WWE Hall of Famer Mr Fuji passes away aged 82

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The WWE has lost one of their all-time greats as Hall of Famer Mr Fuji has sadly passed away at the age of 82.

The five time WWE World Tag Team Champion passed away on Sunday and the entire wrestling world has been quick to offer their condolences and tributes to the 30 year veteran.

A legend remembered

Under the ring name of Mr Fuji, Henry Fujiwara entertained fans as both a wrestler and as the manager of many great names throughout WWE history.


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He was arguably known for his trademark bag of salt that he used to hide in his tights and then throw in the eyes of his opponent.

There has been no confirmation from the company, but many might expect tonight's episode of RAW to open with a tribute to the WWE great.

A tribute video was uploaded to the company's YouTube channel shortly following the sad announcement.

Following his retirement from the ring, Mr Fuji turned manager for big names like George 'The Animal' Steele, the famous heavyweight Yokozuna and most notably 'Magnificent' Don Muraco.

Tributes from the biggest names throughout wrestling history came pouring in following the news.

The wrestling world has clearly lost one of it's best personalities and I'm sure we can all expect a fitting tribute on RAW tonight.

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