Angélico

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Angélico
Angélico
Name Angélico
Real name Adam Bridle
Nicknames "The Spanish Heartthrob"
Name history Adam Croft (debut - 2007), Angélico (2007 -), Adam Bridle (2008 - 2009), Backpacker Joe (2012), Adam Angel (2012)
Family
Maestro(s) Black Terry, Negro Navarro, Ultimo Dragon
Birth date, location May 7, 1987 - Johannesburg, South Africa
Obituary date
Debut, location 2007
Lost mask to
Height 190 cms/6'3"
Weight 97 kg/213 lbs
Signature moves Cruceta Invertido, Fall of the Angels, Double Foot Stomp, Superman Senton
Titles: AAA World Tag Team Championship (w/Jack Evans), Copa Toyota 2012 (w/Ultimo Dragon), NWL Spanish Title, South American Light Heavyweight Title, WWP World Cruiserweight Title, Yamaha Cup 2010 (w/El Hijo del Fantasma), Young Dragons Cup 2010, Lucha Underground Trios Championship, wXw Shotgun Championship

Foreign wrestler that has worked all over the world, wrestling in his native Spain as well as in South Africa where he was a regular with promotion WWP Thunderstrike. His first link to lucha was working with Ultimo Dragon & Super Nova in NWE.

He would then be brought to Mexico by Ultimo Dragon, competing in his Young Dragon Cup, losing to Ultimo trainee Satoshi Kajiwara. Moved from there to IWRG, working as a regular there from April 2009 to March 2010, including winning the Americas Light Heavyweight Championship from his trainer Negro Navarro, then losing it to his trainer's son Trauma I. Abruptly left Mexico at the end of his IWRG run.

Resurfaced back on the December Toryumon show, but not back in IWRG. Joined AAA in March of 2011 for one match. Later in 2011 made his return to IWRG.

Going to Wrestling New Classic (WNC) in Japan in summer 2012 and wrestled as "Backpacker Joe". Short time after, he change his ring name to Adam Angel. He participated in the tournament to crown the first ever WNC Champion, but was eliminated in the first round by Akira. After this match, Bridle announced the end of his first Japanese tour.

In 2013 he made his return to AAA and had his greatest career success as tag team partner of Jack Evans. The two were the best duo of the promotion in 2014 and 2015. Joined Lucha Underground and formed a team with Son of Havoc & Ivelisse.

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