Legendary wrestling champion “Rowdy” Roddy Piper has died at 61, World Wrestling Entertainment has confirmed.
The WWE Hall of Famer passed away in his Hollywood, Calif. home after suffering a heart attack in his sleep Thursday night. He was discovered on Friday, TMZ reported.
Piper, who also went by the name “Hot Rod” which was often seen blazoned across his shirt, had been diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma in 2006 but last fall said that he was cancer free.
This is how I will remember him — Chewing Bubblegum and Kicking Ass: