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Former WWE star Umaga dead at 36

December 4, 2009 |  3:51 pm

Umaga_picnik Former WWE star Umaga, real name Edward Fatu, has died at the age of 36 after suffering a second heart attack, wrestlingobserver.com is reporting.

Fatu was taken to a Houston-area hospital after his wife found him unconscious with blood coming from his nose earlier today.

He had returned from Australia just a few days ago after wrestling on the Hulk Hogan tour of the country.

He was released from WWE in June after failing a drug test and refusing the WWE's offer to attend drug rehab.

He is probably best known for headlining a Wrestlemania against Bobby Lashley in a match where WWE owner Vince McMahon put his hair on the line against the hair of Donald Trump.

-- Houston Mitchell

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