lucha+libreRayo de Jalisco has died.

The lucha libre legend, real name Max Linares Moreno, passed away at the age of 85, his health had been deteriorating lately.

A member of the luchador community confirmed the news saying “Lamento confirmar el fallecimiento de uno de los más grandes ídolos de la lucha libre. Max Linares ‘Rayo de Jalisco’, mi más sentido pésame para mi compañero Rayo de Jalisco Jr. y para su familia.”

Rayo de Jalisco made his wrestling debut in 1950 and also went by the names Águila Negra, Dr. Curtis, Tony Curtis y El Rayo before choosing his final set name in 1958.

RIP.

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