WWE Hall-of-Famer Bobby ‘The Brain’ Heenan has died at the age of 73. The former wrestler, manager, and announcer’s passing came suddenly and has elicited a large number or condolences today on social media.
— Josh Mathews (@realjoshmathews) September 17, 2017
Bobby Heenan had been battling throat cancer for 15 years, after publicly announcing his diagnosis in 2002. Throughout his career he managed such WWE superstars as: Andre the Giant, Jesse “The Body” Ventura, the VaIiant Brothers, and Guy Mitchell.
He was inducted into the WWE Hall-of-Fame in 2004.