Almost less than a week after his tragic death, an official autopsy report for Mexican lucha libre wrestler Perro Aguayo Jr. has been released to the public.

Perro Aguayo Jr’s report was officially released by the Baja California Attorney General’s Office. According to the report, Aguayo fractured several vertebrae in his neck during his match at last Friday’s CRASH wrestling in Tijuana, Mexico. Perro Aguayo fractured his C-1, C-2, and C-3 vertebrae.

The autopsy report also declares that Aguayo died while being transported to the hospital, a contradiction to some reports which stated that Aguayo was still alive at the hospital. However, it was reported by Gilberto Cota Alanis, deputy prosecutor of Baja California, that staff at the hospital did work on Perro for 90 minutes at the hospital in an attempt to revive him.

Exact cause for the fractures Perro Aguayo Jr. suffered could not be definitively reported. Also according to the coroner’s report, Aguayo likely suffered the fractures due to two different moments of impact.

Footage of Perro Aguayo Jr’s final match has gone viral which shows Aguayo appeared to have suffered from several impacts leading up to his passing. The first occurred when Perro took a flying head scissors from Rey Mysterio, sending him to the outside where he appeared to hit his head on the ring’s canvas in the process. From there, Aguayo returned to the ring and was drop kicked by Mysterio. Aguayo would fall to the middle rope following the drop kick, as planned as this was a setup for Rey Mysterio to deliver his 619 finisher to end the match. The 619 is a move where Rey Mysterio delivers a Tiger feint kick to the head of an opponent draped over the second rope. Perro Aguayo appeared to awkwardly land on the ring rope in a way that could be consistent with whiplash. Aguayo’s partner, Manik, was sent into the ring ropes, and his impact on the ring ropes could have possibly caused Aguayo to whiplash as well. One could make the argument that these series of impacts could possibly have lead to Aguayo’s spinal trauma.

The doctor who was assigned to the show that night in Tijuana has received quite criticism for not getting to the ring earlier to assist Aguayo. However, the coroner’s report notes that no medical treatment, regardless of how fast it was administered, could have saved Perro Aguayo Jr.’s life.

Lastly, according to Dave Meltzer over at the Wrestling Observer, the Mexico City commission administered a full physical on Perro Aguayo Jr. just 15 days prior to his death. Meltzer notes that this was likely at the March 6 AAA show in Mexico City. That physical showed no concerns for Aguayo’s ability to perform in the ring.

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