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The W - Pro Wrestling - Silver King (1968-2019)
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#1 Posted on | Instant Rating: 2.92
Mexican luchadore Silver King, perhaps best known for his stint with World Championship Wrestling from 1997-2000, and for playing the villain in Nacho Libre, has died aged 51, after suffering heart complications during a match.

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The story I read makes it sound horrible for all involved.
It's my understanding he collapsed while going for a pin (on Juventud Guerrera) who then had to try his best to kick out of a pin by a 'sandbagging' guy. Juvi got up, tried to continue and only after a few seconds did people realize something was wrong....Tragic.

I mostly know Silver King as the guy from WCW and I was told by Tenay to NOT be fooled by his stocky physique.
From what I remember he was a good solid wrestler. From what I see now he was a great talent. Never realised Dr.Wagner was his father and Wagner Jr his brother.

Rest in Peace, Silver King.
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Since: 11.2.03
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#3 Posted on | Instant Rating: 7.53
    Originally posted by dMp
    The story I read makes it sound horrible for all involved.
    It's my understanding he collapsed while going for a pin (on Juventud Guerrera) who then had to try his best to kick out of a pin by a 'sandbagging' guy. Juvi got up, tried to continue and only after a few seconds did people realize something was wrong....Tragic.




I've watched the clip, and it appears that Silver King has his attack moments AFTER Juvi kicks out. The kick-out looks totally normal, SK is above him, then he freezes up and slowly his head starts to lower.

I don't know if those details are important. Tragic indeed in any event.
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I watched too. Sad clip. Why the ref wasnt more proactive is a mystery to me. The guy wasn't moving at all.
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Since: 11.5.03
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#5 Posted on | Instant Rating: 5.97
The video is really disturbing to watch as he lays there motionless and nobody does anything and the only concern is finishing the match.
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