Gallo Tapado

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Gallo Tapado (Covered Rooster)
Gallo Tapado (Covered Rooster)
Name Gallo Tapado (Covered Rooster)
Real name Rosalío Hernández Márquez
Nicknames none
Name history El Caballero Tigre II (debut - 72), Gallo Tapado (72 - retirement)
Family El Caballero Tigre (father), Gallo Tapado Jr. (son); El Hijo Del Gallo Tapado Jr. (grandson)
Maestro(s) David Cervantes
Birth date, location March 24, 1942 - Pachuca, Hidalgo
Obituary date
Debut, location 1962 - Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas
Lost mask to Fuerza Guerrera - March 8, 1991 - Arena México
Height 5'5"/166 cms
Weight 176 lbs/80 kg
Signature moves Somersault Kick, Getting hit with a chicken by Fuerza Guerrera
Titles: Distrito Federal Welterweight Title, Mexico State Lightweight Championship


For new generations, perhaps this name and custom is strange, but this wrestler, El Gallo Tapado, was one of the sucsseful characters of Valente Perez, el rey midas de la lucha libre, due very thing he touched was converted in gold. From tiger to rooster this character was the second of rosalio hernandez, he was son on the wrestler caballero tigre( don pedro bolanos who stared in lates 50's)rosalio used the name of caballero tigre II in lates 60, but he wanted to make his own history besides his father was in the retirement, he went to asks valente in 1972 for a character that could in accord with this wrestler.After think a bout, Valente the choice was done,: Rosalio would be EL GALLO TAPADO, his custom would be pink and his mask a rooster's spur around the eyes and i line crossing the mounth like to feing a belt from the charro's hat whom made fight roosters in los palenques, making him an excellent character, due sometimes in the ring el Rosalio jumped joinig his ankles like sharping his knives as roosters do in a fight.

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Luchas de apuestas record

Date Apuesta Winner(s) Loser(s) Arena and/or Place
??/??/?? mask Gallo Tapado Mr. Galaxia unknown
??/??/?? mask Gallo Tapado Médico I unknown
??/??/?? mask Gallo Tapado Rey Saúl unknown
??/??/?? masks Rocky Star & Gallo Tapado Scorpio I & Scorpio II Cd Juarez, Mexico
75/05/18 mask Gallo Tapado Centella de Oro unknown
75/10/11 masks (1) As Charro & Gallo Tapado Chicano Power & Sangre Fría Plaza México - Mexico City
77/06/26 hairs Gallo Tapado, Estrella Blanca & Máscara Roja Babe Sharon, Bello Greco & Sergio el Hermoso Palacio de los Deportes - Mexico City
78/04/16 hair Gallo Tapado Judas (Ciudad Juarez) Ciudad Juarez
78/02/19 mask Gallo Tapado Rey Saul Toreo de Cuatro Caminos
80/10/19 mask Gallo Tapado & Químico Atomus & Centella Blanca Carpa Astros
83/01/30 hair Gallo Tapado Osito Panda Auditorio Municipal - Cd. Juárez, Chihuahua
91/03/08 mask Fuerza Guerrera Gallo Tapado Arena México - Mexico City
(1) 16 men tag team Torneo de la Muerte


As Caballero Tigre II
As Caballero Tigre II
late 70's
Gallo vs Mr Tempestad
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1981 ¡Los Gallos Tapados!
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Unmasked Gallo Tapado
Unmasked Gallo Tapado
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January 1973
January 1973
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