The Ultimate Warrior put on his signature airbrushed trench coat, shook the white ring ropes, and, for a few fleeting minutes, the wrestler billed as hailing from Parts Unknown was back home in the wrestling ring.
"Speak to me, Warriors!" he bellowed on Monday night's "Raw", back on TV after an 18-year absence.
He soaked up the applause from a New Orleans crowd chanting his name and pulled out a neon mask that replicated the face...
"Although I have never met you, I have seen you in action via TV. I, myself, have been in the wrestling business for 46+ years, and have seen some wrestlers whom I have known pass. Rest in Peace, Jim!"
– Flying Les Edwards, co-hart,
Dayton, OH, Apr 09, 2015
"As this 1 year anniversary approaches ...I feel your Presence, power and Awesomeness more than EVER ..
May God Bless you ..and hopefully he has put you in a GREAT spot in heaven ..
Steve Almeida, (R.I)"
– Steven Almeida, friend,
Bristol, RI, Apr 07, 2015