Esther Moreno

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Esther Moreno
Birth name María Esther Moreno León
Born (1969-02-20) February 20, 1969 (age 48)[1]
Mexico City, Mexico[1]
Professional wrestling career
Ring name(s) Esther Moreno
Ultima Tigrita
Chiquita Azteca
Billed height 1.53 m (5 ft 0 in)
Billed weight 59 kg (130 lb)
Trained by Blue Panther
Gran Hamada
Alfonso Moreno[1]
Debut March 18, 1984[1]

María Esther Moreno León (born February 20, 1969)[1] is a Mexican luchadora, or female professional wrestler best known under the ring name Esther Moreno. In AAA she is a former 2 time AAA Reina de Reinas Champion

Professional wrestling career[edit]

In the early 1990s Esther and her sister Cynthia Moreno travelled to Japan to wrestle for All Japan Women's Pro-Wrestling. On April 21, 1991 the Moreno sisters defeated Etsuko Mita and Mima Shimoda to win the AJW Tag Team Championship, making them the first Mexican team to hold a championship in Japan.[2][3][4] They would hold the titles until August 2, 1991 where they lost the title to Takako Inoue and Mariko Yoshida.[3]

Personal life[edit]

Esther Moreno is a member of an extended wrestling family founded by her father Alfonso Moreno who was both a wrestler and a wrestling promoter and her mother who took over promoting wrestling in Arena Azteca Budokan in Nezahualcoyotl, Mexico State after Alfonso Moreno died.[5] Esther's sisters Rossy Alda and Cynthia Moreno are or have been professional wrestlers as well as her brother who works as El Orientál.[5] She is the former sister-in-law of Dr. Wagner, Jr. who was married to Rossy Moreno, she is also the aunt of Rossy and Wagner, Jr.'s son who wrestles as El Hijo de Dr. Wagner Jr..[6]

Championships and accomplishments[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "Esther Moreno Profile". LuchaWiki. Retrieved August 2, 2011. 
  2. ^ LuchalibreAAA Staff. "Cynthia Moreno". AAA. Retrieved June 22, 2011. 
  3. ^ a b c Royal Duncan and Gary Will (2000). "Japan: All Japan Women Tag Team Title". Wrestling Title Histories. Archeus Communications. ISBN 0-9698161-5-4. 
  4. ^ Wrestling-titles Staff. "Wrestling-titles". Wrestling-titles. Retrieved August 2, 2011. 
  5. ^ a b Madigan, Dan (2007). "A family Affair". Mondo Lucha Libre: the bizarre & honorable world of wild Mexican wrestling. HarperColins Publisher. pp. 224–228. ISBN 978-0-06-085583-3. 
  6. ^ Ruiz Glez, Alex (December 7, 2009). "Debuta Dr. Wagner III en el primer aniversario de los Perros del Mal". SuperLuchas (in Spanish). Retrieved December 12, 2009. 
  7. ^ Royal Duncan and Gary Will (2000). "Mexico: AAA Reina de Reinas". Wrestling Title Histories. Archeus Communications. p. 400. ISBN 0-9698161-5-4. 
  8. ^ Box y Lucha staff (January 19, 2003). "2002: considerar detrás". Box y Lucha Magazine (in Spanish). issue 2593.