Former wrestling legend King Kong Bundy died on Monday.

This is sad news for all wrestling fans and World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE). Christopher Alan Pallies, better known as King Kong Bundy, passed away on Monday afternoon at the age of 61.

True legend of the profession, the wrestler was on display in the final of WrestleMania 2, in 1986, against the American Hulk Hogan. Bundy retired in 2007, after a 26-year career, before switching back to acting.

The causes of his death are not yet known.