Vampiro, 51, announced on Facebook that he’s been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. He also noted that he’s suffered brain trauma from years of concussions in the ring.
Vampiro is a color commentator for Lucha Underground and Director of Talent for AAA in Mexico but he does not intend to let this horrible disease slow him down. He told fans that he is taking medication and he is dedicated to fighting the disease.
Vampiro wrote (NSFW):
“Got some results from the doctor yesterday
Not the best of news
But in my heart I know it’s a fight I am gonna win
I am not worried about anything
I am worried about how I can give more back to everyone who needs support
I Don’t give a f*** about being sick , as me and my doctors have a plan! And I will be fine!
Alzheimer’s is bulls**t. I am scared about potential Parkinson’s disease because it might f*** up my PlayStation time
I have been beaten up for so long , this is an easy one
Look at the news of the world
So much Bulls**t going down
Just do what’s right and be cool to everyone
Don’t get involved in the stupid s***
Not worth it
Be safe y’all and talk soon”
S.A.M.’s Spiel: This is such sad news and we all send out best wishes and thoughts out to Vampiro and his family. There are always advancements in medicine and hopefully something can come that will help him in his fight with this disease.