Died from complications from sleep apnea in 2006
His tag team captured the ECW & WCW World tag team titles. Died as a result of a heart attack in 2002
Part of a legendary tag team that captured the NWA, AWA & WWF tag titles. Died from a heart attack while sleeping in 2003
Colorful villian wrestler most remebered for his crazy style in WCCW. Died from lung cancer in 2007
WWE hall of famer. African-American legend. Died from a series of strokes in 1998
WWE hall of famer who won both the NWA & WWWF World titles. Died from a series of strokes in 1992
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Promoter and champion for the AWA. Died from Alzheimers disease in 2015
Super heel most known for his bald head and bushy eyebrows and moustache. Died frm a heart attack in 2014
English wrestler, commentator and announcer most remebered in the WWF. Died as a result of a stroke in 2005
He was part of the famous ECW kayfabed brothers group. Died from kidney failure in 2002
A former WCW TV champion whose gimmick was taken from the Ultimate Warrior. Died from a self inflicted gunshot wound in 1999
Debuted in the WWF as a Finnish heel. He later tried his hand at boxing & MMA. Suicide due a gun shot wound in 2010
Most known for Canadian strongman gimick in the WWF. He was murdered in 1993 in an apparent mafia hit as he was suspected to be involved in cigarette smuggling.
Captured the WWF World tag team title with his partner Typhoon. Died from bladder cancer in 2006
Wrestled in both WCW and WWF and competed against the Undertaker at Wrestlemania IX. Died from complications of Diabetes and heart issues in 2010
He was a member of the 80's Fantastics tag team. Died from a suspected suicide as he was about to be sentenced to prison around the time of death in 2015
The most famous womens wrestler and champion ever. Died from heart failure from a blood clot in 2007
She was inducted into the WWE hall of fame and once gave birth to a hand. Died from illness in 2014
Member of the famed Samoan Anoa'i family and former WWF World champion. Died as a result of Pulmonary Edema in 2000
Legendary monster heel who became a famous wrestling trainer. Died from a heart attack in 2008
Regarded as one of the greatest wrestlers ever and long time NWA World champion. Died as a result of complications during surgery
Captured the WWWF title from Pedro Morales. His son became a wrestler also. Died as a result of heart failure in 1997
Wrestled in the WWF, ECW & WCW and is noted as the creator of the death valley driver. Died as a result of an overdose of drugs and alcohol in 1998
He was part of the Heenan family and once worked under a mask as an Assassin in the NWA. Died from a heart attack in 2004
Known for his runs in Japan, Stampede and the WWF. Also won a bronze medal in Judo at the 1976 Olympics. Died from a heart attack in 2007
One of the greatest heels and best promo men ever. Died via cardiac arrest in 2015
Legendary wrestler and promoter in Florida. Suicide from a gunshot wound in 1985
A second generation wrestler of a famous promoter. Suicide from a gunshot wound in 2012
High flying luchadore who worked in Mexico, WWF & WCW. Died from lung cancer in 2013
Most known for infamous tag team with Eddie Guerrero. Died from drug related causes in 1994
Former AWA World tag team champion with Jesse Ventura. Died from a car accident in 1988
WWE hall of famer posthumously in 2004. Died from a car accident in
He had a decorated pro football career before becoming a wrestler. WWE hall of famer. Died from colon cancer in 2007
Most known for Texas Outlaw tag team with Dusty Rhodes. Died from a heart attack in 1996
Most known for his run in the WWF and as a partner of Akeem as part of the Twin Towers team. Died from a heart attack in 2004
He was a second generation wrestler. He was part of the West Texas Redneck stable in WCW. Died from an accidental overdose of painkillers after surgery
Former NWA World champion, 3x IWGP World champion and AJPW Triple crown champion. Died via brain aneurysm in 2005
Former ECW World champion and regarded as one of the hardest working big men in the business. Died due to a drug overdose in 2007
Former ECW World champion who controversially appeared on WCW television while still the ECW champion. Suicide via hanging in 2007
Former WCW World tag team champion who also tried his hand at K1 & MMA later on. Suicide via hanging in 2014
Most known in the WWF where he feuded with Shane Mcmahon, Triple H & Scott Steiner. Died due to an accidental drug overdose in 2009
Debuted as part of Men on a Mission and won the king of the ring tournament. Died from a heart attack in 2014
English wrestler regarded as a ''shooter'' and is most known for his long run in the AWA. Died in his sleep in 2014
He was part of the Body Donnas in the WWF and the triple threat in ECW. Died due to a blood clot after a surgery in 2005
Daughter to Paul and niece of Maurice and Vivian and valet/wrestler in the WWF. Died from a drug overdose in 2010
He is a 5 time AWA World champion and WWE hall of famer in 2010. Died in his sleep in 2013
He is the yongest son of a Nature Boy. Died from an accidental heroin overdose in 2013
3x NWA World champion and father of Dustin & Cody. Died as a result of kidney failure due to a fall at home in 2015
Nicknamed the Mad Dog and known for his crazy antics both in and out of the ring. Died from heart failure due to an overdose in 1992
Son of the legendary ''Bullet'' and brother to the ''Road Dogg'' Jesse James. Died from a heart attack in 2012
WWE hall of famer and important behind the scenes identity in the WWE for many years. Died from complications of an accidental fall in 2012
Was a member of the Master Blasters tag team with Kevin Nash in WCW. Died from Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in 2013
Managed Bob Backlund to win the WWWF title. Died of natural causes in 2007
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Legendary wild man who is known for his brawling style and not being able to get along with promoters. He was stabbed to death by Jose Gonzalez in Puerto Rico in 1988
Multiple time wrestling hall of famer and held a version of the AWA world title. Died from natural causes in 2005
Legendary wrestler most known for his run in the AWA with Nick Bockwinkel and Bobby Heenan. Died from a heart attack in 2006
ECW tag team champion as part of the Pitbull tag team. Died from a drug overdose in 2003
ECW tag team champion with Perry Saturn as the Eliminators. Died in his sleep from a suspected heart attack in 2007
Member of the famous Fabulous Freebirds stable. Died from a heart attack in 2001
Self proclaimed Canada's greatest athlete. Died in 2016 due to ongoing health problems.
Charismatic WCCW main event talent. Allegedly died from cocaine intoxication
Famous WCCW manager, Died from a heart attack in 2008
3x ECW tag team champion. Died in 2016 from unknown sources at announcement of death.
He wrestled the very first match at the inaugural Wrestlemania against Tito Santana. He died in 2009 due to health issues stemming from obesity and diabetes.
Regarded as an ECW original. Died by way of accidental heroin overdose in 2016
WWE hall of famer and Grandfather of Bray Wyatt & Bo Dallas. He died from health issues from a heart attack in 2016.
Japanese cruiserweight legend who was paralyzed from an in ring accident.He died in 2016 from a subarachnoid hemorrhage.
Legendary 4x AWA world champion died in 2015 from health problems relating to dementia and heart issues.
Former WWF women's champion during the 90's defeating Alundra Blayze for the title. She died from a heart attack in 2001
ECW original died in 2015 from complications during brain surgery
The younger brother of Charlie who died due to heart failure in 2001
Beloved native american wrestler. He died in 2002 due to problems while awaiting a kidney transplant
Mexican wrestler who died during a match with Rey Mysterio in 2015
9th wonder of the world. Died from a suspected drug overdose in 2016
Mid card wrestler most known as a tag team wrestler during the attitude era. Died in 2009 from a blood clot from his lung that reached his heart.
Most known as a valet for Dusty Rhodes in the WWF. Died in 1996 from a heart attack
Wrestler and Manager most known for his heel run in WCCW in charge of Devastation Inc. He died in 2010 of prostate cancer
Former WWWF World Tag Team Champion, Became a Manager to conclude his Career. Died in 2016 of unknown means
Former competitor most famous for managing Dino Bravo in th WWF. Died in 2016 from bladder cancer.
Wrestler and Booker. Played a huge part in the initial creation of ECW with Todd Gordon. Died in 1995 from a heart attack.
Japanese Midget Wrestler. Died in 2011 from a heart attack.
Canadian midget wrestler who was inducted into the NWA hall of fame. Died in 1995 from emphysema.
Former SMW & WWF tag team wrestler who died via heart attack while driving his truck in 2014
Most known for his role in the Fabulous Freebirds in WCCW. He passed away in 2012 from Pneumonia
Known for his extreme resilience and being one of the oldest wrestlers. He passed away from illness in 2016
One of the most beloved superstars. Died in 2017 from stomach cancer.
WWF & WCW tage team wrestler died in 2017 from kidney failure.
Son/Brother in a famous family; Father of a third generation wrestler. Died in 2017 due to liver cancer.
Famous as a muscle bound Valet in ECW & WWF. Died from a heart attack in 2017
Most famous during his feud with Randy Savage in the 80's. Died from kidney failure in 2017 aged 79.
Canadian wrestling promotoer but most known as the WWF's onscreen president. He died in 2004 from a heart attack aged 69.
Defeated Bruno Sammartino for the WWWF Title. Uncle to Nikita. Died from liver cancer in 2017 aged 74.
Fueded with JYD & Brutus Beefcake in WWF. Died in 2017 from a burst apendix that was left untreated causing infection.
Was a big star in the mid 80's in the NWA & Mid-South. Died from car crash complications in 2015.
Became WWWF World tag team Champion in 1981. Died from a heart attack in the ring at the Jerry Lawler birthday bash in 2003
Won WWWF World tag team Champion in 1981. Died from a number of complications Bells Palsy, 2 heart attacks and a car accident that broke two bones in his neck in 2005
Former WWE World Tag Team Champion. Brother of Roman Reigns. Died in 2017 of congestive heart failure connected to obesity
Canadian wrestler known for his lumberjack gimmick and tag team with kayfabed brother Paul. Died in 1999 from a lung infection.

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