WATCH: WWE pays tribute to the Ultimate Warrior
WWE Superstars and fans alike paid tribute to wrestling legend Ultimate Warrior (born James Hellwig) on Monday Night RAW, a week after the Hall-of-Famer succumbed to a heart disease.
Monday Night RAW opened with a video tribute to the Ultimate Warrior, who died just two days after being inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame, and one day after making his final public appearance.
An autopsy later showed that he died of a heart disease.
Fans at the arena wore replicas of the Ultimate Warrior’s iconic mask, and the wrestlers stood at the top of the ramp in silence as the bell tolled ten times to honor the legend.
“He came in and changed the game,” said wrestling legend Hulk Hogan, the Ultimate Warrior’s greatest rival. “The Ultimate Warrior has stood the test of time, and he’s a part of history.”