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Kalisto: Former WWE Superstar reveals bout with COVID-19

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Former WWE Superstar Kalisto/Samuray Del Sol recently revealed how close he came to death following a bout with COVID-19.

Taking to social media, the former 205 Live Superstar revealed that he struggled with illness back in August 2021, and that it almost took his life.

‘COVID nearly ended me,’ Del Sol revealed in a post on his Instagram account. ‘The whole month of August I was hospitalized’¦ dodging death again in my life, nearly having two heart attacks on top of COVID and a stomach ulcer.’

The former Kalisto also revealed that he had little time to prepare for his one-off match on AEW Dynamite. “Only had a day to prepare for my return on TV,’ Del Sol revealed. ‘

“Beyond my belief, I thought I never get this bad, but I took that as a sign, really trained hard, and rolled the dice and Lucha.

“2022 is all I focus on’¦LUCHA always like there’s no tomorrow.. LUCHA is my life and my LIFE is LUCHA” Kalisto concluded.

Kalisto on COVID-19

AEW Dynamite is on every Wednesday night on TNT and FITE; fans in the UK can sign up to watch the show via AEW+ on FITE.

AEW Rampage is on every Friday night on TNT and FITE, fans in the UK can sign up to watch the show via AEW+ on FITE.

All Elite Wrestling also hosts four PPV events per year, available via traditional PPV routes in the United States and again on FITE TV elsewhere. The PPVs are named Double or NothingFull GearAll Out and Revolution.

AEW Dark and AEW Dark: Elevation are available to watch every Monday and Tuesday night on AEW’s official YouTube channel.

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