ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. In a statement following his death, Lucha Libre AAA Worldwide paid tribute to the 54-year-old who had been a part of the promotion since 1995. Popular Mexican wrestler La Parka has died, months after a traumatic injury suffered during an in-ring stunt that left him paralyzed, according to the Los Angeles Times.He was 54. "In his hands he held the Triplemania Cup, the Antonio Pena Cup, the masks of Cibernetico, Gigante Drako, Halcon Dorado Jr., and Muerte Cibernetica, as well as being the most frequent winner of the King of Kings tournament. The impact caused him to lose consciousness, with medical staff immediately tending to the stricken wrestler inside the venue before he was later transferred to the nearby Hospital Oca. ", She continued: "I have lost so many people in the last 5 years in Lucha Libre and my life. The AAA (Lucha Libre AAA Worldwide) star is thought to have attempted to leap out of the ring in a move that is known as a 'suicide dive'. However, WWE Superstar Hurricane Helms was quick to point out that - although this remains a tragic incident - the La Parka who has died is not the same as the World Championship Wrestling star La Parka, who now wrestles as L.A. Park. The "La Parka" character was originally created by wrestler Adolfo Margarito Tapia Ibarra ... who wrestled in WCW and now goes by the name of "L.A. Mexican wrestler 'La Parka' has died at the age of 54, two months after sustaining serious injuries after suffering a horror fall during a show. 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Mexican wrestler La Parka -- a superstar in Lucha Libre AAA -- died on Saturday ... a little more than 2 months after he suffered a severe injury during an October wrestling match. "CMDX, January 11, 2020 - Lucha Libre AAA Worldwide is in mourning. Helms wrestled in WCW with the other La Parka, but was keen to make the distinction when asked about the death. Jesus Alfonso Huerta Escoboza died over the weekend after his lungs and kidneys failed just months after he fractured his neck in a horror accident during a Mexican show, Our free email newsletter sends you the biggest headlines from news, sport and showbiz. The high-flying athlete was thought to have been moved out of the hospital and into care at his home about a month ago. Adolfo Tapia is part of an extended wrestling family that beyond himself also includes his brother Eustacio Jiménez Ibarra, who wrestled as El Hijo de Cien Caras (“The son of Cien Caras”) before his death on 29 November 2010, as well as his son who wrestles as El Hijo de L.A. Park (“The son of L.A. Park… Footage of the incident showed La Parka launching himself from inside the ring to out of it in a bid to tackle a rival. The wrestler was taking part in a match at Kaoz Lucha Libre's 64 Anniversary Coliseum event in Monterrey, Mexico, at the time of his accident last October. Instead, Huerta was instead put on to a collision course with a protective barrier that separated the competitors from the watching crowd. La Parka, known for wrestling while wearing intricate costumes and masks, died Saturday at 54, Lucha Libre AAA announced. announced Escoboza Huerta passed away after his lungs and kidneys failed. Police Scotland said that at around 11.50am on Thursday the body of a man was found near to Meall Garbh in the Glenlyon area, Keir Starmer vows to root anti-Semitism out of the Labour Party after damning report, The Labour Party leader immediately suspended Jeremy Corbyn when his ­predecessor refused to accept all the findings by the Equality and Human Rights Commission’s investigations. But ending it with this news is just heartbreaking. Today, Saturday, January 11, 2020, in his native Hermosillo, Sonora. Waiting for your permission to load the comments. Today, January 11, his lungs and kidney definitely failed. Sometimes they’ll include recommendations for other related newsletters or services we offer. La Parka Family. ", Tom Wood is a LADbible journalist and Twin Peaks enthusiast. Park.". R.I.P. However, at the crucial moment, his feet became caught on the ropes, leaving him crashing down on a mat outside the ring before he was then rushed to hospital after leaving the performance area on a stretcher. © 2020 EHM PRODUCTIONS,INC. He famously won championships in the Triplemanía Cup and Antonio Peña Cup ... in addition to winning the King of Kings event that's annually put on by Lucha Libre AAA Worldwide. Since the news broke, tributes from around the world of wrestling have been pouring in. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED, Download the TMZ App on the Apple App Store, Download the TMZ App on the Google Play Store. He was 54 years old. ©2020 EHM PRODUCTIONS,INC. Get TMZ breaking news sent right to your browser! Jesus Alfonso Huerta Escoboza, died surrounded by his family and loved ones. According to his French teacher, at the weekends he mostly likes to play football and go to the park with his brother. explains more about how we use your data, and your rights. It seemed that La Parka was making headway on a long road to recovery. La Parka -- aka Jesus Alfonso Escoboza Huerta -- did a leaping dive through the ropes at an opponent in Monterey, Mexico ... but tragically hit his head on a guard rail before falling to the ground. Despite having a career in football cut short by a chronic lack of talent, he managed to obtain degrees from both the University of London and Salford. Still tragic for his family and friends. Wrestling star La Parka has died at the age of 54 after an acrobatic in-ring move went horrifically wrong last year. @media (max-width:767px){.css-4n1las{display:none;}}More Like This@media (min-width:768px){.css-1s8mc50{display:none;}}More Like This. The now-WWE wrestler wrote: "Yes, and it's terrible news, but it needs to be said that this isn't the 'WCW' La Parka that I knew. "In Lucha Libre AAA Worldwide, we share in the grief felt by the wrestling family upon the sudden death of Jesus Alfonso Huerta Escoboza, who brought life to the persona of "LA PARKA" (1966-2020), idol and legend of Mexican lucha libre. Mexican Wrestler La Parka Dead After Injuries Suffered In Ring Accident. Prayers for strength for his family. "Originally from Hermosillo, Sonora, Jesus Alfonso Huerta Escoboza toured Mexico and the world under the mask of La Parka with the Caravan Estelera AAA for more than 20 years, reaching the level of the crowd idol and worldwide lucha libre legend. ", When you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters. According to the AAA statement, La Parka - who was really called Jesus Alfonso Escoboza Huerta - died of lung and kidney failure. This hits hard.". Our. The Lucha Libre AAA Worldwide wrestler was competing on a show that was being held at the 67th Anniversary of the Monterrey Coliseum in Mexico City. 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