Scott Hall has died after being taken off life support.
WWE legend Scott Hall was put on life support on Saturday after suffering heart attacks. Long-time wrestling teammate Kevin Nash announced that Hall will be taken off life support once his family is in place. That happened on Monday and the WWE Hall-of-Famer passed away at 63 years old.
Hall underwent hip replacement surgery after sustaining a fall over the weekend. He then suffered from three heart attacks due to complications of the surgery. Hall was put on life support but the plan it for it to be discontinued. Nash took to Instagram to make the announcement and wrote a heartfelt caption.
“SCOTT’S ON LIFE SUPPORT. ONCE HIS FAMILY IS IN PLACE THEY WILL DISCONTINUE LIFE SUPPORT. I’M GOING TO LOSE THE ONE PERSON ON THIS PLANET I’VE SPENT MORE OF MY LIFE WITH THAN ANYONE ELSE,” NASH SAID.
“MY HEART IS BROKEN AND I’M SO VERY FUCKING SAD. I LOVE SCOTT WITH ALL MY HEART BUT NOW I HAVE TO PREPARE MY LIFE WITHOUT HIM IN THE PRESENT. I’VE BEEN BLESSED TO HAVE A FRIEND THAT TOOK ME AT FACE VALUE AND I HIM….SEE YA DOWN THE ROAD SCOTT. I COULDN’T LOVE A HUMAN BEING ANY MORE THAN I DO YOU.”
Hall and Nash became close friends during their time in WWF in the 1980’s. Hall, known as Razor Ramon at the time, won the Intercontinental title four times. He even had a long-standing feud with Shawn Michaels as the two became two of the biggest names in wrestling.
Scott Hall and Kevin Nash spent years together in the NWO in the 1990’s in WCW. This was a move that was risky but ended up creating a legendary group. Hall teamed up with Nash and Hulk Hogan to create a group that completely changed things up in professional wrestling. The schtick became so popular that the group translated to WWE action.
Nash discussed the transition into wrestling in his post and how Hall helped make it all happen. The duo won the WCW tag team titles seven times. Hall also had a title reign with the Big Show.
Scott Hall made an impact on professional wrestling and was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2014. This is news that will impact the wrestling world and many athletes will provide their tributes in the upcoming days. This is a story that will continued to be updated as th situation goes on.