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RIP: Eddie Fatu (aka, Umaga of the WWE) 1973 – 2009

Former WWE wrestler, Umaga (real name: Eddie Fatu) has died. No cause of death has been announced publicly as of this moment. Eddie Fatu is a Samoan wrestler who also wrestled under the Jamal and Rosey tag team before creating his, Umaga, gimmick.

According to information online, the wrestler was in the hospital. He was hospitalized today after his wife found him not breathing with blood coming out of his nose. Fatu suffered two heart attacks and could not survive the second one. He was only 36 years old.


Very sad news. Definitely sounds like drugs or steroids to me. He was a very talented performer. I’ve always liked him. May he rest in peace.