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Revision as of 20:41, 9 June 2009

  This is the CMLL (and more famous) Mistico. See below for a full list of shared identities.

Profile

Místico (Mystical)
Místico (Mystical)
Name Místico (Mystical)
Nicknames El Principe De Plata y Oro (The Prince of Silver and Gold), El Seminarista de los Ojos Blancos.
Name history Dr. Karonte Jr. (debut - 00), Astro Boy {I} (00 - 06/04), Komachi (third version; Michinoku Pro - 2003), Místico (06/04 - )
Family Dr. Karonte (father), Tony Salazar (uncle), Astro Boy II (brother),Argenis (brother)
Maestro(s) Fray Tormenta, Tony Salazar, Dr. Karonte
Birth date December 22, 1982 - Mexico City
Debut April 30, 1998 - Deportivo Kid Azteca - Mexico City
Height 5'7"/169 cms
Weight 165 lbs/75 kg
Signature moves La Mistica, Huracarrana, 619, plancha suicida into armdrag, Asai Moonsault into opponent's feet, Ringpost armdrag
Titles: NWA World Middleweight Championship (2), CMLL World Tag Team Championship (4, 2 w/Negro Casas, 2 w/Hector Garza), Torneo la Gran Alternativa 2004 (w/ Hijo del Santo as a rookie) & 2007 (w/ La Sombra as a veteran), 8th, 9th & 10th Annual Leyenda de Plata Tournament, IWRG Intercontinental Super Welterweight Championship, CMLL World Welterweight Championship, Mexican National Light Heavyweight Title, WWA World Middleweight Championship

Biography

Part of a wrestling family, but portrayed as an orphan who learned the sport from mentor Fray Tormenta, Mistico debuted in CMLL in 2004. Mistico rose to the top of the promotion at a record pace, and was arguably the top star in the promotion a year later.

Mistico is one of the biggest stars of the moment in lucha libre, if not the biggest. His name being part of a wrestling card can draw thousands of extra fans, regardless of the matchup. He's crossed over to Mexican popular culture and been featured on television shows and music videos.

Mistico is currently a CMLL wrestler, but has been offered a deal by WWE. At this time, it appears he's staying in CMLL, but the option to jump the United States promotion will likely always been available to him. CMLL claims to have Mistico under a solid contract, and owns the rights to name and image of Mistico.

Mistico is actually a man from a family of wrestlers, and is the nephew of CMLL official Tony Salazar. He'd been wrestling under different names since at least the beginning of the decades. Directly prior to being Mistico, he was Astro Boy (taking the name from a deceased brother), an spectacular undercard wrestler who also wrestled in Japan from time to time.

In 2003, CMLL's fans told the promotion that they wanted to see more new stars, and CMLL tried to fulfill the request with Sagrado, a devoutly religious young high flying babyface who was promoted as a trainee of famous wrestling priest Fray Tormenta. Sagrado flopped out of the gate, with the blame being shifted towards Sagrado's ringwork (he was nervous and he wasn't ready for that spot), CMLL decided to recycle the entire concept with a different wrestler.

A year later, Mistico debuted, which much the same back story, while Sagrado was downplayed to avoid focus on the similarities. Mistico might have previously been passed over for being a smaller wrestler, even by Mexico standards, but his spectacular moves (and his ability not to screw them up) made him the exactly exciting new young guy fans wanted.

(to be continued)

See Also

Shared Names

Every name Mistico's used, someone else has also used. It hasn't always been planned that way, but it can be a bit confusing.

  • Mistico is the more famous man under the name; the Juarez wrestler using the same name is also known as Incognito in AAA.
  • Mistico started out as the second Astro Boy; he was the brother of the first. See Astro Boy (disambugation) for a list of other Astro Boys
  • Similarly, Mistico was one of a number of wrestlers who've used the name Dr. Karonte. See Dr. Karonte (disambugation) for the others
  • Mistico wrestled as Komachi for Japan's Michinoku Pro Wrestling, replacing Volador Jr. in that identity.

Match History

See: Místico/Match History

Luchas de apuestas record

Date Apuesta Winner(s) Loser(s) Arena and/or Place
2004/10/17 hairs Volador Jr. & Místico Antrax & Ébola Arena Coliseo - Guadalajara, Jalisco
2006/09/29 mask Místico Black Warrior Arena México - Mexico City
2006/12/01 mask Místico Hijo del Diablo Auditorio de Tijuana - Baja California
2007/01/27 mask Místico Sepulturero Arena Lopez Mateos - Estado de Mexico
2007/04/01 mask Místico Skayde Plaza de Toros El Cortijo - Mexico City
2007/10/07 hair Místico Misterioso Estadio Calimax, Tijuana, Baja California


Gallery

Astro Boy
Komachi (right)
early
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Entra Mistico by German021.jpg
teaming with Santo


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Arena Mexico
619 while wearing mexican colors
flying


NWA Welter Title Match vs Averno, Aug 30, 200/07
taking Misterioso's hair
Close Up


Coliseo de Guadalajara
Coliseo de Guadalajara
Mistico w/La Sombra
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as MEX LH Champ
2009
Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre Championships
CMLL: Mini: ShockercitoSuper Light: vacant
Welter: TitánMiddle: El Cuatrero
Light Heavy: Niebla RojaHeavy: Ultimo Guerrero
Tag: Mistico & CaristicoWomen: Marcela
Trios: Los Guerreros Laguneros (Ultimo Guerrero, Gran Guerrero & Euforia)
NWA WH: Welter: Volador Jr.Middle: CarísticoLight Heavy: Stuka Jr.
National: Light: ElectricoWelter: Soberano Jr.Light Heavy: Bárbaro Cavernario
Heavy: El TerribleWomen: La Metálica
Trios: Nueva Generacion Dinamita (Sansón, Cuatrero & Forastero)
Tournaments: Leyenda de Azul: Rush
Leyenda de Plata: Volador Jr.Universal: Terrible
Pequeño Reyes del Aire: ShockercitoReyes del Aire: Titán
Gran Alternativa: Flyer & Volador Jr.
En Busca de un Ídolo: Boby ZavalaLa Copa Jr.: Soberano Jr.
Parejas Increíbles: Barbaro Cavernario & Titan
REINA: CMLL-REINA Intl Junior: Kaho KobayashiCMLL-REINA Intl: ZeuxisCMLL-REINA Tag Team: Vacant
DF: Light: AstralWelter: SenseiMiddle: Hijo del Signo
Occidente: Welter: ExplosivoMiddle: Difunto
Light Heavy: EsfingeHeavy: Star Black
Tag: Gran Kenut & León Blanco
Trios: Nueva Generacion Dinamita (Sansón, Cuatrero & Forastero)
Misc: Arena Coliseo Tag: Esfinge & Tritón
Defunct: Copa de Arena Mexico Tournament
Japan TagJapan Women's
Mexican National Championships
Men's: Light (Electrico) • Welter (Soberano Jr.)
Light Heavy (Bárbaro Cavernario) • Heavy (El Terrible)
Women's: Singles (Princesa Sugehit)
Team: Trios (Nuevo Generacion Dinamitas)
Defunct: MiniFeatherMiddleCruiserTagAtomicosWomen's Tag
International Wrestling Revolution Group (IWRG) Championships
Active: Light (Vacant), Welter (Cerebro Negro), Middle (Imposible), Heavy (Hijo de Canis Lupus)
Rey Del Aire (Dragón Bane), Tag Team (Aramis & Imposible), Trios (Negro Navarro, Trauma I, Trauma II)
Inactive: Super Welter, Women
Tournaments: Junior de Juniors (El Hijo del Médico Asesino), El Protector (Death Metal & Heddi Karaoui), Rey del Ring (Emperador Azteca)
Related: DF Trios (Eterno, Demonio Infernal & Lunatic Extrem), WWS Welter (El Hijo del Diablo)
World Wrestling Association Championships
Minis (Octagoncito), Light (TJ Boy), Welter (El Bandido/Hijo de Rey Misterio), Middle (Averno), Junior Light Heavy (Atlantis), Light Heavy (Heddi Karaoui), Junior Heavy (Cien Caras Jr.), Heavy (Rayo de Jalisco Jr.)
Women (vacated)
Tag Team (Bestia 666 & Damián 666), Trios (Super Muñeco, Super Pinocho & Super Raton)