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.
The news of Bobby "The Brain" Heenan's passing today gutted me.
I loved our time together.
No one ever did it better than the Wease.
— Jim Ross (@JRsBBQ) September 17, 2017