Scott Corridor, knowledgeable wrestling legend who was the founding member of presumably probably the most well-known group in WCW and/or WWE historical past, died on Monday after being taken off life assist.
He was 63 years outdated.
“WWE extends its condolences to Corridor’s household, associates and followers,” the corporate stated in a press release this night, confirming the tragic information.
A local of Maryland — who initially struck it massive contained in the squared circle because the character Razor Ramon — had been in essential situation since struggling a number of coronary heart assaults on account of a blood clot that occurred after a hip substitute surgical procedure.
This, in keeping with wrestling weblog PW Torch.
As Ramon, Corridor received the WWF Intercontinental Championship on 4 events.
In Could of 1996, he jumped again to WCW, the place he glided by his actual title partnered with fellow WWF star Kevin Nash as The Outsiders, an invading tag group.
Two months later, Hulk Hogan joined the pair and fashioned the New World Order (or nWo), one of the vital well-liked and influential stables in wrestling historical past.
Corridor grew into a big star in WCW all through the late-Nineties, each as a tag group and particular person performer.
He briefly reunited with Hogan and Nash because the nWo within the WWF in 2002, whereas working in smaller promotions and internationally till 2010.
He was inducted into the WWE Corridor of Fame as Razor Ramon in 2014 and once more in 2020 as a member of the nWo.
Corridor’s most well-known and widely-praised match got here in opposition to Shawn Michaels at WrestleMania X; it was a ladder match for the Intercontinental title.
All through his profession, Corridor overtly struggled with drug and alcohol abuse points.
In October 2010, whereas in rehab, he was given a defibrillator and had a pacemaker implanted in his chest, and was quickly after identified with epilepsy.
Shortly after his passing, nice buddy and former colleague Sean Waltman merely Tweeted “he is gone.”
Nash, in the meantime, wrote the next after Corridor was taken off life assist over the weekend:
“I’m going to lose the one individual on this planet I’ve spent extra of my life with than anybody else.
“My coronary heart is damaged and I’m so very f–king unhappy. I like Scott with all my coronary heart however now I’ve to organize my life with out him within the current.
“I’ve been blessed to have a buddy that took me at face worth and I him.”