The National Wrestling Alliance (NWA) issued a statement today on the passing of legendary promoter and former NWA President Jim Crockett Jr.

The statement reads, “The NWA is saddened to learn that Jim Crockett Jr has passed away. A 3x President of the NWA, Crockett was a titan in the wrestling industry who introduced countless legends to the world. We extend our deepest sympathies to his family, friends and fans.”