Former WWE star Mike Halac, known by his ring name Mantaur, has sadly passed away at the age of 55. The news of Halac’s death was announced by Eric Simms of ESS Promotions through a heartfelt statement on Facebook.

Simms expressed his sadness over the loss and extended his thoughts and prayers to Halac’s family. He also revealed that Halac had been scheduled to appear at the upcoming 90s Wrestling Con on September 30 and had a full weekend of bookings planned.

“I am sad to report that Mike Halac who played the character Mantaur has passed away. Thoughts and prayers go out to his family. We had mike booked for 90s wrestling con sept 30 and a full weekend of bookings that weekend. RIP Mantaur”

Mantaur, a character portrayed by Halac, left an indelible mark on the wrestling industry during his time with WWE in the 1990s. Known for his imposing presence and unique persona, Halac’s portrayal of Mantaur garnered attention from fans and fellow wrestlers alike.


The passing of Mike Halac is a significant loss for the wrestling community, as he leaves behind a legacy that will be remembered by those who followed his career. The news of his untimely death has saddened fans and colleagues.

During this difficult time, our thoughts and sympathies go out to Mike Halac’s family, friends, and loved ones. May they find comfort and strength as they mourn his loss.

Steve Carrier

Steve is the Founder of RingsideNews. He has been writing about professional wrestling since 1996. He first got into website development at the time and has been focusing on bringing his readers the best professional wrestling news at it's highest quality.

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