WWE had a camera crew filming The Ultimate Warrior throughout the weekend. The footage was going to be used for an upcoming project. Warrior’s deal with the company also included new merchandise that was going to be released in the next several weeks. The masks were part of the new Warrior merchandise.
Bret Hart noted in an interview today that he noticed how frail Warrior looked but he seemed happy and was friendly to everyone.
WWE aired a tribute video to Warrior tonight and followed up with airing WrestleMania VI. Tons of wrestlers grew up watching him so there are lot of people devastated by the news.
There’s been coverage everywhere on Warrior’s passing. ESPN talked about the Ultimate Warrior’s legacy. You can watch the video from ESPN below.
Hulk Hogan tweeted about getting to make up with Warrior and see him backstage on Raw. His tweet and photo are below.
After Warriors promo on Raw Pat was happy we were friends,UW told me his wife was also happy too,oh love HH pic.twitter.com/bHjoJSnimk
— Hulk Hogan (@HulkHogan) April 9, 2014