Even if you never watched a single professional wrestling match as a kid, you’ve almost certainly heard of James Hellwig, albeit probably under his moniker The Ultimate Warrior. Unfortunately, he’s passed away at the age of 54. The cool (and terrible) thing about Warrior was that he wasn’t just a guy pretending to be a maniac in the ring, but instead was an actual, legitimately insane person with political views to match.
But occasionally, insanity breeds inspiration, as it does in these nine great moments from the career of the departed Ultimate Warrior. He had a long, illustrious, and sometimes infamous career, and these nine moments sum it up – assuming that such a thing is possible.