WWE Superstar, Billy Graham is dead.
Glamtush reports that WWE Legend, Eldridge Wayne Coleman better known by his ring name “Superstar” Billy Graham is dead. He passed on at the age of 79 on Wednesday.
This online newspaper understands that Billy had been on life support for three weeks after battling congestive heart failure, diabetes, hearing loss, and a significant infection in his ears and skull.
His wife Valerie announced on Monday, May 15, that his doctors wanted to take Billy off life support Monday night, but she initially refused.
Confirming his death, a tweet on the official Twitter page of WWE said, ”WWE is saddened to learn that WWE Hall of Famer ‘Superstar’ Billy Graham has passed away. We extend our condolences to Graham’s family, friends, and fans.”
“Superstar” Billy Graham, was an American professional wrestler. He gained recognition for his tenure as the WWWF Heavyweight Champion in 1977–1978.
He was a three-time world champion in major professional wrestling promotions. As an award-winning bodybuilder, he was a training partner and close friend of Arnold Schwarzenegger.
He is most remembered for revolutionizing the interview and physique aspects of the professional wrestling industry, and for his charismatic performance style.
Some of his wrestling protégés include Hulk Hogan, Jesse Ventura, Scott Steiner, and Ric Flair.