We are very sad to learn about the passing of New Jack. He was 58-years-old. Click here to check out some of the reactions as they start pouring in.
New Jack passed away following a heart attack in North Carolina. He lived in NC for years. New Jack’s wife personally informed PW Insider about his passing.
One of the most controversial wrestlers of his day, New Jack was known for his hardcore style. You also never knew what he was going to do next. After his career in the ring wrapped up he remained active on social media.
New Jack’s name was inspired by the classic New Jack City film. He carried that gritty realism with him through everything that he did. Fans all over are mourning the loss of this unique character today.
New Jack was a part of many companies prior to Smoky Mountain Wrestling. From there he made his way to ECW where he rose to his highest level of fame.
New Jack never made it big in WWE, but that’s not what he wanted either. He blazed his own path that many pro wrestlers are still walking on to this day. In his later life, he was known for his amazing Cameo videos where he would often threaten fans with weapons in hilarious fashion.
He was also a focal point in Dark Side Of The Ring season 2 episode 3 where they devoted an entire episode to him. You can check that out below.
Our thoughts are with New Jacks’ family, friends, and fans at this time.