“WWE is saddened to learn that WWE Legend King Kong Bundy has passed away,” WWE said in a statement. “WWE extends its condolences to Bundy’s family, friends and fans.” The cause of death is not yet known.
The New Jersey native, who stood at 6-foot-4 and weighed in at 458 pounds, had a dominant wrestling career, and chalked up a record-fast win versus S.D. “Special Delivery” Jones at the very first WrestleMania. Bundy main-evented WrestleMania 2, losing to Hulk Hogan in a steel cage match for the WWF World Heavyweight Championship.
In addition to pro-wrestling, Pallies played two different roles on TV’s “Married With Children” — first as Peggy’s brother and then as his wrestling