WWE icon King Kong Bundy has passed away at the age of 61.

“WWE is saddened to learn that WWE Legend King Kong Bundy has passed away,” the WWE announced, confirming his death on Monday (March 4).

 “WWE extends its condolences to Bundy’s family, friends and fans.”

King Kong Bundy had many memorable fights throughout his career including taking on Hulk Hogan at WrestleMania 2. He also competed in the inaugural WrestleMania in 1985.

Our thoughts are with King Kong Bundy‘s friends and family during this difficult time.

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