Former WCW Wrestler, Lucha Libre Superstar and Nacho Libre Movie Actor Silver King Passes Way At 51! RIP.
Silver King passes away
WWE is saddened to learn that Lucha Libre legend and former WCW star Silver King has passed away at age 51.
A champion luchador in his native Mexico, Silver King, real name César Cuauhtémoc González Barrón, entertained audiences across the globe, and was a standout in WCW’s Cruiserweight division in the late ’90s. Outside the ring, he appeared under a mask as the villainous Ramses in the popular 2006 comedy “Nacho Libre.”
WWE extends its deepest condolences to Silver King’s family, friends and fans.
On behalf of IP team, I offer our condolences to the family, friends and fans of César Cuauhtémoc González Barrón.
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