Ángel de Oro

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not the first Angel de Oro

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Angel de Oro
Angel de Oro
Name Angel de Oro
Real name
Nicknames
Name history Angel de Oro
Family Apolo Chávez (father), Ángel de Plata (brother)
Maestro(s) Gran Cochisse, Corsario Rojo, Diabolico, Satanico, Franco Colombo
Birth date, location March 21, 1988, Gomez Palacio
Obituary date
Debut, location July 14, 2005, Gomez Palacio
Lost mask to
Height 178 cm/5' 10"
Weight 83 kg/183 lb
Signature moves La Mecedora, Arras de Oro
Titles: 2011 Reyes del Aire, Mexican National Trios Championship (w/Rush & Diamante)

Notes

Angel de Oro made his CMLL in-ring debut in 2008, and is a rapidly rising tecnico high flyer. One of many Laguna based wrestlers to find success in CMLL since the late 00s, Oro has been notable for winning or placing well in many rookie tournaments. Oro can perform spectacular moves, but his greater trait is the reliability of his moves; Oro is one of the more consistent performs of his age range. CMLL seems to be building him as a younger, more aerial version of La Mascara. Both use classic lucha submission holds as their trademark finishers, and neither are the first men to use their names in CMLL. This Angel de Oro was preceded by Angel de Oro (Original)

Angel de Oro started out in Laguna arenas, most notable Arena Olimpico Laguna de Gomez Palacio. He worked against Guerrero Inca in almost all of his early matches. Inca was actually Oro's brother, the future Angel de Plata. Oro and Plata made their CMLL debuts at CMLL Dos Leyendas, 2008. They did not have a match, but posed with Hector Garza before his hair match with El Hijo del Perro Aguayo. There was actually a third Angel (de Bronce?) with Garza, who's existence is mentioned whenever Oro's debut is retold, but never appeared again. In addition, one of the Angels (believed to be Plata) suffered an injury soon after, postponed the group's debut.

Angel de Oro's in ring debut was in late summer '08. He and Plata joined up with Angel Azteca Jr. to form Los Angeles Celestiales, a segunda/tercera trios team battling the likes of Guerreros Tuareg, trading wins and losses without going anywhere. Angel de Oro's singles surge started with a surprise mask win over Fabian el Gitano in June of 2010, and really took off when he won the 2011 Reyes del Aire. Angel de Oro was split off from his teammates, and united with Diamante & Rush to win the Mexican National Trios Championship. The championship and the reign did not amount to much, but spotlighted the three as future stars of the company. Oro also won the long Forjando un Idolo tournament, participated in various tournaments, and challenged Dragon Rojo Jr. for the CMLL World Middleweight Championship. Oro started of the next year by winning the 2012 Reyes del Aire, against a slightly tougher field than the year before.

Oro does not have a dedicated rival or trio at the moment, but is clearly in the future plans of the company.

Luchas de apuestas record

Date Apuesta Winner(s) Loser(s) Arena and/or Place
2010/07/18 mask (1) Ángel de Oro Fabián el Gitano Arena México - Mexico, D.F.
(1) Final Ruleta: Infierno En el Ring


Sources

Gallery

posing
posing
Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre Championships
CMLL: Mini: ShockercitoSuper Light: vacant
Welter: TitánMiddle: El Cuatrero
Light Heavy: Niebla RojaHeavy: Ultimo Guerrero
Tag: Mistico & CaristicoWomen: Marcela
Trios: Los Guerreros Laguneros (Ultimo Guerrero, Gran Guerrero & Euforia)
NWA WH: Welter: Volador Jr.Middle: CarísticoLight Heavy: Stuka Jr.
National: Light: ElectricoWelter: Soberano Jr.Light Heavy: Bárbaro Cavernario
Heavy: El TerribleWomen: La Metálica
Trios: Nueva Generacion Dinamita (Sansón, Cuatrero & Forastero)
Tournaments: Leyenda de Azul: Rush
Leyenda de Plata: Volador Jr.Universal: Terrible
Pequeño Reyes del Aire: ShockercitoReyes del Aire: Titán
Gran Alternativa: Flyer & Volador Jr.
En Busca de un Ídolo: Boby ZavalaLa Copa Jr.: Soberano Jr.
Parejas Increíbles: Barbaro Cavernario & Titan
REINA: CMLL-REINA Intl Junior: Kaho KobayashiCMLL-REINA Intl: ZeuxisCMLL-REINA Tag Team: Vacant
DF: Light: AstralWelter: SenseiMiddle: Hijo del Signo
Occidente: Welter: ExplosivoMiddle: Difunto
Light Heavy: EsfingeHeavy: Star Black
Tag: Gran Kenut & León Blanco
Trios: Nueva Generacion Dinamita (Sansón, Cuatrero & Forastero)
Misc: Arena Coliseo Tag: Esfinge & Tritón
Defunct: Copa de Arena Mexico Tournament
Japan TagJapan Women's