Mando Guerrero

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This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Guerrero and the second or maternal family name is Llanes.
Armando Guerrero
Birth name Armando Guerrero Llanes
Born (1952-07-07) July 7, 1952 (age 62)
Guadalajara, Jalisco, México
Professional wrestling career
Ring name(s) Mando Guerrero[1]
Tercera Dimensión[1]
El Psicópata[1]
Armando Guerrero
Billed height 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)[1][2]
Billed weight 225 lb (102 kg; 16.1 st)[1]
Trained by Gory Guerrero[1]
Debut 1974[1]

Armando Guerrero Llanes (born July 7, 1952), better known as Mando Guerrero, is a retired Mexican born American professional wrestler.[1] He also was the trainer for the Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling, an all female professional wrestling promotion.[3]

Movie stuntman career[edit]

Guerrero began a career as a Hollywood stuntman in 1977.[2] Gene LeBell suggested Guerrero work as a stuntman after meeting him at his brother Mike's wrestling promotion.[2] After spending three years as a movie extra, Guerrero began working in stunts.[2] His credits include Miracles (1986), Red Surf (1990), Eve of Destruction (1991), Falling Down (1993),[4] Steal Big Steal Little (1995), My Giant (1998), Critical Mass (2000), Picking Up the Pieces (2000), Submerged (2000), and The Shrink Is In (2001).[2] Guerrero was also hired as a stunt coordinator and choreographer for wrestling scenes in movies.[2]

Personal life[edit]

Before entering the world of professional wrestling and stunt work, Guerrero worked in construction and retail sales.[2] He attended the University of Texas El Paso for two years, where he took drama classes.[2] He also attended Rancho Santiago College and Orange Coast College, where he took classes in TV production.[2]

Mando Guerrero is the second oldest son of Gory Guerrero and the brother of Chavo Guerrero, Sr., Hector Guerrero and Eddie Guerrero.[2] His nephew, Chavo Guerrero, Jr., also wrestles.[2] Mando Guerrero was married.[2]

Mando Guerrero has a son, Eduardo Guerrero, named after Mando's brother Eddie Guerrero. Eduardo Guerrero is currently wrestling in Mexico.

In wrestling[edit]

Championships and accomplishments[edit]

  • All-California Championship Wrestling
    • ACCW Tag Team Championship (1 time) - with Peter Maivia, Jr.[1][7]
  • International Wrestling Federation
    • IWF Heavyweight Championship (1 time)[1][7]
  • Western States Alliance
    • WSA Western States Championship (1 time) - with Hector Guerrero[7]
  • Other titles
  • UWC Tag Team Championship (1 time) – with Hector Guerrero[1]
  • PWI ranked him # 372 of the 500 best singles wrestlers during the "PWI Years" in 2003.

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t "Mando Guerrero profile". Online World of Wrestling. Retrieved 2009-09-20. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l Oliver, Greg (January 11, 2007). "Size never held Mando Guerrero down". SLAM! Wrestling. Retrieved 2008-08-27. 
  3. ^ Oliver, Greg (April 13, 2000). "'Slop' matches haven't stopped Ivory". SLAM! Wrestling. Retrieved 2008-08-16. 
  4. ^ a b Guerrero, Eddie. Cheating Death, Stealing Life: The Eddie Guerrero Story, p. 18.
  5. ^ American Wrestling Association (1988-12-26). "AWA vs CWA; The RPMs & Cactus Jack vs The Guerrero Brothers". AWA SuperClash III.
  6. ^ http://www.wwe.com/classics/sports-entertainment-maneuver-innovators-26099954/page-4 Who invented the moonsault?
  7. ^ a b c Royal Duncan & Gary Will (2000). Wrestling Title Histories (4th ed.). Archeus Communications. ISBN 0-9698161-5-4. 

References[edit]

  • Guerrero, Eddie (2005). Cheating Death, Stealing Life: The Eddie Guerrero Story. Simon and Schuster. ISBN 0-7434-9353-2. 

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