The following was just posted on WWE.com:

John “Earthquake” Tenta passed away this morning at the age of 42 after a lengthy battle with bladder cancer. Tenta is survived by his wife and three kids.

On behalf of everyone here at this site, we want to send out condolences to the family and friends of Tenta. Tenta had been posting journals on his website the last several months and was truly a good kind hearted caring man. He’ll be missed.