Mexico City.- Mexican wrestling has been badly hit during the COVID-19 pandemic. This Tuesday the death of the fighter Ice Killer was reported, who was famous for his time at AAA in the 90s.
The fighter who started as the Scoundrel was hospitalized with his wife a few weeks ago after presenting problems with the disease. Unfortunately the fighter lost the battle and passed away at the age of 60.
The last time he was seen in public was on March 7, when he attended the Halcón magazine awards ceremony. A few days later, he began to feel bad around his wife.
Ice Killer is remembered for his time at Lucha Libre AAA, where he took the character from the hands of Antonio Peña, and with whom he gained fame, being a rude remembered.
The disease is the second time that it has hit the so-called “Cold Family”, because only in January the Scoundrel II, Ice Killer’s brother, died.
In addition, more than 100 fighters died in 2020, a scandalous number, although not all were due to the disease caused by the coronavirus; however, to date, many of the families have refused to mention the cause of death.
In 2021 there have been about 40 deaths, some of them reported by COVID-19. Among the names that are most remembered are Anibal Jr., Mákina Asesina, Coco Verde, Climax III and Ovett among others, as well as several relatives of other fighters. Even dozens of Mexican gladiators have suffered from the disease as they themselves have commented.