Angélico

Dec 30, 2019 - by Jamie Cruickshank

Real Name: Adam Bridle
Height: 6’3″
Weight: 198 lbs
From: Johannesburg, South Africa
Pro Debut: 2007
Trained By: Ultimo Dragon, Black Terry & Negro Navarro
Finishing Move: Superman Senton

Biography

– Bridle began his career in South Africa’s PWA promotion under the name Adam Crow, but would soon change to Angelico
– Bridle moved to the WWP promotion upon PWA’s closure in 2007
– In 2008, Angelico began competing for Europe’s NWE promotion, where he would meet Ultimo Dragon. Dragon recommended he move to Mexico for further training, which Angelico did in early 2009
– On January 21, 2010, Angelico defeated Negro Navarro to win the South American Light Heavyweight Title
– On February 27, Angelico teamed with El Hijo del Fantasma to win the Toryumon Yamaha Cup, defeating Rey Bucanero & Ultimo Guerrero in the final
– On December 17, Angelico defeated Trauma I to win the Toryumon Young Dragons Cup
– In early 2013, Angelico joined AAA where he would form Los Gueros del Cielo alongside Jack Evans
– At Heroes Inmortales VII, Los Gueros del Cielo defeated The Mexican Powers (Crazy Boy & Joe Lider), Aero Star & Drago and La Secta (Escoria & Espiritu) in an Elimination Match to win the AAA Tag Team Titles
– At Guerra de Titanes 2013, Angelico, Evans & Fenix defeated Juventud Guerrera, Pentagon Jr & Steve Pain
– At Rey de Reyes 2014, Los Gueros del Cielo defeated Aero Star & Drago, La Nueva Sociedad (El Hijo del Fantasma & Psicosis) and Los Inferno Rockers (Demon Rocker & Machine Rocker) in an Elimination Match to retain the AAA Tag Team Titles
– On May 2, 2014, Los Gueros del Cielo defeated La Anarquia (Steve Pain & Daga) to retain the AAA Tag Team Titles
– On July 27, Los Gueros del Cielo defeated La Anarquia (Daga & Eterno) and Sensacional Carlitos & Tommy Diablo to retain the AAA Tag Team Titles
– Angelico debuted for Lucha Underground in October 2014
– On February 8, 2015, Angelico, Ivelisse & Son of Havoc defeated The Crew (Cortez Castro, Mr Cisco & Bael) to win the vacant Lucha Underground Trios Titles
– On February 22, Angelico, Ivelisse & Son of Havoc defeated The Crew (Cortez Castro, Mr Cisco & Bael) in a Ladder Match to retain the Lucha Underground Trios Titles
– At Rey de Reyes 2015, Angelico, Evans & La Parka defeated Los Hell Brothers (Averno, Chessman & Cibernetico)
– On March 21, Angelico, Ivelisse & Son of Havoc defeated Cage, Big Ryck & DelAvar Daivari to retain the Lucha Underground Trios Titles
– At Verano de Escandalo 2015, Los Gueros del Cielo (Angelico & Evans) defeated La Secta (Escoria & Cuervo) in a Hair vs Hair Cage Match
– At Heroes Inmortales IX, Los Gueros del Cielo defeated Los Perros del Mal (Joe Lider & Pentagon Jr) and La Anarquia (Steve Pain & Daga) to win the AAA Tag Team Titles
– On November 22, 2015, Angelico, Ivelisse & Son of Havoc defeated The Disciples of Death (Barrio Negro, El Siniestro de la Muerte & Trece) to win the Lucha Underground Trios Titles and save their Lucha Underground careers
– On December 12, Angelico, Ivelisse & Son of Havoc defeated The Disciples of Death in an Elimination Match to retain the Lucha Underground Trios Titles
– On July 17, 2016, Los Gueros del Cielo defeated Averno & Chessman and The Psycho Circus (Monster Clown & Murder Clown) to regain the AAA Tag Team Titles
– On May 13, 2017, Angelico defeated Emil Sitoci, Rey Fenix & Penta El Zero M to win the wXw Shotgun Title
– On May 20, Angelico fought Ilja Dragunov to a time-limit draw to retain the wXw Shotgun Title
– On June 2, Angelico defeated David Starr to retain the wXw Shotgun Title
– On July 22, Angelico defeated Morgan Webster to win the WCPW Pro Wrestling World Cup ‘Rest Of The World’ Qualifier
– On November 24, 2017, Angelico announced that he was leaving AAA
– On April 7, 2018, Angelico defeated Kenny Williams, Tarkan Aslan & Senza Volto in an Elimination Match to win the GWF Light Heavyweight World Cup
– On April 11, Angelico announced that he had left Lucha Underground. He would continue appearing for the promotion through the remainder of the year due to tape delay
– On May 19, Angelico defeated Matt Cross to win the vacant SWE King of Switzerland Title
– On October 13, Angelico defeated Jonny Storm in a No-DQ Match to retain the SWE King of Switzerland Title
– On October 20, Angelico defeated El Mosquito, Fernando De La Cruz & Kevin Beru to win the XZW Gen-X Title
– On January 26, 2019, Angelico defeated Cem Kaplan to win the GWF Berlin Title
– On April 6, Angelico defeated El Phantasmo to retain the GWF Berlin Title
– On May 4, Angelico defeated Justin Wylde to retain the GWF Berlin Title
– On May 9, it was announced that Angelico had signed with AEW and would reunite with Evans as The Hybrid2
– In July 2021, The Hybrid2 joined up with Matt Hardy’s Hardy Family Office stable

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