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Silver King Passes Away At The Age Of 51

Lucha Libre Legend Silver King recently passed away at the age of 51. His passing was confirmed by Sexy Star & The Lucha Blog. Prior to Silver King’s passing, he was in a wrestling ring competing against Juventud Guerrera at The Roundhouse Theatre in North London for The Lucha Libre World Wrestling Promotion. After being on the mat for a significant amount of time, then not responding and having a defibrillator used on him, an ambulance was called and Silver King was taken to the hospital.

According to PWInsider, it was believed that Silver King had suffered a heart attack while competing in the ring. Silver King (real name: Cesar Cuauhtemoc Gonzalez Barron) debuted in Pro Wrestling in 1985 and has competed in promotions such as AAA, IWGR & CMLL. From 1997 to 2000, he was in WCW and was a member of The Latino World Order. Silver King also wrestled in NJPW as The Black Tiger character, which was later adopted by both Mark Rocco & Eddie Guerrero. Silver King was also in the wrestling film Nacho Libre as the masked wrestler in the gold outfit Ramses. Below are related posts on Silver King’s passing: