Mexican wrestling star Perro Aguayo Jr., 35, dies after collapsing during match
Tragedy struck Friday night in Tijuana as one of the biggest stars in pro wrestling in Mexico Perro Aguayo Jr. passed away after collapsing against the ropes during a match.
According to Wrestlingobsever.com:
Aguayo comes from a wrestling family. He began his career as a teen and was the AAA group’s top heel (villain). He has been a top star for nearly two decades.
The belief was Aguayo Jr. suffered a concussion and would be fine, but he died shortly after in a Tijuana hospital.
There is video of the match and it could be disturbing to some viewers.
And Twitter reacted to the tragedy.
Out industry has lost a great performer. I never met him but I have the utmost respect for his work. RIP Perro Aguayo Jr.
— Damien Sandow (@TheDamienSandow) March 21, 2015
My heart goes out to Perro Aguayo Jr. and his loved ones! May God Bless!
— Rowdy Roddy Piper (@R_Roddy_Piper) March 21, 2015
For a Warrior there is no greater honor than to die in the battlefield, R.I.P Pedro Aguayo Jr
— ToTo088 (@ToTo088) March 21, 2015
— l@U®@ (@laurafloresg04) March 21, 2015
So sad to hear about Pedro Aguayo Jr.
— Iann Robinson (@iannrobinson) March 21, 2015
Enterándome de la muerte de una leyenda… Descansa en paz Pedro Aguayo Ramírez, Hijo del Perro Aguayo pic.twitter.com/tXOTfbmPO9
— MXDF (@mx_df) March 21, 2015
Prayers and condolences going out to the family of AAA wrestler Pedro Aguayo Ramírez, who wrestles as El Hijo del Perro Aguayo.
— myk (@taga025) March 21, 2015
Deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Perro Aguayo Jr. I am completely shocked. A terrible wrestling tragedy. #RIPPerro
— Sami Zayn (@iLikeSamiZayn) March 21, 2015
RIP THE PERRO AGUAYO JR. AND ALL HIS FAMILY GOD BLESS THEM FOREVER
— The Iron Sheik (@the_ironsheik) March 21, 2015
Saddened to hear of the passing of Perro Aguayo Jr. My thoughts and prayers are with his family and loved ones. #RIPPerro
— Nattie (@NatbyNature) March 21, 2015
Just heard about the sad news of the tragic & untimely passing of Perro Aguayo Jr. My thoughts & prayers go out to his family. #RIPPerro
— Matt Hardy (@MATTHARDYBRAND) March 21, 2015
— Ted DiBiase (@MDMTedDiBiase) March 21, 2015