Gran Metalik

Sep 30, 2016 - by Jamie Cruickshank

photo credit: World Wrestling Entertainment

photo credit: World Wrestling Entertainment

Real name: ???
Height: 5’9″
Weight: 174 lbs.
Date of birth: November 3, 1988
Born: Guadalajara, Mexico
Pro debut: July 14, 2005
Trained by: Gran Cochisse & El Satanico
Finishing move: Metalik Driver

Biography

– In his early career, Metalik wrestled as Plata II, Gitano Jr and simply ‘Metalik’
– On April 13, 2008, Metalik defeated Depredador to win the Occidente Welterweight Title
– On November 2, 2008, Metalik & La Sombra defeated Los Guerreros del Atlantida (Ultimo Guerrero & Olimpico) to win the CMLL Torneo Corona
– Later in the month, Metalik was given the ‘Mascara Dorada’ character, based on the popular mini-estrella ‘Mascarita Dorada’
– On April 7, 2009, Mascara Dorada won a 10-man Torneo Cibernetico Match to win the vacant CMLL Super Lightweight Title
– On August 9, 2009, Mascara Dorada defeated Virus to retain the CMLL Super Lightweight Title
– At CMLL’s 76th Anniversary Show, Mascara Dorada, El Sagrado & El Hijo del Fantasma defeated Poder Mexica (Dragon Rojo Jr, Sangre Azteca & Misterioso II)
– On November 8, 2009, Mascara Dorada defeated Dragon Rojo Jr to retain the CMLL Super Lightweight Title
– On January 6, 2010, Mascara Dorada, Stuka Jr & Metro defeated Poder Mexica (Dragon Rojo Jr, Sangre Azteca & Misterioso II) to win the vacant Mexican National Trios Titles
– On February 5, 2010, Mascara Dorada & Atlantis defeated Negro Casas & La Mascara to win the CMLL Torneo Nacional de Parejas Increibles
– On April 12, 2010, Mascara Dorada defeated Dragon Rojo Jr to retain the CMLL Super Lightweight Title
– In early May 2010, Mascara Dorada made his first appearance outside Mexico, losing in the first round of the New Japan Super J Tag Tourmaent
– On May 21, 2010, Mascara Dorada, La Sombra & La Mascara defeated La Ola Amarilla (Hiroshi Tanahashi, Okumura & Taichi) to win the CMLL Trios Titles
– At CMLL Sin Salda 2010, Mascara Dorada, Mr Aguila & Mistico defeated Negro Casas, Volador Jr & Averno by DQ
– On June 18, 2010, Mascara Dorada, Stuka Jr & Metro defeated Poder Mexica (Dragon Rojo Jr, Sangre Azteca & Misterioso II) to retain the Mexican National Trios Titles
– On July 11, 2010, Mascara Dorada defeated Averno to retain the CMLL Super Lightweight Title
– A week later, Mascara Dorada, La Sombra & La Mascara defeated Negro Casas, Rey Bucanero & Felino to retain the CMLL Trios Titles
– On August 3, 2010, Mascara Dorada, La Sombra & La Mascara defeated Damian El Terrible, El Texano Jr & Hector Garza to retain the CMLL Trios Titles
– At CMLL’s 77th Anniversary Show, Mascara Dorada, La Mascara & Blue Panther defeated Poder Mexica (Dragon Rojo Jr, Sangre Azteca & Misterioso II)
– On September 7, 2010, Mascara Dorada defeated Negro Casas to win the CMLL Welterweight Title
– On October 17, 2010, Mascara Dorada, La Sombra & La Mascara defeated Los Guerreros del Atlantida (Ultimo Guerrero, Atlantis & Dragon Rojo Jr) to retain the CMLL Trios Titles
– Two weeks later, Mascara Dorada, La Sombra & La Mascara defeated Los Independientes (Psicosis, Olimpico & El Alebrije) to retain the CMLL Trios Titles
– On November 15, 2010, Mascara Dorada, Stuka Jr & Metro defeated Sangre Azteca, Misterioso II & Polvora to retain the Mexican National Trios Titles
– At Wrestle Kingdom V, Mascara Dorada & La Sombra defeated Jushin Liger & Hector Garza
– At CMLL/NJPW Fantastica Mania, Mascara Dorada, La Sombra & La Mascara defeated Tetsuya Naito, Yujiro Takahashi & OKUMURA to retain the CMLL Trios Titles
– On February 13, 2011, Mascara Dorada, La Sombra & La Mascara (now known as La Generacion Dorada) defeated Los Guerreros del Atlantida (Ultimo Guerrero, Atlantis & Dragon Rojo Jr) to retain the CMLL Trios Titles
– On February 25, 2011, Mascara Dorada & Atlantis defeated Dragon Rojo Jr & Blue Panther to win the CMLL Torneo Nacional de Parejas Increibles
– On March 6, 2011, La Generacion Dorada defeated Los Hijos del Averno (Averno, Mephisto & Ephesto) to retain the CMLL Trios Titles
– On March 19, 2011, La Generacion Dorada defeated Averno, Mephisto & Volador Jr to retain the CMLL Trios Titles
– At NJPW Dominion 2011, Mascara Dorada defeated Ryusuke Taguchi to win the CMLL Welterweight Title
– On August 15, 2011, Mascara Dorada defeated Mephisto to retain the CMLL Welterweight Title
– On September 25, 2011, Mascara Dorada again defeated Mephisto to retain the CMLL Welterweight Title
– On November 4, 2011, Mascara Dorada defeated Mephisto, retaining the CMLL Welterweight Title against him for a third time
– At Wrestle Kingdom VI, Mascara Dorada, Jushin Liger, Tiger Mask & KUSHIDA defeated Taka Michinoku, Taichi, Atlantis & Valiente
– At NJPW/CMLL Fantastica Mania 2012, Mascara Dorada defeated KUSHIDA to retain the CMLL Welterweight Title
– On April 3, 2012, Mascara Dorada defeated Averno to retain the CMLL Welterweight Title
– In May 2012, Mascara Dorada defended the CMLL Welterweight Title against Mephisto & Psicosis
– On June 2, 2013, Mascara Dorada defeated Negro Casas to win the NWA Historic Welterweight Title
– Two weeks later, Los Estetas del Aire (Mascara Dorada, Mistico & Valiente) defeated Los Independientes (Psicosis, Mr Aguila & Volador Jr) to win the vacant CMLL Trios Titles
– On June 18, 2013, Mascara Dorada defeated Averno to retain the NWA Historic Welterweight Title
– On July 1, 2013, Los Estetas del Aire defeated Los Hijos del Averno (Averno, Ephesto & Mephisto) to retain the CMLL Trios Titles
– On September 13, 2013, Los Estetas del Aire defeated Los Revolucinarios del Terror (Dragon Rojo Jr, Rey Escorpion & Polvora) to retain the CMLL Trios Titles
– At NJPW Destruction ’13, Mascara Dorada, Togi Makabe, Tomoaki Honma & Captain New Japan defeated Rey Bucanero, Bad Luck Fale, Karl Anderson & Tama Tonga
– On December 17, 2013, Los Estetas del Aire defeated Los Hijos del Averno to retain the CMLL Trios Titles
– On March 3, 2014, Los Estetas del Aire defeated Damian El Terrible, Felino & El Barbaro Cavernario to retain the CMLL Trios Titles
– At NJPW Wrestling Dontaku ’14, Mascara Dorada, El Desperado, BUSHI & Captain New Japan defeated Hiroyoshi Tenzan, KUSHIDA, Tiger Mask & Yohei Komatsu
– At NJPW Power Struggle ’14, Mascara Dorada & BUSHI defeated Tiger Mask & Fuego
– On January 2, 2015, Mascara Dorada defeated Negro Casas to win the vacant CMLL Welterweight Title
– On January 17, 2015, Mascara Dorada & Atlantis defeated Gran Guerrero & Ultimo Guerrero to win the Fantastica Mania Tag Tournament
– At NJPW Wrestling Dontaku ’15, Mascara Dorada, Yuji Nagata, Tiger Mask & Jushin Liger defeated Ryusuke Taguchi, KUSHIDA, Manabu Nakanishi & Captain New Japan
– At NJPW Dominion ’15, Mascara Dorada, Manabu Nakanishi, Sho Tanaka, Yuji Nagata & Ryusuke Taguchi defeated Jushin Liger, Hiroyoshi Tenzan, Satoshi Kojima, Tiger Mask & Yohei Komatsu
– At NJPW Power Struggle ’15, Mascara Dorada, Jushin Liger, Ryusuke Taguchi & Tiger Mask defeated Jay White, David Finlay, Yohei Komatsu & Sho Tanaka
– At Fantastica Mania ’16, Mascara Dorada defeated BUSHI to regain the CMLL Welterweight Title
– On February 19, 2016, Mascara Dorada defeated Mephisto to retain the CMLL Welterweight Title
– In March 2016, Mascara Dorada retained the CMLL Welterweight Title against Negro Casas & El Barbaro
– On June 13, 2016, Gran Metalik was announced as a competitor in the WWE Cruiserweight Classic. He went on to reach the final, losing to TJ Perkins
– In September 2016, it was announced that Gran Metalik would be a part of WWE’s revived Cruiserweight division
– On the Royal Rumble ’18 pre-show, Metalik, Kalisto & Lince Dorado defeated Jack Gallagher, TJP & Drew Gulak. The trio would later become known as Lucha House Party

Comments are closed.