Jan 23, 2020 - by Jamie Cruickshank

Real Name: ?
Height: 5’7″
Weight: 183 lbs.
Date of Birth: April 17, 1995
From: Torreón, Coahuila (Mexico)
Pro Debut: December 25, 2013
Trained By: Último Guerrero, El Hijo del Gladiador & Franco Colombo
Finishing Move: 24 Plex


– Bandido began his career as Magnifico II in his native Mexico, working alongside his real-life cousin Magnifico I
– In 2015, he debuted a new character ‘Cielito’, though would continue working as Magnifico II as well
– By mid-2016, he was competing full-time as Bandido
– On November 18, 2016, Bandido won a 10-man Torneo Cibernetico Match to win the vacant LLE Welterweight Title
– On September 28, 2017, Bandido defeated Angel Blanco Jr to win the WWA Welterweight Title
– On December 1, Bandido fought Extreme Tiger to a draw to retain the LLE Welterweight Title
– On December 17, Bandido defeated The Tigger to retain the LLE Welterweight Title
– In January 2018, Bandido travelled to Japan for a stint with Dragon Gate
– On March 17, 2018, Bandido & Flamita defeated Aeroboy & Septimo Dragon and The Rascalz (Dezmond Xavier & Zachary Wentz) to win the vacant Crash Tag Team Titles
– On May 19, Bandido defeated Dezmond Xavier & Laredo Kid to win the vacant Crash Cruiserweight Title
– On August 11, Bandido & Flamita defeated Chris Brookes & AR Fox to win the PROGRESS Tag Team Titles
– The next day, Bandido & Flamita defeated The Grizzled Young Veterans (James Drake & Zack Gibson) to retain the PROGRESS Tag Team Titles
– At TripleMania XXVI, Team ELITE (Bandido & Flamita) defeated Team Impact (Andrew Everett & DJ Z), Team ELITE (Laredo Kid & Golden Magic) and Team AAA (Aero Star & Drago)
– In January 2019, Bandido debuted for ROH, joining the Lifeblood stable
– At Bound By Honor 2019, Lifeblood (Bandido, Mark Haskins, Juice Robinson & Tracy Williams) defeated Brian Milonas, Shaheem Ali, LSG & The Beer City Bruiser
– Bandido debuted for New Japan in May 2019 at the War Of The Worlds event and would remain with the company to compete in that month’s Best Of The Super Juniors tournament
– At ROH Summer Supercard 2019, Lifeblood (Bandido & Mark Haskins) defeated Jonathan Gresham & Jay Lethal
– At Honor For All 2019, Lifeblood defeated Villain Enterprises (Marty Scurll & Brody King)
– In the first round of the Battle Of Los Angeles 2019 Tournament, Bandido defeated Puma King to win the DDT Iron Man Heavy Metal Weight Title. Despite losing the DDT Title back to Puma King later that night, Bandido went on to win the tournament, defeating Jonathan Gresham & David Starr in the 3-way final
– On November 23, 2019, Bandido defeated Marty Scurll & Rey Horus to win the Crash Heavyweight Title
– The next day, Bandido won the Battle Of Coacalco Tournament, defeating Star Jr in the final
– At CMLL Leyendas Mexicanas 2019, Bandido, Valiente & Volador Jr defeated Ultimo Guerrero, El Cuatrero & Forastero
– At Final Battle 2019, Bandido & Flamita defeated Marty Scurll & Flip Gordon
– On December 20, Bandido defeated Jeff Cobb to win the PWG World Title
– On January 11, 2020, MexiSquad (Bandido, Flamita & Rey Horus) defeated Villain Enterprises (Marty Scurll, Brody King & Flip Gordon) to win the ROH Six-Man Tag Team Titles
– On January 17, Bandido defeated Artemis Spencer to win the ECCW Title, but would lose it to Judas Icarus in a 4-Way the next day
– At ROH’s 19th Anniversary Show, Bandido defeated Rey Horus & Flamita
– At Best In The World 2021, Bandido defeated Rush to win the ROH World Title
– On August 1, Bandido defeated Black Taurus to retain the PWG World Title
– At Glory By Honor 2021, Bandido defeated Flip Gordon to retain the ROH World Title
– At Death Before Dishonor 2021, Bandido defeated Demonic Flamita, Brody King & EC3 in a Survival Elimination Match to retain the ROH World Title
– On September 16, Bandido defeated Matt Taven to retain the ROH World Title
– On September 26, Bandido defeated Davey Richards to retain the PWG World Title
– On November 5, Bandido defeated Alex Zayne to retain the ROH World Title
– At Honor For All 2021, Bandido defeated Demonic Flamita
– On November 21, Bandido defeated Alex Shelley to retain the PWG World Title
– On January 16, 2022, Bandido defeated Baron Black to retain the ROH World Title
– At TripleMania XXX: Monterrey, Bandido, Pagano & Taya Valkyrie defeated Andrade El Idolo, Cibernetico & Deonna Purrazzo by DQ
– At Impact Emergence 2022, Bandido defeated Rey Horus
– On September 23, Bandido defeated Flamita to become the first Big Lucha World Champion
– Bandido debuted for AEW on September 28, 2022, falling to ROH World Champion Chris Jericho
– On October 14, Bandido defeated Yutani to retain the Big Lucha World Champion
– On October 29, Bandido defeated Senza Volto to win the BodyZoi Title
– In November 2022, Bandido signed with AEW
– At AAA Gira Aniversario XXX, Bandido, Arez & Octagon Jr defeated Rey Horus, Gringo Loco & Villano III Jr
– On Christmas Day 2022, Bandido defeated El Hijo del Vikingo to retain the Big Lucha World Title

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