WWE legend Bob Miller, higher referred to as Bushwhacker Butch, has died at 78 years outdated. The information was shared on the Instagram account of his former wrestling companion, Brian Wickens (a.ok.a Bushwhacker Luke) on April 3. “Our expensive Bob has handed away. These we love by no means actually go away us. There are issues that loss of life can’t contact,” Luke’s daughter, Jackie, wrote on his behalf. “We are going to all the time love u uncle Bob Miller till we meet once more.”
In accordance with TMZ, Luke revealed that Butch had landed in Los Angeles over the weekend for Wrestlemania. Nevertheless, shortly after, he was admitted to the hospital for a “scenario with remedy.” On the time of this reporting, the precise reason behind loss of life has not been decided.
The wrestling neighborhood is mourning the lack of the New Zealand native as he had fairly a profession within the sport. Starting his wrestling profession in 1964, Butch was clearly a power to be reckoned with. He and Luke joined forces whereas in New Zealand earlier than ultimately transferring to the U.S., and the 2 turned unstoppable. Becoming a member of the WWE in 1988, the Bushwhackers are solidified as among the best tag groups in wrestling historical past, with a number of championships underneath their belts. In 2015, Butch was even inducted into the WWE Corridor of Fame alongside Luke for the crew’s affect on the game. Regardless of his tragic passing, he’ll perpetually be remembered by these within the wrestling neighborhood.
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