UNCASVILLE, CT - AUGUST 3: Actor Jeremy Piven guest hosts WWE's "Monday Night Raw" at Mohegan Sun on August 3, 2009 in Uncasville, Connecticut. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

WWE Legend Pat Patterson passed away on December 2.  He was the first ever intercontinental champion and the creator of the Royal Rumble match.  Patterson was inducted into the hall of fame in 1996.  He was known as Vince McMahon’s right hand man and an architect in the WWE helping make it become a global phenomenon.

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