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Last Thursday, the world was shocked to learn of the death of Windham Rotunda, better known to wrestling fans as WWE Superstar Bray Wyatt. Rotunda was only 36 years old and is survived by his fiancée, JoJo Offerman, and their four children.
Several wrestlers have paid tribute to Rotunda in the various promotions. The entrance to the elite wrestling stable House of Black’s all-in ring was dedicated to the late star, while AEW star and former WWE Superstar Chris Jericho honored him at his Fozzy concert in London. Rotunda’s last opponent, WWE Superstar LA Knight, paid a sweet tribute to Rotunda on this past episode of “WWE SmackDown,” and on Saturday, WWE World Heavyweight Champion Seth Rollins delivered an emotional promo about Rotunda during a WWE Live event at Cape Girardeau. Missouri.
As seen in the video below, Rollins talked about always thinking of Rotunda because of the “lights.” [from the cellphones] in the crowd” at his performance. He shared that he was always thinking of him and “the fireflies” in the crowd, even before Rotunda passed on Thursday. Rollins ended his promo by thanking the crowd and urging them to “follow the buzzards.” “
Additionally, Rollins performed some of Rotunda’s signature moves, such as the spider walk and mandible claw, during his WWE World Heavyweight Title Street Fight match against Judgment Day leader Finn Balor. Rollins will next defend the title on Saturday, September 2 at the WWE Premium Live Event Payback. His opponent will be Shinsuke Nakamura.