Posted April 27th, 2015 by admin

Reaction is pouring in on Twitter to the death Monday evening of the legendary Verne Gagne who passed away at age 89.

@TripleH said “Saddened to hear of the passing of Verne Gagne. #TrueLegend #Pioneer #HallofFamer #RIPVerne”

@WWE said “WWE is saddened to learn that @WWE Hall of Famer Verne Gagne passed away Monday at the age of 89.”

@TheTommyDreamer said “Sad to hear Verne Gagne passed away Great Wrestler & Promoter I enjoyed the AWA very much. RIP”

@EBischoff said “On a plane and just heard the news about Verne Gagne. This one hits close and hurts. My thoughts, prayers and gratitude are with his family.”

@JRsBBQ said “Saw on Twitter & confirmed by @TheGeneOkerlund that the great Verne Gagne passed away today. Condolences to Verne’s family & friends. RIP”

@RealKingRegal said “Sad to hear of the passing of Verne Gagne.He was always very nice and complimentary to me when I met him in the ’90′s in WCW with son Greg.”

@IMPACTWrestling said “#TNA joins the entire wrestling world as we mourn the passing of Verne Gagne. A true legend who will never be forgotten. #RIP”

@BRyderTNA said “Sad to hear the news of the passing of Verne Gagne. A true legend and an important figure in the history of our business. #RIPVerneGagne”

@RealMickFoley said “Sad day for wrestling. I was just watching Verne yesterday on the network.”

@VinceMcMahon said “Our hearts go out to Verne Gagne’s family and friends.”

@OfficialTaz said “Thoughts & prayers towards Verne Gagne family. A trailblazer, great grappler & great Pro Wrestler. #Legend – RIP”

@scottnorton said “Just heard Verne Gagne passed way. True legend in Minnesota. RIP Buddy”

@apter1Wrestling said “I just received confirmation that Verne Gagne has died. Sincere condolences to his family, friends, and fans.”

@JoeyStyles said “I’m very saddened to hear about the passing of Verne Gagne; an outstanding husband, father, athlete and businessman. ”

@reallisamarie said “RIP to the Legendary Verne Gagne ”

@FrankieKazarian said “RIP Verne Gagne. Thank you for your many and varied contributions to our craft.”

@TheRealAlSnow said “R.I.P. Verne Gagne my condolences and prayers for his family”

@ShaneHelmscom said “Just hearing the news about the passing of Verne Gagne. Sad stuff. RIP Mr AWA!!”

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