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Ultimate Warrior

Suffered Fatal Heart Attack

... Autopsy Shows

4/14/2014 11:20 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

Ultimate Warrior Cause of DeathThe Ultimate Warrior died from a massive heart attack ... this according to the medical examiner who conducted the autopsy, TMZ has learned. 

Officials tell TMZ ... the official cause of death for Warrior -- real name James Hellwig -- was determined to be "Atherosclerotic/Arteriosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease" ... aka heart disease. 

Officials classified Warrior's death as "natural" -- meaning neither drugs nor alcohol were directly involved.

As we previously reported, Warrior clutched his chest outside of an Arizona hotel on April 8 while walking with his wife. He was rushed to a nearby hospital, but never regained consciousness. 

Warrior was 54 years old.

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Dead@27    

ROIDS = Fatal Heart disease @ 54.

100 days ago
2.

CaMeO    

These are just the initial results

100 days ago
3.

Ernie    

Ya. I am sure the abuse of steroids and whatever else he did in his past caught up to him. It's a shame. He was one of my childhood favorites.

100 days ago
4.

nick    

So he had a heart condition?..,ause he looks healthy....or his arteries were clogged?...coronary artery

100 days ago
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Kobe_No_Means_No    

No matter how he dies you guys are going to say he died from roids, so what's the point. NEXT!

100 days ago
6.

Cali~girl    

They all die of the same thing. Steroids in the 70's & 80's has wreaked havoc on many of the greatest wrestlers. Sad, all for muscle mass and fame.

100 days ago
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jack wilson    

are you sure it was fatal,duuuh.just when think you cant get any dumber.

100 days ago
8.

Tracey    

AND LETS WATCH THE DELUSION ROID DENIERS CONTINUE TO COMMENCE.

100 days ago
9.

Charlie Sheen's Watch    

A heart attack from all the states allowing same sex marriage. This guy was a colossal bigot.

Stop promoting him. He was a disgusting parasite who praised the death of Heath Ledger and said his daughter was better off with her dad dead since she wouldn't grow up with his bad influence.

This guy was a miserable bigot.

100 days ago
10.

S D M F    

"Atherosclerotic/Arteriosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease" ... aka heart disease.
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Caused by years of steroid use and abuse!

100 days ago
11.

Common Sense    

I don`t think the word `Fatal` in the headline is necessary for people past 4th Grade Education

100 days ago
12.

Factual    

At least it was sudden and hopefully he didn't suffer

100 days ago
13.

Jordan    

Linda McMahon this is what you get when you go in front of Congress and say that wrestling is not a Sport and should not be tested for Drug Use. This Heart Attack may not have been because he was using steroids in the past year, but the amount he used he probably lived years past when he should have.

100 days ago
14.

Lucky_130    

I think wrestling is real

100 days ago
15.

lov3ly    

Regardless of wat he did in tha PAST..nothibg can change tha fact that he's gone n his kids dnt have dad around anymore..n that's hard on any kid who loses a parent..if ur only coming on here to talk **** then do sumthin better with ur life..long live Warrior

100 days ago
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