Rey Gato (Original)

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Rey Gato
Rey Gato
Name Rey Gato
Real name Rafael Reyes González
Nicknames
Name history Rey Gato
Family Gato Reyes, Alas de Plata (brothers)
Maestro(s) Silver Fox, MS1
Birth date, location Mexico City
Obituary date
Debut, location April 30, 1990 - Arena Colinas de San Mateo - Naulcalpan, Mexico State
Lost mask to Gato Montes
Height 165 cm
Weight 78 kg
Signature moves Missile Dropkick, La Valagueza, Feline Cross
Titles: XLAW Tag Team Championship (w/Aeroboy)

Bio

He was always a Lucha Libre, especially in events at Toreo de Cuatro Caminos and Arena Naucalpan, his older brother took him each week, his interest began by watching many luchadors and he propoused to become one of them someday. His maestros were Cruz Bocanegra (Silver Fox) y and Pablo Fuentes (MS1) he trained with them for 5 years to become professional. His debut was on April 30, 1990 at Arena Colinas de San Mateo in Naucalpan, Mexico State. Went under different identities until he assumed the one of Rey Gato for more than 20 years. Spent most of his career as rudo, though sometimes he participated as tecnico. His style was based on stiff technique until the end of his career, demonstrating his mat skills. Though he had to adapt to the different wrestling styles of his opponents, he had matches in which he had high flying maneuvers, and hardcore matches, but he never left the classic style. He also created at least 5 or 6 submission holds that other wrestlers could hardly do.

Wrestled in Pista Arena Revolucion, Arena Isabel, Arena Xochimilco, Arena San Juan Pantitlan, Arena Neza, Arena Popo, Arena El Cortijo, Arena Isabel de Leon, Arena Coliseo Monterrey, Arena Solidaridad, Arena Cines Puente Rojo, among others. He had traveled in most of Mexico and wrestled in different promotions at national level. Other renowned arenas in which he wrestled were Arena Naucalpan, Arena López Mateos, Arena Azteca Budokan, Arena Santa María Aztahuacan, Arena Puebla, Arena Afición, Arena Coacalco and more around the area. He wrestled in Itabashi Pro in Japan. Besides of his in ring career, he organized wrestling events in different cities for 14 years, and he had been trainer for 9 years in Mexico and Japan. On April 30, 2018 Rey Gato retired after 28 years of career, he is proud of what he did in the ring, he made many friends, wrestled with and against those who were his idols. On August 5, 2018 Rey Gato went to the ring once more at Arena Coliseo Coacalco. tThis time with one of his trainees, [[[Lilith Dark]] against Lady Maravilla and Hantar in a mixed tag team match. The event's name was El Adiós del Rey Gato.

Luchas de apuestas record

Date Apuesta Winner(s) Loser(s) Arena and/or Place
??/??/?? mask Rey Gato Principe Brujo unknown
??/??/?? mask Rey Gato El Sureño unknown
??/??/?? mask Rey Gato Emisario unknown
??/??/?? mask Rey Gato Cometa unknown
??/??/?? mask Rey Gato Nostradamus unknown
??/??/?? mask Rey Gato Macabro unknown
??/??/?? mask Rey Gato Ranger unknown
??/??/?? mask Rey Gato Cobalto unknown
2014/08/24 mask Gato Montes Rey Gato Deportivo SME Villa Coapa - Coyoacán, Mexico City
2015/05/30 hair Maldito Jr. Rey Gato Deportivo Benito Juárez, Gustavo A. Madero, Mexico City


Gallery

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as XLAW Tag Team Champions w/Aeroboy
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in Japan against Nakaishe


unmasked
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