Espectrito, Mini professional wrestler, Died at 49


Mario Pérez Jiménez was born on December 18, 1966, and died on January 23, 2016.

He was a Mexican Mini-Estrella luchador or Mini professional wrestler,

He was best known under the ring name Espectrito.

Espectrito worked for the World Wrestling Federation as “Mini Vader” and “El Torito” between the year 1997 and 1999.

Mr.Jiménez was the first ever Mexican National Mini-Estrella Champion and IWC World Mini-Estrella Champion.

Mario Jiménez was originally a masked wrestler, under the Espectrito name but lost it to Mascarita Sagrada in a Luchas de Apuestas match, a bet match where each wrestler puts his mask on the line.

The mini wrestler’s ring character was a well-known Luchador from the 1960s-1980s.

Espectrito made his professional wrestling debut in 1984 under the ring name Centellita, working as a Mini-Estrella, or “Mini”, division; working in the Mini division does not necessarily mean that Jiménez has dwarfism, as short wrestlers can also work in the “Mini” division.

Mr. Mario Pérez Jiménez was the brother of twins Alejandro Jiménez, he wrestled as Espectrito II, and Alberto Jiménez, who wrestled as the original La Parkita.

Reported were that The Jiménez twins were both murdered on June 30, 2009, in a crime that was covered worldwide.

Mario Pérez Jiménez AKA Espectrito passed away at 49 yrs old.