Tristen Nash dead at 26: Tributes paid to son of WWE legend Kevin as family asks for privacy following tragic news | The Sun

TRISTEN NASH has tragically died at the age of 26.

He was the son of WWE legend Kevin Nash, a five-time world champion.

Tristen sadly passed away this week, with no cause of death given.

And a statement was released through Sean Ross Sapp on Thursday requesting Hart's family be given privacy.

It read: "On behalf of Kevin and Tamara Nash, I have to unfortunately report that their son Tristen Nash has tragically passed away at the age of 26.

"Tristen recently started working on Kevin's new podcast and the two enjoyed their time together.


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"The Nash family asks if you could please respect their privacy during this time. "

The news comes just months after Nash lost his best friend Scott Hall.

Tributes were paid online to Tristen, with pro wrestler Ryback saying: "Sending as much love as possible to Kevin Nash and family. I'm sorry."

Wrestling coach Donny Cage tweeted: "Thoughts go out to Kevin Nash and his family. No father should have to bury their son. Heartbreaking."

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And Sean Waltman, aka XPac, added: "My heart is in a million pieces thinking about what one of my best friends in life is going through.

"I love you for life, Kev."

Nash's loss comes days after the passing of Humberto Garza Sr at the age of 85.

A Lucha Libre legend, he was the grandfather of WWE tag team Los Lotharios – comprised of Angel and Humberto.

Billed as a "leader" in Mexico's wrestling community, he grappled in the EMLL for 20 years between the 1950s and 1970s.

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The WWE paid tribute online, saying: "WWE is saddened to learn of the passing of Humberto Garza Sr.

"WWE offers its heartfelt condolences to the family, friends and fans of Humberto Garza Sr."

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