Blue Demon Jr.

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Blue Demon Jr.
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Blue Demon posing after a match
Born (1966-07-19) July 19, 1966 (age 50)[1]
Mexico City, Mexico
Professional wrestling career
Ring name(s) Blue Demon Jr.
Billed height 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)[1]
Billed weight 207 lb (94 kg)[1]
Trained by Blue Demon[1]
Rolando Vera[1]
Rafael Salamanca[1]
Pepe Mendieta[1]
Debut July 11, 1985[1]

Blue Demon Jr. (born July 19, 1966) is a Mexican luchador and professional wrestler. He is the adopted son of the legendary original Blue Demon and is the first Mexican and the second masked wrestler to win the NWA World Heavyweight Championship. Blue Demon Jr.'s real name is unknown.

Professional wrestling career[edit]

Lucha Libre AAA Worldwide (1996–2001; 2013–present)[edit]

In Lucha Libre AAA Worldwide (AAA) he formed the team Los Juniors with La Parka Jr., Mascara Sagrada Jr. and Perro Aguayo Jr.. On April 18, 1999 in Zapopan, Jalisco they won the Mexican National Atómicos Championship by defeating Los Vatos Locos, a team of Charly Manson, May Flowers, Nygma and Picudo. On September 17, 1999 in Mexico City, D.F. they lost the championship to Los Vipers, a team of Histeria, Maniaco, Mosco de la Merced II and Psicosis II.

Blue Demon Jr. returned to AAA on March 3, 2013, challenging El Texano Jr. to a match for the AAA Mega Championship.[2] The match took place on March 17 at Rey de Reyes and saw El Texano Jr. retain his title. After the match, Blue Demon Jr. challenged El Texano Jr. to a Mask vs. Hair Lucha de Apuestas.[3] On April 15, Blue Demon Jr. announced that he had signed to become a regular member of AAA's roster.[4] On June 16 at Triplemanía XXI, Blue Demon Jr. defeated El Mesías to win the vacant AAA Latin American Championship.[5] He was stripped of the title on March 16, 2014, after he was unable to attend a scheduled title defense against Chessman at Rey de Reyes.[6]

National Wrestling Alliance (2008–2010)[edit]

On October 25, 2008, Demon Jr. became the first Mexican professional wrestler, as well as first masked luchador to win the NWA World Heavyweight Championship when he defeated champion Adam Pearce. His win was also the first time the title changed hands in Mexico, although not with CMLL as would have been the case before the mid-1980s (It happened in Blue Demon Jr.'s own promotion: NWA Mexico). The ongoing feud has Pearce protesting the loss with the NWA as his arm was under the bottom rope when he passed out from Blue Demon Jr's Single leg Boston crab. Blue Demon Jr. managed to hold on to the championship for 505 days before dropping it back to Pearce in a triple-threat match also involving Phill Shatter on March 14, 2010 at NWA New Beginnings.[7]

Pro Wrestling Revolution (2010–2013)[edit]

Demon Jr. defeated Oliver John at an NWA Mexico event at the Lucha Libre Expo in Mexico City on July 23, 2010 to capture the Pro Wrestling Revolution (PWR) Heavyweight Championship. On May 11, 2013, El Hijo del Santo and his rival, Blue Demon Jr., joined forces to win the Pro Wrestling Revolution Tag Team Championship after defeating Brian Cage and Derek Sanders[8] On September 6, 2013, Blue Demon Jr. lost the PWR World Heavyweight Championship to Carly Colón in a match that also involved La Parka II. On November 13, 2013, Blue Demon Jr. disbanded NWA Mexico and became officially affiliated with PWR.[9]

Lucha Underground (2014–2015)[edit]

In August 2014, Blue Demon Jr. was announced as one of five AAA wrestlers to star in the El Rey network's new television series Lucha Underground.[10] Blue Demon Jr. wrestled in the first match of the debut episode of Lucha Underground on October 29, defeating Chavo Guerrero Jr.[11]

In the LU storyline, Blue Demon Jr. was hospitalized due to vicious after-match attacks by both Mil Muertes and Chavo Guerrero Jr. following Demon's loss to Mil Muertes in the November 5th main event match. Upon his return, he attacked Chavo and later in a face-to-face meeting with Chavo blocked another attack and emerged triumphant after laying Chavo out. On July 8, 2015, Demon turned rudo attacking Texano Jr.

In films and TV[edit]

In 2007, he appeared in the film Mil Mascaras vs. the Aztec Mummy (also known as Mil Mascaras Resurrection).[12][13][14] In an episode of ¡Mucha Lucha!, a cartoon version of Blue Demon Jr. appears as a super hero wrestler. He competed on the Mexican dancing show Mira Quien Baila in 2011. He has a cameo in Mel Gibson's 2012 movie Get the Gringo. He also participated in Como dice el dicho in 2011.

In wrestling[edit]

Blue Demon Jr. (behind, in blue costume) versus El Hijo del Santo

Championships and accomplishments[edit]

Luchas de Apuestas record[edit]

Winner (wager) Loser (wager) Location Event Date Notes
Blue Demon Jr. (mask) Invasor Galáctico (mask) Unknown Live event Unknown [23]
Blue Demon Jr. (mask) Vendaval (mask) Unknown Live event Unknown [23]
Blue Demon Jr. (mask) La Mancha (mask) Unknown Live event Unknown  
Blue Demon Jr. (mask) North Panther (mask) Unknown Live event Unknown  
Blue Demon Jr. (mask) Álex González (hair) Unknown Live event Unknown  
Blue Demon Jr. (mask) Black Panther (mask) Unknown Live event Unknown  
Blue Demon Jr. (mask) Black Killer (mask) Unknown Live event Unknown  
Blue Demon Jr. (mask) La Mosca (mask) Unknown Live event Unknown  
Blue Demon Jr. (mask) La Mosca (mask) Unknown Live event Unknown  
Blue Demon Jr. (mask) Scarlet (mask) Unknown Live event Unknown [23]
Blue Demon Jr. (mask) El Depredador (mask) Tijuana, Baja California Live event Unknown [23]
Blue Demon Jr. (mask) Síndrome (mask) Unknown Live event Unknown  
Blue Demon Jr. (mask) Máquina Salvaje (mask) Unknown Live event 1989  
Blue Demon Jr. (mask) MS-Jr. (mask) Mexico City, Mexico Live event November 24, 1994 [23]
Blue Demon Jr. (mask) Gran Sheik (mask) Mexico City, Mexico Live event 1995  
Blue Demon Jr. (mask) El Jorobado (mask) Xico, Veracruz Live event January 1, 1999 [23]
Blue Demon Jr. (mask) Black Demon (mask) Tijuana, Baja California Live event October 1, 1999 [23]
Blue Demon Jr. (mask) Black Führer (mask) Guadalajara, Jalisco Live event 2002  
Blue Demon Jr. (mask) Espectro Jr. (mask) Tijuana, Baja California Live event October 7, 2007  

References[edit]

General sources - Championship Information
  • Royal Duncan & Gary Will (2000). "MEXICO". Wrestling Title Histories. Archeus Communications. pp. 389–402. ISBN 0-9698161-5-4. 
General sources - Career
  • Madigan, Dan (2007). "Los Enmascarados (the masked men): Blue Demon Jr.". Mondo Lucha Libre: the bizarre& honorable world of wild Mexican wrestling. HarperColins Publisher. pp. 90–93. ISBN 978-0-06-085583-3. 
  • L.L. Staff (2008). "Lucha Libre: Conoce la historia de las leyendas de cuadrilátero". Blue Demon Jr. (1966) (in Spanish). Mexico. p. 12. Grandes Figuras de la Lucha Libre. 
Specific
  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l "Profile". Bodyslamming. 
  2. ^ Beltrán, William (March 3, 2013). "Confirmado: @BlueDemonjr vs. Texano Jr. por el MegaCampeonato AAA en Rey de Reyes 2013". SuperLuchas (in Spanish). Retrieved March 4, 2013. 
  3. ^ Beltrán, William (March 17, 2013). "¡Texano Jr. Retiene el MegaCampeonato AAA ante Blue Demon Jr.! – ¡Reto Azul de Máscara vs. Cabellera!". SuperLuchas (in Spanish). Retrieved March 17, 2013. 
  4. ^ "AAA Sin Límite en León, Guanajuato (Cobertura y resultados 15 de abril de 2013) – Blue Demon Jr. Firma con AAA, Konnan regresa a la Lucha, Axel reta a Daga.". SuperLuchas (in Spanish). April 15, 2013. Retrieved April 16, 2013. 
  5. ^ a b Cano Vela, Eduardo (June 11, 2013). "AAA #TripleManíaXXI (Cobertura y Resultados 16 de junio de 2013) – El Hijo del Perro Aguayo vs. Cibernético por las Cabelleras – Blue Demon Jr. vs. El Mesías por el Campeonato Latinoamericano". SuperLuchas (in Spanish). Retrieved June 16, 2013. 
  6. ^ "La Parka, Rey de Reyes 2014". Lucha Libre AAA Worldwide (in Spanish). Retrieved March 17, 2014. 
  7. ^ "New NWA Champion crowned". Pro Wrestling Insider. Retrieved 2010-03-14. 
  8. ^ http://superluchas.net/2013/05/12/elhijodelsanto-y-bluedemonjr-son-los-nuevos-campeones-en-pareja-de-pwrrevolution/
  9. ^ "Pro Wrestling Revolution welcomes new partner". Pro Wrestling Revolution. 2013-11-13. Retrieved 2013-11-14. 
  10. ^ "El Rey Network announces more details of AAA Lucha Libre project". Wrestling Observer Newsletter. August 27, 2014. Retrieved August 28, 2014. 
  11. ^ Peeples, Jeremy (29 October 2014). "Lucha Underground TV report: Prince Puma (Ricochet) vs. Johnny Mundo (John Morrison)". Wrestling Observer. Retrieved 2 November 2014. 
  12. ^ "MMvsAM". 
  13. ^ "PopMatters". 
  14. ^ "mjsimpson". 
  15. ^ "Pro Wrestling Illustrated 500–2008: 121 Blue Demon Jr.". Pro Wrestling Illustrated. Blue Bell, Pennsylvania, USA: Sports and Entertainment publications LLC. August 2008. p. 82. October 2008. 
  16. ^ "I.W.A.S. Light Heavyweight Title". Puroresu Dojo. 2003. 
  17. ^ "WOW Title". Puroresu Dojo. 2010. 
  18. ^ "N.W.A. World Heavyweight Title". Puroresu Dojo. 2003. 
  19. ^ "New Champions crowned in Puerto Rico!". Pro Wrestling Revolution. 2013-04-22. Retrieved 2013-04-23. 
  20. ^ ""PWI 500": 1–100". Pro Wrestling Illustrated. 2010-07-30. Retrieved 2010-07-31. 
  21. ^ "W.W.A. Light Heavyweight Title (Mexico)". Puroresu Dojo. 2003. 
  22. ^ "W.W.A. Welterweight Title (Mexico)". Puroresu Dojo. 2003. 
  23. ^ a b c d e f g Enciclopedia staff (July 2007). "Enciclopedia de las Mascaras". Blue Demon Jr. (in Spanish). Mexico. p. 31. Tomo I. 

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