As we reported earlier this morning here on eWn, “Mr. Wonderful” Paul Orndorff passed away at the age of 71 on Monday.
Following the news of his passing surfacing, The Iron Sheik, Hulk Hogan, CM Punk, and many others took to Twitter to react. You can check out some of their tweets below.
Also, WWE posted Orndorff’s complete Hall of Fame induction video, which you can see below:
Just got slammed with the Paul Orndorff news,RIP my brother,love you and thank you for always making me fight for everything in our matches,heaven just got even more Wonderful,love U4LifeHH
— Hulk Hogan (@HulkHogan) July 12, 2021
PAUL ORNDORFF. MY BROTHER. YOU WERE THE TOUGHEST. WE TRAIN TOGETHER. WE RIDE TOGETHER. YOU WERE EXCELLENT BUBBA. I AM SO SAD I LOVE YOU FOREVER REST IN PEACE pic.twitter.com/RXovORjxVp
— The Iron Sheik (@the_ironsheik) July 12, 2021
So Sorry To Hear Of The Passing Of Paul Orndorff aka Mr. Wonderful aka The Brandon Bull. Great Guy, Legit Tough! He Was Another Amazing Athlete That I Had The Pleasure Of Wrestling An Hour For The NWA Championship On Many Occasions! Rest In Peace! 🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻 pic.twitter.com/5dFDmqZh2N
— Ric Flair® (@RicFlairNatrBoy) July 12, 2021
Damn. Orndorff. I went to a wcw house show at the uic pavilion once. Maybe 95ish. Him and Sherri were the best on that show with working the crowd. Think I have his autograph on a patriot mask somewhere. Rest in power Mr. Wonderful.
— player/coach (@CMPunk) July 12, 2021
— Tommy Dreamer (@THETOMMYDREAMER) July 12, 2021
Paul Orndorff was a true, man’s man. A stud.
Condolences to Paul’s family and friends. 🙏🤠 https://t.co/e1wDZVGEcO
— Jim Ross (@JRsBBQ) July 12, 2021
My heart and my prayers go out to the family of my friend and colleague, Mr. Wonderful, Paul Orndorff. Great wrestler and many great memories.
Rest In Peace my friend. pic.twitter.com/wmmAxtNpA5
— Ted DiBiase (@MDMTedDiBiase) July 12, 2021
Thank you giving me my start in professional wrestling. You were hard on me but taught me well and accepted nothing less than my best every time.
Rest In Peace to my first trainer and one of greatest wrestlers to lace up a pair of boots:
Mr. Wonderful Paul Orndorff. pic.twitter.com/S0WKKP5F27
— 🐺 (@RichardsWesley) July 12, 2021
Paul Orndorff, one of the all-time greats, has passed away. RIP, Mr. Wonderful.
— Kane (@KaneWWE) July 12, 2021
Wow so sad to hear about the passing of Mr. Wonderful Paul Orndorff. Part of my childhood. RIP 🙏🏼
— Gail Kim-Irvine (@gailkimITSME) July 12, 2021
— Triple H (@TripleH) July 12, 2021
RIP Mr. Wonderful 🙏🏻 https://t.co/wm5tIyFK8p
— Charlotte Flair (@MsCharlotteWWE) July 12, 2021
Paul Orndorff was the first wrestler I hated & feared as a child. I was at the Big Event in Toronto. Changed my life. Years later the morning before WrestleMania 21, I trained with him and Hulk. I was a little kid again. One of my fondest memories. Thank you for all of them Paul. pic.twitter.com/h7crlyHme6
— Adam (Edge) Copeland (@EdgeRatedR) July 12, 2021
RIP Legend. https://t.co/rrLaRvWhkA
— John Layfield (@JCLayfield) July 12, 2021
Rest In Peace Paul Orndorff. You were a major reason why I wanted to become a professional wrestler. God speed sir. #MrWonderful
— Abyss (@TherealAbyss) July 12, 2021
— Dustin Rhodes (@dustinrhodes) July 12, 2021
Wonderful forever!!!! #Rip
— Adam Scherr (@BraunStrowman) July 12, 2021
Saddened to hear of the passing of Mr. Wonderful Paul Orndorff #RIP
Truly a legend who kept everyone’s eyes glued to the screen when he was on.
— Drama King Matt (@DramaKingMatt) July 12, 2021
#RIP "Mr. Wonderful" Paul Orndorff
— MATT HARDY (@MATTHARDYBRAND) July 12, 2021
RIP Paul Orndorff. I was at the Big Event in Toronto as a kid watching Mr. Wonderful vs Hulk. I was lucky to interact with him at CAC & shows. Orndorff was always kind, dropped knowledge & treated you well.
"You're green until you break a 1000 matches" Mr.Wonderful Paul Orndorff pic.twitter.com/1Vah8QY1u4
— Sinn BodhiTM – Kizarny (@SiNNbODHi) July 12, 2021
RIp Mr Wonderful Paul Orndorff. One of the first “bad guys” I gravitated towards as a very young fan. Godspeed sir.
— Frankie Kazarian (@FrankieKazarian) July 12, 2021
So sad to hear of the passing of Mr Wonderful, Paul Orndorff. One hell of a worker, and a good guy. Prayers go out to his family and friends. 🙏
— Les Thatcher (@LesThatcher) July 12, 2021
Wow. Saddened to hear Paul Orndorff’s passing. Great guy. I was around him shortly when he was first breaking in in Florida. Tough guy too. Condolences to family and fans. RIP #Mr1derful. @SKWrestling_ @RickUcchino @rdore2000 pic.twitter.com/H29hvLn0MV
— 𝔻𝕣. 𝔻𝕦𝕥𝕔𝕙 (@DirtyDMantell) July 12, 2021
The wrestling world has lost another great one In Mr. wonderful Paul Orndorff. I loved the way he sold in the ring, As a heel. One of the all time greats. My condolences to his family and friends. R.I.P. you will be missed . #MrWonderful #wwf pic.twitter.com/XnnpMySMli
— D-von Dudley HOF (@TestifyDVon) July 12, 2021
Paul Orndorff was a legend beat the shit out of Vader with one working arm! RIP!
— “The Bad Boy” Joey Janela (@JANELABABY) July 12, 2021
My introduction to wrestling was a Paul Orndorff vs. Salvatore Bellomo match on the MSG Network in 1984. His sheer presence made me believe and opened the doors to a life long fandom. What an incredible performer. #RIPMrWonderful pic.twitter.com/LzwotLAUhn
— Brian Gewirtz (@bfg728) July 12, 2021
Godspeed, Paul Orndorff. Thank you for the opportunities you afforded me and the knowledge you passed down. You always shot me straight, and though I never told you, you were the reason I learned and used the Piledriver. Rest well, sir. 🙏 https://t.co/r33WK988DP
— Adam Pearce (@ScrapDaddyAP) July 12, 2021
— Tyrus (@PlanetTyrus) July 12, 2021