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Wrestling Legend Vader Says Doctors Have Given Him 2 Years to Live
Former WWE pro wrestler Big Van Vader announced on Monday that he has been given less than two years to live by his doctors.
Vader, whose real name is Leon White, said on Twitter that he had been diagnosed with congestive heart failure as a result of both his football and pro wrestling careers.
Told by 2.heart Drs at this time that my heart is wore out from footbal&wrestling I have 2 yrs to live , conjestive hesrt failure reality
— Big Van Vader (@itsvadertime) November 15, 2016
Vader was drafted in 1978 to play offensive line for the Los Angeles Rams, but after so many injuries, he left football to pursue a career in wrestling.