​Breaking Update: The Ultimate Warrior Collapsed At Hotel

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The following is
an article from
TMZ.com
:

9:52 PM PT —
Officials tell TMZ … Warrior collapsed outside an Arizona hotel at 5:50 PM on
April 8th … while walking to his car with his wife.

Warrior was
transported to a nearby hospital … where he was pronounced
dead.

The Ultimate Warrior
has died … this according to the WWE.


Warrior — real name James
Hellwig — was a WWE legend … and was one of the most iconic wrestlers of all
time.


So far, the cause of Warrior’s death is unclear. He was 54 years
old.

TMZ has confirmed Warrior died in Arizona.

Warrior was just
inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame the night before Wrestlemania XXX this
weekend … and last night, he made his first appearance on “Monday Night Raw”
in years.


Triple H just tweeted,
“Saddened to announce the passing of the Ultimate Warrior. Icon and friend. My
sympathy to his wife Dana and his daughters.”


Stephanie McMahon also
tweeted, “#RIPUltimateWarrior Your strength of character is to be admired. There
will never be anyone like you. Your spirit lives on in your family.”

Related: Remember the Warrior, Photo Tribute

Hulk
Hogan — Warrior’s greatest rival — has also tweeted, “RIP WARRIOR. only love.
HH”

Kevin Nash wrote, “So happy I embraced Warrior with a hug when we saw
each other backstage Saturday night.My heart goes out to his family.Always
Believe.”

WWE posted a message on the official website saying, “WWE is
shocked and deeply saddened to learn of the passing of one of the most iconic
WWE Superstars ever, The Ultimate Warrior. “


“Warrior began his WWE
career in 1987 and quickly went on to become one of the biggest stars in WWE
history. Warrior became WWE Champion at WrestleMania VI, defeating Hulk Hogan in
an epic encounter. 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.”

“WWE sends its sincere condolences to Warrior’s family, friends
and fans. Warrior was 54 and is survived by his wife Dana and his two
daughters.

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