News is spreading quickly on social media tonight as the WWE confirmed that its legendary wrestler James Brian Hellwig, known to the world at the Ultimate Warrior, has died at the age of 54.
Just three days ago, on April 5, the Ultimate Warrior was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame Class of 2014. He appeared at Wrestlemania XXX on April 6 and on April 7, the day before he died, he delivered a promo on "Raw" which, according to Wikipedia, is his first appearance on the weekly WWE show since 1996.
He is survived by his wife Dana and two daughters, Indiana, born in 2000, and Mattigan, born in 2002.
Wrestlers and WWE officials, both past and present, are mourning his death on Twitter:
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