Montage Pays Tribute to The Ultimate Warrior

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(Courtesy: WWE on YouTube)

A video shared by WWE on YouTube honors the memory of former pro wrestler The Ultimate Warrior.

The 54-year-old wrestler’s given name was James Hellwig. He collapsed April 8 while walking with his wife to their car at a Scottsdale hotel and was pronounced dead at a hospital.

The Ultimate Warrior was one of pro wrestling’s biggest stars in the late 1980s.

The tribute video shows him in the ring and later in life talking about being a dad.  Other wrestlers share thoughts on his legacy.

Authorities in Phoenix say The Ultimate Warrior died of cardiovascular disease.

Maricopa County spokeswoman Cari Gerchick says that’s the finding from an autopsy conducted Thursday by the county Medical Examiner’s Office.

Scottsdale police have said there were no signs of foul play.

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