Longtime CMLL ring announcer Armando Gaytan has died. He was 76.
Gaytan, also known as "Mucha Crema," was the signature voice of CMLL for years and was a beloved figure from lucha libre fans. The promotion announced his passing on social media but no cause of death was announced.
"CMLL joins the pain suffered by the family of Mr. Armando Gaytan, better known as "Mucha Crema," who was a ring announcer and for various years, was adorning various roles of this organization with his grand style," CMLL wrote on social media.
DESCANSE EN PAZ, ARMANDO GAYTAN— Lucha Libre CMLL (@CMLL_OFICIAL) August 20, 2020
El CMLL se une a la pena que embarga a la familia del Sr. Armando Gaytan, mejor conocido como "Mucha Crema" quien fungió como anunciador durante varios años engalanando con su gran estilo las diversas funciones de esta organización. pic.twitter.com/amrEApVQ5F
Cinta De Oro, who wrestled in WWE as Sin Cara, went to Twitter to express his grief upon hearing the news.
RIP to Gaytan and Fightful sends it condolences to his family, friends and loved ones.