The creator of the Royal Rumble and the very first Intercontinental Champion has passed away at age 79. Pat Patterson who has lived his life as a professional wrestler and teacher, he also worked behind the scenes in WWE for decades as one of WWE Chairman Vince McMahon’s most trusted advisers.
Triple H — “No words can describe what he gave to us. His body as an in-ring performer, his mind as a storyteller, and his spirit as a beloved member of our large WWE family. I will miss him for so many reasons … it’s never goodbye, it’s see ya down the road. Love you, Pat. Abooze.”
Shane McMahon — “I can not express how crushed I feel right now with the loss of Pat Patterson. A true member of my family, mentor and dear friend. I love you Pat. God speed.”
Jim Ross — Just heard of the passing this morning if the great, Pat Patterson. True legend of the pro wrestling business. A wonderful mentor who taught me so much. RIP old friend.”
Stephanie McMahon — “I’m deeply grateful to have grown up with WWE Hall of Famer, the first-ever Intercontinental Champion, the father of the #RoyalRumble and the first openly gay wrestler of his generation. Thank you for teaching me how to not take it all so seriously. Abooze.”
This is Dom, the guy behind the scenes of not only the radio program but also the website and social media. I am extremely fortunate to have some great guys to help with this site and the show. I tip my hat to them.
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