WWE Legend Bobby Heenan who was a former wrestler turned manager passes away sadly at the age of 73 on 17th September, after a long fought battle with throat cancer.
Heenan is known for his managerial roles with wrestling legends like Big John Studd, Andre ‘The Giant’, King Kong Bundy and many others.
The legend is known for his feud with Andre ‘The Giant’ while he was managing John Studd who was also a large figure at that point.
Heenan had former the Heenan Family that consisted of the top talents of that period. He his feud with the iconic Hulk Hogan was nothing but to entertaining during the 80’s.
Hulk Hogan was challenged twice by Heenan when he managed against him twice at two WrestleMania events; once along with King Kong Bundy and the other with Andre ‘The Giant’.
The former WWE superstar had announced in 2002 that he was suffering from throat cancer and has been battling the problems for over 15 years before passing away in his home in Largo, Florida.
Many WWE superstars paid tribute on Twitter for the WWE Hall of Famer:
RIP Bobby "The Brain" Heenan – one of the GREATEST and most influential personas our business has ever known. pic.twitter.com/BUDikV0z2X
— Mick Foley (@RealMickFoley) September 17, 2017
Oh man. #RIPBobbyHeenan
— Dustin Rhodes (@Goldust) September 17, 2017
Today we lost one of our legends.
Im just happy the last words I said to him were, "I love you Bobby."
RIP Bobby Heenan pic.twitter.com/ofqi6IJguD
— Bubba Ray Dudley (@bullyray5150) September 17, 2017
Bobby Heenan died today and it has left me very sad. He was the best of the best in the biz and a friend. RIP Bobby. Praying for you Cindy pic.twitter.com/T8wuFAYuST
— Ted DiBiase (@MDMTedDiBiase) September 17, 2017
The news of Bobby "The Brain" Heenan's passing today gutted me.
I loved our time together.
No one ever did it better than the Wease.
— Jim Ross (@JRsBBQ) September 17, 2017