WWE Superstar Bray Wyatt has shockingly passed away, at the age of just 36.
The former WWE Champion hadn’t wrestled since the Royal Rumble this year, and was removed from WrestleMania due to illness.
Bray Wyatt died of a heart attack, caused by complications from the COVID virus, as reported by Sean Ross Sapp.
He missed a match against Bobby Lashley at WrestleMania 39.
Triple H reported the sad news On Twitter, relaying the news from Wyatt’s father, Mike Rotunda (IRS in the WWE).
He rreported Wyatt had been battling an illness since before WrestleMania, but passed away suddenly this evening.
“Just received a call from WWE Hall of Famer Mike Rotunda who informed us of the tragic news that our WWE family member for life Windham Rotunda – also known as Bray Wyatt – unexpectedly passed earlier today.”
“Our thoughts are with his family and we ask that everyone respect their privacy at this time.”
Bray Wyatt’s last ever match was against LA Knight at the 2023 Royal Rumble, where they battled in the Mountain Dew Pitch Black Match.
Big E was the first man to pay tribute to Bray Wyatt on Twitter, claiming the late star took him under his wing in WWE Developmental.
Man…the first dude that took me under his wing when I got signed in 2009. We spent so much of our adult lives together. Praying for Jojo. Praying for his kids. I will miss your laugh & your boyish charm, my friend. Goodbye, Windham.
A host of other WWE and AEW stars paid tribute to Bray Wyatt on Twitter. Click below to read what they had to say about him.
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