Pro wrestling and WWE Hall of Famer Harley Race has reportedly died at the age of 76.
Race’s death was announced via his official twitter account, who say that he died around 12:50. His cause of death was not given, but more information is expected to be released. Race had been in the hospital under doctor’s care since July 12th.
During his time as professional wrestler, Race worked for all major wrestling organizations, holding the WWA World Heavyweight Championship once and the NWA World Heavyweight Championship eight times. He is one of six men inducted into each of the WWE Hall of Fame, the NWA Hall of Fame, the Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame and the Wrestling Observer Newsletter Hall of Fame.
Today at 12:50, we lost the man that fought up until the very last of his existence. More information will be released soon, but just know that he loved pro-wrestling and the fans that loved him.
Harley Race, we love you
— Harley Race (@8XNWAChampion) August 1, 2019