Iron Boy

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Iron Boy
Iron Boy
Name Iron Boy
Real name Enrique Espinoza
Nicknames "El Hombre de Acero"
Name history Play Boy Jr. (debut), La Cachora Voladora, Silver Boy, Harlequin, Luchador Sin Nombre, Iron Boy (current)
Family Play Boy (father), Woman Star (mother), Paniko (uncle), Dinámico (brother), Divina (sister), Play Boy Jr. (nephew)
Maestro(s) Caudillo II, El Bigotes, Angel Mensajero, Mr. Tempest, Black Shadow Jr.
Birth date, location December 6, 1985- Baja California
Obituary date
Debut, location October 10, 2000 - San Felipe, Baja California
Lost mask to Tronx
Height 162 cm
Weight 64 kg
Signature moves Iron Special, Plancha Suicida at 6 meters of height.
Titles: Mexicali Centennial Lightweight Championship, Mexicali Trios Championship (w/Genio Del Aire & Luminoso), Americas Tag Team Championship (w/Genio Del Aire), Baja California Welterweight Championship, Baja California Trios Championship (w/Luminoso & Genio Del Aire, Arena Mexicali Intercontinental Championship (x2), Americas Middleweight Championship


Notes

Being the son of the veteran luchador Play Boy and the first luchadora of Mexicali Woman Star, Iron Boy's involvement with lucha libre began since he was a child. In 1997 he began his training in the now defunct Arena Huracan Ramirez with Patricio Gomez "El Bigotes" as his first maestro. After him there were other important trainers in his career such as Angel Mensajero, Caudillo I, Mr. Tempest, and Black Shadow Jr. He had difficulties in his early days in wrestling due to his very young age. He was 15 years old when he started and the Commission did not allow wrestlers under age. He started at exhibition matches. It took time for him to climb in the ranks, from "luchas de regalo" (dark matches), to first matches at Arena Huracan Ramirez and at Parque Vicente Guerrero in "Domingos Populares". He went to undercard train eventer with his own efforts.

His his ring name was Play Boy Jr after his father until he had to change it due to name issues. He adopted one of his father's former names "La Cachora Voladora" he used it for a while on and then renamed as Silver Boy. After that he went as El Luchador Sin Nombre he made a survey for a possible name for him. There was a list with possible names and the most voted was Iron Boy. He liked and he took it.

Besides of his Championship wins, Iron Boy won Sammy's Promotions Trios Cup on two years in a row. The first time with the Hego Boys on 2014 at Palenque del Fex in Mexicali, Baja California. The Second time was with the Legion Aerea on 2016 at Palenque del Fex in Mexicali, Baja California.

On March 26, 2017 he became the new Baja California Welterweight Champion defeating Rey Cobra at Arena Nacionalista.

On June 24, 2017 he won another Cup at Palenque del Fex, Mexicali, Baja California in a battle royal.

As a Trainer

Iron Boy has helped training wrestlers since 2003. In later years he founded his own school, Iron Boy Príncipe Wrestler School. So far, he had trained 9 generations and about 24 profesional wrestlers.

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Notable Matches

Date Location Match
05/06/2006 Mexicali, Baja California Captain's Fall mask vs hair, Angel Mensajero/Los Hego Boys defeated El Brazo/Fuerza Guerrera/Pirata Morgan/Sangre Chicana - Pirata was the captain but he was bald and Brazo got shaved instead
03/18/17 Palenque del Fex - Mexicali Genio Del Aire & Próximo defeated Skalibur & Kamik-C and Iron Boy & Dinámico in a Triangle Tag Team match. The crowd threw money at the end of the match

Luchas de apuestas record

Date Apuesta Winner(s) Loser(s) Arena and/or Place
2002 mask Iron Boy Scaryman Arena Coliseo Mexicali, Baja California
2005 hair Iron Boy Pzayko Arena Coliseo Mexicali, Baja California
????/??/?? hairs Voltron and Iron Boy Tigre Cota and Guero Cota Nogales, Sonora
2011 hair Iron Boy Tigre Leon Arena Mexicali, Baja California
2012/03/07 mask (1) Iron Boy Black Shadow Jr. Arena Mexicali, Baja California
17/11/18 mask Tronx Iron Boy Gimnasio de Mexicali - Mexicali, Baja California
(1) Jaula de la Muerte along with The Rocker, Maverick, Ángelus, Luminoso & Rey Metálico


Gallery

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as Baja California Welterweight Champion
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as Mexicali Centennial Lightweight Champion
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2012
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unmasked
as Play Boy Jr. (right)