The icon of professional wrestling, Pat Patterson, had passed away. He was the industry’s first openly gay star and a long-time lieutenant of the promoter Vince McMahon.
The WWE Hall of Fame member is 79 years old.
Patterson is a true pioneer in the wrestling industry and has been linked to many “firsts” in sports and entertainment throughout his legendary career. In his sixty-year career, this Renaissance man left an indelible mark on the sports world, Sound, microphone, and behind-the-scenes industry.
Professional wrestler John Cena said that he would never forget Patterson’s friendly demeanor and passion for life.
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Senna said in a statement,
“Pat Patterson lived a life that was full of passion, love, and purpose.” “He helped many people, always telling stories or joking. He will live forever in my life. Love you, Patrick.”
Many of his friends and fans from the wrestling world pay tributes by their tweets and showed their love and affection towards him. It is a great loss for the wrestling world.
Hossein Khosrow Ali Vaziri, better known as Chief Ironhide, praised his contemporary style on Twitter and praised Patron’s, said
He has beautiful thoughts on this industry and the beauty of the world.
“I don’t know what to say except love you.” “My heart is broken. God bless you and your family. Thank you for your friendship.”
WWE senior referee Charles Robinson said that he would miss the opportunity to meet his old friends in the ring, backstage, press conferences, and even in karaoke bars.
Teenage Patterson was kicked out of Montreal after walking to his parents and did an incredible thing immigrating to the United States and making it fight in the macho world of professional wrestling. The biography reads, “Accept: The gay superstar changes WWE.”
He was the first person to win the title of “Intercontinental Champion” in 1979 and competed with Sgt in the early 1980s. The massacre brought professional wrestling to new heights.
He earned fame at ALLEY FIGHT AT MADISON SQUARE GARDEN in New York City on May 4, 1981.