CMLL Wrestler Ares El Guerrero Dies At Age 50

Mexican wrestler Ares El Guerrero has died at the age of 50.

Born José Francisco González López, Ares was a staple on CMLL's weekly shows for years, wrestling for more than 30 years. Although his in-ring activity has decreased in recent years, his most recent match actually took place in February on a CMLL show. 

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The announcement was first made by the Municipal Commission of Boxing and Lucha Libre of Puebla. Below is the official announcement, translated to English:

The wrestling family of Puebla is in mourning!

With profound sadness, the Municipal Commission of Boxing and Lucha Libre of Puebla is here to inform about the death of José Francisco González López, better known as Ares El Guerrero

We send our deep and sincere condolences...

May he Rest In Peace!

CMLL has also commented on the news, confirming the death and expressing deep sorrow. Below is the CMLL statement, translated to English:

CMLL joins in the sorrow that has hit the wrestling family for the passing of José Francisco González López, better known as "Ares," who had a distinguished career in the history of this sport in the city of Puebla.

Fightful sends its condolences to his family and loved ones.

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