Ex-WWE superstar Nelson Frazier, better known as Viscera, has passed away aged just 43 after suffering a heart attack.

His agent Eric Simms confirmed a few hours ago via Twitter that the former superstar suffered a "massive heart attack" and consequently passed away.

Nicknamed 'Big Dady', Frazier enjoyed three stints in the WWE and recently competed in All Japan Pro Wrestling.

The news has come as a major shock to the wrestling industry and a number of superstar on the roster have paid tribute to Frazier.

William Regal tweeted: "Very sorry to hear of the passing of Nelson Frazier"Viscera".A lovely man who always dressed and conducted himself like a real Pro."

Meanwhile, Kofi Kingston also revealed that he was sad to hear about the passing of the ex-superstar. 

Kingston tweeted: "Very sad to hear about the passing of Big Vis. Always very cool to me when I first started out. What a truly good dude."

At just 43-years-old, Frazier's death will come as a major shock to wrestling fans around the world. 

It remains to be seen as to whether the WWE will any kind of tribute to Frazier, but he will be remembered as a wonderful entertainer and will be missed by many. 

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