WWE Hall of Famer and wrestling legend Harley Race has passed away.
The unfortunate news was announced via Harley’s official Twitter page:
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
As we previously reported, Harley was hospitalized last month prior to a convention. No official details on what caused his hospitalization have been released.
NWA tweeted about his passing: “Today the world lost one of the toughest men ever to walk God’s green earth. RIP Harley Race! 8X NWA Worlds Heavyweight Champion. The entire sport of professional wrestling and the National Wrestling Alliance sends its deepest condolences to the family and friends of Harley.”
Race was 76-years-old.
We here at The Sheet offer our most sincere condolences to his friends and family.