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Erick Francisco Casas Ruiz is a Mexican
Mexico
The United Mexican States , commonly known as Mexico , is a federal constitutional republic in North America. It is bordered on the north by the United States; on the south and west by the Pacific Ocean; on the southeast by Guatemala, Belize, and the Caribbean Sea; and on the east by the Gulf of...

 professional wrestler currently working under the ring name
Ring name
A ring name is a stage name used by a professional wrestler, martial artist, or boxer. While some ring names may have a fictitious first name and surname, others may simply be a nickname, such as The Undertaker.-Wrestling:...

 Heavy Metal for Asistencia Asesoría y Administración
Asistencia Asesoría y Administración
Asistencia Asesoría y Administración is a lucha libre professional wrestling promotion based in Mexico...

 (AAA). He is the son of referee Pepe Casas and the brother of Negro Casas
Negro Casas
José Casas Ruiz is a Mexican professional wrestler and trainer currently working for Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre under the ring name Negro Casas. He is the son of former wrestler, turned referee Pepe Casas and brother of professeional wrestlers El Felino and Heavy Metal...

 and Felino
El Felino
El Felino , is the ring name of Jorge Luis Casas Ruiz, who is a Mexican professional wrestler or Luchador currently wrestling for Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre . He is the son of wrestler and referee Pepe Casas, the brother of Negro Casas and Heavy Metal and the cousin of Black Star...

.

Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre


Erick Casas started his professional wrestling career as Canelo Casas wrestling for Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre
Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre
Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre is a Lucha Libre-style professional wrestling promotion based in Mexico City while running cards in Guadalajara, Puebla and elsewhere in central and southern Mexico...

 (CMLL). As Canelo Casas he was able to win the Naucalpan Tag Team Champion with Mr. Cid
Arkangel de la Muerte
Arkangel de la Muerte is a luchador enmascarado, or masked professional wrestler, best known for his work in the Mexican professional wrestling promotion Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre . he is often referred to as just Arkangel. He previous worked under the ring name "Mister Cid" but changed to...

 and even the Mexican National Welterweight Champion
Mexican National Welterweight Championship
The Mexican National Welterweight Championship is a Mexican professional wrestling championship created and sanctioned by Comisión de Box y Lucha Libre Mexico D.F. . While the commission sanctions the title, it does not promote the events at which the title is defended...

 defeating Ciclon Ramirez
Ciclón Ramirez
"Pegaso I" redirects here, for the wrestler currently using the name see PegassoCelso Reyes Daza is a luchador, or professional wrestler, best known under his ring name Ciclón Ramírez . Reyes worked as Pegaso I for six years before switching to the Ciclón Ramirez name in 1988...

 in 1990.

Asistencia Asesoría y Administración


Erick Casas left CMLL when he decided to go to the newly created promotion Asistencia Asesoría y Administración
Asistencia Asesoría y Administración
Asistencia Asesoría y Administración is a lucha libre professional wrestling promotion based in Mexico...

 (AAA) in 1992. He changed his gimmick to Heavy Metal where he was a rudo
Heel (professional wrestling)
In professional wrestling, a heel is a villain character. In non-wrestling jargon, heels are the "bad guys" in professional wrestling; the term heel coming from the term take to you heels, which means to run away which heel champions tend to do to avoid losing their titles.storylines...

 and had a rock-star look which was based on heavy metal music. His first championship won as Heavy Metal was the Mexican National Welterweight Champion defeating Rey Misterio, Jr. in 1993. Successfully he retained his title against Rey Misterio twice and El Hijo Del Santo
El Hijo del Santo
Jorge Guzmán Rodríguez , better known as El Hijo del Santo , is a Mexican professional wrestler, political activist and one of the most successful stars in Lucha Libre...

. Santo and Metal would rival over Santo's WWA Welterweight Championship
WWA Welterweight Championship
The WWA World Welterweight Championship is a Mexican professional wrestling championship promoted by the Mexican Lucha Libre wrestling based promotion World Wrestling Association since 1987...

 and over Metal's Mexican National Welterweight Champion. Both wrestlers would put both of their titles on the line in the same match where winner takes all. Heavy Metal lost his title to Santo in the Fall of 1993 when both of them put both of their titles on the line. After the loss of the title, Metal turned into a tecnico
Face (professional wrestling)
In professional wrestling, a babyface or face or in simple words, a fan favorite is a character who is portrayed as a heroic relative to the heel wrestlers, who are analogous to villains...

. He formed a team with Latin Lover where both of them feud with Rocco Valente, Tony Arce and Vulcano. Rocco Valente and Tony Arce was the Mexican National Tag Team Champion
Mexican National Tag Team Championship
The Mexican National Tag Team Championship is a national Mexican professional wrestling championship controlled by the "Comisión de Box y Lucha Libre Mexico D.F." and contested for by Tag teams only...

 at the time. Heavy Metal and Latin Lover had a shot for the title and successfully won the title in 1994. After Metal and Lover won the title, Arce challenged Metal in a luchas de apuestas
Lucha libre
Lucha libre is a term used in Mexico, and other Spanish-speaking countries, for a form of professional wrestling that has developed within those countries...

 (bet match) match which Metal accepted. The match took place just after two weeks when Metal and Lover won the title. Metal was able to beat Arce and so Arce hair was shaved.

On November 6, 1994 the event When Worlds Collide Metal teamed with Rey Misterio, Jr. and Latin Lover to face Fuerza Guerrera
Fuerza Guerrera
Fuerza Guerrera is a Mexican Luchador enmascarado who made his debut in 1978. In his career Guerrera has worked for ever major wrestling organization in Mexico including Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre , Asistencia Asesoría y Administración , Universal Wrestling Association , World Wrestling...

, Madonna's Boyfriend, and Psicosis in a tradition lucha libre six-man tag match. The final saw that Fuerza Guerrera making Heavy Metal submit. Fuerza Guerrera and his son Juventud Guerrera
Juventud Guerrera
Eduardo Aníbal González Hernández , better known as Juventud Guerrera, is a Mexican professional wrestler who is best known for his work in many wrestling promotions worldwide, including all the major American wrestling promotions, such as World Wrestling Entertainment, World Championship...

 later started a feud with Heavy Metal and Latin Lover over there tag title. Heavy Metal and Latin Lover lost the tag title to them in late 1994. The teamed later had a rematch in 1995 but Metal turned on his partner when he turned rudo again. The duo as a team ended after that. Later in 1995 Metal became a tecnico again. In early 1996, AAA announce that they were creating a new championship call AAA Americas Trios Champion
AAA Americas Trios Championship
-References:General source for title historySpecific sources...

, there was a tournament held for it too with a block A and block B. Heavy Metal teamed with Latin Lover and Winners
Abismo Negro
Andrés Alejandro Palomeque González was a Mexican Luchador . He is best known for appearing under the stage name Abismo Negro, which is Spanish for "Black Abyss" or "black hole", in the Asistencia Asesoría y Administración promotion...

 for the block A tournament. The team was able to beat El Mexicano, Torero and Tornado on the first round. In the semi-final, the team defeated Blue Demon Jr., Principe Zafiro and Volador
Super Parka
Ramón Ibarra Banda is a Mexican Luchador, or Professional wrestler currently working under the ring name Super Parka. Ibarra previously worked as Volador from 1990 until 1997 and as Super Parka ever since. Ibarra is the father of Luchador Volador, Jr. and the uncle of L.A. Park, who was the...

. In the finals, the team lost to Los Villanos (Villano III
Villano III
Arturo Díaz Mendoza is a Mexican professional wrestler best known for performing under the stage name Villano III and unmasking a very large number of wrestlers , he is most famous for teaming with one or more of his brothers: Villano I, Villano II, Villano IV, Villano V, Villano VI and Villano VII...

, Villano IV
Villano IV
Thomas Díaz Mendoza is a Mexican professional wrestler. Within the stable Los Villanos, he has wrestled for Universal Wrestling Association , Asistencia Asesoría y Administración , and World Championship Wrestling . While popular and successful in Mexico, he frequently performed as a jobber in WCW...

 and Villano V
Villano V
Raymundo Díaz Mendoza Jr. is a Mexican professional wrestler who has performed under the name Villano V until he was unmasked on March 20, 2009, after which he became known as "Ray Mendoza, Jr.". Mendoza and is part of the Mendoza family, a well known Mexican wrestling family that includes all...

). Heavy Metal teamed with Latin Lover and Cien Caras
Cien Caras
Carmelo Reyes González is a Mexican professional wrestler, better known by his ring name, Cien Caras...

 and making Caras the leader of the team on block B. On the first round they beat Frisbee, La Parka, and Rey Misterio Jr. On the next round they defeated Killer, Vegas, and Yeti. In the semi-finals they beat Cibernetico
Cibernético
Octavio López Arreola is a Mexican professional wrestler who is best known under the ring name Cibernético, currently working for the Asistencia Asesoría y Administración promotion in Mexico...

, Jerry Estrada
Jerry Estrada
Jerry Estrada , is a Mexican professional wrestler. Estrada was a major star for Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre during the 1980s but was one of the first stars to jump to Antonio Peña's AAA promotion during the 1990s...

, and Pierroth. In the finals the team was close to win but lost to Los Villanos (Villano III, Villano IV and Villano V).

Heavy Metal later appeared in the World Wrestling Federation
World Wrestling Entertainment
World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. is an American publicly traded, privately controlled entertainment company dealing primarily in professional wrestling, with major revenue sources also coming from film, music, product licensing, and direct product sales...

 (now WWE) because of AAA and WWF having a free exchange talent agreement. His first appearances was at the Royal Rumble
Royal Rumble (1997)
Royal Rumble was the tenth annual Royal Rumble professional wrestling pay-per-view event produced by the World Wrestling Federation . It took place on January 19, 1997 from the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas....

 where he teamed with Jerry Estrada and Fuerza Guerrera to face Héctor Garza
Héctor Garza
Héctor Solano Segura is a Mexican professional wrestler, known by his ring name Héctor Garza, who is currently working for Asistencia Asesoría y Administración and Perros del Mal Producciones...

, Perro Aguayo
Perro Aguayo
Pedro Aguayo better known as "Perro Aguayo" and El Can de Nochistlan , was a famous Mexican wrestler through 1970s to 1990s. His son also wrestles as Perro Aguayo, Jr. or El Hijo del Perro Aguayo . He is one of the biggest box office attractions in lucha libre history and was the last major rival...

, and El Canek
El Canek
Felipe Estrada , known as Canek and El Canek, is a masked Mexican professional wrestler and former Mixed Martial Arts fighter currently performing part time for Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre. In 1972, he debuted as "El Universitario" at the age of 18. In 1973, he would change his name to Canek, a...

. The results saw Perro Aguayo pinned Heavy Metal for the win. In 1997 at the event of Rey de Reyes
Rey de Reyes (1997)
The 1997 Rey de Reyes was the first annual Rey de Reyes professional wrestling tournament and show, promoted by Asistencia Asesoría y Administración . The event took place on February 21, 1997 in the Convention Center in Ciudad Madero, Tamaulipas, Mexico...

, Heavy Metal participated in the first ever Rey de Reyes tournament. Heavy Metal defeated Blue Demon, Jr., Maniaco
Maniaco
Maniaco is a Mexican Luchador, or professional wrestler best known for being a part of the Asistencia Asesoría y Administración group Los Vipers. He currently works for Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre , although the storyline portrays him as an outsider, part of Los Independientes...

 and May Flowers to qualify for the final. In the final Metal was close to win but lost to Latin Lover making him the first winner of the Rey de Reyes. Heavy Metal was later involve in a Lucha De Apuestas match at Triplemanía
Triplemania
TripleManía, is the biggest annual professional show professional wrestling event promoted by the Asistencia Asesoría y Administración promotion and is traditionally held in May or June each year, commemorating the anniversary of the foundation of AAA...

. Heavy Metal teamed with Leon Negro
Psicosis II
Juan Gonzalez is a Mexican Luchador enmascarado better known under the ring name Psicosis. Gonzalez was the second wrestler to work as Psicosis, given the ring character by Asistencia Asesoría y Administración to replace the Original Psicosis, and is often denoted Psicosis II...

 and was able to defeat the teams of Latin Lover and Perro Aguayo, Jr.
Perro Aguayo, Jr.
Pedro Aguayo Ramírez is a Mexican professional wrestler and promoter who achieved fame in lucha libre as Perro Aguayo, Jr. or El Hijo del Perro Aguayo . He is legitimately the son of lucha libre legend Perro Aguayo and not a storyline "Junior"...

, Jerry Estrada
Jerry Estrada
Jerry Estrada , is a Mexican professional wrestler. Estrada was a major star for Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre during the 1980s but was one of the first stars to jump to Antonio Peña's AAA promotion during the 1990s...

 and El Picudo and May Flowers and Halcón Dorado, Jr. Halcón Dorado, Jr. got his hair shaved off when he got pin by Leon Negro. AAA later had another Triplemania event in 1997 this time Heavy Metal was feuding with Sangre Chicana
Sangre Chicana
Sangre Chicana is the ring name of Mexican professional wrestler Andrés Durán Reyes . Reyes made his professional wrestling debut in 1973, wearing a red mask with a gold stripe, under the name Lemus. A year later he changed his name to Sangre Chicana but kept the mask with the golden stripe...

. At the event, Chicana defeated Metal by disqualification. In the fall AAA had a new event called Verano de Escandalo
Verano de Escandalo (1997)
The 1997 Verano de Escándalo was the first ever Verano de Escándalo professional wrestling show promoted by Asistencia Asesoría y Administración . The show took place on September 14, 1997 in Tonalá, Jalisco, Mexico...

. Heavy Metal was in a Steel Cage Elimination
Professional wrestling match types
Many types of matches, sometimes called "concept" or "gimmick matches" in the jargon of the business, can be found in the form of performing art that is professional wrestling....

 Luchas de Apuestas Match teaming with Perro Aguayo and Perro Aguayo, Jr. against Sangre Chicana, El Picudo and El Cobarde. The final saw El Cobarde getting his head shaved. By winter, AAA had another new event called Guerra de Titanes
Guerra de Titanes
Guerra de Titanes is a major annual professional wrestling event in Mexico promoted by the Asistencia Asesoría y Administración promotion. The show is the "End of year" show and is always traditionally held in December...

. Heavy Metal was involve in a Steel Cage Luchas de Apuestas "hair vs. hair" match which also included Perro Aguayo, Jr., El Picudo, and Sangre Chicana. Perro Aguayo beat El Picudo making him getting his head shaved.

By 1998, Metal feud with Sangre Chicana haven't ended yet with this time in a Lucha De Apuestas at the Rey de Reyes event. Heavy Metal successfully won and Sangre Chicana hair got shaved off. Heavy Metal then started a feud with Kick Boxer. At the Triplemania main event, Heavy Metal faced Kick Boxer but lost the match. At the Verano de Escandalo event, Metal teamed with Blue Demon, Jr. to face Abismo Negro and Kick Boxer in a Steel Cage Match. Heavy Metal and Blue Demon, Jr. successfully defeat Abismo Negro and Kick Boxer. At the Guerra de Titanes event, Heavy Metal would team with Octagón
Octagón
Juan Escalera is a Mexican luchador enmascarado better known as Octagón. He is currently with Asistencia Asesoría y Administración , having worked for the company since it was founded in 1992. In 2011 he was inducted into the promotion's Hall of Fame...

 to face Pentagón
Pentagon
In geometry, a pentagon is any five-sided polygon. A pentagon may be simple or self-intersecting. The sum of the internal angles in a simple pentagon is 540°. A pentagram is an example of a self-intersecting pentagon.- Regular pentagons :In a regular pentagon, all sides are equal in length and...

 and Kick Boxer in a Steel Cage Match which they won. In 1999, Metal was still feuding with Kick Boxer. This time Kick Boxer had an ally name Thai Boxer. At the 1999 Rey de Reyes event, Antonio Silva, Carlos Gutierrez, Kick Boxer and Thai Boxer defeated Heavy Metal, La Parka, Jr., Mascara Sagrada, Jr. and Perro Aguayo Jr. in a Steel Cage Match. By the time of Triplemania, Metal's brother El Felino
El Felino
El Felino , is the ring name of Jorge Luis Casas Ruiz, who is a Mexican professional wrestler or Luchador currently wrestling for Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre . He is the son of wrestler and referee Pepe Casas, the brother of Negro Casas and Heavy Metal and the cousin of Black Star...

 was there to ally Heavy Metal. El Felino and Heavy Metal both feud with Kick Boxer and Thai Boxer and had a Luchas de Apuestas "Hair vs. Hair" match where Heavy Metal and El Felino defended there dad's hair while Kick Boxer and Thai Boxer defended El Tirante's hair at Triplemania. Successfully they won making there opponents referee El Tirantes head shaved off. At the Verano de Escandalo event, Heavy Metal and Octagón together against Jaque Mata and Kick Boxer in a Steel Cage Match Luchas de Apuestas "loser loses mask or hair" match. Kick Boxer was unmasked due to his loss. After Kick Boxer lost his mask, the rival didn't end just yet. The event Guerra de Titanes, Heavy Metal teamed with Perro Aguayo, Jr. to beat Abidies Irison and Kick Boxer. Thus this finally ended there heated rivalry.

In 2000, Heavy Metal turned back into a rudo. Heavy Metal started to feud with Cibernetico over his AAA Campeón de Campeones Champion
AAA Campeón de Campeones Championship
The AAA Campeón de Campeones was a singles professional wrestling championship promoted by Asistencia Asesoría y Administración between 1996 and 2005. Being a professional wrestling championship, it is not won legitimately; it is instead won via a scripted ending to a match or awarded to a...

. In 2001 Heavy Metal defeated Cibernetico in a Steel Cage Match for the AAA Campeón de Campeones Championship. Two months later Heavy Metal lost the title back to Cibernetico. In 2002, Triplemania event saw Heavy Metal beat El Brazo
El Brazo
Juan Alvarado Nieves is a Mexican Luchador currently working for the Mexican based Asistencia, Asesoría y Administración wrestling promotion. He is best known under the ring name El Brazo that he has been using since his debut in 1980...

, Electroshock
Electroshock (wrestler)
Edgar Luna Pozos is a Mexican Luchador or professional wrestler best known under the ring name Electroshock, which he has used while working for the Mexican professional wrestling promotion Asistencia Asesoría y Administración since 1997. Pozos is married to Luchadora Lady Apache and is the...

, El Oriental
El Oriental
Noé Astro Moreno Leon is a Mexican Luchador known under the ring name El Oriental, currently works for Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre but is mainly known for his almost 10 year long stint in Asistencia Asesoría y Administración along with his sisters Cynthia, Rossy and Esther Moreno...

, May Flowers, and Sangre Chicana in a Luchas de Apuestas "Hair vs. Hair" where each wrestler represented a referee. Sangre Chicana lost the match which results that El Tirantes get his head shaved. In 2003, Triplemania event saw Heavy Metal beat Pirata Morgan
Pirata Morgan
Pedro Ortiz Villanueva is a Mexican professional wrestler, or luchador, and wrestling trainer who is best known under the ring name Pirata Morgan...

, El Texano
El Texano
Juan Conrado Aguilar Jáuregui , better known by his ring name El Texano, was a Mexican professional wrestler...

 and Sangre Chicana in a Luchas de Apuestas "Hair vs. Hair". As a result Pirata Morgan had his head shaved since he was pinned by Heavy Metal.

Total Nonstop Action Wrestling


Heavy Metal went to Total Nonstop Action Wrestling
Total Nonstop Action Wrestling
Total Nonstop Action Wrestling is a privately held professional wrestling promotion founded by Jeff Jarrett and Jerry Jarrett. The company broadcasts its events on television and the Internet fifty two weeks a year with over a million weekly viewers on its primary television program, Impact...

 (TNA) because AAA's working agreement with the company and also to replace Juventud Guerrera
Juventud Guerrera
Eduardo Aníbal González Hernández , better known as Juventud Guerrera, is a Mexican professional wrestler who is best known for his work in many wrestling promotions worldwide, including all the major American wrestling promotions, such as World Wrestling Entertainment, World Championship...

's place for the America's X-Cup. Along with Abismo Negro
Abismo Negro
Andrés Alejandro Palomeque González was a Mexican Luchador . He is best known for appearing under the stage name Abismo Negro, which is Spanish for "Black Abyss" or "black hole", in the Asistencia Asesoría y Administración promotion...

, Mr. Águila
Mr. Águila
José Seldano is a Mexican professional wrestler or luchador currently working for Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre...

 and Hector Garza
Héctor Garza
Héctor Solano Segura is a Mexican professional wrestler, known by his ring name Héctor Garza, who is currently working for Asistencia Asesoría y Administración and Perros del Mal Producciones...

, "Team Mexico" was successful in winning the America's X-Cup. They later was successfully at retaining it to Team Candada as well. After the America's X-cup was over, Heavy Metal returned to Asistencia Asesoría y Administración.

Return to Asistencia Asesoría y Administración


After TNA, Heavy Metal returned to Asistencia Asesoría y Administración. Since his return, he turned back into a tecnico. At the Verano de Escandalo event, Heavy Metal, El Intocable
El Intocable
Rene "Ricky" Gomez , better known as El Intocable, is a Mexican professional wrestler, actor, and model who is best known for his work in Asistencia Asesoría y Administración from 1997 until his departure in 2008....

, El Zorro
El Zorro
El Zorro can refer to:*El Zorro , Mexican professional wrestler*El Zorro , Australian railway operator...

, beat Histeria, and Psicosis II
Psicosis II
Juan Gonzalez is a Mexican Luchador enmascarado better known under the ring name Psicosis. Gonzalez was the second wrestler to work as Psicosis, given the ring character by Asistencia Asesoría y Administración to replace the Original Psicosis, and is often denoted Psicosis II...

 and Mosco de la Merced II in a Steel Cage Match where the last man in the cage would lose his hair or his mask. Mosco de la Merced II was unmasked due to his loss. Heavy Metal later left Asistencia Asesoría y Administración in late 2004.

International Wrestling Revolution Group


Heavy Metal and his brothers including Negro Casas
Negro Casas
José Casas Ruiz is a Mexican professional wrestler and trainer currently working for Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre under the ring name Negro Casas. He is the son of former wrestler, turned referee Pepe Casas and brother of professeional wrestlers El Felino and Heavy Metal...

 and El Felino
El Felino
El Felino , is the ring name of Jorge Luis Casas Ruiz, who is a Mexican professional wrestler or Luchador currently wrestling for Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre . He is the son of wrestler and referee Pepe Casas, the brother of Negro Casas and Heavy Metal and the cousin of Black Star...

 went to International Wrestling Revolution Group
International Wrestling Revolution Group
International Wrestling Revolution Group is a Lucha Libre promotion based in Naucalpan, State of Mexico, Mexico. Founded in 1996 by Adolfo Moreno and since Moreno's death in late 2007 has been controlled by his sons Alfredo and Marco Moreno...

 (IWRG) in 2005. The duo teamed and was able to capture the IWRG Intercontinental Trios Champion
IWRG Intercontinental Trios Championship
The IWRG Intercontinental Trios Championship is a Trios tag team Championship promoted by the Mexican Lucha libre professional wrestling promotion International Wrestling Revolution Group and was introduced in 2000...

 by defeating Black Tiger, Pantera II, Pentagon Black. The team lost the titles to Scorpio, Jr.
Scorpio, Jr.
Rafael Núñez Juan is a Mexican Luchador or professional wrestler who is best known under his Ring name Scorpio, Jr. Núñez is the son of professional wrestler "Scorpio" and was trained by his father and Rafael Salamanca before making his debut on August 30, 1985...

, El Veneno, and Cerebro Negro in early 2006. Heavy Metal successfully defeated Scorpio, Jr. for the IWRG Intercontinental Heavyweight Champion
IWRG Intercontinental Heavyweight Championship
The IWRG Intercontinental Heavyweight Championship is a singles Championship in the Mexican lucha libre promotion International Wrestling Revolution Group and was introduced in 1997. It has since been defended throughout Mexico, primarily in Naucalpan, but also in Japan as well...

 in 2005 but later lost back to him in late 2005.

Return to Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre


Erick Casas return to CMLL in 2005. Erick Casas remained under his Heavy Metal gimmick even though he have never been Heavy Metal in CMLL in the past. Heavy Metal participated in the Leyenda de Azul tournament in 2005. In the Leyenda de Azul first round he lost to Rey Bucanero
Rey Bucanero
Arturo García Ortiz is a Mexican professional wrestler currently working for Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre under the ring name Rey Bucanero . Outside of lucha libre, he has also worked in Japan for New Japan Pro Wrestling, Frontier Martial Arts Wrestling, Toryumon and Dragondoor...

. In the Torneo Gran Alternativa
CMLL Torneo Gran Alternativa
The Torneo Gran Alternativa is an annual lucha libre tournament held by the Mexican professional wrestling promotion Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre . The tournament was not held in 1997, 2000 and 2002 and was held twice in 1996 and 1998...

 2006, Heavy Metal was a veteran; teaming with El Texano, Jr.
El Texano, Jr.
Juan Aguilar Leos is a Mexican luchador, or professional wrestler, best known under the ring name El Texano, Jr.. Aguilar is the son of Juan Conrado Aguilar Jáuregui, who wrestled under the name El Texano; Aguilar also has several uncles and cousins that are professional wrestlers...

 In the quarter final, the duo lost to Loco Max and Rey Bucanero. Heavy Metal participated in the Leyenda de Azul 2006. In the First Round, he lost to Black Warrior
Black Warrior (wrestler)
Jesus Toral López is a luchador or professional wrestler who has worked almost exclusively in Mexico. López has achieved most success under the ring name Black Warrior and has worked for Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre since 1995...

. In 2007, Heavy Metal teamed with Super Nova
Super Nova (wrestler)
Super Nova is the current ring name of a Mexican Luchador enmascarado, or masked professional wrestler, who recently signed a developmental contract with World Wrestling Entertainment. Super Nova is the son of Luchador El Texano and the brother of El Texano, Jr. in addition to being the cousin of...

 for the Torneo Gran Alternativa. In the first round, the team lost to the winners of that night La Sombra
La Sombra (wrestler)
La Sombra is a Mexican luchador enmascarado . La Sombra's real real name is not a matter of public record, as is often the case with masked wrestlers in Mexico where their private lives are kept a secret from the wrestling fans...

 and Místico
Místico
Luis Ignascio Urive Alvirde is a Mexican luchador enmascarado, or masked professional wrestler, currently signed to WWE, working on its SmackDown brand under the name Sin Cara...

. In 2008, Heavy Metal lost his hair to Toscano
Tarzan Boy (wrestler)
Oziel Toscano Jasso is a Mexican professional wrestler, or Luchador as they are known in Spanish, best known under the ring name Tarzan Boy and Toscano . Toscano currently works for Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre...

 in a Lucha de Apuesta. This was the first time Heavy Metal has lost in a Lucha de Apuesta match as Heavy Metal.

Return to AAA


At AAA's show in Mexico City, an event competing directly against CMLL's major event Homenaje a Dos Leyendas
Homenaje a Dos Leyendas (2010)
Homenaje a Dos Leyendas 2010 was an annual professional wrestling major event produced by Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre , which took place on March 19, 2010 in Arena México, Mexico City, Mexico...

, Heavy Metal made surprising return to AAA, attacking Konnan
Konnan
Carlos Santiago Espada Moises , also known as Charles Ashenoff and better known by his ring name, Konnan, is a Cuban professional wrestler and rapper of Puerto Rican descent...

 and joining forces with Cibernético
Cibernético
Octavio López Arreola is a Mexican professional wrestler who is best known under the ring name Cibernético, currently working for the Asistencia Asesoría y Administración promotion in Mexico...

 in his fight against Konnan's La Legión Extranjera
Foreign Legion (wrestling)
La Legión Extranjera is the main Asistencia, Asesoría y Administración heel group, though loosely affiliated. It's a catch all for one time and irregularly scheduled foreign heels, working as Konnan's hired guns as well as a number of AAA regular Rudós...

faction. After a four month break due to an injury, Heavy Metal returned to AAA on February 4, 2011, and entered a Best of Five Hair vs. Hair series with Electroshock, with whom he had feuded prior to his injury. The fifth match of the series, a Two Out of Three Falls Bull Terrier match, took place on March 18 at Rey de Reyes
Rey de Reyes (2011)
Rey de Reyes 2011 was a professional wrestling pay-per-view event produced by Asistencia Asesoría y Administración that took place on March 18, 2011, at Plaza de Toros Monumental in Aguascalientes, Aguascalientes, Mexico...

 and ended with Heavy Metal defeating Electroshock, after a guitar shot, for his hair. After the match both Heavy Metal and Electroshock were attacked by members of La Sociedad
La Sociedad
La Sociedad is a Mexican lucha libre, or professional wrestling group, referred to as a stable in wrestling terms, working for Asistencia Asesoría y Administración...

, bringing the former rivals together to fight a common enemy. On June 18 at TripleManía XIX
TripleManía XIX
TripleManía XIX was a professional wrestling pay-per-view event produced by the Asistencia Asesoría y Administración promotion, which took place on June 18, 2011 at the Palacio de los Deportes in Mexico City, Mexico. The event was the nineteenth annual Triplemanía, which is AAA's biggest show of...

, Electroshock, Heavy Metal and Joe Líder
Joe Lider
José de Jesús Álvarez is a Mexican professional wrestler, better known by his ringname Joe Líder. He currently competes in Asistencia Asesoría y Administración...

 defeated Silver King, Último Gladiador
Último Gladiador
Gerardo Campos Poza , better known under his ring name Último Gladiador is a Mexican Luchador enmascarado, or masked professional wrestler. Poza currently works for the Mexican professional wrestling promotion Asistencia Asesoría y Administración as a part of the group La Maniarquía alongside...

 and Chessman
Chessman (wrestler)
Kevin Citlali Zamora is a Mexican professional wrestler, better known under his ring name Chessman. He currently performs for Asistencia Asesoría y Administración , where he is one half of the current AAA World Tag Team Champions with partner Abyss...

 in a Tables, Ladders and Chairs match.

Personal life


Erick Casas is the son of referee Pepe Casas and the brother of Negro Casas
Negro Casas
José Casas Ruiz is a Mexican professional wrestler and trainer currently working for Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre under the ring name Negro Casas. He is the son of former wrestler, turned referee Pepe Casas and brother of professeional wrestlers El Felino and Heavy Metal...

 and Felino
El Felino
El Felino , is the ring name of Jorge Luis Casas Ruiz, who is a Mexican professional wrestler or Luchador currently wrestling for Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre . He is the son of wrestler and referee Pepe Casas, the brother of Negro Casas and Heavy Metal and the cousin of Black Star...

.

In wrestling

  • Finishing moves
  • La Casita (Arm wrench inside cradle)
  • Heavy Metal Cradle (Cross armbar with neckscissors)

  • Signature moves
  • Plancha, sometimes while performing a somersault
  • Running corner dropkick

  • Managers
    Manager (professional wrestling)
    In professional wrestling, a manager is a secondary character paired with a wrestler for a variety of reasons. The manager is often either a non-wrestler, an occasional wrestler, an older wrestler who has retired or is nearing retirement or, in some cases, a new wrestler who is breaking into the...

    • Lokillo
    • Nanyzh Rock

  • Entrance themes
    Music in professional wrestling
    Music in professional wrestling serves a variety of purposes. The most common uses of music in professional wrestling is that of the entrance theme, a song or piece of instrumental music which plays as a performer approaches the ring...

    • "Rainbow in the Dark
      Rainbow in the Dark
      "Rainbow in the Dark" was the second single released by heavy metal band Dio, taken from their 1983 album, Holy Diver. It was numbered 13 on VH1's "Top 40 Greatest Metal Songs."...

      " by Dio
      Dio (band)
      Dio was an American heavy metal band from Portsmouth, New Hampshire. Formed in 1982 and led by vocalist Ronnie James Dio, after he left Black Sabbath with intentions to form a new band with fellow former Black Sabbath member, drummer Vinny Appice. Naming the band Dio made sense from a commercial...


Championships and accomplishments

  • Asistencia Asesoría y Administración
    Asistencia Asesoría y Administración
    Asistencia Asesoría y Administración is a lucha libre professional wrestling promotion based in Mexico...

    • AAA Campeón de Campeones Championship
      AAA Campeón de Campeones Championship
      The AAA Campeón de Campeones was a singles professional wrestling championship promoted by Asistencia Asesoría y Administración between 1996 and 2005. Being a professional wrestling championship, it is not won legitimately; it is instead won via a scripted ending to a match or awarded to a...

       (1 time)
    • Mexican National Tag Team Championship
      Mexican National Tag Team Championship
      The Mexican National Tag Team Championship is a national Mexican professional wrestling championship controlled by the "Comisión de Box y Lucha Libre Mexico D.F." and contested for by Tag teams only...

       (1 time) - with Latin Lover
    • Mexican National Welterweight Championship
      Mexican National Welterweight Championship
      The Mexican National Welterweight Championship is a Mexican professional wrestling championship created and sanctioned by Comisión de Box y Lucha Libre Mexico D.F. . While the commission sanctions the title, it does not promote the events at which the title is defended...

       (2 times)

  • International Wrestling Revolution Group
    International Wrestling Revolution Group
    International Wrestling Revolution Group is a Lucha Libre promotion based in Naucalpan, State of Mexico, Mexico. Founded in 1996 by Adolfo Moreno and since Moreno's death in late 2007 has been controlled by his sons Alfredo and Marco Moreno...

    • IWRG Intercontinental Heavyweight Championship
      IWRG Intercontinental Heavyweight Championship
      The IWRG Intercontinental Heavyweight Championship is a singles Championship in the Mexican lucha libre promotion International Wrestling Revolution Group and was introduced in 1997. It has since been defended throughout Mexico, primarily in Naucalpan, but also in Japan as well...

       (1 time)
    • IWRG Intercontinental Trios Championship
      IWRG Intercontinental Trios Championship
      The IWRG Intercontinental Trios Championship is a Trios tag team Championship promoted by the Mexican Lucha libre professional wrestling promotion International Wrestling Revolution Group and was introduced in 2000...

       (1 time) - with Negro Casas
      Negro Casas
      José Casas Ruiz is a Mexican professional wrestler and trainer currently working for Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre under the ring name Negro Casas. He is the son of former wrestler, turned referee Pepe Casas and brother of professeional wrestlers El Felino and Heavy Metal...

       and El Felino
      El Felino
      El Felino , is the ring name of Jorge Luis Casas Ruiz, who is a Mexican professional wrestler or Luchador currently wrestling for Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre . He is the son of wrestler and referee Pepe Casas, the brother of Negro Casas and Heavy Metal and the cousin of Black Star...


  • Pro Wrestling Illustrated
    Pro Wrestling Illustrated
    Pro Wrestling Illustrated is a professional wrestling magazine. PWI is currently based in Blue Bell, Pennsylvania and published by Kappa Publishing Group.-History:The first issue of Pro Wrestling Illustrated was released in 1979...

    • PWI ranked him #174 of the 500 best singles wrestlers of the PWI 500 in 1995

  • Total Nonstop Action Wrestling
    Total Nonstop Action Wrestling
    Total Nonstop Action Wrestling is a privately held professional wrestling promotion founded by Jeff Jarrett and Jerry Jarrett. The company broadcasts its events on television and the Internet fifty two weeks a year with over a million weekly viewers on its primary television program, Impact...

    • America's X Cup (2004)
      TNA 2004 America's X Cup Tournament
      The TNA 2004 America's X Cup Tournament was a tournament that was hosted by Total Nonstop Action Wrestling. It was the forerunner to the TNA 2004 World X Cup Tournament...

       - with Mr. Águila
      Mr. Águila
      José Seldano is a Mexican professional wrestler or luchador currently working for Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre...

      , Juventud Guerrera
      Juventud Guerrera
      Eduardo Aníbal González Hernández , better known as Juventud Guerrera, is a Mexican professional wrestler who is best known for his work in many wrestling promotions worldwide, including all the major American wrestling promotions, such as World Wrestling Entertainment, World Championship...

      , Abismo Negro
      Abismo Negro
      Andrés Alejandro Palomeque González was a Mexican Luchador . He is best known for appearing under the stage name Abismo Negro, which is Spanish for "Black Abyss" or "black hole", in the Asistencia Asesoría y Administración promotion...

      , and Héctor Garza
      Héctor Garza
      Héctor Solano Segura is a Mexican professional wrestler, known by his ring name Héctor Garza, who is currently working for Asistencia Asesoría y Administración and Perros del Mal Producciones...


  • Universal Wrestling Association
    Universal Wrestling Association
    The Universal Wrestling Association was a Mexican Lucha Libre or professional wrestling promotion based in Naucalpan, Mexico State that operated from 1975 until 1995...

    • UWA World Light Heavyweight Championship
      UWA World Light Heavyweight Championship
      The UWA World Light Heavyweight Championship was a singles professional wrestling championship promoted by the Mexican Lucha Libre wrestling based promotion Universal Wrestling Association from 1975 until the UWA closed in 1995 and since then been defended on the Mexican independent circuit...

       (1 time)
    • UWA World Junior Light Heavyweight Championship
      UWA World Junior Light Heavyweight Championship
      The UWA World Junior Light Heavyweight Championship is a professional wrestling championship that was originally promoted by the Mexican lucha libre Professional wrestling) promotion Universal Wrestling Association...

       (1 time)

  • World Wrestling Association
    World Wrestling Association
    The World Wrestling Association is a lucha libre promotion based in the Tijuana-area of Mexico. It was founded in 1986 by Benjamin Mora, Jr....

    • WWA Welterweight Championship
      WWA Welterweight Championship
      The WWA World Welterweight Championship is a Mexican professional wrestling championship promoted by the Mexican Lucha Libre wrestling based promotion World Wrestling Association since 1987...

       (1 time)

  • Other titles
    • Naucalpan Tag Team Championship (1 time) - with Mr. Cid

Lucha de Apuesta record



Wager Winner Loser Location Date Notes
Hair El Pantera II
Pantera (wrestler)
Francisco Javier Pozas is a Mexican professional wrestler, or luchador, who is best known under the ring name El Pantera, but has also worked as Pantera II, El Manaya, América, Tritón and TANAKA over the years...

 & Canelo Casas
Mr. Cid & Bestia Verde Naucalpan
Naucalpan
Naucalpan, officially Naucalpan de Juárez, is a city and municipality located just northwest of Mexico City in adjoining Mexico State. The name Naucalpan comes from Nahuatl and means “place of the four neighborhoods or four houses. “de Juárez was added to the official name in 1874 in honor of...

, Mexico State 
 
Hair Ultraman 2000
Leonardo Carrera
Leonardo Carrera Gómez is a Mexican professional wrestler best known under the name Damián 666...

 
Canelo Casas Tijuana
Tijuana
Tijuana is the largest city on the Baja California Peninsula and center of the Tijuana metropolitan area, part of the international San Diego–Tijuana metropolitan area. An industrial and financial center of Mexico, Tijuana exerts a strong influence on economics, education, culture, art, and politics...

, Baja California
Baja California
Baja California officially Estado Libre y Soberano de Baja California is one of the 31 states which, with the Federal District, comprise the 32 Federal Entities of Mexico. It is both the northernmost and westernmost state of Mexico. Before becoming a state in 1953, the area was known as the North...

 
 
Hair Canelo Casas El Mestizo Mexico City, Mexico
Mexico City
Mexico City is the Federal District , capital of Mexico and seat of the federal powers of the Mexican Union. It is a federal entity within Mexico which is not part of any one of the 31 Mexican states but belongs to the federation as a whole...

 
 
Hair Heavy Metal Rambo Unknown Unknown  
Hair Heavy Metal Barba Negra Xochiaca, Mexico State   
Hair Heavy Metal Jerry Estrada
Jerry Estrada
Jerry Estrada , is a Mexican professional wrestler. Estrada was a major star for Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre during the 1980s but was one of the first stars to jump to Antonio Peña's AAA promotion during the 1990s...

 
Aguascalientes, Aguascalientes
Aguascalientes, Aguascalientes
The city of Aguascalientes is the capital of the state of Aguascalientes in western central Mexico. It stands on the banks of the Río Aguascalientes, 1880 meters above sea level, at...

 
 
Hair Heavy Metal Tony Arce Jalapa
Jalapa
* Xalapa, Veracruz* Jalapa, Baja California* Jalapa, Guerrero* In the state of Oaxaca:** Santa María Jalapa del Marqués** San Felipe Jalapa de Díaz** Jalapa del Valle* Jalapa, Tabasco...

, Veracruz
Veracruz
Veracruz, formally Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave officially Estado Libre y Soberano de Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave , is one of the 31 states that, along with the Federal District, comprise the 32 federative entities of Mexico. It is divided in 212 municipalities and its capital city is...

 
 
Hair Heavy Metal Sangre Chicana
Sangre Chicana
Sangre Chicana is the ring name of Mexican professional wrestler Andrés Durán Reyes . Reyes made his professional wrestling debut in 1973, wearing a red mask with a gold stripe, under the name Lemus. A year later he changed his name to Sangre Chicana but kept the mask with the golden stripe...

 
Naucalpan
Naucalpan
Naucalpan, officially Naucalpan de Juárez, is a city and municipality located just northwest of Mexico City in adjoining Mexico State. The name Naucalpan comes from Nahuatl and means “place of the four neighborhoods or four houses. “de Juárez was added to the official name in 1874 in honor of...

, Mexico State 
 
Mask Heavy Metal Kick Boxer Mexico City, Mexico
Mexico City
Mexico City is the Federal District , capital of Mexico and seat of the federal powers of the Mexican Union. It is a federal entity within Mexico which is not part of any one of the 31 Mexican states but belongs to the federation as a whole...

 
Hair Héctor Garza Heavy Metal Mexico City, Mexico
Mexico City
Mexico City is the Federal District , capital of Mexico and seat of the federal powers of the Mexican Union. It is a federal entity within Mexico which is not part of any one of the 31 Mexican states but belongs to the federation as a whole...

 
Hair Heavy Metal Pirata Morgan
Pirata Morgan
Pedro Ortiz Villanueva is a Mexican professional wrestler, or luchador, and wrestling trainer who is best known under the ring name Pirata Morgan...

 
Naucalpan
Naucalpan
Naucalpan, officially Naucalpan de Juárez, is a city and municipality located just northwest of Mexico City in adjoining Mexico State. The name Naucalpan comes from Nahuatl and means “place of the four neighborhoods or four houses. “de Juárez was added to the official name in 1874 in honor of...

, Mexico State 
Hair Heavy Metal El Brazo
El Brazo
Juan Alvarado Nieves is a Mexican Luchador currently working for the Mexican based Asistencia, Asesoría y Administración wrestling promotion. He is best known under the ring name El Brazo that he has been using since his debut in 1980...

 
Monterrey
Monterrey
Monterrey , is the capital city of the northeastern state of Nuevo León in the country of Mexico. The city is anchor to the third-largest metropolitan area in Mexico and is ranked as the ninth-largest city in the nation. Monterrey serves as a commercial center in the north of the country and is the...

, Nuevo León
Nuevo León
Nuevo León It is located in Northeastern Mexico. It is bordered by the states of Tamaulipas to the north and east, San Luis Potosí to the south, and Coahuila to the west. To the north, Nuevo León has a 15 kilometer stretch of the U.S.-Mexico border adjacent to the U.S...

 
Mask Heavy Metal Mosco de la Merced (AAA ) Orizaba
Orizaba
Orizaba is a city and municipality in the Mexican state of Veracruz. It is located 20 km west of its sister city Córdoba, and is adjacent to Río Blanco and Ixtaczoquitlán, on Federal Highways 180 and 190. The city had a 2005 census population of 117,273 and is almost coextensive with its small...

, Veracruz
Veracruz
Veracruz, formally Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave officially Estado Libre y Soberano de Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave , is one of the 31 states that, along with the Federal District, comprise the 32 federative entities of Mexico. It is divided in 212 municipalities and its capital city is...

 
Hair Heavy Metal Toscano
Tarzan Boy (wrestler)
Oziel Toscano Jasso is a Mexican professional wrestler, or Luchador as they are known in Spanish, best known under the ring name Tarzan Boy and Toscano . Toscano currently works for Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre...

 
Mexico City, Mexico
Mexico City
Mexico City is the Federal District , capital of Mexico and seat of the federal powers of the Mexican Union. It is a federal entity within Mexico which is not part of any one of the 31 Mexican states but belongs to the federation as a whole...

 
Hair El Texano, Jr.
El Texano, Jr.
Juan Aguilar Leos is a Mexican luchador, or professional wrestler, best known under the ring name El Texano, Jr.. Aguilar is the son of Juan Conrado Aguilar Jáuregui, who wrestled under the name El Texano; Aguilar also has several uncles and cousins that are professional wrestlers...

 
Heavy Metal Mexico City, Mexico
Mexico City
Mexico City is the Federal District , capital of Mexico and seat of the federal powers of the Mexican Union. It is a federal entity within Mexico which is not part of any one of the 31 Mexican states but belongs to the federation as a whole...

 
Hair Heavy Metal Electroshock
Electroshock (wrestler)
Edgar Luna Pozos is a Mexican Luchador or professional wrestler best known under the ring name Electroshock, which he has used while working for the Mexican professional wrestling promotion Asistencia Asesoría y Administración since 1997. Pozos is married to Luchadora Lady Apache and is the...

 
Aguascalientes, Mexico
Aguascalientes, Aguascalientes
The city of Aguascalientes is the capital of the state of Aguascalientes in western central Mexico. It stands on the banks of the Río Aguascalientes, 1880 meters above sea level, at...

 

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