Ivan Koloff passes away
We have just learned that former WWWF World Heavyweight Championship Ivan Koloff has passed away.
RIP # IvanKoloff. Saw him 4 months ago at a convention in NJ. Highly respected figure inside the biz. Very nice man.
— Dirty Dutch Mantell (@dirtydutchman1) February 18, 2017
A fierce competitor in the ring who was able to anger (and excite!) fans worldwide. RIP to one of best villains in our business, Ivan Koloff pic.twitter.com/ErPvsInV4o
— Triple H (@TripleH) February 18, 2017
Another legend gone! RIP pic.twitter.com/dgQ05kqkcp
— Glenn Ruth (@GRthrasher) February 18, 2017
2 days… 2 legends gone… RIP Ivan Koloff & George the Animal Steele. #LegendsNeverDie
— Mickie James~Aldis (@MickieJames) February 18, 2017
RIP Ivan Koloff
This has been a tough week in the wrestling world
— eric simms (@ess316) February 18, 2017
Condolences go out to the Ivan Koloff family on Ivan's passing. Another fantastic guy and a real first class gentleman.
— Honky Tonk Man® (@OfficialHTM) February 18, 2017
I'm Sad To Wake Up And Hear of the passing of my very close friend the Russian Bear Ivan Koloff. You will be missed My Friend. Rest In Peace pic.twitter.com/nziKZ2Zqy4
— Ric Flair® (@RicFlairNatrBoy) February 18, 2017
Always was a big fan of the GREAT Russian Bear Ivan Koloff. Dominated in an era filled legends. Condolences to his family, friends & fans. pic.twitter.com/2aasYcDM1q
— TAZ (@OfficialTAZ) February 18, 2017
ONE OF MY FIRST TEACHERS WHO HAD THE REAL HEEL HEAT. MY BROTHER IVAN KOLOFF REST IN PEACE pic.twitter.com/5xJ5cVRoR6
— The Iron Sheik (@the_ironsheik) February 18, 2017
We've lost yet another. RIP Ivan Koloff. #RussianBear
— Frankie Kazarian (@FrankieKazarian) February 18, 2017