William Ansor, "Nature Boy" Buddy Landel died at 53 June 22, 2015. The wrestler made his in-ring debut in 1979 and defeated Terry Taylor at Starrcade 1985, winning the NWA National Championship. According to multiple reports, Ansor was involved in a car accident a day before his death but the cause of death has not been announced. "WWE extends its condolences to Landel’s family, friends and fans," the WWE said in a statement.
The life of a professional wrestler has been unkind to many.
An autopsy report has confirmed American pro wrestling icon The Ultimate Warrior died of a massive heart attack.
TMZ reports the medical examiner who conducted the autopsy concluded there was no foul play in the death of Ultimate Warrior, born James Brian Hellwig, who died suddenly on April 8.
No drugs or alcohol were in the star’s system at the time.
The medical examiner officially classified the death as “Atherosclerotic/Arteriosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease”, otherwise known as heart disease.
He was reportedly clutching his chest outside an Arizona hotel at the time of his death.