Serpentico

Oct 25, 2020 - by Allen Rockum

Real Name: Jonathan Cruz
Height: 5’6″
Weight: 210 lbs.
Date of Birth:
Hometown: Bayamon, Puerto Rico
Pro Debut: 2007
Trained By: Team 3D Aademy
Finishing Move: Senton Bomb

Biography

– Serpentico has used various in ring names which include Ben Dejo, Eddie Cruz & Jay Cruz. He is currently nicknamed The Snakeman.
– March 22, 2008, Dejo lost to Dave the Wave at CCW Anniversary IV.
– February 7, 2009, Dejo competed in a 6-Way for the vacant WXW Cruiserweight Title.
– March 21st, Dejo competed in a 3-Way for the WXW Cruiserweight Title.
– April 18th, Dejo competed in a Four Corners match for the WXW Cruiserweight Title.
– June 27th, Dejo competed in a 4-Way for the ASW Cruiserweight Title.
– July 25th, Dejo competed in a 5-Way for the ASW International Title.
– February 18, 2010, Los Ben Dejos (Cruz & Eddie Rios) challenged Eric Cooper & Eddie Taurus for the ASW Tag Team Titles.
– April 17th, Los Ben Dejos defeated The Northeast All Stars (Simon Sez & Eric Cooper) for the Vintage Tag Team Titles.
– May 22nd, Los Ben Dejos retained the Vintage Tag Team Titles against The Heartbreak Express (Sean Davis & Phil Davis).
– June 19th, Los Ben Dejos defended the Vintage Tag Team Titles against The Northeast All Stars in a I Quit match.
– August 14th, Los Ben Dejos retained the Vintage Tag Team Titles against The European Union (Adam Windsor & Neil Faith) in a Flag on a Pole match.
– August 21st, Dejo competed in the VPW Gold Rush Rumble.
– September 11th, Los Ben Dejos lost the Vintage Tag Team Titles to The European Union in a Best two out of three falls match.
– November 20th, Los Ben Dejos challenged Eclipse (Jay Delta & Xander Page) for the VPW Tag Team Titles.
– January 15, 2011, Los Ben Dejos won the Vintage Tag Team Titles by winning a Four Corners Elimination match.
– February 26th, Los Ben Dejos lost the Vintage Tag Team Titles to The Uprising (Eddie Taurus & Eric Cooper).
– September 10th, Los Ben Dejos challenged The James Boys (Luke & Rich James) for the FUW Tag Team Titles.
– December 3rd, Los Ben Dejos lost to The Bravado Brothers (Harlem & Lancelot Bravado) at ROH Southern Defiance.
– April 7, 2012, Team Lucha (Cruz & Jay Rios) defeated Mike Cruz & Rocky Santiago for the Vintage Tag Team Titles.
– May 19th, Team Lucha lost the Vintage Tag Team Titles in a 3-Way to BeastMode (Don Maximo & Biff Slater).
– July 7th, Dejo lost in the 3-Way first round of the MCW Shane Shamrock Memorial Cup ’12.
– July 9th, Los Ben Dejos lost to James Thomas & Michael Hayes in the first round of the OVW Nightmare Cup.
– December 14th, Cruz lost to AR Fox in the first round of the Jeff Peterson Memorial Cup X.
– February 1, 2013, Dos Ben Dejos (Cruz & Eddie Rios) defeated The Scene (Caleb Konley & Scott Reed) for the FIP Tag Team Titles.
– March 15th, Dos Ben Dejos retained the FIP Tag Team Titles against The Scene.
– April 20th, Team Lucha defeated BeastMode for the Vintage Tag Team Titles.
– June 2nd, Dos Ben Dejos & Shane Strickland defeated The Bravado Brothers & Andrew Everett at EVOLVE 22.
– July 5th, Dos Ben Dejos lost the FIP Tag Team Titles to The Bravado Brothers in a 3-Way.
– January 12, 2014, Dos Ben Dejos defeated Johnny Vandal & Maxwell Chicago at EVOLVE 27.
– February 15th, Dos Ben Dejos defeated Tommy Thomas & The Worst Case Scenario (Elijah Evans IV & Ethan Case) in a Handicap match for the PWX Tag Team Titles.
– March 16th, Los Ben Dejos retained the PWX Tag Team Titles against Trevor Lee & Andrew Everett.
– May 31st, Los Ben Dejos challenged The Juicy Product (David Starr & JT Dunn) for the CZW Tag Team Titles.
– June 22nd, Cruz competed in the FIP Florida Rumble.
– July 19th, Los Ben Dejos lost to Rush Hour (Bolt Brady & Bu Ku Dao) in the first round of the MCW Shane Shamrock Memorial Cup ’14.
– July 26th, Los Ben Dejos defeated The Circle of Disrespect (Simon Sez & Francisco Ciatso) for the USWA Tag Team Titles.
– August 8th, Los Ben Dejos & Lince Dorado defeated The Juicy Product & Jesus De Leon at EVOLVE 31.
– September 5th, Los Ben Dejos & Lince Dorado lost to The Submission Squad (Gary Jay, Evan Gelistico & Pierre Abernathy) in the finals of the FIP Six Man Tag Team Tournament.
– September 26th, Team Lucha defeated Generation Genesis (Mitch Mitchell & Jeff Boom) for the NWA FUW Tag Team Titles.
– October 19th, Los Ben Dejos lost the PWX Tag Team Titles to Country Jacked (Adam Page & Corey Hollis) in a 4-Way.
– August 15, 2015, Cruz & Jay Rios defeated Scoot Andrews & Simon Sez for the Ring Warriors Global Tag Team Titles.
– October 23rd, Cruz & Lince Dorado defeated Ace Slater & Johann Ramzes for the CWE Tag Team Titles.
– May 28, 2016, Cruz lost to Aaron Epic in the semi-finals of the BELIEVE Florida J Cup ’16.
– September 15th, Cruz & Jesus Yurnet lost to The Authors of Pain (Akam & Rezar) on WWE NXT.
– January 5, 2017, Cruz lost to Elias Samson on NXT.
– January 21st, Cruz lost to Jason Cade in the Quarter finals of the USWA Don Curtis Memorial Cup ’17.
– February 12th, Team Lucha lost in the finals of the FEST Love Cup.
– April 8th, Serpentico challenged Jason Cade for the PPW Silverweight Title.
– May 20th, Cruz competed in a 4-Way for the IGNITE Title.
– October 13th, Cruz defeated Lou King Sharp at BELIEVE 147.
– December 7th, Serpentico defeated Snoop Strikes at MLW Never Say Never.
– January 11, 2018, Cruz lost to Brian Cage on Impact Wrestling.
– June 1st, Serpentico Serpentico defeated Troy Hollywood to win the BELIEVE Florida J Cup ’18.
– October 14th, Serpentico competed in a 4-Way for the vacant GCW Heavyweight Title.
– January 19, 2019, Serpentico lost to Andrew Everett in the first round of the PWX X SIXTEEN Tournament ’19.
– February 2nd, Serpentico defended the Elev8 Pro Title against Gangrel.
– February 8th, Serpentico defeated Matt Macintosh in a No DQ match for the vacant PWAD Title.
– February 16th, Serpentico competed in the PWX Battlefield X.
– April 13th, Serpentico & Diamante defeated Aerial Monroe & Darius Lockhart at FEST The Hardcore Hunt.
– May 19th, Serpentico lost & won back the Elev8 Pro Title to Effy in the same event.
– September 6th, Serpentico won the King of the Mondo Lucha 4-Way.
– October 12th, Serpentico lost the Elev8 Pro Title to Rey Fury in a 3-Way.
– January 3, 2020, Serpentico lost the PWAD Title to Killer Kross.
– March 18th, Cruz & Matt Sells lost to the Natural Nightmares (Dustin Rhodes & QT Marshall) on AEW Dark.
– May 6th, Cruz lost to Ten on AEW Dark.
– May 19th, Serpentico lost to Darby Allin on AEW Dark.
– May 26th, Serpentico lost to Christopher Daniels on AEW Dark.
– May 27th, Cruz & Joe Alonzo lost to The Butcher & the Blade on AEW Dark.
– June 23rd, Serpentico, Max Caster & Luther lost to The Jurassic Express (Jungle Boy, Luchasaurus & Marko Stunt) on AEW Dark.
– June 24th, Cruz lost to Brian Cage on AEW Dynamite.
– July 1st, Serpentico lost to Scorpio Sky on AEW Dark.
– July 2nd, Serpentico & Luther defeated Pineapple Pete & Brady Pierce on AEW Dark.
– July 16th, Serpentico lost to Orange Cassidy on AEW Dark.
– August 13th, Serpentico & Luther defeated The Initiative (Brandon Cutler & Peter Avalon) on AEW Dark.
– September 5th, Serpentico lost to Sonny Kiss on AEW Dark.
– September 10th, Serpentico lost to Will Hobbs on AEW Dark.
– September 23rd, Chaos Project (Serpentico & Luther) defeated Brian Pillman Jr. & Griff Garrison on AEW Dark.
– October 7th, Chaos Project lost to The Inner Circle (Chris Jericho & Jake Hager) on AEW Dynamite.
– October 23rd, while doing a interview with Inside the Ropes, Serpentico mentioned he had been signed with AEW a few months prior to announcing it.

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