BREAKING NEWS: Former WWE Star Giant Gonzalez Passes Away at 44

Jonah BrownContributor ISeptember 25, 2010

Multiple sources have confirmed that former WCW/WWE Superstar Jorge Gonzalez passed away this Wednesday in San Martin, Argentina.  

Gonzales was introduced to WCW in 1990 as "El Gigante".  He debuted in WWE at the 1993 Royal Rumble as "Giant Gonzalez" where he began a lengthy feud with The Undertaker.

Gonzales was a former member of the Atlanta Hawks, before turning to professional wrestling.

Gonzales suffered numerous health problems for years, and received dialysis treatments for kidney failure.  He was 44.

Sources:  Pwrshow.com.

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