Wrestling By The Numbers: Valentin ‘Mini Chessman’ Aguilar Garcia
Feb 15, 2014 - by staff
One of Mexico’s most long-time mini lucha libre performers Valentin ‘Mini Chessman’ Aguilar Garcia has passed away. The 46-year-old Mexican performer had been hospitalized after suffering from a serious respiratory infection which ended up taking his life on January 29th. Garcia was a 25-year veteran of the professional wrestling industry who first debuted back in 1989 after having been trained by El Canek, Espectrito, Panchito Villalobos and Pepe Casas. Standing 5’2” tall and weighing 149 lbs, he became known as a dependable performer who was well liked by his fellow wrestlers, remembered for delivering his Fireman’s Carry Slam maneuver. Throughout his career he performed as American Crazy, was Espectrito Jr. in AAA until 2004 when he became known as his most famous persona Mini Chessman.
Garcia signed with Asistencia Asesoria y Administracion in the year 2000 and spent the next 13-years with the organization. He became a regular performer over the years with AAA and while he was never the top mini wrestler for the company he was always a prominent featured performer. As Mini Chessman he competed in his last match for AAA on the April 6th 2013 episode of AAA Fusion teaming with Mini Psicosis Vs Octagoncito and Dinastia. Over the last 8-months of his in-ring career he worked for numerous independent organizations in Mexico with his final match being on new year’s day of this year. He teamed with Passion Crystal and Sexy Lady against La Parkita, Lolita and Mamba in a Mixed Two Out Of Three Falls 6-Person Tag-Team Match on a show in Tlalnepantla Mexico for the Invasion RCH promotion.
Below we look at the televised professional wrestling career of Valentin ‘Mini Chessman’ Garcia by the numbers…
Asistencia Asesoria y Administracion:
* 2 Matches on AAA Pay-Per-View.
* 34 Matches on AAA Sin Limite.
* 1 Match on AAA Fusion.
Los Perros Del Mal:
* 1 Match on PDM On TVC Deportes.