Details are still coming in, but the breaking news is that former WWE wrestler Umaga is dead. Umaga, real name “Eddie Fatu”, has passed away at age 36. Umaga formerly wrestled for World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) on the Raw and Smackdown television shows as well as on numerous Pay-Per-View events. He was a former Intercontinental champion several times as well.
The reports have been sketchy with the details, but it appears the former WWE star passed away due to a heart attack while at his Texas home. Friends and family were called to the Houston, TX hospital where Fatu was placed on life support. He was taken off life support earlier Friday afternoon and reportedly pronounced dead. The internet continues to buzz with rumors and speculation with “Umaga dead” and Eddie Fatu among the hot search terms as fans look for more information.
We will have more on the story as it develops.