Rocky Romero



Height: 5'7"

Weight: 175 lbs

Real Name: John Rivera

DOB: (I have seen 3/28/1982 and 10/28/1982)

Hometown: Havana, Cuba

Other Names: Black Tiger IV(NJPW), Mr. Azucar

Wrestler Since: 1997

Finishing Maneuver: Lady of the Lake, La Bamba, Tiger Suplex

Previous PWI 500 Rankings: #291(2011), #254(2010), #141(2009), #108(2008), #37(2007), #181(2006), #146(2005), #189(2004)

Other Related Websites:
Rocky Romero - Online World of Wrestling Bio
Rocky Romero - Wikipedia Bio
Rocky Romero - Gerweck.Net Bio

History: (Under Construction)

Pay-Per-View/Show Summary: (56 - 74, 1 Draw)
- NJPW Spiral (October 14, '02) = The Havana Pitbulls (Romero & Ricky Reyes) & American Dragon were beaten by Jushin Liger, Masahito Kakihara, & Tiger Mask IV.
- NJPW International Center PPV (October 22, '02) = The Havana Pitbulls & American Dragon lost a "Triathlon Survivor" Match to Jushin Liger, Heat, & Tiger Mask IV.
- NJPW Ultimate Festival (May 1, '03) = Romero & American Dragon were taken down by Masahito Kakihara & Akira.
- EMLL 70th Anniversary Show (September 19, '03) = Romero, Rocco Quance, & Puma Boy fell to Ricky Marvin, Virus, & Volador Jr.
- PWG Pimpin' In High Places (December 13, '03) = The Havana Pitbulls defeated the Aerial Express.
- PWG Tango & Cash Invitational, Night 1 (January 24, '04) = The Havana Pitbulls defeated Hardkore Inc in the first round of the PWG Tag-Team Titles Tournament.
- PWG Tango & Cash Invitational, Night 2 (January 25, '04) = The Havana Pitbulls fell to American Dragon & Super Dragon in the PWG Tag-Team Titles Tournament, which was won by Strong Style Thugs (B-Boy & Homicide).
- PWG Taste The Radness! (February 22, '04) = The Havana Pitbulls took down the Thomasellis (Sal & Vito).
- PWG 88 Miles Per Hour! (March 7, '04) = The Havana Pitbulls won over Masada & Nosawa.
- ECWA 8th Annual Super Eight Tournament (April 3, '04) = Romero lost in the first round to the eventual winner, Christopher Daniels.
- RoH Reborn: Stage 1 (April 23, '04) = The Havana Pitbulls lost to the RoH Tag-Team Champs, the Briscoes.
- RoH Reborn: Stage 2 (April 24, '04) = Romero lost a "Four Corner Survival" Match to Nigel McGuinness. Austin Aries and Jimmy Rave were the other participants.
- NJPW Best of the Super Juniors '04 (May/June) = Romero competed in the league, which was won by Tiger Mask IV.
- PWG Reason For The Season (July 10, '07) = Romero fell to AJ Styles.
- RoH Reborn: Completion (July 17, '04) = The Rottweilers (the Havana Pitbulls & Homicide) lost, via DQ, to Samoa Joe & the Briscoes.
- RoH Death Before Dishonor II, Pt 1 (July 23, '04) = The Rottweilers (Romero & Low-Ki) defeated Dan Maff & BJ Whitmer.
- RoH Death Before Dishonor II, Pt 2 (July 24, '04) = Romero took down Chad Collyer.
- RoH Testing The Limit (August 7, '04) = The Havana Pitbulls won the RoH Tag-Team Titles, beating the Second City Saints (Colt Cabana & CM Punk).
- NJPW Sumo Hall (August 14, '04) = The Havana Pitbulls, American Dragon, Chad Malenko, & Ice Man fought to a 20-Minute Draw with Hirooki Goto, Naofumi Yamamoto, Akiya Anzawa, Hiroshi Nagao, & Yujiro Takahashi.
- RoH Scramble Cage Melee (August 28, '04) = The Havana Pitbulls retained the RoH Tag-Team Titles, defeating Special K (Izzy & Dixie).
- PWG The Next Show (September 4, '04) = The Havana Pitbulls & Puma defeated B-Boy, Christopher Daniels, & Bobby Quance.
- RoH Glory By Honor III (September 11, '04) = The Havana Pitbulls stayed the RoH Tag Champs, winning an "Ultimate Endurance" Match over the Carnage Crew, Generation Next (Jack Evans & Roderick Strong), and Dan Maff & BJ Whitmer.
- RoH Midnight Express Reunion (October 2, '04) = The Havana Pitbulls kept the RoH Tag-Team Straps, beating Special K (Angeldust & Izzy).
- RoH Gold (October 15, '04) = Romero lost to the RoH World Heavyweight Champion, Samoa Joe.
- RoH Joe vs. Punk II (October 16, '04) = The Rottweilers (Romero & Homicide) fell to Generation Next (Jack Evans & Roderick Strong).
- RoH Weekend of Thunder, Night 1 (November 5, '04) = The Havana Pitbulls retained the RoH Tag-Team Titles, taking down Generation Next (Jack Evans & Roderick Strong).
- RoH Weekend of Thunder, Night 2 (November 6, '04) = The Havana Pitbulls defended the RoH Tag-Team Titles, winning over Dan Maff & BJ Whitmer.
- PWG Free Admission (November 13, '04) = The Havana Pitbulls beat Hook Bomberry & Apollo Khan.
- RoH All-Star Extravaganza II (December 4, '04) = The Havana Pitbulls stayed the RoH Tag-Team Champs, defeating Chad Collyer & Nigel McGuinness.
- PWG Uncanny X-Mas (December 18, '04) = The Havana Pitbulls lost, via DQ, to the PWG Tag-Team Champs, Arrogance.
- RoH It All Begins (January 15, '05) = The Havana Pitbulls kept the RoH Tag-Team Titles, winning a "Three Way" Match over the Carnage Crew and CM Punk & Steve Corino.
- PWG Card Subject To Change (January 22, '05) = The Havana Pitbulls lost to the Aerial Express.
- RoH 3rd Anniversary Show, Pt 1 (February 19, '05) = The Havana Pitbulls lost the RoH Tag-Team Titles to Dan Maff & BJ Whitmer.
- RoH Trios Tournament '05 (March 5) = The Rottweilers (the Havana Pitbulls & Homicide) beat El Generico & the Ring Crew Express, Samoa Joe, Bryan Danielson, & Vordell Walker, and Generation Next (Austin Aries, Jack Evans, & Roderick Strong) to win the Trios Tournament.
- RoH Back to Basics (March 12, '05) = Romero was pinned by James Gibson.
- PWG All-Star Weekend, Night 1 (April 1, '05) = The Havana Bulldogs defeated Kendo Kashin & Puma.
- NJPW Nexess VI (May 14, '05) = Black Tiger IV lost to the NJPW IWGP Junior Heavyweight Champion, Tiger Mask IV.
- PWG Zombies Shouldn't Run (August 6, '05) = Romero took down Davey Richards.
- PWG Smells Like Steen Spirit (August 19, '05) = Romero lost to Joey Ryan.
- PWG Battle of Los Angeles '05, Night 1 (September 3) = Romero beat Frankie Kazarian in the first round of the BOLA Tournament.
- PWG Battle of Los Angeles '05, Night 2 (September 4) = Romero lost in the Quarter-Finals of the BOLA Tournament to Quicksilver. Chris Bosh won the tournament.
- NJPW Toukon Souzou New Chapter (October 8, '05) = Black Tiger IV retained the NWA World Junior Heavyweight Title and won the NJPW IWGP Junior Heavyweight Title, beating Tiger Mask IV.
- PWG All-Star Weekend 2, Night 1 (November 18, '05) = Romero & TJ Perkins lost, via Countout, to the SBS (Disco Machine & Excalibur).
- PWG All-Star Weekend 2, Night 2 (November 19, '05) = Romero was beaten by Jimmy Yang.
- RoH Steel Cage Warfare (December 3, '05) = Romero lost to the RoH World Heavyweight Champion, Bryan Danielson.
- PWG Astonishing X-Mas (December 16, '05) = Romero, Frankie Kazarian, TJ Perkins, & Chris Sabin defeated Christopher Daniels, Alex Koslov, Petey Williams, & B-Boy.
- PWG Teen Outreach Summit (January 21, '06) = Romero lost to Christopher Daniels.
- TNA Lockdown (April 23, '06) = Team Japan (Black Tiger IV, Hirooki Goto, & Minoru Tanaka) beat Team USA (Sonjay Dutt, Jay Lethal, & Alex Shelley).
- PWG (Please Don't Call It) The OC (May 6, '06) = Romero defeated TJ Perkins.
- TNA Sacrifice (May 14, '06) = Black Tiger IV represented Team Japan in the World X-Cup Gauntlet Match, which was won by Team Canada's Petey Williams.
- PWG Enchantment Under The Sea (May 20, '06) = Romero & TJ Perkins fell to Disco Machine & Nemesis.
- PWG From Parts Well Known (June 24, '06) = The Havana Pitbulls took down Alex Koslov & Ronin.
- PWG Battle of Los Angeles '06, Night 1 (September 1) = Romero lost in the first round of the BOLA Tournament to Roderick Strong. Davey Richards won the tournament.
- PWG Battle of Los Angeles '06, Night 3 (September 3) = In a non-tournament match, Romero, Necro Butcher, & the Kings of Wrestling fell to Colt Cabana, Delirious, M-Dogg 20, & Quicksilver.
- PWG Self-Titled (October 7, '06) = Romero was beaten by TJ Perkins.
- PWG Horror Business (October 21, '06) = Romero took down TJ Perkins.
- PWG All-Star Weekend IV, Night 1 (November 17, '06) = Romero lost to Samoa Joe.
- PWG All-Star Weekend IV, Night 2 (November 18, '06) = Romero fell to AJ Styles.
- PWG Passive Hostility (December 2, '06) = Romero was beaten by Davey Richards.
- PWG Based On A True Story (January 13, '07) = Romero took down Colt Cabana.
- RoH Dedicated (January 26, '07) = Romero defeated Davey Richards.
- RoH Battle of the Icons (January 27, '07) = The Havana Pitbulls fell to the Briscoes.
- PWG Armorygeddon (February 10, '07) = Romero, Bino Gambino, & Super Dragon were beaten by TJ Perkins & Los Luchas.
- NOAH Budokan Hall (March 4, '07) = Romero was pinned by Mushiking Terry.
- PWG Album of the Year (March 10, '07) = Romero lost to Claudio Castagnoli.
- PWG 70/30 (March 24, '07) = Romero fell to Alex Shelley.
- RoH All-Star Extravaganza III (March 30, '07) = Romero, Austin Aries, Claudio Castagnoli, & Delirious lost an "8-Man All-Star Dragon Gate Rules" Match to Ryo Saito, Susumu Yokosuka, CIMA, & the Dragon Kid.
- RoH Supercard of Honor II (March 31, '07) = Romero & Davey Richards were beaten by Jack Evans & Naruki Doi.
- PWG All-Star Weekend V, Night 1 (April 7, '07) = Romero defeated Roderick Strong.
- PWG All-Star Weekend V, Night 2 (April 8, '07) = Romero, TJ Perkins, & Ronin won over Karl Anderson, Lil Cholo, & Nosawa.
- RoH This Means War II (April 13, '07) = The No Remorse Corps (Romero, Roderick Strong, & Davey Richards) won an "Elimination" Match over Austin Aries, Matt Cross, & Erick Stevens.
- RoH Fighting Spirit (April 14, '07) = Romero defeated Claudio Castagnoli.
- RoH Battle of St Paul (April 27, '07) = Romero won a "Four Corner Survival" Match over Jack Evans, Erick Stevens, and Delirious.
- RoH Good Times, Great Memories '07 (April 28) = Romero fell to Austin Aries.
- RoH Reborn Again (May 11, '07) = The No Remorse Corps (Romero, Roderick Strong, & Davey Richards) beat Matt Cross, Bryan Danielson, & Erick Stevens.
- RoH Respect Is Earned (May 12, '07) = Romero lost to Marufuji.
- PWG Dynamite Duumvirate Tag-Team Title Tournament, Night 1 (May 19, '07) = The Havana Pitbulls defeated Josh Abercrombie & Nate Webb in the first round of the DDT4 Tournament.
- PWG Dynamite Duumvirate Tag-Team Title Tournament, Night 2 (May 20, '07) = The Havana Pitbulls fell in the Semi-Finals of the DDT4 Tournament to the Briscoes. Roderick Strong & PAC won the tournament.
- IWA Mid-South Chris Candido Cup Tag-Team Tournament '07 (May 25 - 26) = The Havana Pitbulls lost in the first round to the eventual winners, Sal & Vito Thomaselli.
- PWG Roger Dorn Night (June 10, '07) = The Havana Pitbulls lost to the PWG Tag-Team Champs, Roderick Strong & PAC.
- RoH A Fight At The Roxbury (June 8, '07) = The No Remorse Corps (Romero, Davey Richards, & Roderick Strong) fell to Matt Cross, Erick Stevens, & Delirious.
- RoH Domination (June 9, '07) = Romero was beaten by Delirious.
- RoH United We Stand (June 22, '07) = Romero lost to KENTA.
- RoH Driven (June 23, '07) = The No Remorse Corps (Romero, Davey Richards, & Roderick Strong) defeated Delirious & the Resilience (Matt Cross & Erick Stevens).
- IGF Fighting Now Bom-Ba-Ye (June 29, '07) = Romero TKO'ed El Blazer.
- NOAH NTV Junior Heavyweight Tag-Team Cup (July '07) = Romero & Atsushi Aoki competed in the league, which was won by Taiji Ishimori & KENTA.
- NOAH Budokan Hall (July 15, '07) = Romero, Bryan Danielson, & Nigel McGuinness fell to Takeshi Morishima, Go Shiosaki, & Mohammed Yone.
- RoH Live In Tokyo (July 16, '07) = The No Remorse Corps (Romero & Davey Richards) beat Jack Evans & Kotaro Suzuki.
- RoH Live In Osaka (July 17, '07) = The No Remorse Corps (Romero & Davey Richards) & Masaaki Mochizuki fell to Bryan Danielson, Naomichi Marufuji, & CIMA.
- PWG Giant-Sized Annual #4: Fourth Year Anniversary (July 29, '07) = Romero lost a "Battle of Los Angeles Qualifying" Match to Austin Aries.
- RoH Death Before Dishonor V, Night One (August 10, '07) = The No Remorse Corps (Romero & Roderick Strong) lost to the Resilience (Austin Aries & Erick Stevens).
- RoH Death Before Dishonor V, Night Two (August 11, '07) = The No Remorse Corps (Romero, Davey Richards, & Roderick Strong) & Matt Sydal won an "Unsanctioned Street Fight" Match over Delirious & the Resilience (Austin Aries, Matt Cross, & Erick Stevens).
- RoH Motor City Madness (September 14, '07) = Romero lost a "Street Fight" Match to Jack Evans.
- RoH Man Up (September 15, '07) = Romero took down Matt Cross.
- RoH Honor Nation (October 5, '07) = The No Remorse Corps (Romero, Davey Richards, & Roderick Strong) fell to the Vulture Squad (Jack Evans, Jigsaw, & Ruckus).
- RoH Undeniable (October 6, '07) = In a dark match, The No Remorse Corps (Romero & Davey Richards) defeated the Resilience (Matt Cross & Erick Stevens).
- RoH Survival of the Fittest (October 19, '07) = Romero won the Qualifying Match over TJ Perkins, then lost in the finals to Chris Hero. The other participants in the finals were Austin Aries, Claudio Castagnoli, Roderick Strong, and the Human Tornado.
- RoH Chaos At The Cow Palace (October 21, '07) = The No Remorse Corps (Romero & Davey Richards) defeated Tony Kozina & TJ Perkins. Later on, Romero & Richards fell to the Age of the Fall (Jimmy Jacobs & Necro Butcher).
- RoH Glory By Honor VI, Night 1 (November 2, '07) = The No Remorse Corps (Romero & Roderick Strong) lost to the RoH World Tag Champs, the Briscoes.
- RoH Glory By Honor VI, Night 2 (November 3, '07) = The No Remorse Corps (Romero, Davey Richards, & Roderick Strong) beat the Vulture Squad (Jack Evans, Jigsaw, & Ruckus).
- PWG The High Cost of Doing Business (November 11, '07) = Romero fell to Scorpio Sky.
- RoH Unscripted III (December 1, '07) = The No Remorse Corps (Romero, Davey Richards, & Roderick Strong) fell to Erick Stevens & the Briscoes.
- RoH Final Battle '07 (December 29, '07) = Romero took down Ernie Osiris.
- RoH Breakout (January 25, '08) = The No Remorse Corps (Romero & Roderick Strong) defeated Jimmy Jacobs & Joey Matthews.
- RoH Without Remorse (January 26, '08) = The No Remorse Corps (Romero & Davey Richards) won the RoH World Tag-Team Titles, winning an "Ultimate Endurance" Match over the Age of the Fall (Tyler Black & Jimmy Jacobs), the Hangm3n (Brent Albright & BJ Whitmer), and Austin Aries & Bryan Danielson.
- PWG Pearl Habra (January 27, '08) = Romero lost a "Three Falls #1 Contenders" Match to Roderick Strong.
- RoH Eye of the Storm (February 22, '08) = Romero lost in the first round of the RoH World Title Contenders Tournament to Bryan Danielson. Kevin Steen won the tournament.
- RoH 6th Anniversary Show (February 23, '08) = The No Remorse Corps (Romero & Davey Richards) retained the RoH World Tag-Team Titles, beating the Vulture Squad (Jigsaw & Ruckus).
- RoH Dragon Gate Challenge II (March 28, '08) = The No Remorse Corps (Romero, Davey Richards, & Roderick Strong) fell to Go Shiozaki, Erick Stevens, & CIMA.
- RoH Supercard of Honor III (March 29, '08) = The No Remorse Corps (Romero & Davey Richards) stayed the RoH World Tag-Team Champs, beating the Vulture Squad (Jigsaw & Ruckus).
- RoH Bedlam In Beantown (April 11, '08) = Romero lost a "Four Corner Survival #1 Contenders" Match to Erick Stevens. Roderick Strong and El Generico were the other participants.
- RoH Injustice (April 12, '08) = The No Remorse Corps (Romero & Davey Richards) lost the RoH World Tag-Team Titles to the Briscoes.
- RoH Southern Navigation (May 9, '08) = The No Remorse Corps (Romero, Davey Richards, & Roderick Strong) were beaten by Team NOAH (Naomichi Marufuji, Takeshi Morishima, & Go Shiozaki).
- RoH A New Level (May 10, '08) = The No Remorse Corps (Romero & Davey Richards) fell to Kevin Steen & El Generico.
- PWG All-Star Weekend 7, Night 1 (August 30, '08) = Romero defeated Alex Koslov.
- PWG All-Star Weekend 7, Night 2 (August 31, '08) = Romero lost to Low Ki.
- AAA Guerra de Titanes '08 (December 6) = Romero, Alex Koslov, & Sean Waltman beat Cuervo, Escoria, & Ozz.
- RoH Eye of the Storm 2 (December 18, '09) = Romero & the Briscoes defeated Alex Koslov & the American Wolves.
- RoH Final Battle '09 (December 19) = Romero took down Alex Koslov.
- RoH From The Ashes (March 26, '10) = Romero fell to Alex Koslov.
- RoH Phoenix Rising (March 27, '10) = Romero was beaten by Kenny Omega.
- PWG Battle of Los Angeles '10, Night One (September 4, '10) = Romero lost in the first round to Austin Aries. Joey Ryan won the tournament.
- PWG Battle of Los Angeles '10, Night Two (September 5, '10) = Romero, Johnny Goodtime, & Richochet fell to Brian Cage, Chuck Taylor, & Ryan Taylor.
- PWG The Curse of Guerrilla Island (October 9, '10) = Romero defeated Ryan Taylor.
- PWG The Perils of Rock N' Roll Decadence (September 10, '11) = Romero fell to El Generico.
- PWG Steen Wolf (October 22, '11) = Romero was beaten by TJ Perkins.
- RoH 11th Anniversary Show (March 2, '13) = The Forever Hooligans (Romero & Alex Koslov) lost a "Dream" Match to The American Wolves.

Title Summary:
- MPW (Millenium) Tag-Team Champion w/ Ricky Reyes (??/??/??)
- IWC Tag-Team Champion w/ Ricky Reyes (??/??/??)
- EWF (Empire) Tag-Team Champion w/ Ricky Reyes (9/06/1999 - 2/26/2000)
- UPW Tag-Team Champion w/ Ricky Reyes (4/27/2000 - 5/24/2000)
- EWF (Empire) Tag-Team Champion(2) w/ Ricky Reyes (4/29/2001 - 7/14/2001)
- EWF (Empire) Tag-Team Champion(3) w/ Ricky Reyes (2/16/2002 - 7/19/2002)
- CMLL World Super Lightweight Champion (9/12/2003 - 11/14/2003)
- EWF (Empire) Tag-Team Champion(4) w/ Ricky Reyes (9/26/2003 - 1/23/2004)
- RoH Tag-Team Champion w/ Ricky Reyes (8/07/2004 - 2/19/2005)
- CMLL World Super Lightweight Champion(2) (12/10/2004 - 9/2005)
- EWF (Empire) Tag-Team Champion(5) w/ Ricky Reyes (4/22/2005 - 7/22/2005)
- NWA World Junior Heavyweight Champion (8/25/2005 - 2/19/2006)
- NJPW IWGP Junior Heavyweight Champion (10/08/2005 - 2/19/2006)
- CMLL World Super Lightweight Champion(3) (1/21/2006 - 8/25/2006)
- RoH Tag-Team Champion w/ Davey Richards (1/26/2008 - 4/12/2008)
- NJPW IWGP World Junior Heavyweight Tag-Team Champion w/ Davey Richards (10/10/2011 - 1/04/2012)
- NJPW IWGP World Junior Heavyweight Tag-Team Champion(2) w/ Davey Richards (2/12/2012 - Current)

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