|Birth name||Armando Guerrero Llanes|
July 7, 1952 |
Guadalajara, Jalisco, México
|Professional wrestling career|
|Ring name(s)||Mando Guerrero
|Billed height||5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)|
|Billed weight||225 lb (102 kg; 16.1 st)|
|Trained by||Gory Guerrero|
Armando Guerrero Llanes (born July 7, 1952), better known as Mando Guerrero, is a retired Mexican born American professional wrestler. He also was the trainer for the Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling, an all female professional wrestling promotion.
Movie stuntman career
Guerrero began a career as a Hollywood stuntman in 1977. Gene LeBell suggested Guerrero work as a stuntman after meeting him at his brother Mike's wrestling promotion. After spending three years as a movie extra, Guerrero began working in stunts. His credits include Miracles (1986), Red Surf (1990), Eve of Destruction (1991), Falling Down (1993), Steal Big Steal Little (1995), My Giant (1998), Critical Mass (2000), Picking Up the Pieces (2000), Submerged (2000), and The Shrink Is In (2001). Guerrero was also hired as a stunt coordinator and choreographer for wrestling scenes in movies.
Before entering the world of professional wrestling and stunt work, Guerrero worked in construction and retail sales. He attended the University of Texas El Paso for two years, where he took drama classes. He also attended Rancho Santiago College and Orange Coast College, where he took classes in TV production. Mando Guerrero is the second oldest son of Gory Guerrero and the brother of Chavo Guerrero, Sr., Hector Guerrero and Eddie Guerrero. His nephew, Chavo Guerrero, Jr., also wrestles. Mando Guerrero was married. Mando Guerrero has a son, Eduardo Guerrero, named after Mando's brother Eddie Guerrero. Eduardo Guerrero is currently wrestling in Mexico.
- Signature moves
Championships and accomplishments
- All-California Championship Wrestling
- Western States Alliance
- WSA Western States Championship (1 time) - with Hector Guerrero
- Other titles
- UWC Tag Team Championship (1 time) – with Hector Guerrero
- PWI ranked him # 372 of the 500 best singles wrestlers during the "PWI Years" in 2003.
- "Mando Guerrero profile". Online World of Wrestling. Retrieved 2009-09-20.
- Oliver, Greg (January 11, 2007). "Size never held Mando Guerrero down". SLAM! Wrestling. Retrieved 2008-08-27.
- Oliver, Greg (April 13, 2000). "'Slop' matches haven't stopped Ivory". SLAM! Wrestling. Retrieved 2008-08-16.
- Guerrero, Eddie. Cheating Death, Stealing Life: The Eddie Guerrero Story, p. 18.
- American Wrestling Association (1988-12-26). "AWA vs CWA; The RPMs & Cactus Jack vs The Guerrero Brothers". AWA SuperClash III.
- http://www.wwe.com/classics/sports-entertainment-maneuver-innovators-26099954/page-4 Who invented the moonsault?
- Royal Duncan & Gary Will (2000). Wrestling Title Histories (4th ed.). Archeus Communications. ISBN 0-9698161-5-4.
- Guerrero, Eddie (2005). Cheating Death, Stealing Life: The Eddie Guerrero Story. Simon and Schuster. ISBN 0-7434-9353-2.