The out-pouring of respect continues in memory of the late, great pro wrestling legend Road Warrior Animal.
The pro wrestling world continued to pay tribute to the memory of a true legend, Joe "Road Warrior Animal" Laurinaitis, who passed away on Wednesday at age 60.
AEW and the wrestling world mourn the passing of the legendary Road Warrior Animal, our thoughts are with his family, his friends and his fans. pic.twitter.com/xAzwv8gngw
— All Elite Wrestling (@AEWrestling) September 23, 2020
WWE is saddened to learn that Joe Laurinaitis, known to WWE fans as Road Warrior Animal, has passed away.
WWE extends its condolences to Laurinaitis' family, friends and fans. https://t.co/hurorEDVff
— WWE (@WWE) September 23, 2020
Additionally, NWA Women's Champion Thunder Rosa paid respect to the late Laurinaitis during her tag-team match alongside AEW Women's Champion Hikaru Shida -- who also gave a tip-of-the-cap to the former Legion of Doom tag-team member on AEW Dynamite on TNT.
With her facepaint in honor of #RoadWarrior #Animal, the @nwa women's champ, @thunderrosa22, and @shidahikaru face off with @RealIvelisse and @DiamanteLAX in women's tag action.#AEWDynamite is available on https://t.co/h417vbFQL6 in select international markets from #FITE pic.twitter.com/aRFD7uLleL
— FITE (@FiteTV) September 24, 2020
— Thunder Rosa (@thunderrosa22) September 23, 2020
On their official YouTube channel, WWE released a compilation package in honor of Road Warrior Animal as part of their weekly "WWE Playlist" digital series. The video features the following description:
Remembering Road Warrior Animal’s legendary career: WWE PlaylistRelive the biggest moments from the incredible career of WWE Hall of Famer Road Warrior Animal, one-half of the legendary Legion of Doom.
Check out the special edition of WWE Playlist honoring the memory and legacy of Joe "Road Warrior Animal" Laurinaitis via the YouTube video embedded below. You can also check out a special tribute photo gallery that WWE released via their official website at WWE.com.
We here at eWrestling.com would again like to send our condolences to the family and friends of the late, great pro wrestling legend Joe Laurinaitis.
Rest in peace, champ.
At this time, we would like to confirm the passing of Joseph Laurinaitis aka Road Warrior Animal at the age of 60. The family is planning to release a statement later today. At this time we ask for you to keep everyone in your thoughts and prayers. #OhWhatARush
— RoadWarriorAnimal (@RWAnimal) September 23, 2020
Happy Anniversary baby, love you! pic.twitter.com/ZYqpBgH9lY
— RoadWarriorAnimal (@RWAnimal) September 22, 2020
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