WWE superstar The Ultimate Warrior died Tuesday in Arizona at the age of 54.His cause of death is yet to be announced.
The pro wrestler, whose given name was James Brian Hellwig, collapsed in front of his Arizona hotel room and was pronounced dead at an area hospital.
The wrestling legend, who started in the ring way back in 1987 and counted Hulk Hogan among his many victories, died less than 24 hours after he was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame as part of Wrestlemania weekend.
Recently honored: Legendary WWE wrestler The Ultimate Warrior collapsed and died Tuesday less than 24 hours after he was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame as part of the most recent Wrestlemania Week
TMZ reports the wrestler was walking to his car with his wife just before 6pm when he fell to the ground.
'WWE is shocked and deeply saddened to learn of the passing of one of the most iconic WWE Superstars ever, The Ultimate Warrior,' wrote WWE on their website.
Hellwig legally changed his name to Warrior in 1993 to match the name of his neon-faced, wild-haired alter-ego.
'We are grateful that just days ago, Warrior had the opportunity to take his rightful place in the WWE Hall of Fame and was also able to appear at WrestleMania 30 and Monday Night Raw to address his legions of fans,' read the WWE statement.: Born James Brian Hellwig, Warrior
legally assumed his stage name in the early 1990s after his meteoric rise to fame following his defeat of champion Hulk Hogan in 1990