Ray Richard

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Ray Richard
Ray Richard
Name Ray Richard
Real name Andrés Solano Vazquez
Nicknames Chicanita, El Chacal Veracruzano, El Sangre Chicana del Toreo
Name history Saeta Jalisciense (debut), Chamaco Richardi, Ray Richard, Zeus, Oriental (FULL, 1993)
Maestro(s) Hércules Poblano
Birth date, location November 1, 1950- Puebla, Puebla
Obituary date
Debut, location January 6, 1970
Lost mask to Transformer - May 28, 1992 - Pista Arena Revolución, Mexico City
Height 171 cm/5'7"
Weight 78 kgs/172 lbs
Signature moves
Titles: UWA World Welterweight Championship


Veteran luchador rudo, he was born in Puebla, Puebla; but he is mistakenly billed from Orizaba Veracruz. He had no interest at first in lucha libre, he was more into boxing; however he was invited to see a local show in Puebla. He saw Hércules Poblano and Andres was so impressed that he decided to practice lucha libre. Hércules became his trainer and after two years he made he became professional.

Debuted on January 6, 1970 as Saeta Jalisciense. In a local show Chamaco Richard could not attend the event. The promoter saw a resemblance between the young Andres Solano and Richard. For that reason the promoter told him to take that missing spot as Chamaco Richard. On the following date he was renamed as Chamaco Richardi, a name that he would keep for about 12 years.

He was thinking on changing his ring name, because sooner or later he would not be a chamaco (boy) for life. He was looking for something more appropiate. One day he asked advise from Ray Mendoza who sugggested the name of Ray Richard. Nicknamed "Chicanita" by Rene Guajardo and Karloff Lagarde due to his resemblance with Sangre Chicana.

The first Zeus gave permission to Ray Richard to become the second to don the mask of Zeus. Richard portrayed the new Zeus for three years until his mask loss against Transformer.

Luchas de apuestas record

Date Apuesta Winner(s) Loser(s) Arena and/or Place
1970/05/28 hair Lalo Cortes Chamaco Richardi Atlixco, Puebla
1972/04/16[1] hair Chamaco Richard Tony Cruz Arena Ecatepec
1977/08/20 hair Estrella Blanca Chamaco Richard Atlixco, Puebla
1978/11/12 hair Bobby Charles & Bull Santana Chamaco Richard & Gran Sabú Cuernavaca
??/??/?? hair Chamaco Valaguez Ray Richard Arena Isabel - Cuernavaca, Morelos
??/??/?? hair Pánico Ray Richard Puebla, Puebla
??/??/?? hair Ray Richard Black Terry El Toreo
??/??/?? hair El Vagabundo Ray Richard Arena San Juan - Mérida, Yucatán
1985/03/17 hair El Hijo del Santo Ray Richard El Toreo - Naucalpan, Mexico State
1987/05/23 hair El Hijo del Santo Ray Richard Auditorio Municipal - Morelia, Michoacán
92/05/28 mask Transformer Zeus Pista Arena Revolución - Mexico City
  1. Lucha Libre 480


ray richard
As Zeus
As Zeus
As Zeus
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