Virgil was one of the highlights of WWE during the 80s and early 90s. He was largely a mid-carder in his career, working alongside Ted DiBiase. His health is also declining in a bad way.

Virgil has not worked in WWE for several years now. In spite of that, he has managed to keep himself relevant due to his social media posts. Virgil then revealed he had suffered two strokes.

That was not all, as Virgil then revealed that he is suffering from stage 2 colon cancer and even dementia. An article posted by Slam Wrestling has revealed more details about Virgil’s health.

Virgil’s friend and roommate Shawn Raneri confirmed that he had two minor strokes, and he has Stage One gastrointestinal cancer. He is also in the early stages of dementia. It was also said that Virgil doesn’t have much use of his arms, and he spends a lot of time at home watching TV.


It was further added that Virgil’s friends Tito Santana, Rick Martel, and Ted DiBiase have not bothered to check up on him since his health started getting worse. We’ll keep you updated on his condition.

We’re sending out our best to Virgil from everyone here at Ringside News.

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