Luchador Wrestler Principe Aéreo Dead At Age 26 After Collapsing Mid-Match (VIDEO)
The wrestling world is in mourning this week after the tragic news of a young wrestler dying.
Principe Aéreo, who is a wrestling star in Mexico, dies at just age 26 after video showed him collapsing in the ring during a match over the weekend.
Saturday at Arena San Juan Pantitlan in Mexico City — Principe Aéreo took two slaps to the chest and a kick to the stomach when he suddenly fainted onto the mat. His opponent and the in-ring ref immediately knew something was very wrong as medical personnel came out to rush him to the nearest hospital.
MasLucha.com says an official medical report revealed the wrestler suffered a “ruptured middle cerebral artery.”
Other wrestling events in Mexico held moments of applause to honor Salazar: