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Former WWE Star Darren Drozdov Passes Away at 54, Tributes Pour In

Ex-WWE wrestler Darren Drozdov has left for the heavenly abode. As per various media outlets, he passed away at the age of 54 on June 30, 2023, Friday. The news of his death was confirmed by WWE.

At the moment, the wrestling world is reeling from the loss of Darren who was one of the most gifted in-ring performers in the company’s history. Continue reading further to find out the cause behind the demise of WWE wrestler Darren Drozdov.

What was the cause behind the death of Darren Drozdov?

WWE announced the passing of Darren Drozdov on social media. The professional wrestling company issued an official statement on Friday to share the saddening news with fans all over the world.

WWE tweeted, “WWE is saddened to learn that Darren Drozdov passed away on Friday, June 30, at age 54. WWE extends its condolences to Darren Drozdov’s family, friends and fans.”

His family also put out a statement that read, “We are sad to share our beloved Darren passed away this morning of natural causes.  There are no words to convey the deep sense of loss and sadness we are feeling right now.”

Droz’s family members thanked the WWE for “treating him like family, and for all of their love, support and stepping up to make sure that Darren always had the proper care and treatment needed to live in his condition over the past 24 years.”

The family concluded, “He would not want anyone to be sad at this moment and would want to this to be a celebration of his life, to be remembered for all the great things that he accomplished, the fun, the laughter, the great memories he shared with everyone.”

Before entering the world of wrestling, Droz also tried his hand at American football as he played the sport at the University of Maryland. Soon after, he played in around 6 NFL games for Denver Broncos in the year 1993. Along with this, he also made stints with the New York Jets and the Philadelphia Eagles.

Tributes pour in for Darren Drozdov

As soon as the heartbreaking news of Darren Drozdov’s demise broke, many WWE stars came forward to pay their heartfelt tributes to the WWE legend well known by the fans as ‘Droz.’

The Rock tweeted, “Man I’m so sorry to hear one of our ring brothers has passed away. Darren Drozdov aka Droz. We wrestled on a lot of cards together. Such an awesome dude. Great personality and great wrestling talent. We always talked about football and fishing. Sending love, strength, mana and light to his family. RIP brother.”

Matt Hardy also mourned the loss of Darren and shared, “Saddened to hear about the passing of Darren Drozdov. Darren was a great guy who was always full of life & laughs. #RIP Droz.”

We send our deepest condolences to the near and dear ones of the former WWE wrestler Darren Drozdov during this time of difficulty. Don’t forget to stay tuned with us for the latest updates from the world of show business.

Meenal Mehta
Hi, I am Meenal. I'm a travel enthusiast, a movie buff and a cricket fan all wrapped in one. I love to capture moments through my words. Writing is my happy space, it has been a great way of putting all my thoughts out and feel liberated.


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