We have some very sad news to report today at TRR, as wrestling Legend Animal one half of the iconic Road Warriors has passed away at the age of 60. It was first announced via a post on Twitter by his official account.
WWE also released a statement:
According to TMZ, Road Warrior Animal passed away from natural causes. It was not revealed what the exact causes are at this time.
It is reported that the WWE Hall Of Famer passed away while at the Tan-Tar-A Resort in Osage Beach, MO. Police arrived after receiving a call at around 11:49 PM from Joe Laurinaitis’ wife, but he was declared deceased at the scene.
The wrestling world has been reacting to his passing. Animal was one of the true greats in the business and you can easily tell how many people he influenced.
Animal will forever be a Champion. Our thoughts at TRR go out to his family, friends and fans at this time.