Wrestler Silver King is dead
Eastenders star Jack Wood claimed that he witnessed the death of the wrestling star Silver King from the circus. Jack plays Max Branning in a long soap opera, tweeting that he saw the wrestler die when he sat with his family in a roundhouse in northwest London on Saturday night.
In an emotional social media post, he wrote: “What is shocking is that my family and I were in the front row of @roundhouseldn last night when the legend of the world’s silver king César Barrón was killed in the ring.
“Thinking and praying for his family and friends, sad #rip #silverking #roundhouse #luchalibra #nacholibra #cesarbarron”. The wrestler fell in the middle of the stage in front of the audience at Camden.
According to the promoters, the 51-year-old former World Championship Wrestler (WCW) performer suffered a suspected heart attack during the game. When the tragedy struck, Silver King performed with the former WWE heavyweight star Juventud Guerrera on “The Biggest Lucha Libre”. In the video posted by fans online, the wrestler saw his opponent seem to kick him aside as part of the show and then turned to win him.
He has never moved. The referee waited for about 90 seconds to check him, as his opponent unknowingly celebrated nearby and began timing.
Within a few moments, I saw medical staff rushing into the ring to help wrestlers. They performed cardiopulmonary resuscitation before entering the recovery position to save his life. The London Ambulance Service Center confirmed that the nursing staff and the two ambulances arrived five minutes after being called at 10:21 pm, but the wrestlers had a tragic death at the scene.
Roundhouse said it is investigating the death of a wrestler, but the Scotland Yard has confirmed that death is considered “non-suspicious.”
A spokesman for the Camden Committee said: “We will investigate the situation related to this incident from Monday.”
It is understood that officials will review health and safety issues as well as permits. A WWE statement said: “WWE regrets that Lucha Libre’s legend and former WCW star Silver King have passed away at the age of 51. “His hometown Mexico’s champion Luchador, silver king, real name CésarCuauhtémoc González Barrón, provides entertainment to the audience on a global scale and stood out in the heavyweight division of WCW in the late 1990s. Outside the ring, he appeared under the mask as 2006. The villain Ramses in the popular comedy “Nacho Libre”.
“WWE expresses its deepest condolences to Silver King’s family, friends, and fans.”