Ultimate Warrior's death at 54 shakes up wrestling world

The sudden death of the Ultimate Warrior on Tuesday night in Scottsdale, Ariz., has left the pro wrestling world stunned, with many sending out tweets of condolences after hearing the news. A sampling:


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

Devastated to hear of the passing of @UltimateWarrior. He was a childhood hero of mine & he vs @HulkHogan WM6 is still one of the best ever

— Chris Jericho (@IAmJericho) 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

#RIPUltimateWarrior Your strength of character is to be admired. There will never be anyone like you. Your spirit lives on in your family.

— Stephanie McMahon (@StephMcMahon) April 9, 2014

Shocked by death of The Ultimate Warrior, a legend in our industry. I was honored to introduce him as he took his rightful place in #WWEHOF.

— Linda McMahon (@Linda_McMahon) April 9, 2014

Loss always has a way of reminding us to live and love as greatly as we can. My prayers and strength to his family. RIP Ultimate Warrior.

Dwayne Johnson (@TheRock) April 9, 2014

RIP Ultimate Warrior, may God give his family the strength to overcome this tragedy!! Rey619

— Rey Mysterio (@reymysterio) April 9, 2014

Deeply saddened to find out about the passing of #WWE LEGEND, @UltimateWarrior. You & your legacy will FOREVER be remembered in our hearts!

— DDPYOGA.com (@DDPYoga) April 9, 2014

Woke up…thought it was just a bad dream…I can’t believe he’s gone…but I’ll always believe in the power of The Ultimate Warrior!

— Zack Ryder (@ZackRyder) April 9, 2014

Many condolences to the family of The Ultimate Warrior. I am happy to have met him, even if only briefly. The man truly had a presence.

— Kofi Kingston (@TrueKofi) April 9, 2014

RIP @UltimateWarrior. Much respect. Deepest sympathies to your family.

— Dixie Carter (@TNADixie) April 9, 2014

Too soon. Warpaint was was barely dry... RIP Ultimate Warrior. An icon.

— Sheamus (@WWESheamus) April 9, 2014



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