9 Wrestlers Who Died Too Young

9 Wrestlers Who Died Too Young

It should come as little surprise that the life of a professional wrestler is a difficult one. The tremendous toll on the body (and mind), the difficulty in securing success, the further difficulty in maintaining it, and the expiration date inherent to the job all lead to not only tremendous psychological and health issues, but substance abuse as well.

So as difficult as the job is in the ring, as we saw most recently with the death of the Ultimate Warrior a couple days ago, the most dangerous time may actually come during retirement, be it voluntary or involuntary. With that in mind, here are nine wrestlers who died before their time.

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