Top Ten Saddest Pro Wrestler Deaths

The Top Ten
1 Eddie Guerrero Eduardo Gory "Eddie" Guerrero Llanes, was a Mexican-American professional wrestler and a member of the Guerrero wrestling family.

Lots of wrestlers are in tears. Benoit though, is crying his eyes out! Eddie was his best friend and Benoit's death is sad, too.

Lots of wrestlers didn't believe it, especially Chris Benoit, one of Eddie's closest friends.

Still can't believe it

2 Chris Benoit Christopher Michael Benoit was a Canadian professional wrestler. During his 22-year career, he worked for numerous promotions including the World Wrestling Federation/World Wrestling Entertainment (WWF/WWE), World Championship Wrestling (WCW), Extreme Championship Wrestling (ECW), and New Japan Pro-Wrestling (NJPW).

Look, I really don't care about sports, but I have to say, this guy's death was in no way "sad." He killed his wife and son, and killed himself too. He killed himself so he would't cause more awful events.

Don't know why this is being picked as one of the saddest. I mean for gods sake he killed his wife and son. He DESERVED to die.

I bawled my eyes out when I heard about his death. He was my favorite wrestler of all time!

3 Owen Hart Owen James Hart was a Canadian-American professional and amateur wrestler who worked for several promotions including Stampede Wrestling, New Japan Pro Wrestling, World Championship Wrestling, and most notably, the World Wrestling Federation, where he wrestled under both his own name, and ring name The Blue Blazer.

Never should've happened. He would've done great with all the new talent when WWF purchased WCW

He plummeted to his death at the age of 34 in 1999 when he was rushed to the hospital and was prononced dead.

See kids, wrestling isn't fake.

4 Ultimate Warrior Warrior was an American professional wrestler, who most famously wrestled under the ring name The Ultimate Warrior for the World Wrestling Federation from 1987 to 1991 and again in 1992 and 1996. During his 1998 stint in World Championship Wrestling, he was known as The Warrior.

That was a very sad death because he had children that now don't have a father

5 Roddy Piper Roderick George "Roddy" Toombs, better known by his ring name "Rowdy" Roddy Piper, was a Canadian professional wrestler and actor.

He died on my birthday

6 Andre the Giant André René Roussimoff, known as André the Giant, was a French professional wrestler and actor. André He most famously feuded with Hulk Hogan, culminating at WrestleMania III, and his best-remembered film role was that of Fezzik, the giant in The Princess Bride. His size was a result of gigantism caused by excess growth hormone, which later resulted in acromegaly. It also led to him being called... read more

He was the best of the best. He was the leader of all kings. He owned hulk Hogan and all the superstars he faced.

The first ever WWE hall of famer. He is, was, and always will be a legend.

A big man always with a big smile... Greatest wrestler of all time

7 The Von Erich Family Deaths
8 Shad Gaspard

He died heroically by saving his son from a riptide.

9 Davey Boy Smith
10 Randy Savage Randy Mario Poffo, better known by his ring name "Macho Man" Randy Savage, was an American professional wrestler and color commentator best known for his time in the World Wrestling Federation and later the World Championship Wrestling.

Unbelievable he's not near the top, Top 10 Wrestler of all Time, Charisma, Wrestling Abilities, his mic Skills, his Outfits Etc... Need I say anymore

He was in a car crash which proved to be fatal taking his life at the age of 58 in 2011

The Contenders
11 Curt Henning (Mr. Perfect)
12 Sean O'Haire Sean Christopher Haire was an American professional wrestler, mixed martial artist and kickboxer, better known by his ring name, Sean O'Haire.
13 Junkyard Dog Sylvester Ritter (December 13, 1952 – June 1, 1998) was an American professional wrestler and college football player, best known for his work in Mid-South Wrestling and the World Wrestling Federation as the Junkyard Dog (or JYD), a nickname he received while working in a wrecking yard. He was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame class of 2004.
14 Umaga Edward Smith "Umaga" Fatu was an American Samoan professional wrestler. He was best known for his appearances with the World Wrestling Federation/World Wrestling Entertainment in the 2000s under the ring names Umaga and Jamal.

Stop putting duplicates, please?

15 Chyna Chyna was an American professional wrestler, glamour model, pornographic film actress, and bodybuilder.
16 Mean Gene Okerlund
17 Miss Elizabeth Elizabeth Ann Hulette, best known in professional wrestling circles as Miss Elizabeth, was an American professional wrestling manager, occasional professional wrestler and professional wrestling TV announcer. She gained international fame from 1985 to 1992 in the World Wrestling Federation (WWF, now WWE) and from 1996 to 2000 in World Championship Wrestling (WCW), in her role as the manager to wrestler "Macho Man" Randy Savage, as well as other wrestlers of that period.
18 Crash Holly
19 Paul Bearer William Alvin "Bill" Moody, better known by his ring names Paul Bearer and Percival 'Percy' Pringle III, was an American professional wrestling manager.
20 Howard Finkel
21 Ashley Massaro Ashley M. Massaro was an American professional wrestler, reality television contestant, television host, model and radio personality. She was best known for her time with WWE. Massaro made her debut in WWE after winning the WWE Diva Search in 2005.
22 Dusty Rhodes Virgil Riley Runnels, Jr., better known as "The American Dream" Dusty Rhodes, was an American professional wrestler, booker, and trainer who most notably worked for the National Wrestling Alliance, Jim Crockett Promotions, and the World Wrestling Federation, later known as the WWE.
23 Yokozuna Rodney Agatupu Anoaʻi was an American professional wrestler who is best known for his time with the World Wrestling Federation where he wrestled under the ring name Yokozuna, whose term yokozuna refers to the highest rank in professional sumo wrestling in Japan.
24 Test Andrew James Robert Patrick Martin was a Canadian-American professional wrestler and actor. He was best known for his time with the World Wrestling Federation/Entertainment under the ring name Test.

My favorite wrestler as a kid. Test deserved a tribute show. RIP

25 Bray Wyatt Windham Lawrence Rotunda was an American professional wrestler. He is currently signed to WWE under the ring name Bray Wyatt. Rotunda is a third-generation professional wrestler, following in the footsteps of his grandfather Blackjack Mulligan, his father Mike Rotunda, and two of his uncles Barry and Kendall Windham.
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