Latest WWE News – The news was confirmed by the social networks of the World Wrestling Council
The President of the World Wrestling Council, Francisco Alonso Lutteroth, died at the age of 65. This news was confirmed by the official twitter of CMLL who uploaded a photo with the following statement:
“With deep regret, we report the death of Mr. Francisco Alonso Lutteroth, President of the World Wrestling Council, which took place on Saturday, July 6, 2019. A revolutionary who took over the programming of the then Mexican Wrestling Company since the beginning of the decade. of the 80’s and that spearheaded the modernization of this sport that started in the 90’s with the birth of CMLL, without a doubt, Mr. Francisco Alonso is the main architect of the greatness of Wrestling in the last decades, rest in peace. ”
⚫ 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
Alonso, was the grandson of Salvador Lutteroth, the founder of the Mexican Company of Wrestling that this year celebrates 86 years. Paco, for 20 years, has been one of the fundamental pieces of CMLL, although in the last dates, his daughter Sofía Alonso took charge of the company as Commercial Director.
A few hours ago, during a function of CMLL the news was given to the public, fighters and workers who were in the place, who gave him a minute of silence and dismissed him with applause.