Tragedy struck the wrestling world when Pedro Aguayo Ramírez a.k.a. Perro Aguayo Jr. died from injuries sustained in a match on Friday, March 20, in Tijuana, Mexico.
In a bout that featured former WWE star Rey Mysterio, Ramirez was dropkicked to set up Mysterio’s signature “619” move. Ramirez hit the ropes at an awkward angle and suffered cervical spine trauma, according to IGN. While he lay unconscious along the ropes two of the other three wrestlers checked on him briefly, but continued the match.
Ramirez was rushed to the hospital following the match. He never regained consciousness and died Saturday morning, March 21. Ramirez was 35-years old