James Hellwig, AKA The Ultimate Warrior, has tragically passed away at the age of 54. The legendary WWE wrestler was just inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame this past Saturday ahead of Wrestlemania XXX. On Monday, the Ultimate Warrior was on Monday Night RAW and sadly passed away not even one day later. He was walking outside of an Arizona hotel and collapsed to the ground. Hellwig was born a Hoosier in Crawfordsville, Indiana and later attended Fountain Central High school. In a weird twist of fate ahead of his death, the Ultimate Warrior said this on Monday night, “I am Ultimate Warrior. You are the Ultimate Warrior fans and the spirit of the Ultimate Warrior will run forever!”
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The WWE is a tight knit community and some of the most famous wrestlers have tweeted their condolences: