Saturday, August 01, 2015

Rowdy Roddy Piper Passed Away!

Just as Hulk Hogan got fired out the cannon for his rants and ravings, his best friend passed away.

Legendary wrestler Rowdy Roddy Piper passed away Friday of natural causes says his representatives.

World News Today send our condolences to the family of Rowdy Roddy Piper.

For most of the 1980s, Roddy Piper was the "bad guy" in the WWF (World Wrestling Federation) now known as World Wrestling Entertainment.

Roddy Piper (Roderick George Toombs) was born in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. He was a professional wrestler, actor, and host of a podcast show. He created the Rowdy Roddy Piper image based on his Scottish heritage.

He was also known for wearing a kilt and played the bagpipe. He was a rock star and a favorite among the fans. He also went by the name "Hot Rod".

He won 34 championships. He participated in the main events of Wrestlemania I to Wrestlemania X.

He even worked as a special guest referee in the latter.

He was known for having rivalries with Hulk Hogan, Greg Valentine, Adrian Adonis and Lou Albano. He also had rivalries with pop singer and wrestling fan Cyndi Lauper.

Hulk Hogan, Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, John Cena, Cyndi Lauper, Ted DeBiase, Ric Flair and many others have all expressed condolences publicly and through social media.

One of the best wrestlers ever. I'm gonna miss him.

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