LONDON – Suddenly he collapsed in the ring and never stood up again. Thus died Silver King , while thousands of spectators witnessed his end unconsciously. To send him to the mat would not have been a deadly hook of his adversary, but his heart: a heart attack, according to Mexican media, which left him no escape.
The tragedy was consummated during a match in London, where the Mexican wrestler , wearing a silvery mask, was facing his challenger Warrior Youth. While he was climbing up the court, inciting his audience to cheer for him, King fell to the ground. Some spectators said that initially it seemed that the scene was part of the show. But King remained on the ground despite the referee's efforts to revive him, and other people climbed into the ring to rescue him. The show was initially suspended, then the speaker asked the audience to leave the hall.
Cesar Barron , this is his real name, he was 51 years old and was considered a legend in his country. His father, better known as Dr. Wagner, had been a famous fighter of Lucha Libre, the Mexican free struggle, in the sixties. The same career was also undertaken by his son, who later became famous thanks to his participation in the US World Championship Wrestling wrestling league. King also appeared on the big screen alongside comedian Jack Black in the 2005 Super Nacho movie (Source Ansa).
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