James Hellwig, a professional wrestler known as The Ultimate Warrior, died on April 8, 2014 at the age of 54. He collapsed in the parking lot of a Scottsdale, Arizona hotel and was brought to a hospital, where he died.
Born on June 16, 1959 in Crawfordsville, Indiana, James Hellwig won a weightlifting competition that paved the way for his entry into professional wrestling. He joined the World Wrestling Federation in 1987 and later took on the ring name The Ultimate Warrior. In 1990, he won the WWF Championship by defeating Hulk Hogan. He was inducted to the World Wrestling Entertainment Hall of Fame on April 5, 2014, but died just three days later.