Road Warrior Animal Updates

Road Warrior Animal Updates: Thunder Rosa Pays Homage, WWE NXT & AEW Dynamite Tributes

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.

The AEW Dynamite on TNT and WWE NXT TakeOff To TakeOver on USA Network shows on Wednesday night each started off with a special “In Memory Of” video to pay homage to the pro wrestling legend.

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.

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 Playlist

Relive 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

We here at 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.

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