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Ultimate Warrior

Warrior (born James Brian Hellwig on June 16, 1959) was a retired American professional wrestler. He was best known for his appearances in the World Wrestling Federation (WWF) throughout the late 1980s and early 1990s as the Ultimate Warrior, during which time he won the WWF Championship and pinned Hulk Hogan in the main event of WrestleMania VI. Hellwig legally changed his name to Warrior in 1993. He wrestled both as a heel and as a face. Warrior retired from professional wrestling in 1999 and embarked on a public speaking career. On June 25, 2008 he returned to wrestle Orlando Jordan in Barcelona, Spain defeating him in a match booked by the Italian Nu-Wrestling Evolution promotion. In April 2014, Warrior was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame. He died just four days later (April 8, 2014) at the age of 54.

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Ultimate Warrior's Wife -- My Heart Is Broken ... He Was the 'Ultimate' Husband, Father

Ultimate Warrior's Wife
My Heart Is Broken He Was the 'Ultimate' Husband, Father

The Ultimate Warrior's wife is finally opening up about the shocking death of her husband -- saying she's heartbroken by his passing ... but says the touching WWE tribute is helping her… READ MORE >

Ultimate Warrior -- Stop Selling Knock-Off Merch ... Or We'll Sue

Ultimate Warrior
Stop Selling Knock-Off Merch ... Or We'll Sue

Feel the power of the Ultimate Warrior's trademark rights ... from BEYOND THE GRAVE -- the late wrestler is trying to crush all attempts to make a quick buck off his death.T-shirts donning… READ MORE >

- 4 days ago
Ultimate Warrior Cause of Death Revealed -- Autopsy Shows Fatal Heart Attack

Ultimate Warrior
Suffered Fatal Heart Attack ... Autopsy Shows

The 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… READ MORE >

- 5 days ago
Ultimate Warrior -- Wrestler's Widow Receiving Special WWE Help

Ultimate Warrior
Wrestler's Widow Receiving Special Help From WWE

The WWE is helping Ultimate Warrior's wife cope with her husband's sudden death  ... flying two senior WWE officials to Arizona to stand by and help her.We're told the WWE sent the employees… READ MORE >

- 7 days ago
Miami Marlins 1st Baseman -- Using Ultimate Warrior Music ... For Entire MLB Season

Miami Marlins 1st Baseman
Using Ultimate Warrior Music ... For Entire MLB Season

The Ultimate Warrior will live on in Miami -- because Marlins 1st baseman Garrett Jones tells TMZ Sports he'll be using the wrestler's theme song as "walk up music" for the rest of the… READ MORE >

- 7 days ago
Steven Tyler's Daughter -- Gets Ultimate Warrior Tattoo ... 'RIP Big Man'

Steven Tyler's Daughter
Gets Ultimate Warrior Tattoo ... 'RIP Big Man'

FEEL THE POWER OF THE ULTIMATE WARRIOR ... TATTOO!!!!After the WWE legend passed away this week, Mia Tyler -- Steven Tyler's daughter -- rushed out to an NYC tattoo parlor and immediately inked a… READ MORE >

- 8 days ago
Ultimate Warrior Tribute -- TWO WWE Tributes in the Works

Ultimate Warrior
TWO WWE Tributes in the Works

WWE execs and producers are rushing to put together two special tributes for Ultimate Warrior ... the first of which is just a few days away.WWE sources tell TMZ ... next week's "Monday Night… READ MORE >

- 8 days ago
Ultimate Warrior -- His Ass-Kicking Spirit Lives On

Ultimate Warrior
His Ass-Kicking Spirit Lives On

The Ultimate Warrior was the most mulleted, most face-painted wrestler to ever step in the squared circle -- so, we're honoring him with a TMZ tribute. Warning: If you're Arsenio Hall ...… READ MORE >

- 10 days ago
Ultimate Warrior's Death -- He Looked Very Sick & In Pain Days Before He Died

Ultimate Warrior
He Looked Very Sick and In Pain Days Before Death

Ultimate Warrior looked like he was on the verge of a medical catastrophe all weekend -- sweaty and stressed, like he was about to "burst at the seams" ...  eyewitnesses tell TMZ.According to… READ MORE >

- 10 days ago
Ultimate Warrior Dies At Hotel -- Clutched Chest & Collapsed ... Witnesses Say

Ultimate Warrior
Clutched Chest Before Collapsing ... Witnesses Say

The Ultimate Warrior "clutched his chest" moments before he collapsed at an Arizona hotel Tuesday afternoon ... this according to law enforcement sources who spoke with witnesses. TMZ has… READ MORE >

- 10 days ago

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