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Wrestler Nelson Frazier, Jr. dies at 43

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Feb 19, 2014 | 2:32pm EST

World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) star Nelson Frazier, Jr., has died after suffering a heart attack at the age of 43. Frazier, aka Big Daddy V, passed away on Tuesday (18Feb14), according to his agent Eric Simms. A message posted on his Facebook.com page on Tuesday reads, "I hate to be the bearer of bad news but I just got off the phone with Big Daddy V's wife. He had a massive heart attack and passed away today. He was 43 years old. my (sic) thoughts and prayers are with his family right now." Frazier began his professional career in 1993 under the name Nelson Knight. Later that year, he joined the WWE and changed his moniker to Mabel and then to Big Daddy V. In 2012, he revealed he had left the WWE and had started wrestling in Mexico and the Middle East.

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