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== Profile ==
 
== Profile ==
 
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|nameHistory=Brontes, Takeda  
 
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|maestro=[[Abundio Radilla]], [[Centauro (Acapulco)|Centauro]]
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|maestro=[[Abundio Radilla]], [[Centauro (Acapulco)|Centauro]], [[Lobo Rubio]], [[Saeta Azteca]], [[Babe Sharon]], [[El Maya]]
 
|birthdate=listed as [[January 23]], [[1962]] - [[Mexico City]] (billed from [[Acapulco]])
 
|birthdate=listed as [[January 23]], [[1962]] - [[Mexico City]] (billed from [[Acapulco]])
 
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== History ==
 
== History ==
 
=== Training ===
 
=== Training ===
With a sports background in Martial Arts such as Karate and Judo, he tried Lucha Libre with incredulity at first. Then, he was challenged by others and decided to practice it to the point he love it.  His first trainers were [[Abundio Radilla]] and [[Centauro (Acapulco)|Centauro]]. Trained from 1978 until 1982. Then he was learning from each match from [[Lobo Rubio]], [[Saeta Azteca]], [[Babe Sharon]], and he is still learning from [[El Maya]].  In at least one interview said to have been trained in Japan. <ref>[https://youtu.be/s4h9DWY0AXY UWA 1992 Inverview]</ref>
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With a sports background in Martial Arts such as Karate and Judo, he tried Lucha Libre with incredulity at first. Then, he was challenged by others and decided to practice it to the point he loved it, he enjoyed training for three to four hours from Monday to Saturday at [[Arena Coliseo Acapulco]].  His first trainers were [[Abundio Radilla]] and [[Centauro (Acapulco)|Centauro]]. Trained from 1978 until 1982. In at least one interview said to have been trained in Japan. <ref>[https://youtu.be/s4h9DWY0AXY UWA 1992 Inverview]</ref>
  
=== Early Career ===
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=== Professional Career ===
His debut was sudden, on February, 1983, he went to Cancun see one of his friends who was also his training partner who lived there. He was still undecided to wrestle professionally. That friend invited him to a lucha libre event. A wrestler did not show up and was asked to take that place. The young wrestler did not have a ring name yet.  He was so nervous that he could not hear the name he used on his debut.
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Had no intentions of wrestling professionally only practiced as a sport and for self defense. However, his debut was sudden, on February, 1983, he went to Cancun see one of his friends who was also his training partner and lived there. He was still undecided to wrestle professionally. That friend invited him to a lucha libre event. A wrestler did not show up and was asked to take that place. The young wrestler did not have a ring name yet.  He was so nervous that he could not even hear the name he used on his debut.  Despite of the nerves, he liked the experience so much that made him decide to become a professional wrestler.
  
After his debut, he decided to continue under the name of Brontes. By 1984, he moved to Acapulco where he continued his wrestling career.  For this reason, several sources bill him from Acapulco.
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After the debut, his friends helped him design a gear and an appropriate ring name.  He decided to continue under the name of Brontes. By 1984, he moved to Acapulco where he continued his wrestling career.  For this reason, several sources bill him from Acapulco.  Had also presentations in Quintana Roo and Mexico City. Wreslted in most of states of Mexico. Was part of the then [[EMLL]] and the Promocionea Mora-Flores ([[UWA]]).  His most notable feuds were against [[Lobo Rubio]], [[Saeta Azteca]], and [[León Chino]], he learned a lot from them.
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=== Becoming Takeda ===
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Brontes met [[Babe Sharon]] who came from Ciudad Juárez with a young [[Takeda|trainee]] who was using a martial artist gimmick. Brontes assisted Sharon's disciple, because of his background and experience in Karate. They became very good friends.
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Babe Sharon was a masks and gears maker. One day, Brontes jokingly asked Sharon if he has a ring name for him and a design of the same kind of oriental martial artist gimmick. Sometime later, Sharon told Brontes had a surprise for him. Brontes went to see him and Sharon showed and gave him the gear of Takeda. The one condition that Sharon gave Brontes was to pay it forward. With Sharon's blessing, Brontes continued his career as Takeda.
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Takeda and [[Takeda]] (formerly known as El Ninja) had a fraternal relationship.  They consider themselves as brothers. There is a mutal respect and they continued their careers under the same name, but following different paths<ref>[https://youtu.be/bQc_DaT4R8A El Menny Violento]</ref>. For years, many people believed they were the same person.
  
 
=== UWA ===
 
=== UWA ===
Takeda came to Mexico City to join the UWA in 1990, returning in 1992 and 1994 thru the last days of UWA. After the disappearance of UWA, had short stints in AAA and IWRG in 2007.
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Takeda came to Mexico City to join the UWA in 1990, returning in 1992 and 1994 thru the last days of UWA. When Flores's nephew passed away, many of fellow wrestlers migrated to AAA or CMLL. After the disappearance of UWA, he decided to retire, because he did not like the ways of AAA.  He was invited to other emerging promotions, but he did not feel the same emotion which he had before.
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=== Japan ===
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Takeda wrestled in Japanese promotions such as Universal Pro Wrestling, New Japan Pro-Wrestling and NOAH. On November 17, 1990, made his debut at Universal Pro Wrestling in which [[Kung Fu]] & Takeda defeated [[Bello Greco]] & [[Sergio El Hermoso]] at the [[Korakuen Hall]] in Tokyo.<ref>[https://www.cagematch.net/?id=1&nr=193525 Cagematch.net]</ref>
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=== Retirement and 2019 Return ===
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Takeda retired after 20 years of in ring career to focus on his studies.  Also trained aspiring wrestlers. On March 14, 2019, Takeda reappeared in the event Lucha Libre Estrella Fiesta presented by Stardom and Tokyo Gurentai at Korakuen Hall in Tokyo.
  
 
== Gallery ==
 
== Gallery ==
 
<gallery perrow="5">
 
<gallery perrow="5">
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Image:Received 1171453816533602.jpeg|
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Image:FB IMG 1591229090794.jpg|as Brontes
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Image:Takeda UWA.jpg|as Takeda
 
Image:Poblanatakeda.jpg|with [[Sombra Poblana]]
 
Image:Poblanatakeda.jpg|with [[Sombra Poblana]]
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Image:Takeda Huracanes.jpg|
 
Image:Takeda UWA interview.jpg|
 
Image:Takeda UWA interview.jpg|
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Image:Takeda UWA HDD.jpg|against [[Hijo del Diablo]]
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Image:Takeda promo.jpg|
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Image:Takeda Japan 1990s.jpg|
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Image:Takeda dropkick.jpg|
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Image:Takeda 1990 Japan SEH.jpg|against [[Sergio El Hermoso]] at Korakuen Hall, 1990
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Image:Takeda 1990 Japan.jpg|
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Image:Takeda 1994 uwf.jpg|
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Image:Takeda Japan 2019.jpg|Lucha Libre Estrella Fiesta
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Image:Takeda action.jpg|
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Image:Takeda Japan tour 2019.jpg|with [[Kendo]] & [[Andy Wu]]
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Image:Takeda Magazine.jpeg|
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Image:Takeda group picture.jpg|
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Image:Takeda Maya (far right).jpg|
 
</gallery>
 
</gallery>
  
 
== Videos ==
 
== Videos ==
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{{#ev:youtube|s4h9DWY0AXY}}
  
 
== References ==
 
== References ==
 
[[category:Mexican wrestlers]]
 
[[category:Mexican wrestlers]]
 
[[Category:Acapulco based wrestlers]]
 
[[Category:Acapulco based wrestlers]]
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[[Category:Former CMLL wrestlers]]
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[[Category:Former LLI/UWA wrestlers]]
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[[Category:Trainers]]

Latest revision as of 22:51, 9 June 2020

Profile

Takeda
Takeda
Name Takeda
Real name
Nicknames
Name history Brontes, Takeda
Family
Maestro(s) Abundio Radilla, Centauro, Lobo Rubio, Saeta Azteca, Babe Sharon, El Maya
Birth date, location listed as January 23, 1962 - Mexico City (billed from Acapulco)
Obituary date
Debut, location February, 1983
Lost mask to
Height 173 cm/5'8"
Weight 95 kg/209 lbs
Signature moves
Titles:

History

Training

With a sports background in Martial Arts such as Karate and Judo, he tried Lucha Libre with incredulity at first. Then, he was challenged by others and decided to practice it to the point he loved it, he enjoyed training for three to four hours from Monday to Saturday at Arena Coliseo Acapulco. His first trainers were Abundio Radilla and Centauro. Trained from 1978 until 1982. In at least one interview said to have been trained in Japan. [1]

Professional Career

Had no intentions of wrestling professionally only practiced as a sport and for self defense. However, his debut was sudden, on February, 1983, he went to Cancun see one of his friends who was also his training partner and lived there. He was still undecided to wrestle professionally. That friend invited him to a lucha libre event. A wrestler did not show up and was asked to take that place. The young wrestler did not have a ring name yet. He was so nervous that he could not even hear the name he used on his debut. Despite of the nerves, he liked the experience so much that made him decide to become a professional wrestler.

After the debut, his friends helped him design a gear and an appropriate ring name. He decided to continue under the name of Brontes. By 1984, he moved to Acapulco where he continued his wrestling career. For this reason, several sources bill him from Acapulco. Had also presentations in Quintana Roo and Mexico City. Wreslted in most of states of Mexico. Was part of the then EMLL and the Promocionea Mora-Flores (UWA). His most notable feuds were against Lobo Rubio, Saeta Azteca, and León Chino, he learned a lot from them.

Becoming Takeda

Brontes met Babe Sharon who came from Ciudad Juárez with a young trainee who was using a martial artist gimmick. Brontes assisted Sharon's disciple, because of his background and experience in Karate. They became very good friends.

Babe Sharon was a masks and gears maker. One day, Brontes jokingly asked Sharon if he has a ring name for him and a design of the same kind of oriental martial artist gimmick. Sometime later, Sharon told Brontes had a surprise for him. Brontes went to see him and Sharon showed and gave him the gear of Takeda. The one condition that Sharon gave Brontes was to pay it forward. With Sharon's blessing, Brontes continued his career as Takeda.

Takeda and Takeda (formerly known as El Ninja) had a fraternal relationship. They consider themselves as brothers. There is a mutal respect and they continued their careers under the same name, but following different paths[2]. For years, many people believed they were the same person.

UWA

Takeda came to Mexico City to join the UWA in 1990, returning in 1992 and 1994 thru the last days of UWA. When Flores's nephew passed away, many of fellow wrestlers migrated to AAA or CMLL. After the disappearance of UWA, he decided to retire, because he did not like the ways of AAA. He was invited to other emerging promotions, but he did not feel the same emotion which he had before.

Japan

Takeda wrestled in Japanese promotions such as Universal Pro Wrestling, New Japan Pro-Wrestling and NOAH. On November 17, 1990, made his debut at Universal Pro Wrestling in which Kung Fu & Takeda defeated Bello Greco & Sergio El Hermoso at the Korakuen Hall in Tokyo.[3]

Retirement and 2019 Return

Takeda retired after 20 years of in ring career to focus on his studies. Also trained aspiring wrestlers. On March 14, 2019, Takeda reappeared in the event Lucha Libre Estrella Fiesta presented by Stardom and Tokyo Gurentai at Korakuen Hall in Tokyo.

Gallery

Videos

References