WWE Hall of Famer Superstar Billy Graham is on life support after months of health issues while in the hospital.
The former WWE Champion was an inspiration to many in the wrestling world. Most notably, his entire gimmick was stolen by Hulk Hogan, who used it to become the top wrestler in the world.
Superstar Billy Graham is the reason I wanted to become a wrestler , I remember my dad taking me to see him wrestle as a kid at the Armory in Tampa and I remember pointing at Superstar and telling my dad I want to be just like him.Hulk Hogan
Graham suffered with an ear infection that caused him to turn deaf, and it is said to have spread to his body, causing more issues.
He has been on life support for a number of months, with doctors urging his wife Valerie to remove him from life support.
Valerie Coleman, the wife of the WWE Hall of Famer Superstar stated he is on life support after undergoing a recent surgery. The following was posted on his Facebook page:
“From Billy’s wife Valerie: Please urgent prayers needed for my husband. The doctors wanted to remove him from life support tonight, I refused. He’s a fighter and his will is strong even if his body isn’t. God is our hope.”
“Superstar” Billy Graham was a huge star back in the day, and is a one-time WWE Champion. He used to hang around with Arnold Schwarzenegger, which you can read more about below.
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