Jimmy Snuka: “WWE Legend” Has Surgery For Stomach Cancer; Wife Carole Reveals

Jimmy Snuka : WWE Legend Has Surgery For Stomach Cancer

Jimmy Snuka’s wife Carol recently revealed to Bill Apter of 1wrestling.com that Snuka has been diagnosed with stomach cancer.

According to his wife Carol, doctors told Jimmy that the surgery was a complete success, but that he has a long way to go. She says that he’s not done yet, he will be back and visiting with fans again as soon as he is ready to go.

During the interview that Carol had with Apter, she passed along a message from Snuka with regards to the death of his good friend Piper. Snuka said that Roddy always gave 100% and that he loves him. They were a part of a famous angle when Piper struck Snuka with a coconut to the head and Snuka took a huge bump off that.

That moment is one of the most famous in both men’s career and also His daughter Tamina is currently involved in WWE’s main diva storyline in a stable with Sasha Banks and Naomi as they deal with Team Bella (Nikki, Brie & Alicia Fox) and the trio of Paige, Charlotte & Becky Lynch.

Jimmy Snuka is 72 years old and was inducted in WWE’s Hall of Fame in 1996.