As the bull passed the matador during the battle in a corrida in the town Aire-sur-l’Adour, Fandiño, 36, tripped on his cloak.
The bull gored his foe in the chest as he fell to the ground.
Fandiño, of Spain’s Basque region, suffered two heart attacks in the ambulance and died later in a hospital in Mont de Marsan, about 65 miles east of Bayonne, a medical source told AFP.
Earlier in the event, Fandiño was triumphed over a different bull.
For that, he was rewarded with the bull’s cut-off ear, in line with Spanish bullfighting tradition.Read more at NYPost