Espectrito Death

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Espectrito Death – Undisclosed Causes 1966-2016 (Age 49) Mini luchador, Mario Pérez Jiménez, died on January 23, 2016. He was 49. A cause of death has not been disclosed. Prior to landing in the WWF in the late 90s, Jiménez wrestled as Espectrito, spanish for “Little Ghost”. Espectrito saw success in Mexico, working the mini division (referred to as “Mini-Estrella”). He had a run in the EMLL promotion, before moving over to the newly formed AAA (Asistencia Asesoría y Administración). AAA was run by Antonio Peña, a former CMLL booker, and the same man responsible for creating the mini division in CMLL. Espectrito would become the first ever Mexican National Mini-Estrella Champion for AAA, defeating Mascarita Sagrada in 1995. WWF Run as Mini Vader / El Torito Similar to how the WWF brought in Smoky Mountain talent in ’93 for cross promotion, the WWF struck a similar deal with AAA

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