Jose Lothario, who trained and managed Shawn Michaels in the WWE during 1996-1997, has passed away. R. Bruce Tharpe, who is the former president and owner of National Wrestling Alliance made the announcement moments ago on Twitter.
Sad news today. The great JOSE LOTHARIO has passed away. So thankful that I had the opportunity to induct him into the NWA Hall of Fame while I served as President. He was so happy and it was my pleasure to induct him. God bless you Jose Lothario and may you Rest In Peace.
— R. Bruce Tharpe (@rbtharpe) November 6, 2018
No details have emerged of his cause of death, but Lothario was 83 years old. We will keep you updated if we receive any additional information.