WWE Hall-of-Famer Bobby 'The Brain' Heenan has died at the age of 73. The former wrestler, manager, and announcer's passing came suddenly and has elicited a large number or condolences today on social media.
Bobby Heenan had been battling throat cancer for 15 years, after publicly announcing his diagnosis in 2002. Throughout his career he managed such WWE superstars as: Andre the Giant, Jesse "The Body" Ventura, the VaIiant Brothers, and Guy Mitchell.
He was inducted into the WWE Hall-of-Fame in 2004.
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
I think that Triple H said it best, "one of a kind". Bobby 'The Brain' Heenan was one of a kind during the golden age of wrestling. RIP.