If you are a fan of wrestling in the 90s, there is no how you would know Gene Okerlund aka Mean Gene.

The most recognisable interviewer in the sport has passed away according to World Wrestling Entertainment.

'WWE is saddened to learn that WWE Hall of Famer Gene Okerlund, the most recognizable interviewer in sports-entertainment history, has passed away,' the statement read. 

The cause of his death has not been disclosed yet.

Several wrestling stars have taken to their social media accounts to pay tributes to him.