Former WWE Wrestler Vader Passes Away

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Some sad news has been greeted to the professional wrestling industry today because Vader has passed away. Vader was one of the best big men in wrestling and was most famous in the '90s.

Vader's own son posted an announcement of his passing on his official Twitter account. You can read the full announcement posted down below.

"It is with a heavy heart to inform everyone that my father, Leon White, passed away on Monday night (6/18/18) at approximately 7:25pm. Around a month ago my father was diagnosed with a severe case of Pneumonia. He fought extremely hard and clinically was making progress. Unfortunately, on Monday night his heart had enough and it was his time."

Vader was a really good wrestler that wrestled in lots of promotions all over the world. He wrestled in New Japan Pro Wrestling, WCW and WWE at the height of his career.

One of the best matches he ever competed in was in a match with Shawn Michaels. Although Vader never won the coveted WWE Title in his career, he was still a decorated champion in the other companies he wrestled for.

Vader was the age of 63 at the time of his passing earlier this week.

Sadly, he had a history of health problems which eventually led to his death. It's too bad WWE did not induct him into the Hall of Fame while he was still alive.

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