Rush

Dec 12, 2019 - by Jamie Cruickshank

Real Name: William Arturo Munoz Gonzalez
Height: 6’0″
Weight: 205 lbs.
Date of Birth: September 29, 1988
From: Tala, Jalisco, Mexico
Pro Debut: July 29, 2007
Trained By: Toro Blanco, Pitbull I & Pitbull II
Finishing Move: Rush Special

Biography

– Munoz debuted under the name ‘Latino’ in 2007, working primarily for IWRG
– In 2009, Munoz signed with CMLL and was given the name ‘Rush’
– At Sin Salida 2009, Rush, Pegasso & Rey Cometa defeated Los Guerreros (Loco Max, Hooligan & Skandalo)
– At Sin Salida 2010, Rush, Stuka Jr & Metro defeated Los Independientes (Monsther, Maniaco & Histeria)
– On January 9, 2011, Rush, Diamante & Angel de Oro defeated Stuka Jr, Metro & Delta to win the Mexican National Trios Titles
– On February 22, Rush defeated Ephesto to win the CMLL Light Heavyweight Title
– On February 28, Rush, Diamante & Angel de Oro defeated Los Cancerbos del Infierno (Euforia, Polvora & Virus) to retain the Mexican National Trios Titles
– On April 3, Rush defeated Rey Bucanero to retain the CMLL Light Heavyweight Title
– On May 8, Rush, Diamante & Angel de Oro defeated Olimpico, Misterioso II & El Alebrije to retain the Mexican National Trios Titles
– On May 10, Rush defeated Psicosis to retain the CMLL Light Heavyweight Title
– On August 1, Rush defeated Yoshihashi in a Hair vs. Hair Match
– On August 23, Rush defeated Mr Aguila to retain the CMLL Light Heavyweight Title
– On November 13, Rush defeated Damian El Terrible to retain the CMLL Light Heavyweight Title
– Rush worked the 2012 NJPW/CMLL Fantastica Mania Tour
– On February 19, 2012, La Tercia Sensacion (Rush, Maximo & Marco Corleone) defeated Los Hijos del Averno (Averno, Ephesto & Mephisto) to retain the CMLL Trios Titles
– On March 4, Rush defeated Damian El Terrible to retain the CMLL Light Heavyweight Title
– On April 27, La Tercia Sensacion (Rush, Maximo & Marco Corleone) defeated La Fuerza TRT (Rey Bucanero, Damian El Terrible & Tiger) to retain the CMLL Trios Titles
– On June 5, Rush defeated Yujiro to retain the CMLL Light Heavyweight Title
– On June 18, La Tercia Sensacion (Rush, Maximo & Marco Corleone) defeated Los Guerreros (Dragon Rojo Jr, Ultimo Guerrero & Rey Escorpion) to retain the CMLL Trios Titles
– On July 1, La Tercia Sensacion (Rush, Maximo & Marco Corleone) defeated Los Independientes (Kraneo, Psicosis & Olmipico) to retain the CMLL Trios Titles
– Rush worked the 2012 G1 Climax Tournament
– On September 7, La Tercia Sensacion (Rush, Maximo & Marco Corleone) defeated La Guerreros (Dragon Rojo Jr, Ultimo Guerrero & Rey Escorpion) to retain the CMLL Trios Titles
– On September 9, Rush defeated Rey Bucanero to retain the CMLL Light Heavyweight Title
– On September 14, Rush defeated Damian El Terrible in a Hair vs. Hair Match
– On October 30, La Tercia Sensacion (Rush, Maximo & Marco Corleone) defeated Tama Tonga, Averno & Mephisto to retain the CMLL Trios Titles
– Rush returned to New Japan for the 2012 World Tag League
– On January 11, 2013, La Tercia Sensacion (Rush, Maximo & Marco Corleone) defeated Los Independientes (Psicosis, Mr Aguila & Volador Jr) to retain the CMLL Trios Titles
– On February 17, La Tercia Sensacion (Rush, Maximo & Marco Corleone) defeated Los Independientes (Psicosis, Mr Aguila & Kraneo) to retain the CMLL Trios Titles
– On April 8, La Tercia Sensacion (Rush, Maximo & Marco Corleone) defeated Los Guerreros Laguneros (Ultimo Guerrero, Mr Niebla & Euforia) to retain the CMLL Trios Titles
– On June 30, Rush, Titan & La Mascara defeated Los Independientes (Mr Aguila, Psicosis & Kraneo) to win the Mexican National Trios Titles
– On August 18, Rush, Titan & La Mascara defeated La Fuerza TRT (Rey Bucanero, El Terrible & Vangelis) to retain the Mexican National Trios Titles
– On October 18, Rush & La Mascara defeated Tama Tonga & Rey Bucanero to win the CMLL Tag Team Titles
– On November 8, Rush & La Mascara defeated Tama Tonga & El Terrible to retain the CMLL Tag Team Titles
– On March 21, 2014, Rush defeated Shocker in a Hair vs. Hair Match
– In April 2014, Rush formed Los Ingobernables alongside La Mascara & La Sombra
– On August 1, Rush defeated Negro Casas in a Hair vs. Hair Match
– At the 2015 Super Viernes PPV, Los Ingobernables (Rush, Marco Corleone & La Mascara) defeated Super Parka, Maximo Sexy & Valiente
– At Homenaje A Dos Leyendas 2016, Rush defeated Maximo Sexy in a Hair vs. Hair Match
– Rush was on the winning side of a 16-man Torneo Cibernetico at Grand Prix Internacional 2016
– At Homenaje A Dos Leyendas 2017, Rush, La Mascara & Kraneo defeated Marco Corleone, Caristico & Atlantis
– On October 8, 2017, Rush defeated Caristico & Mecha Wolf to win the MLA Heavyweight Title
– Rush & El Terrible won the 2018 CMLL Torneo National de Parejas Increibles, defeating Ultimo Guerrero & Volador Jr in the final
– On March 25, 2018, Rush defeated Pentagon Jr & Garza Jr to retain the MLA Heavyweight Title
– On July 13, Los Ingobernables (Rush & El Terrible) defeated El Sky Team (Volador Jr & Valiente) to win the CMLL Tag Team Titles
– On September 14, Rush & El Barbaro Cavernario defeated Matt Taven & Volador Jr in a Hair vs. Hair Match
– In January 2019, Rush signed a non-exclusive deal with ROH
– At ROH’s 17th Anniversary Show, Rush defeated Bandido
– At the 2019 ROH/NJPW G1 Supercard, Rush defeated Dalton Castle
– On May 19, Rush defeated Hechicero & LA Park in an Elimination Match to win the KAOZ Heavyweight Title
– On the Best In The World 2019 pre-show, Rush defeated Flip Gordon
– At Manhattan Mayhem 2019, Rush defeated TK O’Ryan
– At ROH Summer Supercard 2019, Rush defeated Dalton Castle in a No-DQ Match
– At Honor For All 2019, Rush defeated Vinny Marseglia
– At Death Before Dishonor 2019, Rush defeated Matt Taven to win the ROH World Title. It was later revealed that Rush skipped CMLL’s 86th Anniversary Show to work this event. Depending on who you believe, this led to Rush quitting CMLL, or being fired from the promotion
– At Glory By Honor 2019, Rush defeated Silas Young to retain the ROH World Title
– On October 20, Rush defeated La Parka, LA Park & Murder Clown in an Elimination Match to retain the KAOZ Heavyweight Title
– On October 27, Rush defeated Jeff Cobb to retain the ROH World Title
– At Honor Reigns Supreme 2020, La Faccion Ingobernable (Rush, Dragon Lee & Kenny King) defeated Villain Enterprises (Marty Scurll, Brody King & PCO)
– At Gateway To Honor 2020, Rush defeated Mark Haskins & PCO to regain the ROH World Title
– At Final Battle 2020, Rush defeated Brody King to retain the ROH World Title
– At ROH’s 19th Anniversary Show, Rush defeated Jay Lethal to retain the ROH World Title
– Rush was revealed as an AEW signee at the 2022 Double Or Nothing event
– At ROH Death Before Dishonor 2022, Rush defeated Dragon Lee
– At Quake By The Lake 2022, La Faccion Ingobernable (Rush & Andrade El Idolo) defeated The Lucha Brothers (Rey Fenix & Pentagon Jr) in a Tornado Tag Match
– At the 2022 Rampage Black Friday special, Rush, The Butcher & The Blade defeated The Dark Order (John Silver, Alex Reynolds & Preston Vance)
– At Winter Is Coming 2023, Rush defeated Jay Lethal

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