List of exóticos

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An exótico is a lucha libre style professional wrestler who performs in drag.[1][2] Most exóticos are Mexican but some foreign wrestlers have also adopted the practise.

Performers[edit]

Stage name Real name Nationality Notes
Adorable Rubí Ruben Carbajal Lopez Mexican [3]
La Braza Juan Alvarado Nieves Mexican [4]
Cassandro Saúl Armendáriz American [5]
Rico Constantino Americo Sebastiano Constantino American [6]
Chi Chi Allan Funk American [7]
Máximo José Christian Alvarado Ruiz Mexican [8]
Nygma Unknown Mexican [9]
Pimpinela Escarlata Mario González Lozano Mexican [10]
Yosuke Santa Maria Yosuke Watanabe Japanese [11]
Zacarias el Perico Unknown Mexican [12]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Levi, Heather. The World of Lucha Libre: Secrets, Revelations, and Mexican National Identity. Durham: Duke UP, 2008. Print. Page: 152
  2. ^ Fragments of a Golden Age: The Politics of Culture in Mexico Since 1940 - page: 357
  3. ^ Monserrate, Rafael. "Los Exoticos: Transgeneros en la Lucha Libre" (in Spanish). Que Pasa Gay PR. Retrieved June 24, 2015.
  4. ^ Royal Duncan & Gary Will (2000). "MEXICO: EMLL CMLL Trios title". Wrestling Title Histories. Archeus Communications. p. 396. ISBN 0-9698161-5-4.
  5. ^ Martin, Adam (March 3, 2011). "Cassandro El Exotico on latest Colt Cabana podcast". WrestleView. Archived from the original on March 18, 2011. Retrieved November 1, 2011.
  6. ^ "SmackDown – 22nd April, 2004 Results". Online World of Wrestling. Retrieved July 8, 2007.
  7. ^ Harrison, Randy (2010-07-17). "411's Lucha Libre USA: Masked Warriors Report 07.16.10". 411Mania. Retrieved 2010-07-25.
  8. ^ "Wrestling: Mexico's gay wrestlers". ESPN.com. 9 September 2013.
  9. ^ Lizarraga, Alfonso (February 23, 2017). "Los Exóticos nuevos campeones de tríos del Estado de México". The Gladiatores (in Spanish). Retrieved February 23, 2017.
  10. ^ "Los Reyes de Mexico: La Historia de Los Campeonatos Nacionales". Lucha 2000 (in Spanish). December 20, 2004. Especial 21.
  11. ^ Gee Schoon Tong, Chris (2014-02-23). "Radican's results - 2/22 DGUSA "Revolt!" in New York: Gargano defends DGUSA Title, Fox defends Evolve Title, former NFL player introduced, more". Pro Wrestling Torch. Retrieved 2015-02-06.
  12. ^ "Zacarias « Wrestlers Database « CAGEMATCH - The Internet Wrestling Database". www.cagematch.net.

Further reading[edit]

  • The World of Lucha Libre