Since so many wrestlers were fans of Superfly Jimmy Snuka as kids, his death earlier today rocked the entire industry. An outpouring of response flooded social media websites.
Scott Hall bids farewell to Jimmy Snuka by posting an old school photo of himself and the legend early on in his career.
Rey Mysterio says goodbye to Jimmy Snuka and reminisces about how the two of them would speak Spanish together.
Iron Sheik puts the jokes aside to say goodbye to Jimmy Snuka.
MY HEART BROKE. JIMMY SUPERFLY SNUKA I MISS YOU FOREVER. RIP MY BROTHER
— The Iron Sheik (@the_ironsheik) January 15, 2017
Taz called Jimmy Snuka a trailblazer and feels blessed to have teamed with him back in ECW.
— TAZ (@OfficialTAZ) January 15, 2017
Former WWE star Sim Snuka, also known as Deuce, posted a special message about the passing of his father.
— James Snuka II (@JSnuka2) January 15, 2017
A young Tommy Dreamer needed some guidance early on in his career. Fortunately for him, Jimmy Snuka happened to be in that ECW locker room and was willing to help.
In a time when veteran wrestlers wouldn't help younger talent
Jimmy Snuka had no problem,helping me
I Love You
Wonderful Brudda pic.twitter.com/cdEm6huIJu
— Tommy Dreamer (@THETOMMYDREAMER) January 15, 2017
Former WWE Intercontinental Champion Santino Marella reveals that Jimmy Snuka was his first favorite wrestler.
Jimmy Snuka was my 1st favourite wrestler, I love him & his family, so many great conversations w him that I'll treasure 4ever #superfly
— Santino Marella (@milanmiracle) January 15, 2017
Mick Foley, who happened to be in the audience on that infamous night that Jimmy Snuka jumped off the top of the steel cage for a flying splash, talks about the impact that the legend had on his life.
So sorry to learn of the passing of the legendary Jimmy Snuka. His career had such a huge impact on my life. pic.twitter.com/I4JZP7XICJ
— Mick Foley (@RealMickFoley) January 15, 2017
Legendary WWE commentator Jim Ross talked about how Jimmy Snuka would respond when asked how he was doing.
When asked how he was doing, the late Jimmy Snuka would smile and often say, "Lovely, Bruddah." #RIPSuperfly
— Jim Ross (@JRsBBQ) January 15, 2017
Michael Hayes talks about Jimmy Snuka being a pioneer.
So sorry to hear about the passing of Super Fly Jimmy Snuka, one of a kind and a pioneer, my condolences to family, friend and fans
— Michael PS Hayes (@MichaelPSHayes1) January 15, 2017
Former ECW star Blue Meanie shares a photo of one of the most iconic moments in wrestling as a tribute to the passing of Jimmy Snuka.
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One of the most iconic photos in wrestling. Before high risk was high fashion. Jimmy Snuka captured the imagination of us all. pic.twitter.com/1o1M3UBMpN
— Brian Heffron (@BlueMeanieBWO) January 15, 2017