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The W - Pro Wrestling - Hector Garza (1969-2013)
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Hector Garza passed away Sunday due to lung cancer (or complications from it.) He's 43.

He'd been a smoker. They found the cancer last fall and it was pretty far along. It's still so quick - he is/was national heavyweight championship and there are current AAA storylines that clearly had been designed with Garza as part of it. It's very sad.

I have a semi-coherent obit on my blog. It may get better later on.

{ I think that link should be http://www.thecubsfan.com/cmll/?p=27503 - Ed. }

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Garza was one of my favorite WCW luchadores in '97/'98 or thereabouts; that corkscrew plancha from the top rope onto the floor (hitting several other wrestlers on the way down) was always a highlight of Nitro, in my opinion.

RIP.



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