It will be actually very heartbreaking for all the fans who know WWE Hall of Famer Paul Orndorff who well-known for his name “Mr. Wonderful”. The news is that he is no more and died on Monday and the announcement was confirmed by his son Travis on Instagram. As all of us know that the fighter is very popular and millions of people know him because of his outstanding fighting skills and talent in wrestling. The fighter was 71 years old but the cause of death has not been revealed yet. If we talk about some more details then was suffering from several health issues.
Mr. Wonderful Passes Away
The wrestler suffering from numerous issues in recent years and he was living in an assisted living facility while battling dementia. So, maybe it is the reason behind his death. If we talk about his career then he started at Tampa University as a running back. Later, he was drafted in the 12th round by the New Orleans Saints in 1973.
In his wrestling career, he never played with the Saints but he launched his career in wrestling three years later. After that, he got much respect and popularity from all over the world.
In 1983, Orndorff joined WWE and the most interesting part of his starting was his first fight. He started an incredible rivalry with Former heavyweight Champion Hulk Hogan. Not only this, but he also competed in his first WrestleMania in 1985 with “Rowdy” Roddy Piper in a match against Hogan and Mr. T.
Paul Orndorff Dies at 71
The match has happened at Madison Square Garden and actually, it was very enthralling and worth watching the exceptional fight of Orndorff. In his entire career, he got numerous injuries and also was part of a class-action lawsuit against WWE.
After all these things, Orndorff left WWE in 1988 and after that, he also retired from Pro wrestling in 2000. Not only this, he was included in the WWE Hall of Fame in 2005. Many reputed and famous celebrities and wrestlers pay very emotional and soulful tribute to the personality. Among people who paid tribute to the Orndorff,
Hulk Hogan also give a very soulful tribute to the celebrity. He will never be forgotten as millions of people know him and he was a very lively and amazing person. Our deepest condolences to his family and we pray for his resting soul.