Pedro Morales Death – Parkinson’s Disease
1942-2019 (Age 76)
WWE has confirmed the death of Pedro Morales. He was 76.
Pedro Morales had a storied career in the wrestling world, dating all the way back to 1959.
Morales most notably spent time with the WWE (then, WWWF) from 1970-1975, before returning again in the early 80s. Morales was the first “triple crown” winner with the company – successfully capturing heavyweight, intercontinental, and tag team gold.
In between his WWE runs, Pedro Morales bounced around the territories, including runs with the AWA and Championship Wrestling from Florida.
Morales was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 1995.
According to The New York Times, Pedro Morales had been battling Parkinson’s disease.
Several other notable wrestling stars have passed in 2019 including King Kong Bundy and on-screen personality Mean Gene Okerlund.
Our condolences to the friends and family of Pedro Morales.