WWE News: The pro-wrestling world reacts to the passing of Bobby "The Brain" Heenan
The wrestling world is in mourning today as they lost one of the greatest icons in the history of the business: Bobby "The Brain" Heenan. From his rivalry against Hulk Hogan to his iconic 1992 Royal Rumble call to his absolute best comedic moments, one thing is for sure, The Brain left his imprint on the business that entertained and inspired millions and millions of people.
The wrestling world united on Twitter as they paid tribute to one of wrestling's greatest icons.
One of the greatest managers and announcers in WWE history. Our thoughts are with the Heenan family. pic.twitter.com/r9A3IJlSoP— Vince McMahon (@VinceMcMahon) September 18, 2017
The news of Bobby "The Brain" Heenan's passing today gutted me.— Jim Ross (@JRsBBQ) September 17, 2017
I loved our time together.
No one ever did it better than the Wease.
Today we lost one of our legends.— Bubba Ray Dudley (@bullyray5150) September 17, 2017
Im just happy the last words I said to him were, "I love you Bobby."
RIP Bobby Heenan pic.twitter.com/ofqi6IJguD
Hard to find words. R.I.P. Bobby Heenan. He was a father, brother, mentor and friend to me. Talent personified. I will miss you my friend pic.twitter.com/cVf9RTkVZj— Bruce Prichard (@bruceprichard) September 17, 2017
Without him, there is no me.— Corey Graves (@WWEGraves) September 17, 2017
RIP Bobby "The Brain" Heenan. He was one of the greatest mananagers in the history of our business!— Howard Finkel (@howardfinkel) September 17, 2017
Just heard the news about #BobbyHeenan deeply saddened. My thoughts are with Cindy and Jess. The Brain made Nitro the smash hit it was.— Tony Schiavone (@tonyschiavone24) September 17, 2017
RIP Bobby "The Brain" Heenan - one of the GREATEST and most influential personas our business has ever known. pic.twitter.com/BUDikV0z2X— Mick Foley (@RealMickFoley) September 17, 2017
Very sorry to hear of the passing of Bobby "The Brain " Heenan.I was fortunate to work, laugh and learn from him.A great man.— William Regal (@RealKingRegal) September 17, 2017
Our thoughts go out to the family of Bobby "The Brain" Heenan. No manager or commentator was ever better at entertaining us humanoids.— Daniel Bryan (@WWEDanielBryan) September 17, 2017
Very saddened to hear of the passing of Bobby "The Brain" Heenan. I was truly blessed to know him. RIP my friend!?— SGT SLAUGHTER (@_SgtSlaughter) September 17, 2017
From all of us, thoughts and prayers to the family of Bobby “The Brain” Heenan. ? #RIP— IMPACT (@IMPACTWRESTLING) September 17, 2017
Sad news about Bobby Heenan, undoubtedly the greatest manager of all time. RIP— Marty Scurll (@MartyScurll) September 17, 2017
Rest in Peace Bobby Heenan. Such an important thread in the fabric that is the professional wrestling of my youth!— Christopher Daniels (@facdaniels) September 17, 2017
Bobby Heenan... The Greatest Manager, One Of The Greatest Announcers, And One Of The Best In-Ring Performers In The History Of The Business— Ric Flair® (@RicFlairNatrBoy) September 17, 2017
Worked with Bobby Heenan from 1980 until my career ended,learned new things from him ever single day,love u my brother rip. HH— Hulk Hogan (@HulkHogan) September 17, 2017
RIP to Bobby Heenan. The greatest wrestling manager of all time and an innovator of comedy in wrestling.— Joey Ryan (@JoeyRyanOnline) September 17, 2017
One of the main reasons I grew up loving wrestling and the WWE. An absolute legend. Thank u for the memories fella. #RIPBobbyTheBrainHeenan— Sheamus (@WWESheamus) September 18, 2017
Saddened to hear of the passing of Bobby Heenan. "The Brain" did it all in the biz, in the most entertaining ways possible. #RIPBobbyHeenan— REBORN by FATE (@MATTHARDYBRAND) September 18, 2017
Saddened to hear of the passing of one of wrestlings GREATEST, Bobby Heenan. https://t.co/chBwNG4PFq— Nattie (@NatbyNature) September 17, 2017
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