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Perro Aguayo Jr. Dead: Fans & Wrestling Stars Mourn His Death

Sat, March 21, 2015 2:56pm EDT by Avery Thompson Add first Comment

After hearing the news of Perro’s tragic and sudden death, fans and wrestling celebs are flocking to Twitter to grieve the loss of their beloved Perro.

Perro Aguayo Jr. passed away on March 21 after a terrible in-ring accident at a Tijuana wrestling match. He was just 35 years old. Upon hearing the devastating news, wrestling stars like Billy Kidman, Sami Zayn, as well as countless fans mourned Perro’s death on Twitter. Perro will be so missed.

Perro Aguayo Jr. Died: Fans Mourn His Death On Twitter

During the match, Perro was struck by Rey Mysterio Jraccording to reports. He hit the ring ropes and fell unconscious. Perro was taken to a hospital but was pronounced dead. After news of his death broke, the hashtag “RIPPerro” began trending on Twitter. Here’s how Perro’s friends and fans are paying tribute to him:

The cause of Perro’s death has not been revealed. However, the The Wrestling Observer is reporting that Perro died from cervical spine trauma after snapping his neck on the ring ropes. 

A video showing the terrible accident has been released. WARNING: The contents of the video are disturbing.

Our thoughts and prayers remain with Perro’s family and friends during this difficult time.

— Avery Thompson