Ex-WWE star Brian Christopher dies aged 46

Ex-WWE star Brian Christopher dies aged 46

- The Grand Master Sexayas has reportedly died of self-inflicted injuries while in detention

- The ex-wrestler was arrested for dangerous driving under the influence of unknown substances

- WWE icon Hulk Hogan has joined other wrestlers around the globe in mourning the deceased

Ex-WWE wrestling star Brian Christopher fondly known and addressed by his ring name Grand Master Sexay has died at the age of 46.

According to UK Daily Star report, Brian who was the son of wrestling legend Jerry “The King” Lawler attempted to take his life in a detention facility after he was nabbed for driving under the influence of alcohol as well as evading arrest.

However, on arrival at the hospital the 46-year-old Brian was declared dead after he was examined by the doctors.

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Ex-WWE star Brian Christopher dies after attempting to take his life

Ex-WWE star Brian Christopher dies after attempting to take his life. Photo Credit: Twitter

Since his demise went viral, series of tributes have since pouring in on various social media handles that include WWE icon Hulk Hogan who tweeted: “RIP Brian Christopher thank you for always stealing the show my brother only love HH.”

Interestingly, Brian Christopher's death was announced alongside two other wrestlers Nikolai Volkoff and Brockhouse Brown.

After the pronouncement Kurt Angle said: “Sorry to hear the passings of Nikolai Volkoff, Brian Christopher and Brockhouse Brown. A very sad day in the history of Sports Entertainment. RIP.”

The WWE has equally issued a statement after confirming the news of the former star passing on.

It said: “WWE is saddened to learn that Brian Christopher Lawler, who is best known in WWE as Too Cool’s Grand Master Sexay, has passed away.

“Lawyer, who is the son of WWE Hall of Famer Jerry “The King” Lawler, competed during the height of the Attitude era.

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

Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously had reported that former WWE wrestler Leon White also known as Big Van Vader has passed on after years of struggling with heart problems.

The 63-year-old was diagnosed with congestive heart failure in November 2016 and was given just two years to live but he kept on wrestling.

Vader competed in a series of shows in Japan in April 2017 and he underwent open-heart surgery this April, which was a successful one.

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Source: Legit.ng

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