WWE Superstars Who Died Too Young
Andre The Giant
Andre The Giant was greatest attractions wrestling industry has ever known. He was famous for his drinking capacity; he once had 156 beers in one sitting. He died of heart failure in his sleep in 1993 when he was in Paris for his father’s funeral.
Owen Hart also known by his ring name ‘The Blue Blazer’. He was the youngest of 12 children of Stu Hart (WWE Hall of Famer). While being lowered from the roof of an arena in Kansas City, he was released from the line and fell 78 feet to his death.
Chris Benoit murdered his son and wife, and then hung himself with weight machine. When researcher examined his brain, they was found that repeated concussions had caused significant damage and lead to dementia which can cause behavioural problems.
Eddie Guerrero was the most successful member of the Guerrero wrestling family, he is also known as one of the greatest professional wrestlers of all time. Guerrero was found unconscious in his hotel room by his nephew Chavo, who attempted CPR, however, he was pronounced dead when paramedics arrived at the venue.
Edward Smith Fatu, performed under his ring name Umaga, was the members of the Anoai wrestling family. He died after suffering two heart attacks due to drugs overdose at the age of 34.
Yokozuna died from pulmonary edema (fluid accumulation in the lungs) in his hotel room in Liverpool, England while on an Independent wrestling tour. In real life he was Samoan American and a member of the Anoai family.
Curtis Michael Henning was an American professional wrestler who best known under his ring name Mr Perfect. He was found dead in a hotel room due to acute cocaine intoxication at the age of 44.
Davey Boy Smith was a British professional wrestler best known for his appearances with WWF under his ring name The British Bulldog. The British Bulldog died after suffering a heart attack while on vacation in British Columbia with his girlfriend.
Michael Lee Alfonso was an American professional wrestler, known for his appearances with ECW, WCW and WWF under the ring name Mike Awesome. He was found dead by a group of his friends after he hanged himself in his home.
Richard Erwin Rood better known as Rick Rude had one of the best bodies in pro wrestling during the 80’s and showed himself as an arrogant womanizer. Rude was toughest men in the business known to knock down men with a single open handed slap to the face.