– Above is a WWE Network segment with “Mean” Gene Okerlund remembering WWE Hall of Famer Verne Gagne, who passed away at the age of 89 on Monday. Below are a few more tweets from around the wrestling world:
RIP Verne Gagne,Verne said stay down and sell until u hear the crowd rumbling then Start shaking and Hulk up and don't sell anymore thx HH
— Hulk Hogan (@HulkHogan) April 28, 2015
Verne, I wouldn't be where I am without you. I owe my career to you. Thank you for making me. God bless you and your family #VerneGagne
— Ric Flair® (@RicFlairNatrBoy) April 28, 2015
#RIPVerneGagne My condolences to your family and friends and my gratitude for helping build the foundation of our business.
— Stephanie McMahon (@StephMcMahon) April 28, 2015
My respects to Vern Gagne's family! AWA was the first territory in America I wrestled! Vern was one of the good ones!
— Rowdy Roddy Piper (@R_Roddy_Piper) April 28, 2015
MR. Gagne Thanks for all you did for me , RIP
— Dusty Rhodes (@WWEDustyRhodes) April 28, 2015
VERNE GAGNE MY FIRST COACH BOSS AND FRIEND IN THE AMERICA GOD BLESS HIM FOREVER
— The Iron Sheik (@the_ironsheik) April 28, 2015