[14] He returned and won the tag titles again with Casas from Los Guerreros del Infierno (Último Guerrero and Rey Bucanero) but later lost them back to Los Guerreros in 2002. His costume and mask are a skeleton resembling the outfits used in Mexico's Day of the Dead ceremony. [1] The island is a heavily eroded volcano speculated to be over three million years old, surrounded by smaller islands including Ilheu Bom Bom, Ilhéu Caroço, Tinhosa Grande and Tinhosa Pequena. On April 30, 2006 - a special Kid's Day show at Arena Mexico - LA Park turned on his partners Mistico, Negro Casas, and Heavy Metal. In one of their most recent matches, which happened on the Arena Mexico in June 9, 2006, L.A. Park won when he faked a foul and Dr. Wagner Jr. was disqualified. the show featured a Relevos Suicidas tournament where the losing teams advance until the finals where the final team would fight each other over who would unmask. When he started his current stint with CMLL, he was presented as a freelancing outsider, and it's unclear if he still maintains that status (or if there's any real meaning to that distinction.). By 1998, he had left Onoo and feuded with Disco Inferno and Psychosis. They feuded for years. May 15, 2000 – Future Wrestling Alliance: Mike Quackenbush vs El Hijo Del Santo ended in a 15 minute time limit draw.. February 26, 2005–FCW: El Hijo del Santo & Mascara Sagrada defeated Super Parka & Pierroth.. May 7, 2005–IWR: Konnan & El Hijo Del Santo defeated L.A Park & The American kickboxer with the guest referee Zach Gowen.. [10] El Hijo del Santo and Octagón were victorious in the critically acclaimed match that would receive a 5-star rating from Dave Meltzer but it was the last stand for Los Gringos Locos as Barr died three weeks later. The training started in May 2013 and he was set to return to Mexico three months later for his official in-ring debut. Príncipe has one town, Santo António, and an airport (IATA code: PCP, ICAO: FPPR). 1982? [9] There are numerous endemic species of fauna on Príncipe, including birds such as the Príncipe kingfisher, Principe seedeater, Principe starling, Príncipe sunbird, black-capped speirops (Zosterops lugubris), Dohrn's thrush-babbler, the Príncipe weaver and the Príncipe white-eye, geckos include the Príncipe gecko (Hemidactylus principensis), frogs include the palm forest tree frog and the Phrynobatrachus dispar. Igreja de Nossa Senhora da Conceição, in Santo António, São Tomé and Príncipe. He returned in September and got into some trouble for competing in Mexico without Eric Bischoff's permission. Park continued his rivalry with El Hijo del Santo culminating in May 2006 at Revolucha 2: "Dia de los Muertos" inside "Lucha en la Juala" (a steel cage match). The LWO disbanded in January 1999 when Guerrero was injured in a car accident. The first settlement, the town Santo António, was founded in 1502. He frequently teamed with Psychosis. The set-up was a trios match with Negro Casas, El Dandy and Héctor Garza on the técnico side with Scorpio Jr. and Bestia Salvaje on the rudo (or heel) side. In 1997, he reformed his team with Psychosis with Sonny Onoo as their manager. [14] El Hijo del Santo had a brief falling out with CMLL management and the tag titles were vacated. Once he entered the ring, El Hijo del Santo removed the disguise and revealed himself as Scorpio and Salvaje's partner, thus turning rudo for the first time in his career.[11]. Rey Bucanero and Último Guerrero would win their titles back in a rematch in March but L.A. Park challenged Último Guerrero for the CMLL Light-Heavyweight title at the CMLL 71st anniversary show but was unsuccessful. Adolfo Tapia started wrestling in 1982, but he did not really start making a name for himself until he started wrestling as the masked La Parka in 1992. During the match, Scorpio and Salvaje began attacking Casas and the fans, unaware of the ruse, expected El Felino to save his brother from the beating. These concentrated initially on producing sugar and after 1822 on cocoa, becoming the world's greatest cocoa producer. Although the angle was very successful and drew a lot of money for CMLL, El Hijo del Santo continued to wrestle as a babyface throughout the country, even teaming with Rey Mysterio in Tijuana. AAA owner Antonio Peña tried to run an angle with an evil version of El Santo called "El Santo Negro" who supposedly came from South America. [7][9], His most memorable feud during his time with AAA was against the American team, Los Gringos Locos. EMPRESAS: UWA, CMLL, AAA/PAP, IWRG, Promo Azteca, WWA, NJPW, WCW, TNA-NWA, IWA (Puerto Rico), X-LAW, XPW, NWG, WWC (Puerto Rico), IWR (USA), FILL, LLI, IWC, WWA... VIAJES: Todo Mexico, Japon, Estados Unidos, Canada, Colombia, Puerto Rico, Filipinas, Panama, Centroamerica, España... LA Park is the original La Parka from AAA in the early '90s and the one who was in WCW and XPW. In 2007, he became a spokesperson for Wildcoast, an environmental non-profit organization, and campaigned to save sea turtles on the Gulf of Mexico from extinction. Like his father, el Hijo del Santo has also crossed over into other media. [5] In 1706, the city and the fortress were destroyed by the French. He also feuded with Jerry Estrada, Konnan, Super Calo and Pierroth, Jr. [24] In 2007 he appeared in the film Mil Mascaras vs. the Aztec Mummy (also known as Mil Mascaras: Resurrection),[25] which also received positive reviews.[26]. He returned to CMLL in the summer of 2004, initially to work with Místico to help him become a main eventer and to feud with Perro Aguayo, Jr. and his La Furia del Norte group. This was a three-way match that also included León Chino. Part of the Cameroon Line archipelago, Príncipe rises in the south to 947 metres at Pico do Príncipe. ", "HUGE LUCHA STAR TAKING TIME OFF DUE TO INJURY - PWInsider.com", "Pro Wrestling Noah: Se anuncia la llegada de El Nieto del Santo", "Leyenda del Santo tendría tercera generación", "BBC News Player - Mexican Wrestler's turtle bid", "Santo, el Enmascarado de Plata: Infraterrestre", "Mill Mascaras versus the Aztec Mummy's official website", "Mill Mascaras: Resurrection - MJSimpson.co.uk", "Histórico de ganadores del torneo: La Gran Alternativa", "PWR Tag Team Championship « Titles Database « CAGEMATCH - The Internet Wrestling Database", "En un día como hoy… 1985: Hijo del Santo desenmascara a Aristóteles… 1972: Alfonso Dantés retiene el Campeonato Mundial Semicompleto NWA ante Ray Mendoza", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=El_Hijo_del_Santo&oldid=962687829, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, PWR Tag Team Championship (1 time) - with, WBC Wrestling Championship (1 time, current), This page was last edited on 15 June 2020, at 13:23. In June 1998, he tore his ACL in a match after a Goldberg spear. Map of São Tomé and Príncipe with Príncipe island near the right top corner, Pinnock, D & Pinnock, G (2012) Chocolate Island. Scorpio Jr. and Salvaje joined in on the beat down, leading Santo's next big feud. In 2008, El Hijo del Santo began running shows in London, England featuring independent talent from Mexico. Príncipe is the smaller, northern major island of the country of São Tomé and Príncipe lying off the west coast of Africa in the Gulf of Guinea. [8] El Hijo del Santo regained the WWA Welterweight title and brought it with him to AAA. When he started his current stint with CMLL, he was presented as a freelancing outsider, and it's unclear if he still maintains that status (or if there's any real meaning to that distinction.) The new match was a double hair versus double mask match with Santo teaming with Octagón against Los Gringos Locos. El Hijo del Santo ended up unmasking Pentagón Black in the finals, which meant that he booked himself to lose three times during the tournament. He was part of the "When Worlds Collide" joint AAA/WCW PPV in 1994 and wrestled briefly in ECW in 1995. Later the island was renamed Príncipe by King John II of Portugal in honour of his son Afonso, Prince of Portugal. He made his wrestling debut in February 1982 under the name El Korak, but officially adopted his most famous ring name and silver mask in October 1982. February 2012, Fortaleza de Santo António da Ponta da Mina, Autonomous Region of Príncipe § Settlements, "Satellite View and Map of São Tomé and Príncipe", United States National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Cooperação Descentralizada Príncipe – Portugal: Eficiência da Existência de Redes de Cooperação, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Príncipe&oldid=964739182, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 27 June 2020, at 08:49. After the feud ended, he had a program with young Guerreros recruit Averno and they had a WWA Welterweight title match on October 22 where el Hijo del Santo retained and ended his tour with the company.[15]. As of June 2006, he's currently still performing on the CMLL, has become a heel and has had a very successful run of matches on Mexico, mainly due to his current feud with Dr. Wagner Jr., which have a very positive fan reaction. [14] El Hijo del Santo took another sabbatical from CMLL with Perro Aguayo, Jr. filling in his spot on the roster. [10] The match was changed at the last minute when Barr pleaded with AAA officials to be included on the show which would be broadcast in the United States. [6], In 1990, he debuted in Japan for Gran Hamada's Universal Lucha Libre promotion and moved up a weight class by winning the UWA World Welterweight Championship as well as the WWA Welterweight Championship. The rights to the gimmick of La Parka have been the subject of court battles since La Parka left AAA; so far, they've ruled that AAA owner Antonio Pena owns the name and the look, and LA Park can not use the "La Parka" on television in Mexico. (It's comparable, though not nearly as loud, as what happened with Atlantis a year earlier.) When Vince Russo and Ed Ferrara took over booking in late 1999, they had Ferrara's voice speaking English over the intercom while La Parka would be doing interviews in Spanish in the ring. He's recently turned rudo in Mexico City, but still wrestles as a tecnico in many places and outside of CMLL. The big match in the feud was a mask/hair versus mask/hair tag match between the two teams at CMLL's 1999 Homenaje a Dos Leyendas show. He also was voted "Rookie of the Year" in Mexico. Jorge Ernesto Guzmán Rodríguez (born August 2, 1963) is a Mexican luchador enmascarado, or masked professional wrestler and political activist, best known under the ring name, El Hijo del Santo ("The Son of the Saint"). As a tecnico, LA Park was getting a negative reaction from some of the tecnicos fans in 2006. Jorge Guzmán's son made his debut under the name "Santo Jr.", the third-generation Guzmán to use the name "Santo". Príncipe is the smaller, northern major island of the country of São Tomé and Príncipe lying off the west coast of Africa in the Gulf of Guinea. Santo took El Dandy's hair in a bloody match in front of a sold-out crowd in Arena Mexico. Mexican National Middleweight Championship, Mexican National Welterweight Championship, Wrestling Observer Newsletter Hall of Fame, Southern California Pro-Wrestling Hall of Fame, "El Hijo del Santo gana 'pelea' en la Corte contra Triple AAA", "El Hijo del Santo recibe el cinturón del CMB", "¡@ElHijodelSanto y @BlueDemonjr son los Nuevos Campeones en Pareja de @PWRevolution! As a tecnico, LA Park was getting a negative reaction from some of the tecnicos fans in 2006. The feud helped ease sagging business caused by the split with AAA and the downturn of the Mexican economy. Guzmán has also followed in his father's footsteps, as he has starred in several lucha films. El Nieto del Santo was the first masked wrestler to attend the wrestling school, in honor of the lucha libre traditions and anonymity of their enmascarados. It has an area of 142 square kilometres (55 sq mi) (including offshore islets) and a population of 7,324 at the 2012 Census; the latest official estimate (at May 2018) was 8,420. In 1875, the year when slavery was officially abolished in the archipelago, Príncipe’s population had dropped to only 1,946, of whom 45 were Europeans, 1,521 were free natives, and 380 were freemen. In 1996, he went to WCW and picked up his feud with Super Calo. Plaza de Toros Lauro Luis Longoria - Nuevo Laredo, Tamps. He is a very flamboyant wrestler, sometimes wearing sombreros to the ring, playing guitar on the chair he always brings to the ring, strutting and dancing in the ring, and even strutting on the turnbuckle. El Hijo del Santo lost a match to Casas at the CMLL 63rd Anniversary show on September 20, 1996, and took a brief hiatus. - 05/90), Invasor Del Norte I (? [20] He made his wrestling debut in 2015, working under the name "Tempestad",[21] before adopting the name "El Santo Jr." in July 2016. He began wrestling without his father's consent in February 1982 as "El Korak" but he made his official debut as "El Hijo del Santo" in October of that year after he earned his college degree at the Universidad Iberoamericana in Communication Science per his father's request. Over the span of his career Guzmán has held various championships, most significantly the AAA World Tag Team Championship, Mexican National Middleweight Championship, Mexican National Trios Championship, Mexican National Welterweight Championship, CMLL World Tag Team Championship, UWA World Lightweight Championship, UWA World Welterweight Championship, WWA Tag Team Championship and WWA World Welterweight Championship as well as an honorary championship awarded by the World Boxing Council. In 2000 he starred in the film Infraterrestre, which received positive reviews from critics such as the respected Mexican film critic, David Wilt. [16] Around the time of el Hijo del Santo's 25th Anniversary the World Boxing Council (WBC) named el Hijo del Santo their "WBC Wrestling Champion" compete with title belt due to his "Significant accomplishments in wrestling". Six way cage match also featuring Centurion Negro, Diluvio Negro I, Gato Volador and Silver Star. Some other smaller settlements are Sundy and Porto Real. (It's comparable, though not nearly as loud, as what happened with Atlantis a year earlier.) Axxel, Jorge Guzmán's nephew, originally wrestled as "El Nieto del Santo" ("The Grandson of El Santo") but Jorge Guzmán owned the rights to the "Santo" name and objected. This ended after a few weeks when La Parka heard something he did not want said and tossed the mic down as Ferrera was speaking. the Promotions main show so far was a "25 Year Anniversary Show" shown by Televisa, a testament to el Hijo del Santo's appeal as Televisa rarely show independent promotions. This page was last edited on 11 October 2020, at 16:47. (He's allowed to and does use La Parka in the US and elsewhere.) He's also won the Leyenda de Plata tournament (held in honor of his father), the 1995 version of the CMLL International Gran Prix tournament and the 2004 Gran Alternativa tournament. They had it trademarked and he did not want to work for them, so he changed his name to L.A. Park and debuted with AAA's rival, Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre. I’m behind on the podcasts, so the Sam Adonis interview on Chris Jericho’s podcast is a few weeks old but definitely worth checking for lucha libre talk. He is also remembered for his strutting and leg-wiggling dancing. Portuguese is the official and main language of the island. He briefly feuded with Eddie Guerrero upon his return since Eddie caused the LWO to disband. [5] During this time, he also feuded with Negro Casas, who would become his most important opponent, and took his hair in a 1987 match in the Los Angeles Olympic Auditorium. Africa Geographic. He was used on some WCW PPV's but never got a push to the top. He became known as "The Chairman of WCW" because he would hit his opponents with a chair, stand it up and pose on it after strutting. [3][4], Early in his career, he was wrestled mainly for World Wrestling Association (WWA) (The Tijuana circuit) and Universal Wrestling Association (UWA) (a promotion that worked in the Mexico City area) but he did make his debut for Empresa Mexicana de Lucha Libre (EMLL) the promotion that later became Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre (CMLL) in Arena Mexico in the summer of 1983. He was also the star of a 5 episode animated series on the Mexican version of Cartoon Network titled Santo vs The Clones. [5] He next feuded with Espanto Jr. (whose father feuded with the original El Santo) and el Hijo del Santo took his mask. Príncipe was the site where Einstein's theory of relativity was experimentally corroborated by Arthur Stanley Eddington and his team during the total solar eclipse of May 29, 1919; photographs of the eclipse revealed evidence of the 'bending' of starlight, in accordance with Einstein's predictions (see Eddington experiment). On April 29, 1995, the Autonomous Region of Príncipe was established, corresponding with the existing Pagué District.[8]. [17] While the title is technically an honorary championship el Hijo del Santo defended it several times in 2008. From 1998 through 2006 he also formed a very successful team with Negro Casas. El Hijo del Santo even started his own promotion called Todo x el Todo. [11], The object of the jump was to revitalize his feud with Negro Casas. [22], Like his father, el Hijo del Santo has also crossed over into other media. He shared his father's look, the silver mask, tights and cape, and moves but he was shorter and, although he would never become the same cultural icon, he would become a better in-ring performer than his father. "Santito", as he is often called, was the only one of his father's 10 children to become a professional wrestler. [5] Subsequently, the north and centre of the island were made into plantations by Portuguese colonists using slave labor. LA Park is a regular in CMLL. [7][8] In late 1991, he left WWA and vacated the Welterweight title but continued to wrestle for UWA until the formation of Asistencia Asesoría y Administración (AAA). The feud would continue until the 64th anniversary show on September 19, 1997, where Negro Casas and El Hijo del Santo faced off in a dramatic hair vs. mask match. [13] El Hijo del Santo won the match and began a slow face turn. Gimnasio México 68 - Guadalajara, Jalisco, Auditorio de Tijuana - Tijuana, Baja California, Palenque de Tijuana - Tijuana, Baja California, Arena Coliseo - Mexicali, Baja California, Plaza de Toros Monumental - Monterrey, Nuevo Leon. The island was uninhabited when discovered by the Portuguese on 17 January 1471 and was first named after Saint Anthony ("Ilha de Santo Antão"). In 2005, L.A. Park can be found wrestling in his native Mexico and in the United States for LXW and UCW and occasionally for FCW. El Hijo Del Santo vs. La Parka (L.A. Park) - Super Libre (12/23/01, Arena Coliseo Monterrey) - Bloodbath! [5] From 1753 until 1852, Santo António was the colonial capital of Portuguese São Tomé and Príncipe.[7]. Wrestler Hijo del Santo Aguayo, 35, had wrestled for 20 years and was the son of the legendary Pedro 'Perro' Aguayo, now retired and a member of the Aztec lucha hall of fame. He is the subject of a comic book published and appeared on the Mexican reality show Día de Perros. Park teased a feud with Mistico and at an alliance with Perros del Mal, but his rudo turn has ended up more focused on a feud with Dr. Wagner Jr. LA Park is best known to North American wrestling fans for his stint in World Championship Wrestling, where his trademark was striking his opponents over the head with a chair; thus, the nickname Chairman of the Board came into play. By early 2000, he had left WCW for Mexico where he had some trouble with the AAA promotion over the use of the La Parka name. [14] El Hijo del Santo and Casas defeated Scorpio and Salvaje for the titles on February 5, 1999 by disqualification but El Hijo del Santo and Casas refused to accept the titles. His biggest and longest running feud in Mexico was against Lizmark. ), El Minero (DF),El Asesino de Tepito (1988), Príncipe Island (?? The match was made a triangle match on December 6, 1996. In March, 2013 it was announced that one of Hijo del Santo's sons was going to travel to Japan to train in Pro Wrestling Noah wrestling school to prepare him for his wrestling debut under the ring name "El Nieto del Santo" ("The Grandson of El Santo"). [2] It has an area of 142 square kilometres (55 sq mi) (including offshore islets) and a population of 7,324 at the 2012 Census;[3] the latest official estimate (at May 2018) was 8,420. The island's fortress named Fortaleza de Santo António da Ponta da Mina on a point inside Baía de Santo António (Santo António Bay) was built in 1695. Santo and Casas were victorious and took the tag titles as well. Plaza de Toros Monumental - Monterrey, N.L. [4] The island is the main constituent of the Autonomous Region of Príncipe, established in 1995, and of the coterminous district of Pagué. ?/92), La Parka/La Parka Original (05/92 - ), L.A. Park (12/03 - ). [12] While gone, Negro Casas turned técnico (face) and his former allies, Scorpio, Jr. and Bestia Salvaje said they had a surprise for Casas. Jorge Guzmán's uncles, Miguel "Black" Guzmán, Jesús Guzmán (Pantera Negra) and Jimmy Guzmán were also wrestlers. He has also been involved in gray whale campaigns and Tijuana clean-ups on behalf of Wildcoast. Marine fauna includes Muricopsis principensis, a mollusc and the West African mud turtle. In November 1998, he joined Eddie Guerrero's Latino World Order (LWO) with Psychosis, Juventud Guerrera, Los Villanos, El Dandy, Silver King, Héctor Garza, Damien, and a reluctant Rey Misterio Jr.. They feuded with Konnan and Perry Saturn. [23], Hijo del Santo has appeared in several films, first with his father and then on his own or with other famous luchadores. Eddy Guerrero's stiffer Japanese style offense, combined with "Love Machine" Art Barr's cocky mannerisms made Los Gringos Locos a very exciting yet hated tag team. El Hijo del Santo came down to the ring with Scorpio and Salvaje but was wearing a disguise and pretending to be El Felino, the brother of Negro Casas. The fans were irate and fistfights broke out in the crowd as El Hijo del Santo attacked Casas. The following week, the two trios had a rematch and both El Dandy and Negro Casas challenged Santo to a hair vs. mask match. Portuguese creoles are also spoken: Principense or Lunguyê and, in some scale, Forro are also spoken. ),El Gringo (Monclova Coah. One of the first feuds he was put in was against Negro Casas' youngest brother, Heavy Metal. In February 2006, L.A. Park began a bitter feud with then IWR Champion Conrad Kennedy III (CK3). La Parka started teaming with Silver King and picked up his feud with Super Calo again. El Hijo del Santo began to be at odds with his heel allies, namely Scorpio Jr. and Bestia Salvaje. Espanto Jr. took el Hijo del Santo's title but el Hijo del Santo regained it in 1988 and took Espanto Jr.'s hair as well after winning a Luchas de Apuestas (Spanish for "Bet match"). On November 25, 2013, Santo announced a break to repair damage in his spinal area. Guzmán is the youngest child, out of eleven, of Rodolfo Guzmán Huerta, better known as El Santo, a professional wrestler, film actor, and Mexican folk hero. In 1997 he was voted into the Wrestling Observer Newsletter Hall of Fame. Park (The Skeleton of Death), The Chairman, La Calaca, La Auténtica Parka, El Galán de la Catrina, Adolfo Tapia (debut - ?? El Hijo del Santo (mask) Principe Island (mask) Apatlaco, Mexico State: Live event: November 21, 1987: Stuka (mask) Invasor del Norte I (mask) Monterrey, Nuevo León: Live event: June 26, 1991: Principe Island (hair) Bestia Negra I (hair) N/A: Live event: November 2, 1991 Panterita del Ring (hair) Principe Island … Santo contra el asesino de televisión (Santo vs. the TV Killer, 1981) Chanoc y el hijo del Santo contra los vampiros asesinos (Chanoc and the Son of Santo vs. the Killer Vampires, 1981) (Santo has only a cameo appearance here) Santo en el puño de la muerte (Santo in "The Fist of Death", 1982) [6] Since independence, these plantations have largely reverted to forest. Finally, in September 1998, the face turn was made official when El Hijo del Santo's partners, Villano III and Fuerza Guerrera turned on Santo. Both Park and Santo had their masks ripped 50% off their faces during this violent cage match. Heavy Metal took el Hijo del Santo's WWA Welterweight title and won the Mexican National Welterweight Championship but el Hijo del Santo would come out on top of the feud and took both titles from Heavy Metal before he lost them again to another young star, Psicosis. El Hijo del Santo has continued wrestling as an independent worker doing shows all over Mexico. On May 11, 2013, El Hijo del Santo and his rival, Blue Demon Jr., joined forces to win the Pro Wrestling Revolution Tag Team Championship from Brian Cage and Derek Sanders.[18]. The reserve encompasses the entire emerged area of the island of Príncipe, and its islets Bom Bom, Boné do Jóquei, Mosteiros, Santana, and Pedra da Galei, and the Tinhosas islands. They feuded with Wrath, Mortis, and Ultimo Dragon. In 1771, Príncipe had a population of 5,850: 111 whites, 165 free mulattoes, 6 mulatto slaves, 900 free blacks, and 4,668 black slaves. Eddie turned on Santo, leading to a hair vs. mask challenge for the AAA When Worlds Collide pay-per-view. [3], He won his first title, the UWA World Lightweight Championship, on October 1985 and traded the title with Aristóteles. LA Park is a regular in CMLL. [10], Praia das Bananas, São Tomé and Príncipe. In 2006, the Parque Natural Obô do Príncipe was established, covering the mountainous, densely forested and uninhabited southern part of the island of Príncipe. [10] During the feud, they played up the old Pareja Atómica tag team which consisted of El Santo and Eddie's father, Gory Guerrero. The article argues that the most famous two luchadors from Leon were Black Shadow, who lost his mask to El Santo, and Bobby Lee, who lost his mask to Hijo del Santo. In 2004, he made brief appearances in Total Nonstop Action Wrestling, using his chair on his opponents, but was soon back in Mexico teaming with Shocker. This was a three-way match that also included. The name L.A. Park means, La Autentica ParK (Where the k is pronounces as ka), so the name means "The Authentic Parka", (10) Cuadrangular with Pentagon Jr. & Psycho Clown, as Principe Island with the Distrito Federal Light Heavyweight Title, as Invasor del Norte I @ Arena Mexico 1991, Distrito Federal Light Heavyweight Championship, UWA Intercontinental Heavyweight Championship, Mexican National Light Heavyweight Championship, IWL International Heavyweight Championship, http://www.luchawiki.com/index.php?title=L.A._Park&oldid=188459, La Parka/L.A. When the other members of Santo's family objected, the feud was scrapped and El Hijo del Santo jumped to CMLL in 1995. In October 2005 L.A. Park debuted for Detroit's Independent Wrestling Revolution (IWR) brand "Revolucha", teaming with American Kickboxer vs. El Hijo del Santo & Konnan, with special referee Zach Gowen. Early in his career he formed a successful tag team with Eddie Guerrero called "La Pareja Atomica", inspired by their fathers (El Santo and Gory Guerrero) teaming up from the 1940s to the 1960s. El Heredero de la Leyenda de Plata (The heir of the silver legend) (El Hijo del Santo) El Hijo de la Leyenda Azul (The son of the Blue Legend) (Blue Demon Jr.) El Hijo del Gigante Sabio (The son of the wise giant) (Tinieblas Jr.) El Hombre del Guante Negro (The man in the black glove) (Mano Negra) He continued wrestling in CMLL as well as independent promotions in Tijuana and else where in the country. He is the subject of a comic book published and appeared on the Mexican reality show Día de Perros. Negro Casas and El Hijo del Santo began teaming together and chased Scorpio and Salvaje's recently won CMLL World Tag Team Championship. 2002 and 2003 saw him wrestle for XPW, All Japan Pro Wrestling, Major League Wrestling and the revived AWA Superstars. [19] After successful rehabilitation returned to the ring, teaming with his son El Santo Jr. at a Lucha Ilimitado card in Yakima, Washington on October 12, 2016, and closing out 2016 with two matches alongside his son El Santo Jr in Tijuana on December 16 and in Ciudad Juarez on December 18.