A true legend and former light heavyweight champion of the world.(from WrestlingClassics.com Message Board)
Ray Mendoza has died at 73. He is one of the true legends of lucha libre as a huge star of the 1950s and 1960s and into the 1970s as well. Ray is also the father of Los Villanos. Ray helped found the UWA and later became a member of the boxing and wrestling commission in Mexico City.