Bullfighting Icon Passes Away

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A beloved icon in the bullfighting world passed away this morning, September 21, 2018, at his home.

Matador David, El Texano, Renk died at the age of 55 after battling with congestive heart failure.

Renk was the 6th confirmed matador in American history, and the youngest to receive his confirmation at the age of 18.

We’re told he had been suffering from the genetic disorder known as Marfan Syndrome, however it was the last few years that he spent under hospice care.

No confirmation on funeral arrangements at this time. 

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