Farewell Jimmy Snuka 1943-2017

Pro Wrestler Jimmy “Superfly” Snuka has passed away at the age of 73 due to stomach cancer. He was best known for his high-flying style in the WWE in the early to mid-80’s. Snuka appeared in the first WrestleMania and was also the first opponent for the Undertaker. He introduced the high-flying style to the WWE, which was then known as World Wide Wrestling Federation and World Wrestling Federation. Snuka has wrestled in many promotions throughout his career and was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 1996. He was charged for the 1983 murder of his girlfriend, but his charges were recently dropped after deemed unfit to stand trial 12 days before his passing. Snuka is survived by his children, including his daughter Tamina who is wrestling for the WWE to carry his legacy. He will be missed by the pro wrestling community.


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