RSS Feeds | Advertise | Send News | Site Map | Contact Us
 

Wrestling News World > Pro Wrestling News > Other News

 

The Wrestling Industry Remembers Umaga

Written by Richard Gray on Dec 5, 2009 - 11:28:52 AM

The wrestling industry is shocked and saddened to learn of the passing of Eddie "Umaga" Fatu. Below are Tweets put out by several people in the business:

Missy Hyatt: So sad to hear of the passing of Eddie Fatu, rest in peace :(

Taz: Very sad to hear of the passing of a great performer & super person. R.I.P Eddie, see u down the road brother.

Matt Hardy: I'm gonna miss "Uce"-Eddie "Umaga" Fatu very, very much. He was one of my true friends & an amazing person. May God be with ya-love ya man. http://twitpic.com/s7wrq - In memory of Uce.. A great night out we had in New Orleans with myself, Adam, Eki, & Shane

Dixie Carter: On behalf of everyone at TNA, our thoughts and prayers are with the entire Fatu family.

Lilian Garcia: Just heard news about Eddie aka Umaga. So sad. Loved him. Prayers 4 him & family. http://twitpic.com/s7bd8

Maria: So sad. Eddie was a friend. He loved wrestling and was a great entertainer. My prayers go out to Eddie's beautiful family. A great loss.

Chris Jericho: Eddie Fatu was an awesome guy and one of the brothers. I trusted him and that's a rare thing for me. I am devastated. Safe travels Oos...

Chavo Guerrero: Thank u 4 your prayers 4 Umaga. He will be missed!

John "Bradshaw" Layfield: Had a ball tag teaming with Eddie Fatu (known as Umaga in WWE) in some of my last house show (non TV) matches, I will miss my friend.

Beth Britt: With very close friends & family having dinner in honor of our beloved friend, Eki.

Eric Bischoff: My thoughts and prayers go out to the family of Eddie Fatu (formerly known as Umaga). He was a great performer and a wonderful person.

Steve Keirns: Our deepest condolences go out to Eddie "Umaga" Fatu's friends, family, and fans during this time.

JTG: RIP MY FRIEND

Tyler Reks: My condolences to the Fatu family.

Ring of Honor: Ring of Honor sends it's condolences to the friends and family of Eddie "Umaga" Fatu.

Richard Gray: I'm so sorry to hear of the death of Eddie Fatu... Absolutly devastating.

Elijah Burke: This is rough, very rough. My heart and prayers goes out to Umaga's wife, his boys,and family. http://theelijahexpress.com/node/2037 ~ PHS

Ashley Massaro: I just heard about Umaga cuz my friend IM'd me, wow...I'm so sad for his family, I remember them so well, so many lil ones...so f***ing sad.

Shannon Moore: R.I.P Ecki....Mad love and respect.We will miss you and I will cherish the times we had togeather.

Daniels: RIP Eddie Fatu. I'm glad I got to know you in the short time you were here.

Howard Finkel: I am saddened by the passing today of Eddie Fatu, a.k.a. Umaga. My sincere condolences to his family and friends.

Kevin Keenan: Man this really sucks. RIP Umaga.

TNA Wrestling: RIP Eddie Fatu

Torrie Wilson: http://twitpic.com/s5vns - Much love my friend. Much love

Gangrel: Have a good journey ecki see you soon you where a ray of light in dark time one love uce

Matt Morgan: Me and my family's condolences to Eckie(Umaga)'s family. This just plain out SUCKS! Yet another great guy taken from us too early.

Tara: Rest in Peace Umaga We will love you always and we will all miss you. http://twitpic.com/s5tlp

Jeremy Borash: RIP Eddie Fatu

WWE: Umaga passes away. http://ow.ly/II6C Deepest condolences to Mr. Fatu’s family, friends and fans on his tragic passing. #WWE

Hurricane Helms: Heartbroken. No words.

Ken Anderson: I'm very thankful to have had a private closed-door conversation with Ecki prior to our match a few days ago in Sydney. He insisted that wego out and tear the house down. We both had something to prove that night and in my opinion: Mission Accomplished! Our thoughts and prayers are with the entire Fatu family. Ecki absolutely adored his wife and was extremely proud of his children. I have so many amazing, funny, and heartwarming (sometimes gut wrenching belly-laughing) memories.

Michelle McCool: My heart & prayers go out to Umaga's family & friends....he was obviously loved by many!

Matt Hardy: Just landed in Shreveport to go to work tonight-I'm very saddened to hear about Ecky (Umaga) & his family-please keep them in your prayers.

Lena Yada: My Heart Goes Out To Umaga And His Family.....


** AFTER YOU READ THIS ARTICLE PLEASE HELP SPREAD THE WORD ***

* Click the "Like" button at the top of this post and "Tweet" it if you have Twitter!

* Also, you can find us on Facebook at Facebook.com/WrestlingNewsWorld and on Twitter at Twitter.com/wnwnews!

READER TIPS: Posting Comments | Submissions

Want The Inside Line To Pro Wrestling? - Join WNW Premium

Join WNW Premium
  • *Exclusive* Backstage News Updates with news not available on the free site . Did you know we broke almost every big story in 2010 before any other publication in our Premium area? We aren't slowing down this year as we have TONS of exclusive stories online.

  • The WNW Premium Mailbag where Richard Gray answers your questions in the detailed audio hotlines several times a week!

  • The tremendous Wrestling News World Newsletter

  • Live Blogs During Every WWE Pay-Per-View Where You Can Chat Live With Other Readers & Our Staff

  • Advertisement Free version of Wrestling News World - 99% Faster Load Time!

  • Custom sorted main page with categorized headlines


  • Join WNW Premium Today For Only $2.00!


QUICK LINKS: Pro Wrestling News | WWE News | TNA News | ROH News | Submit

 

 

 WNW PREMIUM

Nov 22, 2011 - 1:45:40 PM ET
Top TNA Main Event Name Returning To WWE?; Backstage News On The Usage Of Synthetic Cannabis In WWE & How It's Not Limited To Evan Bourne & R-Truth

Nov 21, 2011 - 9:06:36 AM ET
Guess Who Was Backstage At Survivor Series Last Night & How There Was A Plan Pitched To Use Them In The Main Event But It Didn't Happen

Nov 20, 2011 - 10:56:12 AM ET
Dramatic Weekend Backstage In WWE Over The Finish To The Rock & John Cena vs. Awesome Truth At Tonight's Survivor Series PPV - Details On The Two Outcomes Discussed, Frustration Between The Writers & Vince McMahon & What To Expect Tonight

Nov 19, 2011 - 3:03:25 PM ET
WNW Premium Newsletter - John Morrison Staying In WWE Or Headed To TNA? Full Details Here, Major Distinction Between The WWE Brands Causing A Rift, WWE TLC Main Event Plans, Title Changes In TNA, Ask WNW Archive & All The Big News From This Past Week

Nov 17, 2011 - 3:57:25 PM ET
Early Main Event Plans For WWE TLC: Tables, Ladders & Chairs; What Mick Foley Is Doing This Week & Details On A Comic Critic That Made Foley Furious

   

 WHERE ARE THEY NOW?
Nov 9, 2011 - 6:15:33 AM ET
Where Are They Now? - Haku

Nov 8, 2011 - 3:15:29 PM ET
Where Are They Now? - Tatanka

Nov 8, 2011 - 9:00:52 AM ET
Where Are They Now? - Ultimate Warrior

Oct 25, 2011 - 9:57:33 PM ET
Where Are They Now? - Roddy Piper

Sep 25, 2011 - 10:11:51 AM ET
Where Are They Now? - Sgt. Slaughter

Read More


 

  WrestlingNewsWorld.com: Wrestling News | WWE | TNA | Specials | The Blog Spot | Ask WNW | Site Info | Members Area
Copyright 1999-2011 Gray Internet Technologies, LLC. Terms of Use, Privacy Policy, and Disclaimer are applicable to you. All rights reserved. Site Map