Announcer Dr. Alfonso Morales passed away on December 17 at the age of 71.
Morales had been fighting against kidney failure in the past years, which took him out of the public eye. In 2019 he was honored at the House of Representation of the Government of Michoacán in Mexico City
He is best known for his commentary work in CMLL and AAA. He is also one of the founders of Super Luchas magazine.
CMLL put out the following statement on his passing:
The World Wrestling Council joins the grief that the Lucha family has for the sensitive death of the legendary sports commentator Dr. Alfonso Morales, who became an emblematic voice that made history in this sport.
Rest in peace.
El Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre se une a la pena que embarga a la familia luchística por el sensible fallecimiento del legendario comentarista deportivo Dr. Alfonso Morales, quien se convirtió en una emblemática voz que marcó historia en este deporte.— Lucha Libre CMLL (@CMLL_OFICIAL) December 17, 2020
Descanse en paz. pic.twitter.com/YGlAGim1cB
Fightful would like to send its condolences to the family, friends, and fans of Dr. Alfonso Morales