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Wrestler Silver King dies in London, England

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By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher 

Silver King (César Cuauhtémoc González Barrón) died on Saturday at 51-years-old. He suffered a stroke in a match in London, England against Juventud Guerrera. 

A short-time later, he suffered a heart attack and died. The Mexican Luchador competitor also competed as Black Tiger III, Dr. Wagner Jr., El Invasor, El Bronco, El Hermano de Dr. Wagner Jr., Ramses, Silver Cain, and Silver Kain. 

While this is being reported as a stroke and a heart attack, no official cause of death has been announced.

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He was the son of luchador Dr. Wagner and the brother of Dr. Wagner Jr. He also was a member of “Los Cowboys” with El Texano and the duo won multiple championships in Mexico and Japan. 

He competed from 1973 through 2019. This could have been his second wrestling match of 2019, as Catchmatch.net, as his only other match listed as a March 14 event in Tokyo, Japan. 

In this match for World Wonder Ring Stardom and Tokyo Gurentai, El Hijo del Santo, Shiryu, and Ultimo Dragon defeated Diamante, Fuerza Guerrera, and Silver King on a TV episode at Korakuen Hall. 

He won 705 matches and lost 792 with 37 draws in 1,534 matches. The last time he was a champion was in 2015 with Dr. Wagner Jr. as they won the LyC Tag Team Championship. 

He also was the IWRG Intercontinental Trips Champions with Joe Lider and Ultimo Gladiador. Silver Cain also was the IWRG Intercontinental Heavyweight Champion. 

Also, as Black Tiger, he was the CMLL World Trios Champion with Dr. Wagner Jr. and Universo 2000. He was the WWA World Tag Team Champion with El Dandy three-times. 

He also was the CMLL World Tag Team Champion twice with Dr. Wagner Jr. He also was the IWA World Tag Team Champion with El Texano as Los Cowboys. Los Cowboys also won the CMLL World Tag Team Champions. 

In addition, Los Cowboys also was the WWA World Tag Team Champions twice. They also won the UWA World Tag Team Championships. 

Barrón also was the CMLL World Heavyweight Champion. He also was the UWA World Light Heavyweight Champion. 

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