Wrestling Legend Ultimate Warrior Dies

Published April 10, 2014 by OCR Editor

Wrestling Legend Ultimate Warrior Dies

Wrestling Legend The Ultimate Warrior dies aged 54.

Fans of professional wrestling worldwide are grieving the death of one of sport's biggest legends, The Ultimate Warrior (James Brian Hellwig). Hellwig was one of the most iconic wrestlers in the World Wrestling Federation (now WWE) throughout the mid 80s and early 90s. An unforgettable sight for everyone who witnessed him, his image became synonymous with the WWE on the same scale of his rival and colleague Hulk Hogan, whom he had some healthy feuds with.

The Ultimate Warrior's death came just one day after he was inducted to the WWE Hall of Fame, marking his return to the company after 18 years of absence. The wrestler carried a chilling speech which led many to comment that it is almost as he felt what's to come. He said: "Every man's heart one day beats its final beat. His lungs breathe their final breath. And if what that man did in his life makes the blood pulse through the body of others and makes them believe deeper in something that's larger than life, then his essence, his spirit, will be immortalized by the storytellers".

Hall of Fame Wrestlers Commemorated in Video Slots

The WWE has produced quite a few memorable wrestlers, many of them passed away too young. One of these was Andre the Giant who holds a special place in the world of wrestling, a contemporary of Ultimate Warrior. Andre the Giant's legacy is brought to life in Microgaming's video slot dedicated to him. A 5-reel, 25-payline slot, Andre the Giant takes players back in time right to the classic wrestling rings of the 80s, with bonus screens displaying the big man in action. 

Interested players can find the Andre the Giant video slot at EuroSlots Casino.

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