As noted earlier, WWE Hall of Famer Gene Okerlund revealed on Twitter that legendary wrestler and promoter of the AWA, Verne Gagne passed away at the age of 89 on Monday night.
Vince McMahon tweeted the following on Gagne passing away:
Our hearts go out to Verne Gagne’s family and friends. pic.twitter.com/BLRko4RLO8
— Vince McMahon (@VinceMcMahon) April 28, 2015