Brian Christopher Lawler, Former WWE Star, Dead At 46

Brian Christopher Lawler, Former WWE Star, Dead At 46

Brian Christopher Lawler, child of WWE Hall of Famer Jerry “The King” Lawler, passed on Sunday in the wake of endeavoring to hang himself while imprisoned outside of Memphis, Tennessee, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has affirmed. The passing was likewise affirmed by Lawler’s sibling, Kevin, who tended to the issue in a short Facebook post. 

Lawler was found by prison guards in Hardeman County Jail, and after they controlled CPR, the previous WWE star was transported to Regional Medical Center, where he kicked the bucket Sunday evening. 

Soon after the news of Lawler’s passing, WWE issued a short proclamation. 

“WWE is disheartened to discover that Brian Christopher Lawler, who is best referred to in WWE as Too Cool’s Grandmaster Sexay, has passed away,” the announcement read. “Lawler, who is the child of WWE Hall of Famer Jerry “The King” Lawler, contended amid the tallness of the Attitude Era. WWE stretches out its sympathies to Lawler’s family, companions and fans.” 

Lawler started following in his amazing dad’s expert wrestling strides in the United States Wrestling Association (USWA), situated in the Memphis region where the senior Lawler had achieved notorious status. After about 10 years in the USWA as “Excessively Sexy” Brian Christopher, Lawler started his WWE vocation in 1997, appreciating a moderate ascent in prevalence en route. 

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In the wake of contending in the organization’s fleeting light heavyweight division, Lawler started collaborating with Scott “Excessively Hot” Taylor, and the next year they received the monikers of Grandmaster Sexay and Scottie 2 Hotty under the label group name of Too Cool. The pair was later joined by Samoan huge man Rikishi, and a standout amongst the most famous trio acts in all of wrestling amid that day and age was conceived. Amid the keep running as Too Cool with Taylor, the group caught the WWE label group title by overcoming Edge and Christian on a May 2000 scene of Raw. Later in the year, in any case, Rikishi swung foot rear area to quarrel with The Rock, and Lawler was in the end discharged by the organization for transporting unlawful medications over the United States-Canadian outskirt. 

All through his full-time WWE stretch, it was never formally recognized that Brian Christopher was the child of “The King,” however it was hilariously inferred on various events on critique. 

Following his discharge, Lawler glided in the middle of appointments, notwithstanding appreciating a two-year keep running with TNA Wrestling. 

Lawler made two comes back to the WWE fundamental program amid this decade. In 2011, he was gotten to promote the WrestleMania 27 fight between his dad and communicate accomplice Michael Cole, assuming the part of the since quite a while ago disregarded child. Also, in 2014, he rejoined with Scotty 2 Hotty and Rikishi amid a scene of “Old fashioned” Raw to challenge the 3MB gathering comprising of Drew McIntyre, Jinder Mahal and Heath Slater. In February 2014, Too Cool showed up as challengers for the NXT label group title, testing The Ascension, on the first-historically speaking live WWE Network exceptional, NXT Arrival. 

Tragically, Lawler battled with his evil presences outside of the ring, as prove by the thinking said above for his 2001 discharge. He had wound up on the wrong side of the law more than once, for the most part managing substance mishandle issues. His last run-in occurred July 7 when he was captured and accuse of DUI and dodging police, prompting the imprisonment where he would take his own life.

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