Perro Aguayo Jr dies During Wrestling Match: Rey Mysterio Responds On Twitter Posted by Chris Tyler | Mar 22, 2015 | Entertainment | 6 | Share this:TweetShare on TumblrEmail Related Share: Rate:
While the video is hard to watch, most likely he suffered a Basilar Skull Fracture, based on the evidence of blood in the eyes, which is visible on the Youtube footage. It’s hard to believe that a simple case of taking a bump wrong could kill somebody due to whiplash. However that is apparently what happened. Let me be clear, Rey Mysterio didn’t kill anybody. Pedro took a bump wrong, and caused his own injury in a freak accident. Rey Mysterio has been doing that spot for well over 10 years now. Perhaps due to how little time they had been working together again caused Pedro to take the bump wrong. We will ultimately never know for sure.
However even if the initial injury was survivable, Konnan shaking the every loving **** out of him was not. His head flopped all over the place. With an existing neck injury plus the additional trauma, this is a prime example of how NOT to treat someone who has experienced neck trauma.
He was obviously unconscious as indicated by his partner’s reaction who communicated his concern to the referee (you can see that on the video). At that point the referee should have stopped the match and gotten the injured wrestler immediate medical assistance. The wrestler who put him in this condition is not responsible; this was a mishap. The organization should be held responsible for this man’s death. The organization should also be tried for negligence for not having qualified medical personnel and equipment on hand during the event. The poor guy was carried out on a table for God’s sake!
Perro was supposed to stay kneeling on the second rope and take a 619 from Mysterio. He was clearly set up for it initially, but Mysterio stopped because he realized the guy was hurt, so he did it to his partner instead. Plus when guys are selling, they’re obviously still able to talk. Konnan didn’t even go over there until Mysterio and Perro’s tag team partner were clearly worried about him. He knew he was unconscious, he just thought violently shaking him was a good idea. Unfortunately.
It appears after watching the video on utube that at 2:39 that this young man’s right arm moves from underneath him beside his chest and places his hand next to his head. His body was being moved initially from being shaken, but as he was being guarded by his partner look and watch his right hand and shoulder move with the palm of the right hand being picked up (see elbow go up by himself) and then places his hand by his face. None of this looks good regardless…sad.
Rey didn’t even touch him with the 619. Watch the video before posting something horrible. I really can’t put my finger on it because when I watched the video, it didn’t look like his neck hit the ropes with Rey’s flying kick. In the video, both arms was on the ropes where you have to wonder his he died before the flying kick. It could be one of those things where a process of stunts happening could have killed him. There was nothing Rey did that was aggressive that could kill him. In the reality of pro wrestling, a stunt gone wrong can end in death or serious injury.
This incident is so bizarre and much of the reporting is flat-out wrong. Mysterio never hit him with the 619, in fact it’s clear from the video that he already knew something was terribly wrong before he set up the 619, and he swung his legs/feet over Aguayo’s head. It started with the flying head-scissors and Aguayo awkwardly flinging himself outside the ring. He was wobbly coming back into the ring and the dropkick + fall to the ropes was just the last part of a chain reaction.