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Juggertha
04-08-2014, 10:17 PM
Very sad news... another 80s icon passes


The Ultimate Warrior passes (http://www.tmz.com/2014/04/08/ultimate-warrior-dead-dies-wwe/)

LeoRonaldo107
04-08-2014, 10:17 PM
Cell tech takes another

Juggertha
04-08-2014, 10:31 PM
Cell tech takes another

I'm guessing there's a reason you're already red.

GuyJin
04-08-2014, 10:34 PM
My old man used to say "They're droppin' like flies."

Fifty-four is too young. Seeing him in the ring giving his speech, two things struck me. One, his talk was sort of disjointed, and two, he looked way older than fifty-four. The schedule, the training, the supplements...they all take a toll.

Karl_Hungus
04-09-2014, 01:06 AM
Very sad news... another 80s icon passes


The Ultimate Warrior passes (http://www.tmz.com/2014/04/08/ultimate-warrior-dead-dies-wwe/)

That sucks. I loved wrestling in the 80's. It is shocking how many of these guys die at a young age.

bodyrokk
04-09-2014, 02:20 AM
RIP big guy..he had good hair too...always about the hair!!!

marinevet63031
04-09-2014, 03:58 AM
The dude is my favorite wrestler of all time. His HOF speech Sat. was amazing. RIP big man.

Phattso
04-09-2014, 04:31 AM
Sad. RIP, Warrior.

Jtbny
04-09-2014, 04:46 AM
Geez. Only 54? As a kid he was my favorite wrestler. Got a chance to see his speech from Monday and I agree with GJ. He looked older than 54 to me and he looked beat up.

These guys die way to young. Amazes me that Hogan is still around.

ajdahlheimer
04-09-2014, 05:27 AM
The schedule, the training, the supplements...they all take a toll.

He'd been out of the game not doing much of anything for close to the last 20 years though. I agree that "stuff" he took during his run is likely what prematurely wrecked his heart. He still looked in shape at the time of his death though, even though he had definitely aged a lot. Feel bad for his daughters. RIP.

bodyhard
04-09-2014, 05:50 AM
Heard this morning sad, he just gave a speech. Said he was walking to hid car with his wife.

ajdahlheimer
04-09-2014, 05:55 AM
Heard this morning sad, he just gave a speech. Said he was walking to his car with his wife.

It was a short period of suffering, but probably fairly intense. RIP.

Big_Sky_Guy
04-09-2014, 06:04 AM
He was a great entertainer.

RIP

djflex
04-09-2014, 06:07 AM
Wow. Rip and thanks for the memories

scullin
04-09-2014, 07:01 AM
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StressMonkey
04-09-2014, 07:09 AM
That sucks. I loved wrestling in the 80's. It is shocking how many of these guys die at a young age.

Loved WWF back in the 80's too. You couldn't help but get excited when you heard his entrance music.

All of my favorites from back in the day are dead now. :(

Phattso
04-09-2014, 07:13 AM
Saw him in Dallas, 1985 when he was the Dingo Warrior. He beat the hell out his opponent and threw him across the ring. Just as intense as when he was the Ultimate Warrior.

ajdahlheimer
04-09-2014, 07:17 AM
He beat the hell out his opponent and threw him across the ring. Just as intense as when he was the Ultimate Warrior.

The fact he wrestled extremely stiff is why most other wrestlers didn't like to work with him. His character was all about his freakish muscles and intensity, rather than actual athletic ability or technical wrestling skills. He hurt a lot of guys, doing what you're talking about.

Phattso
04-09-2014, 07:21 AM
The fact he wrestled extremely stiff is why most other wrestlers didn't like to work with him. His character was all about his freakish muscles and intensity, rather than actual athletic ability or technical wrestling skills. He hurt a lot of guys, doing what you're talking about.

No argument there. No doubt he really did hurt people.

ajdahlheimer
04-09-2014, 07:26 AM
No argument there. No doubt he really did hurt people.

But a lot of guys wrestled that way. Luger, Both Steiners, the Nasty Boys, etc. It wasn't just him.

Wyomann
04-09-2014, 07:56 AM
Was a Hogan fan and always thought the Ultimate Warrior was an idiot. I guess he decided to take the rocket fuel and ride that rocket into the warrior heavens...

ajdahlheimer
04-09-2014, 08:03 AM
Was a Hogan fan and always thought the Ultimate Warrior was an idiot. I guess he decided to take the rocket fuel and ride that rocket into the warrior heavens...

It was Hogan who put Warrior "over", but I don't think Warrior ever thanked him for it.

Wyomann
04-09-2014, 08:11 AM
It was Hogan who put Warrior "over", but I don't think Warrior ever thanked him for it.

Ya Warrior was supposed to take the torch from Hogan, so Hogan could do other things. Little did we know Hogan would be wrestling for the next 20 years after that, insane.

ajdahlheimer
04-09-2014, 08:21 AM
Ya Warrior was supposed to take the torch from Hogan, so Hogan could do other things. Little did we know Hogan would be wrestling for the next 20 years after that, insane.

Unlike Hogan, Warrior just wasn't a big enough fan of the business to try and take the industry to the next level after he got on top. This is why his reign was short-lived. It was just a job to him, not that there is anything wrong with that....

Wyomann
04-09-2014, 08:22 AM
Starts at 1:20, wut? lol

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Gunite
04-09-2014, 08:49 AM
My old man used to say "They're droppin' like flies."

Fifty-four is too young. Seeing him in the ring giving his speech, two things struck me. One, his talk was sort of disjointed, and two, he looked way older than fifty-four. The schedule, the training, the supplements...they all take a toll.

I think Warrior looked older because of the gray hair.

Phattso
04-09-2014, 09:01 AM
But a lot of guys wrestled that way. Luger, Both Steiners, the Nasty Boys, etc. It wasn't just him.

I know. But, the subject is the Warrior :)

Phattso
04-09-2014, 09:02 AM
I think Warrior looked older because of the gray hair.

No, he was clearly weathered. Looked good, but looked older than 54, excluding the hair, IMO.

ajdahlheimer
04-09-2014, 09:08 AM
I know. But, the subject is the Warrior :)

I know. I just said that in Warrior's defense, out of respect.

Phattso
04-09-2014, 09:30 AM
I know. I just said that in Warrior's defense, out of respect.

Agreed.

gorbyak
04-09-2014, 09:43 AM
I sorta followed wrestling when I was young. Am I mistake or was there more than one Ultimate Warrior. The first one died, or is that an urban legend?

Nevermind I googled it

http://www.wwe.com/classics/classic-lists/8-wwe-urban-legends/page-8

ajdahlheimer
04-09-2014, 09:46 AM
I sorta followed wrestling when I was young. Am I mistake or was there more than one Ultimate Warrior. The first one died, or is that an urban legend?

That was an urban legend. There was only one. The rumor started AFTER Warrior came back a few years after his initial push. He was noticeably smaller (probably got off juice) and also had shorter hair. So people thought it was a different guy. It was him though.

NorwichGrad
04-09-2014, 01:16 PM
There was an arcade game in the early 90's. It was WWF WrestleFest.. And the character I always picked...


... was the Ultimate Warrior.. :(


Rest in Peace..

DontMusclWantng
04-10-2014, 05:29 PM
I hate wrestling news because it is often a childhood hero that died too soon.