El Hijo del Perro Aguayo (whose real name was Pedro Aguayo Ramírez) has died due to injuries suffered during a match at a show in Tijuana, Mexico on Friday night.
The bout saw Aguayo Jr. tag with Manik (TJ Perkins from TNA Wrestling) against Rey Mysterio & Xtreme Tiger (Tigre Uno from TNA).
According to El-Mexicano.com, El Hijo del Perro Aguayo was pronounced dead at 1 AM Saturday morning due to whiplash.
AAA issued the following statement in Spanish:
Below is the English translation:
The grief overwhelms our hearts again. Rest in peace , Son of Perro Aguayo.
ZETA originally covered the story at this link, where they documented the moments after the injury with photos from the event. They originally reported El Hijo del Perro Aguayo was stable but later confirmed that he died.
The injury first occurred after a dropkick from Mysterio onto Aguayo Jr, which was to set him up for the 619 finisher. Video of the injury is online at this link or embedded in the video below (injury at 6:20 mark):
As seen in video of the injury, El Hijo del Perro Aguayo took a dropkick from Mysterio, hit the middle rope and stopped moving.
Mysterio spoke to crowd as Aguayo Jr. was receiving treatment at ringside and led a chant for him.
Aguayo Jr. was transported to Hospital del Prado where he was later pronounced dead.
Manik Tweeted this:
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