“How Much More…” – Controversial 41-Year-Old Superstar Holds WWE and Wrestling Responsible for Bray Wyatt’s Death in an Explosive Statement

Published 09/06/2023, 6:00 AM EDT

Follow Us

WWE veteran Bray Wyatt (Windham Lawrence Rotunda) passed away last month on Thursday, August 24. He was already suffering from a heart condition which was exacerbated by Covid-19. The cause of his death was ruled out to be a heart attack, which he experienced while sleeping at his home in Brooksville, Florida.

America’s Favorite Video Today

However, according to Ryback, Wyatt died because of something else. The 41-year-old pro wrestler, who had a fallout with WWE, blamed the wrestling industry for his death.

Ryback claims Bray Wyatt would have been alive if he weren’t a wrestler

ADVERTISEMENT

Article continues below this ad

During the latest episode of Ryback TV, the former WWE superstar blamed the wrestling industry for Wyatt’s death. He indirectly pointed his finger’ toward WWE – where Wyatt worked – and stated that his work hectic schedule caused Wyatt’s health to deteriorate over time, ultimately leading to his death.

He said, “That’s why you see guys that die. Bray just died. He fell off and died. It’s what happened. It’s crazy. How much more does this have to keep happening? Like that’s not normal. If he wasn’t in wrestling, he wouldn’t have died at 36 years old. The wrestling life does that.”

Trending

Get instantly notified of the hottest WWE stories via Google! Click on Follow Us and Tap the Blue Star.

Follow Us

He added that if Wyatt weren’t a wrestler, then maybe he would have died at such a young age of 36. He went on further to take several shots at WWE during his live-stream podcast.

Ryback exposes WWE’s toxic work environment

Everyone knows there is no love lost between Ryback and WWE. For quite a few years, he was in a tussle over his wrestling trademark with the Stamford-based promotion. Fortunately for him, he ultimately won the legal battle and the right to use his wrestling name.

ADVERTISEMENT

Article continues below this ad

That said, the former WWE superstar never leaves any opportunity to speak his mind against WWE. Once again in his live-stream podcast, he exposed how Vince McMahon‘s promotion exploits its employees. He claimed the WWE stars are always physically exhausted because of all the shows and travel.

Not only that, he stated the superstars experience mental exhaustion as well, which is one of the main reasons he believes Wyatt passed away at such a young age. He launch waves of attack aimed at WWE, claiming that Wyatt had been a pivotal figure in the company for over a decade, yet all they did after his passing was a small tribute before moving on.

ADVERTISEMENT

Article continues below this ad

Watch This Story – 5 Pro Wrestlers Who Passed Away After Or During Matches

What do you think about what Ryback had to say about Wyatt’s passing and WWE? Do you agree with him? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below. We would love to hear from you.

SHARE THIS ARTICLE :

ADVERTISEMENT

Written by:

Monika Thapa

1,066Articles

One take at a time

Monika Thapa is a WWE writer at EssentiallySports, who brings a unique blend of fluency in language and passion for the sport to her writing. Having been a fan of WWE since her childhood, Monika writes thought-provoking articles that offer readers deeper insights into the lives of their favorite superstars. She believes that WWE superstars present valuable life lessons that readers can learn from, as seen in her recent piece on Ronda Rousey's workout video.
Show More>

Edited by:

Amal Joyce

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

EDITORS' PICK

America’s Favorite Video Today