On October 15, 2012 a press release revealed that Héctor Garza had been diagnosed with lung cancer. Garza retired from active competition to undergo several rounds of chemotherapy and additional therapy.
Garza had worked for Asistencia Asesoría y Administración (AAA), Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre (CMLL) in Mexico as well as both World Championship Wrestling (WCW) and Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA).
On behalf of everyone here on the website, we send our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Hector Garza. R.I.P.