The WWE superstar and former WWE champion Bray Wyatt whose real name is Windham Rotunda has died after suffering a heart attack at the age of 36. Every fan of World Wrestling Entertainment and people who knew him are shocked to their core after hearing the news of his tragic demise. So, what happened to Bray Wyatt, and how he died check the full story here.
Bray Wyatt is a very popular professional whose dark roles in WWE became immensely famous. He had some historic fights against the likes of John Cena, Randy Orton, Brock Lesner, Rock, etc. Some of the rivalries he had against these superstars will never be forgotten by the WWE audience.
The professional wrestler who made his name in WWE Bray Wyatt was third generation professional. His grandfather Blackjack Mulligan and his father Mike Rotunda were also professional wrestlers. He has won multiple championships including the WWE championship in his glorified career. His sudden death has come as a big shock to the world.
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What happened to Bray Wyatt – Cause of Death
Bray Wyatt (Windham Rotunda) shockingly passed away today at the age of 36 and the cause of Bray Wyatt’s death is reported to be a heart attack. He was suffering from an undisclosed health issue and today, he had a heart attack which took his life. The former WWE champion Triple H announced the news of his demise on Twitter which is now known as X.
Triple H tweeted. “Just received a call from WWE Hall of Famer Mike Rotunda who informed us of the tragic news that our WWE family member for life Windham Rotunda – also known as Bray Wyatt – unexpectedly passed earlier today. Our thoughts are with his family and we ask that everyone respect their privacy at this time.”
Last year, Wyatt came back to WWE at Extreme Rules, and fans liked it. He was supposed to have a big fight with Bobby Lashley which people were excited about. But suddenly, they stopped the story and Wyatt wasn’t on the show anymore. They didn’t explain why they stopped. Later, it was found that Wyatt was very sick and suffering from a life-threatening illness.
According to some reports, Bray Wyatt got sicker because he had caught COVID-19 earlier in the year. This made his heart problem worse. Earlier today, his life ended when he had a heart attack saddening fans from all across the globe.
WWE Superstars Pay Tribute to Bray Wyatt
The unexpected passing away of Bray Wyatt has shocked everyone including his former rivals in the WWE rings. Rock, Rick Flair, John Cena, and others have shared their condolences via their social media handles.
Dwayne Johnson famously known as the Rock took to X and tweeted “I’m heartbroken over the news of Bray Wyatt’s passing. Always had tremendous respect and love for him and the Rotunda family. Loved his presence, promos, in-ring work, and connection with WWE universe. Very a unique, cool, and rare character, which is hard to create in our crazy world of pro wrestling. Still processing losing the goat, Terry Funk yesterday, and now Bray today. My love, light, strength & and mana to the Rotunda family and Funk family during this tough, heartbreaking time. As always, ‘thank you for the house”.
WWE’s official account on X formerly known as Twitter shared their grief by saying “WWE is saddened to learn that Windham Rotunda, also known as Bray Wyatt, passed away on Thursday, Aug. 24, at age 36. WWE extends its condolences to Rotunda’s family, friends and fans”.
The WWE Hall of Famer Rick Flair Tweeted “When Your Great Friend And Someone Your Son’s Age Dies Within 2 Days, It Really Makes Me Reflect & Think About Life! Don’t Take Any Second For Granted! Rest In Peace Terry Funk & Bray Wyatt!”.
Starting with his role as the leader of The Wyatt Family, which included Luke Harper, Erick Rowan, and Braun Strowman, Wyatt had an amazing career. He also had an exciting period as a character called “The Fiend.” During his career, he had famous rivalries with big wrestlers like John Cena, Randy Orton, Roman Reigns, and The Undertaker.
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Bray Wyatt’s character in WWE may be the weirdest one but it will remain in the memories of the fans forever. His death came as a shocking surprise as no one knew he was suffering from a life-threatening disease. We have explained what happened to Bray Wyatt and shared all the latest information regarding the tragic development.