Chris Jericho posted an emotional tribute to CMLL owner Paco Alonso, who has passed away at age 67.
Jericho spoke on how Alonso believed in him, and helped him get a break in the infancy of his career in Mexico.
Paco Alonso was regarded as one of Mexico’s most prodiment wrestling promotors. The third generation promotor was the grandson of company founder Salvador Lutteroth.
CMLL shared the following message on social media today.
⚫ HASTA SIEMPRE SR. FRANCISCO ALONSO LUTTEROTH ⚫
Con profunda pena, informamos el deceso del Sr. Francisco Alonso Lutteroth, Presidente del Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre ocurrido el Sábado 6 de Julio de 2019. pic.twitter.com/7GHcWgtdZx
— Lucha Libre CMLL (@CMLL_OFICIAL) July 7, 2019