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WWE Corridor of Famer Bushwacker Butch Dies at Age 78

Doric SamApril 3, 2023Marc Pfitzenreuter/Getty ImagesWWE Hall of Famer and legendary tag-team wrestler Bushwhacker Butch, whose real name is Bob Miller, has died at the age of 78.Butch’s longtime tag team partner Luke announced his death to TMZ Sports on Monday. Luke said that Butch had a brief illness and was hospitalized in the ICU

WWE Corridor of Famer Bushwacker Butch Dies at Age 78

Doric SamApril 3, 2023

COLOGNE, GERMANY - NOVEMBER 07: A WWE Logo at the WWE Live Tryout  at the Motorworld on November 7, 2018 in Cologne, Germany. (Photo by Marc Pfitzenreuter/Getty Images)

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WWE Corridor of Famer and legendary tag-team wrestler Bushwhacker Butch, whose actual title is Bob Miller, has died on the age of 78.

Butch’s longtime tag workforce companion Luke introduced his dying to TMZ Sports on Monday. Luke mentioned that Butch had a quick sickness and was hospitalized within the ICU on Friday after arriving in Los Angeles for WrestleMania 39 at SoFi Stadium.

Luke mentioned that Butch’s hospitalization was attributable to a “scenario with medicine.”

“He flew in from New Zealand on Wednesday, was all good. Friday morning, he was incognito,” Luke mentioned.

The Bushwhackers rose to prominence throughout their run in WWE (then WWF) from 1988 to 1996. They endeared themselves to followers as a result of their comedic fashion and their trademark march across the ring. Regardless of by no means profitable the tag workforce championships in WWE, the corporate enshrined them within the Corridor of Fame in 2015.

Luke penned a tribute to Butch on Monday, per TMZ Sports activities:

“Late final evening, I misplaced my buddy, brother and tag workforce companion of over 50 years with the passing of Bob ‘Butch’ Miller. From the early-Seventies once we have been younger mates wrestling for John da Silva in New Zealand, my first impression of Bob ‘The Chest’ Miller (as he was known as in these days) was that he was a first-class redneck, and what bloody redneck he was! However he was additionally an all-around good man and an excellent buddy. … In the event you have been to learn the story of my life it might say that I’m solely baby, however it might be mistaken. In life I had a brother and his title was Bob Miller. I really like you, Bob. Till I see you once more, WOOOOAHH YEEEEAAHH!”

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The GoFundMe that was arrange for Butch’s medical bills will now go towards his funeral service.

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