Sean O’Haire Dead: Former WCW and WWE Wrestler Dies at 43

Sean O'Haire
Sean O'Haire 

Former World Championship Wrestling and World Wrestling Entertainment wrestler Sean O'Haire was found dead on Tuesday, Sept. 9, in his South Carolina home, TMZ reports. O'haire was 43 years old.

The cause of death is currently unknown, but no foul play is suspected, the site reports. 

The wrestling pro, whose real name was Sean Haire, made his debut on an episode of WCW Nitro in 2000, where he became a three-time WCW Tag Team Champion paired with Mark Jindrak and Chuck Palumbo. Following WWE's purchase of WCW, O'Haire went on to compete with Palumbo on Smackdown; the duo was known as "The Alliance."

Following his wrestling career, O'Haire started kickboxing before transiting into MMA in September 2004, making him the first major WWE star to crossover into MMA. O'Haire later became a hairstylist. 

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