They may grapple with each other in the ring, but WWE superstars also form a relationship that is unique from almost all other professions.
Therefore, in the wake of Macho Man Randy Savage's death, numerous wrestlers have paid tribute to the former champion via Tweets and statements. Led by Hulk Hogan, they read:
He had so much life in his eyes & in his spirit, I just pray that he's happy and in a better place and we miss him.
The Rock: RIP Randy "Macho Man" Savage – you were one of my childhood inspirations and heros [sic]. Strength, love and prayers to the Savage/Poffo family.
John Cena: CeNation. The untimely passing of Randy Savage is indeed tragic. All true fans of wrestling will mourn this loss. One of the all time greats.
The folks behind Slim Jim, for whom Macho Man starred in a series of commercials, also had this to say about his passing:
"We're saddened by the loss. Randy was a beloved ambassador for the Slim Jim brand for many years and will be greatly missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends at this time."