Tue, 26 Apr 2022 15:14:53 +0000
MEXICAN wrestler Toro Bill Jr has died from a heart attack aged 35 – just hours after he performed in a show.
The wrestling star had put on a thrilling performance for fans at the Arena Puebla in Mexico on Monday.Mexican wrestler Toro Bill Jr has died following a heart attack aged 35[/caption] Toro Bill Jr was a popular Mexican luchador and passed away shortly after performing in a show on Monday[/caption]
But the World Wrestling Council (CMLL) shared the shocking news of his passing earlier on Tuesday.
A statement read: “CMLL joins the sorrow that overwhelms the fighting family due to the sensitive death 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.”
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Toro Bill Jr was a popular fighter on the luchador circuit in Puebla State and was involved in numerous bouts at the Lucha Libre Arena where he reportedly suffered a heart attack on Monday.
He took part in the second fight of the night, with reports claiming he died following a heart attack just hours later.
However, his cause of death has not been confirmed by the CMLL or his family.
Alongside Rey Apocalipsis, Toro Bill Jr was best known as a member of the duo “Batallon de la Muerte” – which translates into English as the “Death Battalion”.
Wrestling fans were quick to pay tribute to the luchador on social media, with one tweeting: “Have a good trip brother!
“Thank you for giving us emotion and making your fights something unique!
“Rest in peace.”
It is unclear if he had any underlying conditions or had recently undergone any medical treatments.