Big Daddy V dead: WWE star Nelson Frazier Jr. (Mabel) dies from massive heart attack days after birthday, Twitter fans offer shocked condolences

By Danica Bellini, Mstars Associate Editor | Feb 19, 2014 02:08 PM EST
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(Photo : wikicommons) RIP, Big Daddy V.

Reports confirm that legendary WWE star Big Daddy V (real name, Nelson Frazier Jr.) died from a massive heart attack on Tuesday evening (February 18). He was 42-years-old.

The WWE released this official statement on Big Daddy V's tragic passing:

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WWE is saddened by the news that Nelson Frazier Jr., aka Big Daddy V and Mabel, has passed away. A larger-than-life Superstar, Frazier was a former World Tag Team Champion, Hardcore Champion and the 1995 King of the Ring.

As the dark, formidable Viscera, he was also a member of Undertaker's faction, The Ministry of Darkness. Frazier's colorful personality made him a memorable competitor throughout the Attitude Era.

Our deepest condolences go out to Frazier's family, friends and fans.

Check out Big Daddy V's official alumni profile page here.

During his career, the WWE fighter (who also went by Mabel) was named World Tag Team Champion, Hardcore Champion, and 1995's King of the Ring:


Fans continue offering their condolences on Twitter:

@DashingChrisBey: "R.I.P to Big Daddy V, the worlds largest love machine."

@howardfinkel: "I'm saddened by the news of the passing of Nelson Frazier. Big Daddy V was a genuine human being and an all around good guy. RIP my friend."

@PonceCarlos1: "Nelson Frazier Jr - So many dying so young! RIP."

@ScottAngle46: "R.I.P. Big Daddy V, you're in a much better place now."

@WrestleFact: "Very sad to hear the passing of Nelson Frasier (Big Daddy V). My thoughts go out to his family. #RIPBigDaddyV."

‏@GrimsToyShow: "NOOOOO Big Daddy V died!! This is awful he was SO YOUNG!! God rest his soul he WILL be missed! Men on a Mission were great!"

@Arj182: "Nelson Frazier Jr aka Mabel aka Viscera aka Big Daddy V has passed on. Another death in the WWE universe =(."

RIP, Big Daddy V. He just celebrated his birthday on Valentine's Day (February 14).

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