Inside Details On The Passing Of Mike Awesome

Ryan Clark


Source: The Wrestling Observer Newsletter

– As previously reported, Mike Awesome was scheduled to go out with friends on 2/17. Friends arrived at his home, but no one answered. One of Awesome’s friends found Awesome hanging through a window. By the time police arrived, Awesome had already passed away.

– It doesn’t appear he left behind a suicide note.

– Apparently Awesome had been in poor health in recent months, and had dropped to 235 lbs.

– At the time of his passing, Awesome was going through a divorce.

– For those that have asked, here is Awesome’s relationship to Hulk Hogan. Awesome’s father’s sister (or his aunt) married Hulk Hogan’s oldest brother. The couple’s oldest son is Mike Bollea (Horace Hogan).

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