Former WWE Superstar Rosey (Matt Anoa’i) Passes Away

Matthew Anoa'i
RIP Matthew Anoa'i

Former WWE Superstar Matt “Rosey” Anoa’i passed away on Monday at the age of 47. He was the older brother to RAW Superstar Roman Reigns. No word yet on what led to the former WWE Tag Team Champion passing but he was hospitalized due to congestive heart failure back in 2014.

Matt Anoa’i worked for WWE around 2002-2003 as part of the 3-Minute Warning tag team along with Jamal (Umaga). Rosey later worked as a ‘Super Hero In Training’ and tagged with The Hurricane.

Our condolences go out to the family and friends of Matt Anoa’i.

The Anoa’i family shared the following statement with WWE.com:

“The Anoa’i family is mourning the loss of Sika’s son, Matt aka Rosey, due to an untimely death.

We want to let his fans know that he loved them and the wrestling world so much. In his passing, he left three beautiful young children and a heartbroken family. Please respect the privacy of his children and family as they mourn the loss of this kind, loving, gentle man, who was a father, son, brother and a superhero to us all.

Our family appreciates your prayers and continued support during this very difficult time.”

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