Super Porky fighter José Luis Alvarado Nieves Silver Arm dies

Mexican wrestling icon José Luis Alvarado Nieves, widely known as "Súper Porky," sadly passes away at the age of 58.
  • Beloved wrestler Súper Porky dies
  • José Luis Alvarado Nieves was known as Brazo de Plata (Silver Arm).
  • Alberto El Patrón and Blue Demon Jr. confirmed the news on social networks

Mexican Lucha Libre receives a heavy blow, after it was confirmed that wrestler José Luis Alvarado Nieves, officially known in Mexican pancracio as Brazo de Plata and also called “Súper Porky”, died, according to information published by El Universal news agency, Televisa News and Reforma.

The wrestler was 58 years old and was undoubtedly one of the most beloved wrestlers by Mexican fans for his great humor and performance in the ring, despite his overweight, he became one of the children’s favorites.


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The last of the original Los Brazos trio was known as Súper Porky. Alberto El Patrón and Blue Demon Jr. confirmed on social networks the death of the former wrestler and the news caused great commotion among fans.

“On behalf of the Robles Patrón Promotions family we want to extend our condolences to the Alvarado Family on the loss of one of their pillars, Mr. Súper Porky. This gentleman was an inspiration to many young men who are wrestlers today, including his sons,” commented El Patrón.


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His brothers Brazo de Oro and El Brazo passed away in 2017 and 2013, respectively. The wrestling trio lost their masks at the Monumental Monterrey in 1988 to Los Villanos. Súper Porky was one of those who stood out most individually for his tonnage and grace in the ring.

Son of Shadito Cruz, El Brazo de Plata worked in most of the companies in Mexico, but his regular home was the Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre. José Luis Alvarado Nieves, his real name, his charisma led him to a one-year stint in WWE, in the United States, in 2005. Psycho, Maximo, Goya Kong and Muñeca de Plata are some of his children who are also wrestlers. Filed under: Súper Porky Wrestler Dies

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The official page of the CMLL announced the news: “¡HASTA SIEMPRE, SÚPER PORKY! The Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre joins the grief that overwhelms the wrestling family for the sensitive passing of José Luis Alvarado Nieves, better known as “Súper Porky (Brazo de Plata)” gladiator who marked an era in Mexican Lucha Libre with his great dedication and unmatched charisma. May he rest in peace”.

The Marca portal published that the wrestler suffered from an illness that separated him from wrestling for 10 years and that this was due to the blows produced throughout his career, in addition to the fact that being overweight brought him other complications, however, the causes have not yet been disclosed.

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So much was the impact of the news that many wrestlers (Blue Demon) and commentators sent messages of remembrance, for the experiences they had with the Mexican wrestler, who was one of the great figures during the tours of the wrestling companies.

In his presentations his good humor and performance was noticeable, he used to make jokes in which some wrestlers and even the referees participated, which made the audience and especially the children’s stay more fun.

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On CMLL’s official website, people commented on the terrible news: “I will miss him, he was a good wrestler and very funny. May Super Porky rest in peace. I’m glad I got to see him in person”, “May he rest in peace, a great idol in and out of the ring, a hug and a prompt resignation for the family”.

Other people commented: “We are missing a great man, without a doubt in every sense of the word. It is a great loss, long live the Silver Arm Super Porky”, “a great wrestler, may he rest in peace, God rest his soul”.

Súper Porky wrestler passes away: LAMENTAN LAMENTAR PARTIDA

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More public lamented his departure: “God rest his soul, in his times of the devil’s musketeers, a great wrestler with great charisma and knew how to win over young and old, it was a delight to watch him wrestle, he made you smile, rest in peace great Super Porky”.

Some other people commented: “Just watching this great wrestler and charismatic person made me excited and made my day in my childhood that was spectacular, thanks to this beautiful sport DEP dear Super Porky”.


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In the last two years several Mexican wrestlers have died, among them Silver King, who’s departure shocked the world because he ceased to exist in full combat, the video of it is on social networks and has shocked many people.

It was in early May 2019 that it was reported that the Mexican wrestler Silver King died in full function while facing Juventud Guerrera in a match held in the city of London, England. Filed under: Súper Porky wrestler dies


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Both gladiators were participating in the Lucha World Fest event when César González Barrón, the wrestler’s real name and brother of Dr. Wagner Jr. fainted in the ring and was unable to recover.

Initial reports indicate that he suffered a heart attack, which caused his death. The wrestler was originally from Torreón and belonged to Triple A and was part of the company’s talent management and consulting team. Filed under: Súper Porky wrestler dies

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The member of the Wagner Dynasty was on tour with Hijo del Santo and other gladiators in Europe, according to sports news portal Medio Tiempo. Silver King was facing Juventud Guerrera in hand-to-hand combat when he suddenly began to collapse.

At first neither Juventud Guerrera nor the referee had realized what was happening, even the wrestler insisted on challenging him and kept punching him, while Silver King’s body moved by the inertia of the moment. The referee even made the count of three, without knowing that the lagunero could no longer respond. Filed under: Súper Porky wrestler dies


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After the emergency services took the Mexican wrestler away, the wrestler Sexy Star informed on her official Twitter account that she had a communication with other gladiators who were at the event and later by Laredo Kid, who is part of the Mexican delegation in England and confirmed Silver King’s death.

A user recalled another sad episode of Mexican wrestling: “When Perrito Aguayo died in the ring, Rey Mysterio immediately reacted and attended to his partner; here we can see how Juventud Guerrera does not notice the state in which Silver King was and continues the punishment on the ring, one more idol in the celestial ring”. Archived as: Súper Porky wrestler dies