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WWE Wrestlers Nikolai Volkoff and Brian Christopher Have Died Over the Weekend – Complicated

Posted in Trending Topics on 29th July 2018

Wrestlers Nikolai Volkoff and Brian Christopher have handed away over the weekend. Christopher, son of WWE legend Jerry Lawler, died on Sunday following an obvious suicide. WWE additionally introduced the demise of Corridor of Famer Volkoff on the age of 70.  

Christopher, who glided by the ring identify Grandmaster Sexay, reportedly hung himself in his jail cell exterior of Memphis. The 46-year-old was hospitalized and placed on life assist earlier than passing away.  He had been jailed earlier this month for a DUI and evading police.

The information was confirmed by Wrestling Observer reporter Dave Meltzer and Wrestling Inc.‘s Chris Featherstone.

“In line with a supply near the household, Brian Lawler has handed away at age 46,” Featherstone wrote. “I used to be knowledgeable that he has certainly handed away, however the household is just not able to launch an announcement but.”

Christopher started wrestling within the late ’80s, at 16, below his father’s United States Wrestling Affiliation utilizing the identify “Too Attractive” Brian Christopher. In 1997 he signed to WWE, then often called World Wrestling Federation, within the mild heavyweight division.

Volkoff, whose actual identify Josip Nikolai Peruzovic, was inducted into the WWE Corridor of Fame in 2005. The Iron Sheik, who received the WWF Tag Staff Championship with Volkoff in March 1985, paid tribute to his late associate on Twitter.

Wrestler Brickhouse Brown was additionally pronounced lifeless on Sunday morning after battling with most cancers as he was in hospice care, in keeping with F4Wonline. He was 57.

For those who or somebody you recognize is in disaster and wishes assist, name the Nationwide Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255.