Pro wrester Jim Hellwig, aka “The Ultimate Warrior” died Tuesday night after collapsing at an Arizona hotel, reports Time Magazine. He was 54 years old.
The cause of death has not been released.
Just last week, he was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame and also was on hand for WrestleMania XXX last Sunday in New Orleans.
Hellwig shot to fame in the late 80’s, early 90’s, often appearing as both friend and foe to Hulk Hogan. Hogan among others expressed their sympathy his wife and two daughters via Twitter when the news broke.
RIP WARRIOR. only love. HH
— Hulk Hogan (@HulkHogan) April 9, 2014
We are all so sad that the Ultimate Warrior has passed away. Our heart is with his wife Dana and his two daughters.
— Vince McMahon (@VinceMcMahon) April 9, 2014
Saddened to announce the passing of the Ultimate Warrior. Icon and friend. My sympathy to his wife Dana and his daughters
— Triple H (@TripleH) April 9, 2014