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Former WCW champion, WWF superstar Vader dies at 63

Former WCW champion, WWF superstar Vader dies at 63

On Wednesday morning, it was announced on Twitter that Leon White, better known as Vader or Big Van Vader, died at age 63.

From Vader's twitter account, one of Vader’s children said, “It is with a heavy heart to inform everyone that my father, Leon White, passed away on Monday night (6/18/18) at approximately 7:25pm.” In a follow-up tweet, they added: “Around a month ago my father was diagnosed with a severe case of Pneumonia. He fought extremely hard and clinically was making progress. Unfortunately, on Monday night his heart had enough and it was his time.”

Vader was best known in the United States for being a...

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