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WWE Hall of Famer Roddy Piper Passes Away

  • The WWE Universe is deeply saddened by the death of WWE Hall of Famer and the former WWE Intercontinental champion ‘Rowdy’ Roddy Piper who passed away on July 31 at the age of 61. Reports suggest Piper died from Cardiac away.

    “Roddy Piper was one of the most entertaining, controversial and bombastic performers ever in WWE, beloved by millions of fans around the world,” said WWE Chairman & CEO Vince McMahon. “I extend my deepest condolences to his family.”


    Here is the list of achievement of Roddy Piper in his professional wrestling career:

    Cauliflower Alley Club

    Reel Member Inductee (2001)

    Mid-Atlantic Championship Wrestling/World Championship Wrestling

    NWA Mid-Atlantic Heavyweight Championship (3 times)

    NWA Mid-Atlantic Tag Team Championship (1 time) – with Big John Studd

    NWA Television Championship (2 times)[75]

    NWA/WCW United States Heavyweight Championship (3 times)

    NWA All-Star Wrestling

    NWA Canadian Tag Team Championship (Vancouver version) (1 time) – with Rick Martel

    NWA Hollywood Wrestling

    NWA Americas Heavyweight Championship (5 times)

    NWA Americas Tag Team Championship (7 times) – with Crusher Verdu (2), Adrian Adonis (1), Chavo Guerrero (1), Kengo Kimura (1), Ron Bass (1), and The Hangman (1)

    NWA World Light Heavyweight Championship (1 time)1

    NWA San Francisco

    NWA United States Heavyweight Championship (San Francisco version) (1 time)

    NWA World Tag Team Championship (San Francisco version) (1 time) – with Ed Wiskoski

    Pacific Northwest Wrestling

    NWA Pacific Northwest Heavyweight Championship (2 times)

    NWA Pacific Northwest Tag Team Championship (5 times) – with Killer Tim Brooks (1), Rick Martel (3), and Mike Popovich (1)

    Salem City Tournament (1980)

    Pro Wrestling Illustrated

    Match of the Year (1985) with Paul Orndorff vs. Hulk Hogan and Mr. T at WrestleMania I

    Most Hated Wrestler of the Year (1984, 1985)

    Most Inspirational Wrestler of the Year (1982)

    Most Popular Wrestler of the Year (1986)

    PWI ranked him # 17 of the 500 best singles wrestlers during the “PWI Years” in 2003.

    Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame and Museum

    Class of 2007

    World Class Championship Wrestling

    NWA American Tag Team Championship (1 time) – with Bulldog Brower

    World Wrestling Federation/World Wrestling Entertainment

    World Tag Team Championship (1 time) – with Ric Flair

    WWF Intercontinental Championship (1 time)

    WWE Hall of Fame (Class of 2005)

    Slammy Award for Best Personality in Land of a Thousand Dances (1986)

    Wrestling Observer Newsletter

    Best Heel (1984, 1985)

    Best on Interviews (1981) tied with Lou Albano

    Best on Interviews (1982, 1983)

    Worst Worked Match of the Year (1986) vs. Mr. T in a boxing match at WrestleMania 2

    Worst Worked Match of the Year (1997) vs. Hulk Hogan at SuperBrawl VII

    Wrestling Observer Newsletter Hall of Fame (Class of 1996)

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