The Beast Mortos

Mar 2, 2021 - by Jamie Cruickshank

Real Name:
Height: 5’10”
Weight: 200 lbs.
Date of Birth: March 11, 1987
Hometown: Torreón, Coahuila (Mexico)
Pro Debut: November 6, 2005
Trained By: Arana del Futuro, El Satánico, Tony Rodriguez & Diabolico
Finishing Move: Inferno Suplex


– In 2005, he debuted under the ringname ‘Semental’, working for independent promotions in Durango state
– In March 2008, Semental signed with the national CMLL promotion
– In the summer of 2011, Semental finished up with CMLL and would soon jump to AAA
– In August 2012, AAA introduced the Los Inferno Rockers stable, a glam-metal inspired gimmick, with Semental playing the role of ‘Machine Rocker’
– At Rey de Reyes 2013, Los Inferno Rockers (Machine Rocker, Devil Rocker & Soul Rocker) defeated The Psycho Circus (Monster Clown, Murder Clown & Psycho Clown)
– At Verano de Escandalo 2015, Machine Rocker, Mini Psycho Clown, Mamba & Taya Valkyrie defeated El Elegido, Faby Apache, Pimpinela Escarlata & Dinastia
– At Heroes Inmortales IX, the repackaged ‘Taurus’ won the 2015 Copa Antonio Pena Battle Royal
– On September 10, 2016, Taurus departed AAA and would compete on the Mexican independent scene as ‘Black Taurus’
– On December 22, 2017, Taurus defeated Pentagon Jr to win the vacant PDM Light Heavyweight Title
– In the summer of 2018, Black Taurus re-debuted for AAA
– On November 2, 2018, Black Taurus defeated Matt Cross to retain the VOZ Ultra Title
– On November 4, Black Taurus & Chaoz defeated Los Vipers (Psicosis & Histeria) to win the CWF Tag Team Titles
– Taurus competed on the 2019 Impact Tour of Mexico
– On August 16, 2019, Taurus defeated Drago to retain the VOZ Ultra Title
– On October 11, Taurus defeated El Mesias & Brian Cage to retain the VOZ Ultra Title
– At TripleMania Regia 2019, Taurus & Villano III Jr defeated El Hijo del Vikingo & Aramis, Puma King & Brian Cage and Octagon Jr & Dulce Canela
– At Guerra de Titanes 2019, Taurus, El Texano Jr, Chessman & Killer Kross defeated Willie Mack, Puma King, Murder Clown & Pagano in a TLC Match
– At TripleMania XXVIII, Taurus & Brian Cage defeated Lio Rush & Daga
– At Impact No Surrender 2021, The Decay (Taurus, Crazzy Steve & Rosemary) defeated Acey Romero, Larry D & Tenille Dashwood
– At Sacrifice 2021, The Decay (Taurus & Crazzy Steve) defeated Reno SCUM (Adam Thornstowe & Luster The Legend)
– At Rey de Reyes 2021, Taurus defeated Octagon Jr & Villano III Jr to win the vacant AAA Latin American Title
– The next day, Los Mercenarios (El Texano Jr, La Hiedra & Rey Escorpion) defeated Los Jinetes del Aire (El Hijo del Vikingo, Octagon Jr & Myzteziz Jr) to win the AAA Trios Titles. Taurus was also recognised as champion under the Freebird Rule
– At Verano de Escandalo 2021, Los Merceanrios (Taurus, El Texano Jr & Rey Escorpion) defeated Psycho Circus (Murder Clown, Monster Clown & Psycho Clown) to retain the AAA Trios Titles
– On July 5, Taurus defeated Octagon Jr, Faby Apache & Villano III Jr to retain the AAA Latin American Title
– At Emergence 2021, The Decay (Taurus, Crazzy Steve, Rosemary & Havok) defeated No Way, Fallah Bahh, Savannah Evans & Tasha Steelz
– At TripleMania XXX: Monterrey, Taurus & Johnny Caballero defeated Dragon Lee & Dralistico and Laredo Kid & Jack Cartwheel
– On the Against All Odds 2022 pre-show, Taurus defeated Laredo Kid
– Taurus was part of ‘Team Mexico 2’ as they won the 2023 AAA Lucha Libre World Cup
– Taurus debuted for ROH at Final Battle 2023, unsuccessfully challenging for El Hijo del Vikingo’s AAA Mega Title
– On January 11, 2024, Taurus announced that he had departed AAA and would be signing with AEW, who officially announced his arrival on January 18. As AAA owned the name ‘Black Taurus’, he would change his ringname to ‘The Beast Mortos’ upon his arrival
– Mortos made his official in-ring debut at Supercard Of Honor 2024, defeating Blake Christian

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