Aaron Aguilera

Oct 22, 2009 - by Jamie Cruickshank

Photo credit: World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc.

Photo credit: World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc.

Real name: Aaron Aguilera
Height: 6’6″
Weight: 242 lbs.
Date of birth: February 29, 1976
From: Orange, CA
Pro debut: 2000
Trained by: UPW
Finishing move: Seated Chokeslam


– In his early career, Aguilera wrestled as Hardkore Kidd
– In his debut match, Hardkore Kidd lost to Suicide Kid at a UPW event
– In March 2000, Team Hardcore (Hardkore Kidd & Justin Sane) defeated The Ballard Brothers (Shane & Shannon) to win the UPW Tag Team Titles
– On July 1, 2000, Team Hardcore defeated The Ballards to regain the UPW Tag Team Titles
– On October 17, 2000, Aguilera (under his real name) lost a WWF dark match to Christopher Daniels
– On January 9, 2001, Aguilera lost another WWF dark match, this time to The Prototype (who would later go on to fame as John Cena)
– On February 10, 2003, Aguilera appeared on WWE Heat, losing to Steven Richards
– On April 25, 2003, Hardkore Inc. (Hardkore Kidd & Al Katrazz) defeated The Ballard Brothers (Shane & Shannon) to win the UPW Tag Team Titles
– On May 31, 2003, Hardkore Kidd defeated Adam Pearce to retain the APW Los Angeles Title
– On July 11, 2003, Hardkore Inc. defeated The Ballard Brothers and Funky Billy Kim & Scott Lost in a 3-Way Match to retain the UPW Tag Team Titles
– On December 6, 2003, Hardkore Kidd fought Super Dragon to a no-contest to retain the APW Los Angeles Title
– On May 1, 2004, Hardkore Inc defeated Lil Cholo & Scorpio Sky to win the AWS Tag Team Titles
– In mid-2004, Aguilera signed a WWE development deal and was assigned to OVW
– By October 2004, Aguilera was appearing on Smackdown as Jesus, the bodyguard of Carlito
– Following a loss to John Cena at Armageddon ’04, Jesus was not seen on WWE television again and Aguilera was released the following April
– In June 2005, Aguilera revived his Hardkore Kidd character for Zero-1 in Japan
– On December 18, 2005, Aguilera (now competing under his real name) defeated Austin Aries to win the PWW Heavyweight Title
– On February 12, 2006, Aguilera defeated Bino Gambino to win the EWF Heavyweight Title
– Two weeks later, Aguilera defeated Syrus to retain the EWF Heavyweight Title
– In June 2007, Aguilera entered the AWS Heavyweight Title Tournament, defeating Ryu Sakoda, Bo Cooper and Joey Ryan to reach the final, where he was defeated by Al Katrazz
– On November 5, 2007, Aguilera returned to WWE, losing to Ron Simmons on Heat
– On November 23, 2007, Aguilera debuted for All Japan as ‘Zodiac’. He entered the Real World Tag League with TARU, but the pair failed to pick up a victory and finished bottom of the group
– In June 2010, Aguilera began competing for Lucha Libre USA as ‘Lujo Esquire’
– In September 2012, Aguilera’s All Japan contract expired and was not renewed. He had a short stint in Wrestle-1 before returning to the US

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