Wrestling icon Bobby “The Brain” Heenan passed away Sunday, according to several of his peers.
Legendary announcer Jim Ross made the sad announcement this afternoon, with many other legends chiming in to pay their respects.
According to ProWrestlingSheet.com, Heenan’s daughter said on Facebook that Heenan had been sick of late, but his passing was sudden.
The news of Bobby "The Brain" Heenan's passing today gutted me.
I loved our time together.
No one ever did it better than the Wease.
— Jim Ross (@JRsBBQ) September 17, 2017
Bobby Heenan… The Greatest Manager, One Of The Greatest Announcers, And One Of The Best In-Ring Performers In The History Of The Business
— Ric Flair® (@RicFlairNatrBoy) September 17, 2017
Worked with Bobby Heenan from 1980 until my career ended,learned new things from him ever single day,love u my brother rip. HH
— Hulk Hogan (@HulkHogan) September 17, 2017
…one of a kind. pic.twitter.com/2uM1qpWHaF
— Triple H (@TripleH) September 17, 2017
Very saddened to hear of the passing of Bobby "The Brain" Heenan. I was truly blessed to know him. RIP my friend!🙏
— SGT SLAUGHTER (@_SgtSlaughter) September 17, 2017
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