As reported at the top of the hour by his son via twitter, Leon Allen White (Big Van Vader or simply Vader), has passed away as of this morning at the age of 63.
His son made the statement through his father’s twitter page, stating that:
“Around a month ago my father was diagnosed with a severe case of Pneumonia. He fought extremely hard and clinically was making progress. Unfortunately, on Monday night his heart had enough and it was his time.”
White was a legend everywhere he went during his time as a professional wrestler. As he wrestled in WWE (WWF), WCW, NJPW, and many others. Winning both the IWGP and WCW Heavyweight Championships on multiple occasions.
Stay tuned for more information regarding the situation, as more information comes out.
There is not doubt he will be missed by many, and we at the Game Changer Sports Network send our warmest regards to the White family.
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