ECW Original Wrestler and WWE Star Axl Rotten Dead at 44
Axl Rotten, one of the original wrestlers of ECW has died. He was 44. WWE issued an official statement when news broke on Thursday:
WWE is saddened to learn of reports that Brian Knighton, best known for competing in ECW as Axl Rotten from 1993 to 1999, has passed away. WWE extends its condolences to Knighton’s family, friends and fans.
Axl’s last tweet:
The way I do things may not be the way you do things but you will find out there is only 1 way. My away! #AxlsTruth
— AXL ROTTEN (@AxlRottenECW) February 4, 2016