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Van Vader deadLeon White, better known as WWE legend Van Vader, has died following a short illness with pneumonia.

Former WCW and WWE superstar Leon White, a.k.a. Big Van Vader a.k.a. Vader, passed away Monday night from pneumonia. He was 63.

WWE has plenty of legends in their Hall Of Fame. For some reason, The Man They Call Vader has never received an induction into Vince McMahon’s hand-picked HOF.

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Vader passed away in June, 2018, but that hasn’t helped his WWE Hall Of Fame status. His son has been pulling for his father’s WWE Hall Of Fame induction. Vader was also open about how much an induction would mean to him before he passed away.

The Wrestling Observer Newsletter reports that despite lobbying to get Vader inducted it doesn’t appear to be happening for him this year either.

It would look like Vader, who Mick Foley has been heavily pushing for, won’t be put in. Vader is a no-brainer, but it’s the audience of one.

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We can only assume that Vader’s time in the WWE Hall Of Fame will eventually come. As the years go by, his memory isn’t going away. Many fans would love to see Vader’s induction, but it appears that another year’s wait will be required.

NB Wrestling legend Van Vader, who died following a short illness with pneumonia on Monday night at age 63. The pro wrestler Van Vader whose real name was Leon White died following a short illness with pneumonia on Monday night at age 63