As noted, ECW Original Balls Mahoney (Jonathan Rechner) passed away at the age of 44 earlier today.
Balls took a rough fall a few days ago and badly hurt his hip, according to PWInsider. After the fall, he had been using a walker to get around but became ill and passed away today.
No other details are known at this time but we will keep you updated on any information that becomes available. Our condolences go out to Rechner’s friends and family.