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Hall of Fame wrestler Bobby 'The Brain' Heenan dies at age 73

Posted: 5:38 PM, Sep 17, 2017
Updated: 2017-09-18 03:00:39Z

Hall of Fame pro-wrestler Bobby "The Brain" Heenan has died.

The World Wrestling Federation star was 73 years old. Heenan had been out of the limelight for several years due to a battle with throat cancer that required the removal of his jaw, according to Metro US .

Heenan was also a highly regarding pro-wrestling announcer, and a manager.

World Wrestling Entertainment Hall of Famer Jim Ross tweeted his sadness at Heenan's passing.