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Photo credit: World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc.

Photo credit: World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc.

Real name: Edwin Carlos Colón
Height: 5’10″
Weight: 215 lbs.
Date of birth: December 21, 1982
Hometown: San Juan, Puerto Rico
Pro debut: 1999
Trained by: Carlos Colón
Finishing move: Backstabber

Biography

- Colón, perhaps unsurprisingly, began his career in his fathers WWC promotion in Puerto Rico
- On February 10, 2001, Colón defeated Damien Steele to win the WWC Junior Heavyweight Title
- On March 10, 2001, Colón defeated Damien Steele to win the WWC Junior Heavyweight Title
- On October 13, 2001, Colón defeated Barrabas Jr to win the WWC Junior Heavyweight Title
- On November 24, 2001, Colón defeated Justin Sane to win the WWC Junior Heavyweight Title
- On April 2, 2002, Colón defeated Rey Misterio Jr to win the WWC Junior Heavyweight Title
- On March 16, 2002, The Colóns (Carly & Eddie) defeated Thunder & Lightning to win the WWC Tag Team Titles
- On September 14, 2002, Colón defeated XWF Cruiserweight Champion Kid Kash by DQ
- On July 19, 2003, Colón defeated Dominican Boy in a Hair vs Mask Match, forcing Dominican Boy to unmask
- On May 31, 2003, Colón defeated El Nene to win the WWC Puerto Rico Heavyweight Title
- On October 25, 2003, Colón defeated Jose Rivera Jr to win the WWC Puerto Rico Heavyweight Title
- On November 29, 2003, Colón defeated Jose Rivera Jr to win the WWC Puerto Rico Heavyweight Title
- On July 3, 2004, Colón defeated Huracan Castillo to win the WWC Puerto Rico Heavyweight Title
- On November 6, 2004, Colón defeated El Bronco I to win the WWC Puerto Rico and WWC Universal Heavyweight Titles
- On January 6, 2005, Colón defeated Titus to win the vacant WWC Universal Title
- On May 20, 2005, Colón defeated Eric Alexander in a Dog Collar Match to retain the WWC Universal Title
- On July 16, 2005, Colón defeated El Diamante in a TLC Match to win the WWC Universal Title
- On July 30, 2005, Colón defeated Bryan by DQ to retain the WWC Universal Title
- On August 19, 2005, Colón defeated Abdullah The Butcher by DQ to win the WWC Universal Title
- On September 3, 2005, Colón again defeated Bryan to retain the WWC Universal Title
- On May 13, 2006, Colón defeated WWC Universal Champion Black Pain by DQ
- On December 16, 2006, Colón & Huracan Castillo defeated WWC Tag Team Champions Terror Inc (Black Pain & Hannibal) by DQ
- On January 6, 2007, Colón defeated Jon Heidenreich to win the WWC Universal Title
- On January 27, 2007, Colón defeated El Bronco to retain the WWC Universal Title
- On February 10, 2007, Colón defeated Huracan Castillo with Victor Jovica as special guest referee to retain the WWC Universal Title
- On March 3, 3007, Colón defeated Alofa The Samoan Tank to retain the WWC Universal Title
- On May 8, 2007, Colón wrestled a Smackdown dark match, defeating Shannon Moore. He signed a WWE development deal soon after
- On May 19, 2007, Colón defeated Apollo to win the WWC Universal Title
- On January 26, 2008, Colón made his FCW debut, defeating Shawn Osbourne
- In February 2008, Colón began teaming with Eric Perez as The Puerto Rican Nightmares
- On February 23, 2008, The Nightmares defeated Steve Lewington & Heath Miller in the final of a tournament to become the first FCW Tag Team Champions
- On April 15, 2008, The Nightmares defeated Brad Allen & Nic Nemeth by DQ to win the FCW Tag Team Titles
- The next week, The Nightmares defeated The Empire (Drew McIntyre & Stu Sanders) to retain the FCW Tag Team Titles
- In June 2008, Colón made a brief return to WWC for their Summer Madness event, losing to Ray Gonzalez
- On July 17, 2008, The Nightmares defeated The Empire (Drew McIntyre & Stu Sanders) to win the FCW Tag Team Titles
- Over the next month, they retained against Jack Gabriel & Afa, Nic Nemeth & Shawn Spears, Nic Nemeth & Mike Kruel and Jack Gabriel & Sinn Bowdee
- On August 18, 2008, Colón (as Primo Colón) debuted on Raw in a backstage segment
- On August 24, 2008, Colón wrestled his first WWE match, defeating Charlie ‘Charlito’ Haas on Raw
- Soon after, Primo was moved to the Smackdown brand, where he began teaming with brother Carlito
- On September 21, 2008, The Colóns defeated Curt Hawkins & Zack Ryder to win the WWE Tag Team Titles
- On December 30, 2008, The Colóns defeated The Brian Kendrick & Ezekiel Jackson to retain the WWE Tag Team Titles
- On February 17, 2009, The Colóns defeated The Miz & John Morrison to retain the WWE Tag Team Titles
- On the WrestleMania 25 pre-show, The Colóns defeated The Miz & John Morrison in a Lumberjack Match to unify the World & WWE Tag Team Championships
- In a brilliant bit of WWE booking, The Colóns did not defend the titles in a televised match before losing them over 2 months later at The Bash
- Primo all-but-disappeared from the main WWE shows for the next year, competing primarily on Superstars
- On September 7, 2010, Primo was announced as one of the Pros for NXT Season 3, with AJ Lee as his rookie. Later that night, the pair defeated Aksana & Goldust
- On October 18, 2010, Primo was a member of Team RAW as they lost a 15 vs 15 Battle Royal to Team Smackdown
- In November 2011, Primo began teaming with real-life cousin Epico
- At TLC 2011, Primo & Epico unsuccessfully challenged Air Boom (Kofi Kingston & Evan Bourne) for the WWE Tag Team Titles
- On January 15, 2012, Primo & Epico defeated Air Boom on a WWE House Show to win the WWE Tag Team Titles
- On February 27, 2012, Primo & Epico defeated Dolph Ziggler & Jack Swagger and Kofi Kingston & R-Truth in a Triple Threat Match to retain the WWE Tag Team Titles
- On the WrestleMania 28 pre-show, Primo & Epico defeated Justin Gabriel & Tyson Kidd and The Usos (Jimmy & Jey) in a Triple Threat Match to retain the WWE Tag Team Titles
- At No Way Out 2012, Primo & Epico were on the losing end of a 4-Way Tag Team Match
- At Money In The Bank 2012, Primo & Epico defeated The Prime Time Players (Titus O’Neil & Darren Young)
- On December 6, 2012, Primo & Epico ended a long losing streak by defeating Bo Dallas & Michael McGillicutty
- After a 5 month losing streak, ending with defeat to Tons Of Funk (Brodus Clay & Tensai), Primo & Epico were taken off TV to be repackaged
- On August 19, 2013, vignettes began to air for Los Matadores (Diego & Fernando)
- On September 30, 2013, Los Matadores made their competitive debut, defeating 3MB (Heath Slater & Jinder Mahal). They would defeat various combinations of 3MB 4 more times over the next month
- At Hell In A Cell 2013, Los Matadores defeated The Real Americans (Antonio Cesaro & Jack Swagger)

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