Here's your fight-size update for the morning of January 12, 2020:
- Below are reactions from the pro wrestling world to the unfortunate passing of La Parka.
I have lost so many people in the last 5 years in Lucha Libre and my life. This hits hard. Que en paz descanza La Parka. @Parka_AAA ------— Wera Loca (@TheTayaValkyrie) January 12, 2020
I had the opportunity to wrestle— Tommy Dreamer (@THETOMMYDREAMER) January 12, 2020
La Parka in Mexico City
Very sad news in professional wrestling
Prayers for strength for his family pic.twitter.com/Vqml49psVG
RIP La Parka from AAA --— Salina de la Renta (@salinadelarenta) January 12, 2020
Would like to clarify @laparktapia is still with us, I’ve had a few people message me. I thank you for your messages, my condolences to everyone. He will be missed.
Yes, and it’s terrible news, but it needs to be said that this isn’t the “WCW” La Parka that I knew. It was a different guy. Still tragic for his family and friends. https://t.co/pJOyMD0Hww— Hurricane Helms (@ShaneHelmsCom) January 12, 2020
The National Wrestling Alliance sends its deepest sympathies to the friends, family and fans of the wrestling legend La Parka. pic.twitter.com/6QKncM0NlE— NWA (@nwa) January 12, 2020
Condolences to the family, friends & fans of Lucha Legend La Parka. #LaParkaAAA --— TAZ (@OfficialTAZ) January 12, 2020
FYI- this is not the “chairman of WCW” La Parka (he still wrestles but as La Park)
We are saddened to learn that La Parka has passed away. Our thoughts are with his family and friends. pic.twitter.com/FTQnhpCeX4— All Elite Wrestling (@AEWrestling) January 12, 2020
This are terrible news. My heart goes to his family and friends------— Thunder Rosa (@thunderrosa22) January 12, 2020
This are the dangers of wrestling. La Parka died doing something that he love and he risked everything for it.
Respect our sport. THERE IS NOTHING FAKE ABOUT IT! #RIPLaparka https://t.co/k0tS6RbfUK
Con infinita tristeza en el corazón decimos adiós a un ídolo de la lucha libre mexicana y referente único de @luchalibreaaa— Marisela Peña (@MPenaAAA) January 12, 2020
Toda la familia luchística nos unimos para levantar una oración en nombre de Jesús Alfonso Escoboza Huerta, LA PARKA.
Descanse en paz. pic.twitter.com/y9OVAM6XJX
- Alex Shelley shares his thoughts on wrestling alongside KUSHIDA in WWE.
Broke down on the highway post @WWENXT in Warren, OH, studying for my CSCS exam, looking up chords to @TogetherPangea songs, reading Scott Pilgrim books. Not even mad. The high I experienced this weekend was immeasurable. Thank you, NXT, Kushi, everyone.— @Lx$ (@fakekinkade) January 12, 2020
@KUSHIDA_0904, love you bro.— @Lx$ (@fakekinkade) January 12, 2020
- A reminder of the matches for today's NXT UK TakeOver: Blackpool II.
- NXT UK Championship: WALTER (c) vs. Joe Coffey
- NXT UK Women's Championship: Kay Lee Ray (c) vs. Piper Niven vs. Toni Storm
- NXT UK Tag Team Championships - Ladder Match: Mark Coffey & Wolfgang (c) vs. Marcel Barthel & Fabian Aichner vs. The Grizzled Young Veterans (James Drake and Zack Gibson) vs. Mark Andrews & Flash Morgan Webster
- Tyler Bate vs. Jordan Devlin
- Trent Seven vs. Eddie Dennis
- Asuka goes to a Japanese game center in her latest video.
- Several episodes of the old "Dirt Sheet" episodes that Miz and John Morrison used to do can be seen on WWE's YouTube channel.
Great to join together the magic of cinema and the magic of @WWE together today at the #DolittleMovie premiere. U can C it in theaters THIS Friday! @RobertDowneyJr @WWERollins @BeckyLynchWWE pic.twitter.com/8gldSVzlMq— John Cena (@JohnCena) January 11, 2020
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- A reminder that Chris Jericho is auctioning off the t-shirt that he wore at Wrestle Kingdom 14 to help aid in the relief efforts for the massive wildfires in Australia. You can bid on the auction here, with the highest bid being AU $4,050.00 as of this writing.
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