A cult hero for his intense style in the ring, Laurinaitis spent the majority of his career alongside his tag team partner, Hawk.
Together, as The Road Warriors, they made up one of the most successful tag teams in the company’s history.
Also known as The Legion of Doom, they captured the World Tag Team Titles on two occasions and were eventually honoured for their legacy and enshrined in the WWE Hall of Fame in 2011.
“RIP Animal,love you my brother,” Hulk Hogan said. “I know you and Hawk have a lot of unfinished business to take care of!
“God speed and blessings to your beautiful family,one love4Life.”
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