Nelson Frazier passed away at the age of 43, reportedly from a heart attack, last night (Feb. 18, 2014), according to multiple reports. It's incredibly sad news and his friends and former co-workers within the pro wrestling industry have taken to social media to mourn his death and express their condolences.
Here are just a few:
Nelson Frazier/Big V has died.This really hurts!He was one of the good guys, and was always a great mentor and supportive. I Love U BigV RIP— Chris Masters (@ChrisMasters310) February 19, 2014
I am shocked & so sad. Mabel, Viscera, Big Daddy V (Nelson Frazier) passed away. He was a good friend. He just celebrated his 43Bday— Tommy Dreamer (@THETOMMYDREAMER) February 19, 2014
As I hear of the passing of my friend Nelson Frazier aka Viscera/Mabel/Big Daddy V, I'm seeing a montage of really good times. My Man, RIP!— MVP (@The305MVP) February 19, 2014
I'm going to put one in the air for my fallen colleague Big Vis. This shit always sucks but some suck more than others. Good night.— MVP (@The305MVP) February 19, 2014
Sorry to here about big v #rip— Kip sopp (@RealBillyGunn) February 19, 2014
Nelson Frazier, Jr passed away today at age of 42 apparently of a heart attack. He was Viscera, Big Daddy V & Mabel in @WWE RIP Big Fella— Jim Ross (@JRsBBQ) February 19, 2014
I hope it is not true. Nelson Frazier (Mabel/Big Daddy V) was as nice & kind as they come. My thoughts to his family. One of the good ones.— JakeSnakeDDT (@JakeSnakeDDT) February 19, 2014
Just heard about the sad passing of "Mabel"/"Big Daddy V" Nelson Frazier. Great, cool guy. My thoughts & prayers go out to him & his family.— Matt Hardy (@MATTHARDYBRAND) February 19, 2014
Saddened to hear of the passing of Big Daddy V, Viscera. I didn't know him well but liked him and thought he was straight up. #RIP— Lance Storm (@LanceStorm) February 19, 2014
RIP Nelson Frazier— Zack Ryder (@ZackRyder) February 19, 2014
Loved riding with & hanging out w Viscera..one of the nicest guys I've ever met. RIP http://t.co/0ek43QEQj5— Justin Roberts (@JustinRoberts) February 19, 2014
RIP Nelson you were a friend.— Kevin Nash (@RealKevinNash) February 19, 2014
Damn! Just heard the news Big V had passed on. Seriously one great man,always life of the party making others laugh.Will DEF be very missed!— Matt Morgan (@BPmattmorgan) February 19, 2014
So sad to hear about the lost of a Nelson Frazier, My condolences to his family, God Bless. pic.twitter.com/vZHtpWMkeQ— WWE R-Truth (@RonKillings) February 19, 2014
Very sorry to hear of the passing of Nelson Frazier"Viscera".A lovely man who always dressed and conducted himself like a real Pro.— William Regal (@RealKingRegal) February 19, 2014
R.I.P. to another brother I'll miss. Nelson Frazier- Viscera-Big Daddy V Your life was too short.— Rob Van Dam (@TherealRVD) February 19, 2014
Very sad to hear about the passing of Big Vis. Always very cool to me when I first started out. What a truly good dude.— Kofi Kingston (@TrueKofi) February 19, 2014
Sad to hear of the passing of Viscera. He was a good man, a huge character, and always fun to watch in the ring. He will be missed.— Ric Flair® (@RicFlairNatrBoy) February 19, 2014
We'll update this post as more comes in.
And, again, we at Cageside Seats extend our deepest condolences to Frazier's family.