The WWE has confirmed that one in every of its legends, King Kong Bundy, has sadly handed away on the age of 61. There are presently no extra particulars surrounding his passing, though these particulars will almost certainly be coming quickly. If you adopted King Kong Bundy's profession, you'll most notably bear in mind him from his Wrestlemania 2 matchup in opposition to Hulk Hogan. After the information launched of Bundy's passing, Hogan made positive to challenge a press release and pay homage to the previous wrestler.
"Overwhelmed by King Kong Bundy’s passing, solely nice reminiscences, R.I.P. massive man till we meet once more," Hogan mentioned.
Other WWE wrestlers shared their ideas on the information as properly, primarily by means of social media.
"Hate to listen to in regards to the passing of King Kong Bundy. He was so cool to me after I walked in that @WWE dressing room as an absolute no one in 1986," Mick Foley tweeted.
Bundy was thought-about a type of pleasant big sort characters similar to Andre The Giant. At 6'four" and 458 kilos, Bundy was a fan favourite and rapidly ascended the WWE ranks after coming into the scene in 1985.
You can watch a clip of his combat in opposition to Hulk Hogan beneath. Condolences to all those that have been affected by the loss.