A Complete History of WrestleMania Personalities Dying Before the Age of 60

Yokozuna (Rodney Anoa'i), 34

Wrestlemania Record: 3 - 3
Wrestlemania Appearances: WrestleMania IX (defeated Bret Hart for the WWF Championship; lost WWF Championship to Hulk Hogan); WrestleMania X (defeated Lex Luger via disqualification; lost the WWF Championship to Bret Hart); WrestleMania XI (with Owen Hart, defeated the Smoking Gunns for the WWF Tag Team Championship); WrestleMania XII (with Jake Roberts and Ahmed Johnson, lost to Vader, Owen Hart, Davey Boy Smith)

Career Highlight: At the 1993 King of the Ring, Yokozuna squashed Hulk Hogan with his own finishing maneuver (the Atomic Leg Drop), avenged his defeat at WrestleMania IX, regained the WWF Championship and sentenced Hogan to a terrible fate: a seven-year stint in WCW.
Date and Cause of Death: Oct. 23, 2000 – pulmonary edema

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