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|nameHistory=El Califa, Bello Califa
 
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|birthdate=[[1921]] or [[1922]] or [[September 19]], [[1924]] - [[Monterrey]] (was listed as being 88 when he passed)
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|debut=[[1952]]
 
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|height=75 kg/165 lb
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|weight=175 cm/5' 7.5"
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|obituarydate=[[December]] [[2010]]
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== Notes ==
 
== Notes ==
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Invented a version of the move that would later be adapted into the [[Huracarrana]], which he calls [[La Califiña]].  [[Bello Califa|Califa]] would later work in several of [[Huracan Ramirez|Ramierez's]] lucha films.
 
Invented a version of the move that would later be adapted into the [[Huracarrana]], which he calls [[La Califiña]].  [[Bello Califa|Califa]] would later work in several of [[Huracan Ramirez|Ramierez's]] lucha films.
  
He retired in [[1980]] but continues in lucha training aspiring luchadores at [[Gimnasio el Mezquital]] in [[Apodaca]], [[Nuevo Leon]].
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He retired in [[1980]] but continues in lucha training aspiring luchadores at [[Gimnasio el Mezquital]] in [[Apodaca]], [[Nuevo Leon]] until he passed in [[2010]].
[[Category:Mexican wrestlers]][[Category:Trainers]]
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== Gallery ==
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{{Gallery|name=El Califa (60s)_1964.png|caption=1964}}
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== Source ==
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* Lucha Libre 46
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[[Category:Mexican wrestlers]][[Category:Trainers]][[Category:Deceased wrestlers]][[Category:Exoticos]][[Category:Monterrey based wrestlers]]

Latest revision as of 06:24, 2 December 2014

Bello Califa
Bello Califa
Name Bello Califa
Real name Héctor Amaya
Nicknames
Name history El Califa, Bello Califa
Family
Maestro(s)
Birth date, location 1921 or 1922 or September 19, 1924 - Monterrey (was listed as being 88 when he passed)
Obituary date December 2010
Debut, location 1952
Lost mask to
Height 75 kg/165 lb
Weight 175 cm/5' 7.5"
Signature moves La Califiña
Titles:

Notes

Worked as a acrobat in the circus for 10 years before switching careers to lucha libre.

Invented a version of the move that would later be adapted into the Huracarrana, which he calls La Califiña. Califa would later work in several of Ramierez's lucha films.

He retired in 1980 but continues in lucha training aspiring luchadores at Gimnasio el Mezquital in Apodaca, Nuevo Leon until he passed in 2010.

Gallery

1964

Source

  • Lucha Libre 46