MEXICO CITY: A Mexican wrestling star Pedro Aguayo Ramirez known as Hijo del Perro Aguayo was out cold following a fatal blow in the ring on Friday night as fight continued nearly two minutes as he lay motionless on the mat.
The wrestler went limp on the ropes after a flying kick from one of his opponents, Oscar Gutierrez, known as Rey Misterio, Jr., hit his neck.
The team match continued for almost two minutes before the other participants and the referee realized Aguayo was seriously injured and tended to him, according to video shot in a municipal auditorium in Tijuana, Mexico.
The 35 year-old star wrestler was taken to the hospital and died around 1.30am Saturday
Aguayo, 35, had wrested for 20 years and was a decorated AAA star. He was the son of legendary lucha libre wrestler Pedro ‘Perro’ Aguayo.