Ronda Rousey, others mourn the loss of wrestling star Hana Kimura

Hana Kimura (Photo by Etsuo Hara/Getty Images)
Hana Kimura (Photo by Etsuo Hara/Getty Images) /

Ronda Rousey, others mourn wrestling star Hana Kimura.

It’s been less than 24 hours since the news of Hana Kimura’s passing hit the internet and fans and wrestling professionals from around the world have come together to mourn the loss of such a young talent.

The news broke via Twitter.

“Stardom fans, We are very sorry to report that our Hana Kimura has passed away. Please be respectful and allow some time for things to process, and keep your thoughts and prayers with her family and friends. We appreciate your support during this difficult time,” the tweet said.

Kimura was a Japanese wrestler and Netflix star who made her professional wrestling debut in March 2016. She was also known for her appearance in the Netflix show Terrace House a reality dating show set in Tokyo, Japan.

On Saturday morning WWE and UFC star, Ronda Rousey, offered her condolences to Kimura.

“To Hana Kimura and her family, I am so incredibly sorry for your loss.,” Rousey wrote. “There are no words that could possibly heal this wound… Rest In Peace Hana Kimura… If anyone reading this is suffering, know there are resources available to help. If you need someone to talk to on the phone call this number 1-800-273-8255 if you would prefer texting, Text HOME to 741741 to connect with a Crisis Counselor.”

Other wrestlers joined in the tribute as well.

Fans mourn the death of Hana Kimura

This is the second devastating loss for the wrestling world this week. Former WWE wrestler Shad Gaspard was killed earlier this week when he was swimming in the ocean and caught in a riptide.

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