Ray Rosas

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Ray Rosas
Born (1986-06-14) June 14, 1986 (age 30)
Residence Los Angeles, California
Website www.rayrosas.com[1]
Professional wrestling career
Ring name(s) Ray Rosas
The Santino Kid
Ray Rose
El Galan
Black Tiger VIII
Billed height 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Billed weight 169 lb (77 kg)
Billed from Phoenix, Arizona
San Luis Potosi, Mexico - as Black Tiger VIII
Trained by

Joey Munoz

Santino Bros. Wrestling Academy[2]
Debut April 4, 2009

Ray Rosas is a Mexican-American professional wrestler, who is currently working for several independent wrestling promotions but is best known for his work with Championship Wrestling from Hollywood. He was trained at Santino Bros. Wrestling Academy and was the final EWF Cruiserweight Champion[3]

Professional Wrestling Career[edit]

Empire Wrestling Federation (2010-Present)[edit]

Singles Competition (2010-2013)[edit]

Rosas made his Pro Wrestling debut in the Empire Wrestling Federation Where he was defeated by Orion.[4] On 13 June 2010, Rosas win his first Pro Wrestling Championship When he defeated Brandon Parker to Win the EWF Cruiserweight Championship.[5] On 23 July 2010, Rosas defeated Peter Avalon to retain the EWF Cruiserweight Championship.[6] On 13 March 2011, Ray Rosas lost the EWF Cruiserweight Title to Eddie Matson.[7] On 10 June 2011, Rosas was defeated by Little Friar.[8] On 6 July 2012, Rosas was defeated by Johny Paradise.[9]

PPRay (2013-Present)[edit]

On 1 November 2013, Rosas teamed with Peter Avalon Under the team Name PPRay Where they Unsuccessfully Challenged the EWF Tag Team Championship from The Von Dooms (Cyanide & The Vintage Dragon).[10] On 7 February 2014, Rosas and Avalon defeated B-Boy & Mondo Vega.[11]

Championship Wrestling From Hollywood (2010-Present)[edit]

Slump card status (2010-2013)[edit]

On 25 August 2010, Rosas made his Championship Wrestling From Hollywood Where he was defeated by Joey Kaos.[12] On 8 December 2010, Rosas was defeated by Famous B.[13] On 12 February 2011, Rosas was defeated by Ryan Taylor.[14] On 6 November 2011, Rosas defeated Ryan Taylor.[15] On 12 February 2012, Rosas was defeated by Terex in a Steel Cage Match.[16]

PPRay & Tag Team Championship (2013-Present)[edit]

On 21 July 2013, PPRay defeated Los Bandidos (Rico Dynamite & Tito Escondido) to win the CWFH Heritage tag team Championship.[17] On 26 January 2014, PPRay defeated The Revolution to retain the CWFH Heritage Tag Team Championship.[18]

Pro Wrestling Guerrilla (2011-2014)[edit]

On 22 October 2011, Rosas made his PWG debut Where he teamed with Peter Avalon & Freddy Bravo and were defeated by Candice LeRae, Chris Kadillak & Famous B.[19] On 10 December 2011, Rosas returned to PWG where he teamed with Peter Avalon & The Dynasty (Joey Ryan & Scorpio Sky Where they defeated B-Boy, Candice LeRae, Chris Kadillak & Famous B in 8 Man tag team Elimination Match.[20] On 17 March 2012, Rosas wrestled his first singles match for the promotion where he was defeated by Brian Cage.[21] On 19 October 2013, Rosas and Avalon defeated B-Boy & Willie Mack.[22] On 31 January 2014, Rosas paeticipated in DDT4 2014 with Peter Avalon where they were defeated by Unbreakable F'N Machines (Brian Cage & Michael Elgin.[23]

Millennium Pro Wrestling (2017)[edit]

On 3 February 2017, Rosas made his Millennium Pro Wrestling debut losing by countout to Hobo.[24] Rosas defeated Hobo in their rematch on 17 March.[25] At MPW's California Classic event on 1 April, Rosas and HATE stablemate Mondo Vega wrestled James Angel (better known as James Willems) and Lawrence "The Troll" Sakamoto (better known as Lawrence Sonntag), members of the comedy/gaming YouTube channel Funhaus, in a tag match which was additionally Angel and Sakamoto's pro wrestling debut. Rosas and Vega won the match however Rosas lost his MPW National Title match against Osiris Mittens that immediately followed.[26]

In wrestling[edit]

Championships and accomplishments[edit]

  • Alternative Wrestling Show
    • AWS Tag Team Championship (2 time) - with Peter Avalon[27]
    • Race for the Ring Tag Team Tournament (2015) - with Peter Avalon.[28]
  • BattleGround Pro Wrestling
    • BPW Ring Warrior Championship (1 time)
    • BPW Tag Team Championship (1 time) - with Lucha Machine
  • Championship Wrestling From Hollywood
  • Empire Wrestling Federation
  • Insane Wrestling League
    • IWL Heavyweight Championship (1 time)[29]
    • IWL Anarchy Championship (1 time)
  • New Wave Pro Wrestling
    • NWPW Tag Team Championship (1 time) - with Lucha Machine
  • Pro Wrestling Illustrated
    • PWI ranked him #385 of the top 500 singles wrestlers in the PWI 500 in 2013
    • PWI ranked him #356 of the top 500 singles wrestlers in the PWI 500 in 2015
  • Santino Bros. Wrestling Academy
    • Santino Bros. Wrestling Championship (1 time)
    • Student of the Year (2010)
  • SoCal Uncensored
    • Most Outstanding Wrestler (2012)[30]
    • Tag Team of the Year (2013) - with Peter Avalon[31]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.rayrosas.com
  2. ^ http://www.santinobros.net
  3. ^ http://www.empirewrestlingfederation.com/Superstars/Champs/EWFCruiser.htm
  4. ^ http://www.cagematch.net/?id=1&nr=47115
  5. ^ http://www.cagematch.net/?id=1&nr=52753
  6. ^ http://www.cagematch.net/?id=1&nr=54209
  7. ^ http://www.cagematch.net/?id=1&nr=61236
  8. ^ http://www.cagematch.net/?id=1&nr=65230
  9. ^ http://www.cagematch.net/?id=1&nr=82224
  10. ^ http://www.cagematch.net/?id=1&nr=101894
  11. ^ http://www.cagematch.net/?id=1&nr=104270
  12. ^ http://www.cagematch.net/?id=1&nr=56901
  13. ^ http://www.cagematch.net/?id=1&nr=59200
  14. ^ http://www.cagematch.net/?id=1&nr=61122
  15. ^ http://www.cagematch.net/?id=1&nr=75968
  16. ^ http://www.cagematch.net/?id=1&nr=77586
  17. ^ http://www.cagematch.net/?id=1&nr=102983
  18. ^ http://www.cagematch.net/?id=1&nr=10735
  19. ^ http://www.cagematch.net/?id=1&nr=68764
  20. ^ http://www.cagematch.net/?id=1&nr=70932
  21. ^ http://www.cagematch.net/?id=1&nr=75347
  22. ^ http://www.cagematch.net/?id=1&nr=102369
  23. ^ http://www.cagematch.net/?id=1&nr=105280
  24. ^ Kreikenbohm, Philip. "MPW « Events Database « CAGEMATCH - The Internet Wrestling Database". www.cagematch.net. Retrieved 2017-04-03. 
  25. ^ Kreikenbohm, Philip. "MPW « Events Database « CAGEMATCH - The Internet Wrestling Database". www.cagematch.net. Retrieved 2017-04-03. 
  26. ^ Kreikenbohm, Philip. "MPW California Classic « Events Database « CAGEMATCH - The Internet Wrestling Database". www.cagematch.net. Retrieved 2017-04-03. 
  27. ^ http://www.cagematch.net/?id=5&nr=871
  28. ^ http://www.cagematch.net/?id=1&nr=114720
  29. ^ http://www.cagematch.de/?id=1&nr=100290
  30. ^ "2012 SoCal Year End Awards". SoCal Uncensored. 2013-03-04. Retrieved 2015-08-07. 
  31. ^ "2013 SoCal Year End Awards". SoCal Uncensored. 2014-05-30. Retrieved 2015-08-07.