Mil Mascaras



Height: 5'11"

Weight: 245 lbs

Real Name: Aaron Rodriguez

DOB: 7/15/1942

Hometown: San Luis Potosi, Mexico

Other Names: Ricardo Duran, Mr. Personalidad, "Man of 1,000 Masks" (Translation of 'Mil Mascaras'), Mil Mascaras

Wrestler Since: 1965

Finishing Maneuver: Flying Bodyblock/Plancha

Previous PWI 500 Rankings: #170(1996), #172(1995), #127(1993), #142(1991)

Other Related Websites:
Mil Mascaras - Cagematch Bio
Mil Mascaras - Luchawiki Bio
Mil Mascaras - Online World of Wrestling Bio
Mil Mascaras - Wikipedia Bio

History: (Under Construction)

Pay-Per-View/Show Summary: (23 - 6, 1 DDQ)
- WCCW Parade of Champions (June 24, '72) = Mascaras won over the Alaskan.
- Tokyo Sports All-Star Dream Card (August 26, '78) = Mascaras, Jumbo Tsuruta, & Tatsumi Fujinami beat Masa Saito, Akihisa Takachiho, & Tiger Toguchi.
- AJPW Real World Tag League '79 (November/December) = Mascaras & Dos Caras competed in the league, which was won by Terry & Dory Funk Jr.
- AJPW Sumo Hall (December 13, '79) = Mascaras & Dos Caras fell to Giant Baba & Jumbo Tsuruta.
- AJPW Sumo Hall (October 9, '81) = Mascaras defeated Mighty Inoue.
- Mid-South Superdome Extravaganza (November 25, '82) = Mascaras & Chavo Guerrero Sr beat Tully Blanchard & Gino Hernandez.
- AJPW Heavyweight Battle Royal '83 (January 2) = Mascaras won the Battle Royal.
- Mid-South Superdome Extravaganza (July 16, '83) = Mascaras & Tim Horner won over Boris Zuhkov & Mr. Olympia.
- WWC 10th Anniversary Show (September 17, '83) = Mascaras & Dos Caras defeated the Infernos.
- AJPW Real World Tag League '83 (November/December) = Mascaras & Dos Caras competed in the league, which was won by Bruiser Brody & Stan Hansen.
- AJPW Sumo Hall (December 12, '83) = Mascaras & Dos Caras beat Ron Fuller & Barry Windham.
- AWA SuperClash (September 28, '85) = Mascaras retained the IWA Heavyweight Title, taking down Buddy Roberts.
- AJPW 13th Anniversary Show (October 21, '85) = Mascaras & Art Cruz fell to Riki Choshu & Yoshiaki Yatsu.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (June 12, '86) = Mascaras, Harley Race, & Shunji Takano defeated Tiger Mask, Mighty Inoue, & Hata.
- WCCW 4th Von Erich Memorial Parade of Champions (May 3, '87) = Mascaras pinned Al Madril.
- WWF Paul Boesch Retirement Show (August 28, '87) = Mascaras & Tito Santana won, via DQ, over Demolition.
- WCW Clash of the Champions X (February 6, '90) = Mascaras pinned Cactus Jack.
- UWA 16th Anniversary Show (January 27, '91) = Mascaras, Dos Caras, & El Canek took down Kokina, Fatu, & Samu.
- WAR Sumo Hall (December 15, '93) = Mascaras beat Gran Markus Jr.
- WAR 3rd Anniversary Show (July 7, '95) = Mascaras, Bob Backlund, & Jimmy Snuka defeated Hector Garza & the Eliminators.
- Michinoku Pro 3rd Anniversary Show (October 10, '96) = Mascaras Tiger Mask, & the Great Sasuke were beaten by Dos Caras, Kuniaki Kobayashi, & the Dynamite Kid.
- WWF Royal Rumble '97 (January 21) = Mascaras competed in the Royal Rumble, which was won by Steve Austin.
- WWC 25th Anniversary Show (August 1, '98) = Mascaras fought to a Double Disqualification with the WWO Intercontinental Champion, Pierroth Jr.
- AJPW Tokyo Dome (January 28, '01) = Mascaras & El Hijo del Santo beat Arkangel de la Muerte & Blue Panther.
- AJPW Prefectural Gym (July 17, '02) = Mascaras & Dos Caras won over Yoji Anjoh & Abdullah the Butcher.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (July 20, '02) = Mascaras, Dos Caras, & Keiji Mutoh beat Gran Hamada, Gran Naniwa, & Abdullah the Butcher.
- Hustle 1 (January 4, '04) = Mascaras, Dos Caras Sr, & Sicodelico Jr defeated Steve Corino, Tom Howard, & Dusty Rhodes.
- Wrestle-1 Sumo Hall (August 4, '05) = Mascaras & Terry Funk took down Tomoaki Honma & Katsuhiko Nakajima.
- Toryumon Mexico Dragon Mania II (May 13, '07) = Mascaras, Marco Corleone, Kazuchida Okada, & Ultimo Dragon defeated Ultimo Guerrero, Minoru Suzuki, Yoshihiro Takayama, & Suwa.
- Todo x el Todo (December 8, '07) = Mascaras & El Fantasma beat Dos Caras Sr & Tinieblas Sr.
- WWE WrestleMania XXVIII (April 1, '12) = Mascaras was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame.

Title Summary:
- ALLL (Guatemala) World Heavyweight Champion (??/??/??)
- Mexico National Light Heavyweight Champion (6/12/1967 - 10/15/1967)
- Mexico National Light Heavyweight Champion(2) (3/22/1968 - 1969)
- NWA Americas Heavyweight Champion (6/07/1968 - 9/20/1968)
- NWA Americas Tag-Team Champion w/ Alfonso Dantes (4/03/1969 - 5/14/1969)
- NWA Americas Heavyweight Champion(2) (5/09/1969 - 5/23/1969)
- NWA Americas Heavyweight Champion(3) (6/06/1969 - 12/19/1969)
- NWA Americas Tag-Team Champion(2) w/ Alfonso Dantes (7/18/1969 - 7/24/1969)
- NWA Americas Tag-Team Champion(3) w/ Rey Mendoza (1/15/1971 - 1/1971)
- NWA Americas Heavyweight Champion(4) (9/24/1971 - 11/05/1971)
- NWA American Tag-Team Champion w/ Jose Lothario (1973)
- WCCW Texas Tag-Team Champion w/ Jose Lothario (1973)
- IWA Heavyweight Champion (1975)
- WCCW World Tag-Team Champion w/ Jeff Jarrett (6/09/1989 - 6/23/1989)
- WWA World Heavyweight Champion (10/25/1991 - 1994)
- WWA World Heavyweight Champion(2) (1998)

PWI Achievement Awards: (1 win, 0 1st RUs, 1 2nd RU, 1 3rd RU)
- 1975 Most Popular Wrestler
- 1977 Most Popular Wrestler, 3rd Runner-Up
- 1982 Most Inspirational Wrestler, 2nd Runner-Up