WWE icon Ultimate Warrior dies at 54

On Saturday night The Ultimate Warrior was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame, days later the former wrestler has passed away.

The WWE released the following statement:

WWE is shocked and deeply saddened to learn of the passing of one of the most iconic WWE Superstars ever, The Ultimate Warrior. 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. We are grateful that just days ago, Warrior had the opportunity to take his rightful place in the WWE Hall of Fame and was also able to appear at WrestleMania 30 and Monday Night Raw to address his legions of fans. WWE sends its sincere condolences to Warrior’s family, friends and fans. Warrior was 54 and is survived by his wife Dana and his two daughters.

According to TMZ, the Warrior collapsed while walking tot his car with his wife around 5:50 pm on April 8th.

There are no other details and no cause of death is currently known. Warrior recently appeared on WWE Monday Night RAW giving a farewell and thanking the fans.

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