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Name Ariman
Real name ???
Nicknames El Dios del Mal
Name history Aguila Veloz (debut-?), Legionario, Horóscopo II (1972-?), Antártico, El Ciervo
Family Ariman Jr.(son)
Maestro(s) Lince, Joe Rojas
Birth date, location
Obituary date
Debut, location 1966
Lost mask to Búfalo Salvaje (90s) (as Horóscopo II)
Signature moves La Antártica
Titles: A Local Welter Title?


Debuted as Aguila Veloz, then adopted the name of Legionario by an idea of José Luis Valero Mere. His arrival to the rings was in no time. In 1964 he became Olympic wrestling champion at the age of 14. At the end of 1968, the promoters saw future on him.

By 1972 he was Horoscopo II and Bufalo Salvaje they comprised a tag team which turned into a rivalry and ended in a lucha de apuestas. He lost his mask against Búfalo Salvaje (Miguel Ramírez) and he retired for about a year. He missed the rings and he decided to return. The promoter Mario Chavez gave him the name of Ariman, but he designed his mask and gears. He felt great under his new identity, he describes that when he dons his mask he turns into another being.

He has wrestled in Auditorio Municipal de Tehuacan, Arena Puebla, Oaxaca, San Martín Texmelucan, Auditoriobde Tampico, Arena Coliseo Acapulco, Córdoba, Orizaba, Puerto de Veracruz, Auditorio de Chilpancingo, Arena Afición, Arena Santa Martha, San Juan Pantitlan, Arena Carolina, Arena Azteca Budokan, Alta Vista, Apatlaco, Puente Negro, and Xochimilco, including Plaza de Aralaa de la Magdalena Mixuca.

In those events there names known at national level such as Cavernario Galindo, René Guajardo, El Rostro, Audaz, El Solitario, El Santo, Renato Torres, Golden Boy, Panama Panther, Scorpio, Tinieblas, Ray Mendoza, Anibal, Arrazola, Dorrel Dixon, Villano I, Villano II, Villano III, Chamaco Ortiz, La Furia, Fishman, Matemático, Huroki Sito, Huracán Ramírez, Lizmark, Octavio Gaona Jr., Neutrón, Tawa Vera, El Dinámico, El Cid, Bengala I, Bengala II, Los Centuriones, Talismán and the list goes.

He also wrestled as Antártico at some point. He retired on March 29, 2009 in Arena San Juan Pantitlan.

Luchas de apuestas record

Date Apuesta Winner(s) Loser(s) Arena and/or Place
73/02/18 mask Búfalo Salvaje Horóscopo II Arena Bravo - Mexico City
77/09/07 mask (1) Ariman Vengador Negro Arena San Juan Pantitlán
77/??/?? hair Ariman Relampago del Sur Arena Zapata - Cuautla, Morelos
78/03/16 mask Ariman Moloch Arena Zapata - Cuautla, Morelos
(1) Triangular with Misterio Blanco II



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