We are saddened to report that WWE Hall of Famer Maurice “Mad Dog” Vachon passed away this morning. He was 84 years old.
WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross just tweeted:
RIP Maurice 'Mad Dog' Vachon…dead at 84. Canadian Olympian & amazing pro. Plus he was appx 5'8". WWE HOFer. What a promo guy!
— Jim Ross (@JRsBBQ) November 21, 2013
Greg Oliver of Slam Wrestling has written a column about the life and career of Vachon, which you can read here.
Here is a WWE video looking back at the Hall of Famer’s legendary career: