Nelson Frazier Jr. Dies: Former WWE Wrestler Has Heart Attack at 43

Wednesday, 19 Feb 2014 05:44 PM

By Ken Mandel

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Former WWE wrestler Nelson Frazier Jr. died Tuesday after suffering a massive heart attack at age 43.

"WWE is saddened by the news that Nelson Frazier Jr., aka Big Daddy V and Mabel, has passed away," the WWE said in a statement. "A larger-than-life superstar, Frazier was a former World Tag Team Champion, Hardcore Champion and the 1995 King of the Ring. Our deepest condolences go out to Frazier's family, friends, and fans."

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Frazier's agent, Eric Simms, first reported the news on Facebook, after he heard from Frazier's wife.

"I hate to be the bearer of bad news but I just got off the phone with Big Daddy V's wife," he wrote. "He had a massive heart attack and passed away today. He was 43 years old. my thoughts and prayers are with his family right now."

At 6-foot-9 and nearly 500 pounds, Frazier joined the WWE in 1993, according to Bleacher Report. In addition to Mabel and Big Daddy V, Frazier also wrestled under the stage name, "Viscera."

Last month, legendary female pro wrestler Mae Young passed away at age 90.

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