Just days after being inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame, James Hellwig (The Ultimate Warrior) has passed away at the age of 54.
Via their official website, the WWE confirmed the sad news; “WWE is shocked and deeply saddened to learn of the passing of one of the most iconic WWE Superstars ever, The Ultimate Warrior.”
Officials told TMZ that Warrior collapsed outside an Arizona hotel, while walking to his car with his wife.
“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,” the WWE said in its announcement.
Warrior made his first appearance in years on last nights “Monday Night Raw”. And in an eerie coincidence, he chose these last words; “The spirit of Ultimate Warrior will run forever!”.