WWE Corridor of Famer “Famous person” Billy Graham has died … TMZ Sports activities has confirmed.
Billy’s household tells us he died Wednesday after being taken off life help. We’re instructed Billy’s spouse and daughter had been by his aspect when he handed.
As we reported … Billy’s spouse Valerie introduced Monday he had been in the ICU for 3 weeks because of varied well being points. She stated medical doctors needed to take Billy off life help Monday night time, however she initially refused.
Recognized for his prowess as a wrestler and a bodybuilder, Billy rose to fame again within the day wrestling for the American Wrestling Affiliation and later the World Wrestling Federation.
Billy mentored big-time wrestlers like Hulk Hogan, Scott Steiner, Ric Flair and Jesse Ventura … and in 2004 the WWE inducted Billy into its Corridor of Fame.
Billy’s latest well being points took a toll on his physique … his household says he misplaced 45 kilos whereas affected by congestive coronary heart failure, diabetes, listening to loss, and a major an infection in his ears and cranium.
We’re additionally instructed his kidneys had been failing.
Tributes at the moment are pouring in from throughout the wrestling world … with Ric tweeting, “THANK YOU FOR ALL YOUR INFLUENCE On My Profession!”
Billy was 79.