The Amazing Red

Oct 17, 2009 - by Jamie Cruickshank

Photo credit: TNA Wrestling

Real name: Jonathan Figueroa
Height: 5’6″
Weight: 140 lbs.
Date of birth: April 26, 1982
Hometown: Brooklyn, NY
Pro debut: 1998
Trained by: Mikey Whipwreck
Finishing moves: Infa-Red & Code Red

Biography

– The Amazing Red defeated Xavier on April 28, 2001 to capture the ICW Heavyweight title in Queens, NY.
– On December 13, 2001, the Amazing Red pinned Billy Bax to capture the PWF Light Heavyweight Championship.
– On April 27, 2002, the Amazing Red and Eddy Guerrero defeated Jose and Joel Maximo on a Ring of Honor show in Philadelphia, PA.
– The Amazing Red defeated Xavier on May 18, 2002 in Queens, NY to capture the USA Pro Wrestling title.
– On October 23, 2002, the Amazing Red defeated Kid Kash, the Maximo’s, and Elix Skipper in a five way match.
– The Amazing Red defeated Prince Nana on September 14, 2002 to win the ECWA (East Coast Wrestling Alliance) title.
– On November 2, 2002, the Amazing Red beat Xavier in Wilmington, DE to capture his second ECWA title.
– At USA Pro’s 8th Anniversary show in Queens, NY, the Amazing Red captured the vacate USA Pro title on November 22, 2002.
– The Amazing Red defeated A.J. Styles on December 11, 2002, on a NWA TNA PPV.
– On January 22, 2003, the Amazing Red and the Maximo brothers defeated David Young, Shark Boy, and Jimmy Yang in a six man tag match.
– On January 2, 2003, Yang and Fuego Guerrero (the Amazing Red under a mask) defeated Gran Naniwa and Super Dragon in Tokyo, Japan.
– In February 2003, the Amazing Red toured the Orient for All Japan Pro Wrestling, and wrestled as Sprigun.
– On March 15, 2003, the Amazing Red and Styles defeated Christopher Daniels and Xavier to capture the ROH (Ring of Honor) Tag Team title in Cambridge, MA.
– The Amazing Red and Jerry Lynn defeated Elix Skipper and Daniels on April 16, 2003 for the NWA World Tag Team title.
– The following week, the Amazing Red defeated Lynn in a singles match.
– On April 30, 2003, the Amazing Red beat Kid Kash for the X division title.
– At Bound for Glory 09, Amazing Red defeated Suicide, Daniels, Homicide, Chris Sabin, and Alex Shelley.
– At Turning Point ’09, Amazing Red (with Don West) defeated Homicide.
– At Genesis ’10, Amazing Red defeated Brian Kendrick.
– On September 23, Red defeated Jay Lethal to win the TNA X-Division Title, but would lose it back to Lethal two days later
– In March 2011, Red would re-debut under a mask as ‘Sangriento’
– In August 2011, Red and TNA parted ways.
– On September 24, Red defeated Mike Bennett to win the vacant GCW Cruiserweight Title
– On October 29, Red & Danny Demanto defeated The Dirty Rotten Scoundrelz (EC Negro & KC Blade) to win the ICW Tag Team Titles
– In May 2012, Red’s House of Glory training school put on their first independent show. Red himself main evented the show, defeating Brian Kendrick
– On March 2, 2013, Red & Brian XL defeated Tru-Talent (Marq Quen & Alex Reyes) to win the NEFW Tag Team Titles
– On May 11, Red & Brian XL defeated Eddie Kingston & Homicide to retain the NEFW Tag Team Titles
– On September 14, Red & Danny Demanto defeated Anthony Nese & Trent Barreta to retain the ICW Tag Team Titles
– On October 18, Red & Demanto defeated Nese & Barreta and The Young Bucks (Nick & Matt Jackson) to retain the ICW Tag Team Titles
– The next day, Red & Brian XL defeated Lineage (Mike Nice & Chris Envy) to retain the NEFW Tag Team Titles
– On May 16, 2014, Red & Crimson defeated The Young Bucks (Nick & Matt Jackson) to win the HOG Tag Team Titles
– On November 1, Red & Crimson defeated Safari Zone (Andy Lee Ray & The Panda Man) to retain the HOG Tag Team Titles
– On November 22, Red defeated Brian XL, Matt Macintosh, The Lifeguard, Shynron & Habib From The Car Wash to win the PWS Tri-State Title
– On December 19, Red & Crimson defeated The Juicy Product (David Starr & JT Dunn) to retain the HOG Tag Team Titles
– The next day, Red defeated Anthony Nese, Ricochet, Tracy Smothers, Brian XL & Shynron to retain the PWS Tri-State Title
– On December 21, Red & Crimson defeated Aeroform (Flip Kendrick & Louis Lyndon) to retain the HOG Tag Team Titles
– On February 27, 2015, Red & Crimson defeated EYFBO (Angel Ortiz & Mike Draztik) to retain the HOG Tag Team Titles
– At House of Hardcore VIII, Red defeated Matt Striker
– On September 19, Red defeated Sonjay Dutt to win the RWA Cruiserweight Title
– On August 18, 2017, Red defeated Anthony Gangone to win the HOG Heavyweight Title
– On September 29, Red defeated Ricochet to retain the HOG Heavyweight Title
– On October 21, Red defeated Michael Elgin to retain the HOG Heavyweight Title
– On December 16, Red defeated Zack Sabre Jr to retain the HOG Heavyweight Title
– On February 3, 2018, Red defeated Low Ki to retain the HOG Heavyweight Title
– On April 1, 2019, Red announced his immediate retirement from in-ring competition, though he would continue to operate his wrestling school and affiliated promotion

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