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Revision as of 12:53, 1 April 2016

Profile

Al Amezcua
Al Amezcua
Name Al Amezcua
Real name Alfonso Amezcua
Nicknames none
Name history Al Amezcua (debut - retirement), The Golden Terror, Pájaro Azul, Bolchevike
Family Alfonso Dantés (son), Vick Amezcua/Septiembre Negro (son), Alberto Muñoz (son-in-law), César and Apolo Dantés (grandsons)
Maestro(s) unknown
Birth date, location August 22, 1918 - Guadalajara, Jalisco
Obituary date November 4, 1999 - Guadalajara, Jalisco
Debut, location 1937
Lost mask to
Height
Weight
Signature moves
Titles: Occidente Welterweight Title, Occidente Middleweight Title, Northern Middleweight Title (2)


Bio

Al Amezcua, a Guadalajara native, was the initiator of one of the most famous generations of wrestlers in Mexico, as he was the father of the original Septiembre Negro and the legendary Alfonso Dantés, who is the father of César and Apolo Dantés.

He debuted in 1937 losing his first match to Chimal Galán. He went on to don a hood using an English moniker, The Golden Terror. He defended it successfully at least twice, against Rito Romero and Pablo Romero, but went on to lose it against El Santo. This win meant a lot to Santo, as it was his first mask vs. mask match win ever. During his career he also used other names such as Pájaro Azul (Blue Bird) and Bolchevike.

He held two Campeonatos de Occidente (Occident championships); welterweight (1946) and middleweight (1948), the latter of which he eventually lost to Saúl Montes, brother of Bello Greco and uncle of Super Caló and Chris and Alan Stone. He also captured the prestigious Northern Middleweight title from Joe Silva. He lost and regained the title with Jorge Allende, and lost it for good to Pepe Mendieta (father of Rambo).

Amezcua, who also teamed with his son Alfonso when he was starting out, retired in 1964, and died on November 4, 1999 at age 81 in his hometown of Guadalajara.

Luchas de apuestas record

Date Apuesta Winner(s) Loser(s) Arena and/or Place
1945.07.08 hair[1] Golden Terror & Oso Negro Rito Romero & Tony the Kid Arena Nilo, Guadalajara, Jalisco
1945.12.23 mask/hair[2] Golden Terror Oso Negro Arena Canada Dry - Guadalajara, Jalisco
1949.12.25 mask El Santo Golden Terror Arena Canada Dry - Guadalajara, Jalisco
  1. Golden Terror's mask and Oso Negro's hair was on the line against the hairs of Rito Romero & Tony the Kid
  2. Terror's mask vs Oso's hair

Gallery

as golden terror
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