The Pro Wrestling world lost a true great with the passing of former WWE manager Paul Bearer. Many wrestling superstars have reacted to the sad news via social media, posting their own thoughts on the passing of Bearer, who real name was William Moody. In a sign of Moody's dent made in pop culture, several mainstream media outlets have picked up on the story of his death.
Hulk Hogan: "Very sad about Paul Bearer,he was a great person and one of the original boys,he was what made wrestling great much love much respect HH"
William Regal: "Very sorry to hear of the passing of Paul Bearer.My best wishes to his family.A lovely man and my friend.RIP."
Howard Finkel: "Saddened to learn of the passing of Paul Bearer (William Moody). He was a unique, one of a kind individual both in and out of the ring. RIP"
MVP: "The scary man with the strange voice. Rest In Power Paul Bearer..."
The Miz: "Just found out Paul Bearer died tonight. He was always so nice when I talked to him. My thoughts n prayers are w/ his family #RIPPaulBearer"
William Moody better known to wrestling fans as Paul Bearer passed away in Mobile, Alabama yesterday at the age of 58. Bearer ushered legendary WWE superstar the Undertaker to the ring for the better part of his career. Bearer also played sidekick to fellow WWE monsters Kane and Mankind. Paul Bearer last appeared on WWE TV in April 2012 when his character was 'frozen' in a meat locker as part of a story line.