Vince McMahon Remembers Pat Patterson, ‘Napoleon Dynamite’ On Alexa Bliss’ Podcast


WWE Chairman Vince McMahon took to Twitter today, remembering Pat Patterson. He said,

“Pat Patterson was more than the first Intercontinental Champion & father of the Royal Rumble Match. He helped lay the foundation for WWE as we know it. His mentorship shaped careers, his creativity sparked innovation and his friendship lifted spirits. Love you, Pat. We miss you.”

Patterson announced his in-ring retirement in 1984. He passed away at the age of 79 earlier today.

The WWE PR Twitter account tweeted the following, announcing that WWE and Americares won the Cynopsis Media Model D Award for Best COVID-19 Awareness Campaign:

WWE posted the following clip, showing Jon Heder (Napoleon Dynamite fame) on this week’s “Uncool With Alexa Bliss” podcast:

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