Mágico (Monterrey)

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He shouldn't be confused with Máscara Sagrada, who wrestled as Mágico in late 80s. He also performed as Máscara Sagrada on local events in Monterrey. Octagón also used the ring name Amenaza Elegante before take his current gimmick.

Profile

Mágico
Mágico
Name Mágico
Real name Víctor Manuel Salinas Menchaca
Nicknames
Name history Asesino Rojo (debut -?), Amenaza Elegante, Mágico, Máscara Sagrada (fake), La Mole
Family Mágico Jr., Tony Boy (sons), Lady Magic (daughter)
Maestro(s) Colosso Colosetti, Dory Dixon, Dr. Wagner, Rene Guajardo, Tarzán Rocha, Mr. Lince
Birth date, location July 15, 1960 - Piedras Negras, Coahuila (but grew up in Monterrey)
Obituary date September 2, 2016 - Monterrey, Nuevo León
Debut, location January 6, 1978 - El Pulpo Verde - Arena Rayo de Jalisco[1]
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Titles: Texas Heavyweight Championship, Northern Light Heavyweight Championship, Nuevo Leon Heavyweight Championship, Tamaulipas Tag Team Championship (w/?), Coahuila Heavyweight Championship, Spain Heavyweight championship

A Piedras Negras-born wrestler raised in Monterrey. He claimed to have traveled to Japan, the US, Spain, Germany, Greece, and Argentina with a trip to Saudi Arabia on the way. Also says he's wrestled in Arena Mexico, Tokyo Dome, and the Astrodome. (These are all suspect facts, as are the list of titles.) As of 2010, he claims to have won 76 masks and 89 hairs on apuesta matches.

A biologist on his life outside lucha libre, Mágico also served as an actor on minor films. He starred on three movies and wrote some unpublished books. He survived the death in 2010 as he received a kidney from a fan. Following this sucess, he became an activist who promoted the organ donation.

Mágico wrestled his last match on May 29, 2016 in the Gimnasio Nuevo Mezquital in San Nicolás, Nuevo León. Mágico, teaming up with El Ninja Jr. and Kid Lion, defeated Kiowa, Mongol Chino, and Titanik on a Lucha Libre Unida (LLU) event. He died on September 2, 2016 in Monterrey due to a kidney failure.

Filmography

  • Mágico, El Enviado de los Dioses (1990)
  • El Rescate Imposible
  • Mágico contra la Mafia Puertorriqueña

Gallery

as La Mole
comic book
father and daughter


Sources

  • La Magia del Ring 52

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