WWE Hall of Famer Pat Patterson Passes Away
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WWE Hall of Famer Pat Patterson has passed away at the age of 79. Tony Marinaro shared the news on his Twitter page. He said that Patterson passed away in a hospital early on Wednesday morning. Patterson had been battling cancer.
Just got a text from my buddy Rodger Brulotte letting me know that legendary wrestler Pat Patterson of @WWE passed away earlier this morning in a Miami hospital. Patterson, had cancer. He was 79. Thoughts and prayers go out to his family and friends. RIP. #WWE
— Tony Marinaro (@TonyMarinaro) December 2, 2020
Patterson was the first WWE Intercontinental Champion. He also created the legendary WWE Royal Rumble match. He was a long-time WWE producer, and he was often viewed as one of Vince McMahon’s right-hand man. Many WWE fans may remember Patterson as a member of The Corporation. Even after he retired, he continued to work with WWE as a consultant. As a wrestler, Patterson was successful all around the world.