Iconic WWF Superstar OF The 80's "Rowdy Roddy Piper" Died At 61

Another sad news for wrestling fans all over the world. After Hulk Hogan controversy about racism and being fired  and remove from the WWE Hall of Fame, another Icon of WWE has passed away.

WWE Hall of Fame Roderick George Toombs, better known as “Rowdy Roddy Piper”, died July 31, due to heart attack while he is sleeping in his home in Hollywood, California. He was just 61 years old.

Piper’s popularity rise in the 1980’s along with Hulk Hogan during the WWF era. Piper portray the role of a villain against the Good Guy Hogan.

Piper appeared in the first ever Wrestlemania in 1985, where he and Mr. Wonderful faces Hulk Hogan and Mr. T. in a match that they lost.

Piper’s career as a wrestler was known as wrestling villain where he was considered as  one of the top 50 villains in the history of the WWE.

Piper’s legacy is considered as one of the greatest talkers and heels in wrestling history.

In 2005 Piper was admitted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2005.

Piper’s achievement in WWF/WWE

World Tag Team Championship with Ric Flair (1 time)
WWF Intercontinental Championship (1 time)
WWE Hall of Fame in the class of 2005
Slammy Award  winner for Best Personality in Land of a Thousand Dances (1986)

Piper’s career went out through several Wrestling company one of them is WCW the biggest treat in WWF. but he reunites with WWE in 2008 and  appearing with several occasions and events up to 2014.

Piper is one of the greatest super villains of WWF, despite portraying Villains he was love by many wrestling fans. Just like Hogan being the good guy.

 Iconic wrestler who already died where Piper wreslte alongside in their prime in WWF are, Andre The Giant and Ultimate Warrior.
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