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Old School WrestleMania Celebrity Regis Philbin Passes Away, Cause Of Death Revealed


• ON THIS DAY IN WWF HISTORY (July 25, 1992) – WWF Superstars of Wrestling

On this day in 1992, the World Wrestling Federation aired an episode of their weekly TV show ‘WWF Superstars of Wrestling’.

This episode was pre-taped at the Civic Center in Glens Falls, New York and featured matches & storyline segments on the road to the ‘WWF SummerSlam 1992’ PPV.

Here is the card:

Tatanka vs. Peter Motts

WWF Update

Shawn Michaels vs. Phil Apollo

A Vignette On Razor Ramon

SummerSlam Report

Nailz vs. Jason Speed

Interview w/ Randy Savage & Ultimate Warrior

The Beverly Brothers vs. Red Tyler/Chris Duffy

• Old School WrestleMania Celebrity Regis Philbin Passes Away, Cause Of Death Revealed

We are saddened to report that Regis Philbin has passed away at the age of 88. TMZ is reporting that he suffered a heart attack on Friday, at his home in New York.

His family issued the following statement to PEOPLE:

“We are deeply saddened to share that our beloved Regis Philbin passed away last night of natural causes, one month shy of his 89th birthday.

His family and friends are forever grateful for the time we got to spend with him — for his warmth, his legendary sense of humor, and his singular ability to make every day into something worth talking about.

We thank his fans and admirers for their incredible support over his 60-year career and ask for privacy as we mourn his loss.”

Not only was Philbin a legendary TV host, actor, and singer, but he was also an Old School WWF WrestleMania Celebrity. He interviewed The Undertaker backstage at WrestleMania VII, after The Deadman’s first-ever WrestleMania match.

You can watch it below:

Our thoughts are with Regis’ family, friends, & fans.

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