WWE did indeed honor Jimmy “Superfly” Snuka on tonight’s episode of Raw. In addition to giving Snuka an opening “In Memory Of” graphic, they also had the announcers extend their condolences to his family and read tweets related to his passing on Sunday and showed a video package.
Below is the graphic followed by the video package:
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In September 2015, WWE completely backed away from Snuka, scrubbing him from their official website when he was charged with third-degree murder and involuntary manslaughter in connection with the May 1983 death of his then-girlfriend Nancy Argentino. This left several fans wondering how they would handle the news of his passing.