Juan Colorado

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Juan Colorado
Juan Colorado
Name Juan Colorado
Real name Francisco Cruz
Name history Caballero de la Cruz, El Destroyer, Juan Colorado, Super Alfa, El Cholo, Dr. Karonte II
Family 7 sons who wrestle as Los Cholos
Maestro(s) Matematico
Birth date, location April 2, 1948 - Morelia, Michoacán
Obituary date March 19, 2012
Debut, location Early 1970s
Lost mask to Odiseo - September, 1973 - Arena Azteca (as El Destroyer)
Dos Caras & El Cóndor - September 15, 1975 - Cancha de San Pedro (as Juan Colorado)
Signature moves


Born in Morelia Michoacan, he moved to Mexico City when he was 15 years old. He worked as shoemaker; he became a lucha libre fan at the end of 1960s. He was neighbor of the famous Garcia Dynasty. He met Arturo Garcia, Rudy Garcia, Huracan Ramirez, Matematico, Johnny Garcia, and Dr. Zeta. Matematico became his trainer. He debuted unmasked as Caballero de la Cruz.

Went masked as El Destroyer, but lost the mask agaisnt Odiseo. He masked once more as Juan Colorado and along with El Jibaro lost their masks agaisnt Dos Caras & El Condor. After some success he went under several gimmicks such as Super Alfa and El Cholo.

He eventually became one of the many wrestlers who portrayed Dr. Karonte II and he was not related with the first Dr. Karonte.

Luchas de apuestas record

Date Apuesta Winner(s) Loser(s) Arena and/or Place
1973/09/?? mask Odiseo El Destroyer Arena Azteca
75/09/16 masks (1) Dos Caras & El Cóndor Juan Colorado & El Jíbaro Cancha San Pedro, Puebla
??/??/?? hairs Juan Colorado & Tigre Gomez Cirujano & Baron Ruso unknown
??/??/?? hair Zuanga Juan Colorado unknown
??/??/?? hair El Minotauro Juan Colorado unknown
(1) Finals of a ruleta de la muerte tag team tournament



  • Revista Super Luchas (it is pointed out that Caballero de la Cruz, Juan Colorado and El Cholo were portrayed by Francisco Cruz.