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Top Mexican wrestler dies following a heart attack hours after collapsing during a show

A top Mexican wrestler dies following a heart attack hours after collapsing during a show.

The World Wrestling Council (CMLL) revealed the tragic news.

TOP Mexican wrestler Toro Bill Jr dies following a suspected heart attack just hours after collapsing during a show, according to the World Wrestling Council (CMLL).

The 35-year-old was taken part in a show at Arena Puebla in Mexico on Monday, April 25.

A statement read: “CMLL joins the sorrow that overwhelms the fighting family due to the sensitive death of luchador Toro Bill Jr, who had an outstanding career in the Puebla Arena.

“We express our deepest condolences and solidarity to his family and friends for this irreparable loss.

“Rest in peace.”

The masked professional wrestler – known as luchadors in Mexico – was taking part in an event on April 25, however, he collapsed to the canvas during his in-ring presentation ahead of teaming with ‘Prayer’ during the night’s second fight against Asturiano and Millenium.

The luchador was stretchered from the arena but sadly died despite best efforts from the paramedics and doctors at the Puebla Arena who were seen using a defibrillator. His death occurred while the main event took place, as reported by elsoldepuebla.com.mx.

Despite this, his cause of death has not been confirmed by the CMLL or his family, as noted by the Sun.


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