The WWE Universe is currently mourning the loss of wrestling legend, Roddy ‘Rowdy’ Piper, who died at the age of 61 on Thursday July 30, 2015.
His best friend and buddy, Hulk Hogan says he’s currently devastated over the news of his friend. In his words, ‘I will forever miss him. He was my best friend. He is a legend. God’s gain is our loss. May his family in this time of need, find peace. Much love forever, HH.’
Hogan and Piper were the two of the biggest stars in wrestling back in the ’80s and famously did battle at ‘Wrestlemania I’ in 1985.
Popular wrestler John Cena also mourns Roddy Piper saying, ‘One of the true greats of all time. My heart goes out to his family and the fans he entertained over the years. RIP Rowdy.’
WWE Chairman and CEO Vince McMahon also says, ‘Roddy Piper was one of the most entertaining, controversial and bombastic performers ever in WWE, beloved by millions of fans around the world.