WWE issues statement on Jimmy Del Rays passing

first_imgFacebook WWE issues new statement about the passing of King Kong Bundy on Monday Videos Articles Now Playing Up Next WWE issued the following statement earlier today on the passing of David “Jimmy Del Ray” Ferrier earlier this weekend at the age of 52:“WWE is saddened is learn that David Ferrier, better known to WWE fans as Jimmy Del Ray, passed away Saturday night at the age of 52. His death was the result of injuries suffered in a single-vehicle accident in Tampa, Fla., Saturday, according to a Tampa Tribune report.As one-half of The Heavenly Bodies tag team alongside partner Tom Prichard and manager Jim Cornette, Ferrier — who went by the nickname “Gigolo” — thrilled and infuriated audiences in WWE in the early to mid-1990s. The Heavenly Bodies also enjoyed great success in Smoky Mountain Wrestling, winning the Tennessee-based organization’s tag team titles on numerous occasions, as well as a stint in Extreme Championship Wrestling. At Survivor Series 1993, Del Ray (Ferrier) & Prichard defeated The Rock ‘n’ Roll Express to capture the SMW Tag Team Championship, becoming the first Superstars to win a title not sanctioned by WWE on a WWE pay-per-view. Later in his career, Ferrier also competed in WCW, where he wrestled under the moniker Jimmy Graffiti.WWE extends its condolences to Ferrier’s colleagues, friends and family.”WWE.com: Jimmy Del Ray passes awayRecommended videosPowered by AnyClipThese Actors Really Refused To Work With Each OtherVideo Player is loading.Play VideoPauseUnmuteDuration 1:58/Current Time 0:06Loaded: 51.06%0:06Remaining Time -1:52 FullscreenUp NextThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.Replay the list Hulk Hogan, Triple H and many more names react to the passing of King Kong Bundy WWE pays tribute to Hall of Famer Pedro Morales, Bret Hart pays respects to Morales Twitter Vin Diesel Google+ Lindsay Lohan Dwayne Johnson pens touching post on Paul Walker’s birthday Jason Namako RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Dwayne Johnson: I bonded with late Paul Walker over our daughterscenter_img O. T. Fagbenle Dwayne Johnson and Dany Garcia announce a new type of convention WhatsApp Videos Articles Dwayne Johnson shares rare tribute to late pal Paul Walker Now Playing Up Next Now Playing Up Next Pinterest Videos Articles Now Playing Up Next Now Playing Up Next These Actors Really Refused To Work With Each Otherlast_img

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