Former WWE Superstar Viscera Passes Away at Age 43

Nelson Frazier Jr., also known by his ring names Mable, Viscera, and Big Daddy V, has passed away. He was 43. His manager confirmed via Facebook and Twitter that he passed away of a massive heart attack.

Throughout his life, Nelson Franzier Jr. has worked for WWE, TNA, and All Japan Pro Wrestling, among other wrestling circuits. In WWE, he was a one time Hardcore champion and a one time World Tag Team Champion, holding the title with his partner Mo.

WWE issued the following statement, which can be found here:

WWE is saddened by the news that Nelson Frazier Jr., aka Big Daddy V and Mabel, has passed away. A larger-than-life Superstar, Frazier was a former World Tag Team Champion, Hardcore Champion and the 1995 King of the Ring.

As the dark, formidable Viscera, he was also a member of Undertaker’s faction, The Ministry of Darkness. Frazier’s colorful personality made him a memorable competitor throughout the Attitude Era.

Our deepest condolences go out to Frazier’s family, friends and fans.


Rest in peace Viscera, you were a very entertaining personality and will be dearly missed.