Sammy Guevara[1] (born July 28, 1993) is a Cuban-American[1] professional wrestler. He is signed to All Elite Wrestling (AEW), DDT Pro Wrestling, and Lucha Libre AAA Worldwide (AAA), where he is a former AAA World Cruiserweight Champion. He has also appeared for promotions such as Major League Wrestling (MLW), Evolve Wrestling, Lucha Underground, and Pro Wrestling Guerrilla (PWG).

Sammy Guevara
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Guevara after winning the PWF Ultimate Championship at Rumble in Pakistan in 2019.
Birth nameSammy Guevara[1]
Born (1993-07-28) July 28, 1993 (age 26)[2][3]
Katy, Texas, United States[4]
Professional wrestling career
Ring name(s)Sammy Guevara
Billed height5 ft 10 in (178 cm)[4]
Billed weight185 lb (84 kg)[5]
Billed fromHouston, Texas[6]
Trained byReality of Wrestling[7]
DebutJanuary 6, 2013[8]

Professional wrestling careerEdit

Independent circuit (2013–present)Edit

Guevara made his first appearance for a major promotion on January 5, 2013 for the National Wrestling Alliance where he lost to Erik Shadows.[9] He made his Pro Wrestling Guerrilla debut at the 2017 Battle of Los Angeles tournament. He eliminated Joey Janela to advance during the First Round,[10] but he was eliminated in the Quarter Finals by Jeff Cobb.[11] At the event Bask his Glory, Guevara faced the PWG World Champion Walter in the main event for the title, but was defeated.[12] Guevara appeared in Lucha Underground Season Four as part of Infamous Inc. At the end of the season, Guevara allied with XO Lishus and Ivelisse to face the Lucha Underground Trios Champions The Reptile Tribe and The Rabbit Tribe at Ultima Lucha Cuatro.[13] However, they would lose the match.[14] He challenged Raja Naveed for PWFP Ultimate Championship in "Rumble in Pakistan" on 28 April 2019 and won the title.[15]

Major League Wrestling (2017–2019)Edit

On December 7, 2017, Guevara made his debut for Major League Wrestling (MLW), defeating Team TBD's Jason Cade.[16] He made multiple appearances for Major League Wrestling in 2018 including wrestling Rush in Rush's debut match for MLW. He was booked for their February 2, 2019 show Superfight, however he double booked himself, so due to that and MLW's issue with a match he had with Fred Yehi, MLW decided to end their working relationship with Guevara.[17]

Lucha Libre AAA Worldwide (2018–2019)Edit

Guevara made his Lucha Libre AAA World Wide debut at Verano de Escándalo 2018, facing Aero Star, Drago, Australian Suicide, Darby Allin and Golden Magic in a Six Way match for a title shot for the AAA World Cruiserweight Championship, which was won by Aero Star.[18] Guevara would win the title at Triplemanía XXVI, defeating former champion Australian Suicide, ACH and Shane Strickland.[19] He lost the title to Laredo Kid on February 16, 2019.[20]

On March 16, 2019, Guevara wrestled at Rey de Reyes (2019) in scramble match that was won by Aero Star.[21] At Triplemanía XXVII on August 3, Guevara teamed up with Scarlett Bordeaux in a match for the AAA World Mixed Tag Team Championship against Australian Suicide and Vanilla Vargas, Niño Hamburguesa and Big Mami and Lady Maravilla and Villano III Jr., where they were unsuccessful.[22]

All Elite Wrestling (2019–present)Edit

On February 7, 2019, Guevara was announced as a roster member of All Elite Wrestling (AEW).[23] On October 2, 2019, Guevara faced Cody Rhodes as the first match on the first episode of AEW Dynamite,[24] and joined Chris Jericho's newly formed stable, The Inner Circle, where he was deemed as the "Spanish God".

Championships and accomplishmentsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c Chris Jericho (December 5, 2019). "The Spanish Sex God Sammy Guevara Graces Us With His Presence". omny.fm (Podcast). Talk Is Jericho. Event occurs at 25:08–25:14. Retrieved December 6, 2019.
  2. ^ https://mobile.twitter.com/AEWrestling/status/1155566828049129478
  3. ^ https://www.fightful.com/wrestling/exclusives/exclusive-sammy-guevara-talks-nwa-70th-having-his-eyes-njpw-and-winning-aaa-cruiserweight-title
  4. ^ a b "Sammy Guevara". mlw.com. Major League Wrestling. Retrieved December 7, 2019.
  5. ^ "AEW Fight Size Update: Double Or Nothing Ring Size, Dusty's Favorite, Proposal, More - Fightful Wrestling". www.fightful.com.
  6. ^ "The Buy In: All Elite Wrestling's "Double or Nothing" preshow". YouTube.com. TNT. May 25, 2019. Retrieved August 19, 2019.
  7. ^ Sutter, Robbie (10 April 2019). "AEW Talent Preview – Sammy Guevara".
  8. ^ "Sammy Guevara". onlineworldofwrestling.com. Online World of Wrestling. Retrieved December 7, 2019.
  9. ^ "NWA Wrestling Revolution: NWA Invasion « Events Database « CAGEMATCH - The Internet Wrestling Database". www.cagematch.net.
  10. ^ "PWG BOLA night two results: First round concludes". f4wonline.com. Retrieved January 18, 2019.
  11. ^ "PWG ASW night two results: Triple threat World title match". f4wonline.com. Retrieved January 18, 2019.
  12. ^ "PWG Bask In His Glory results: Keith Lee's farewell". f4wonline.com. Retrieved January 18, 2019.
  13. ^ "Resultados Lucha Underground 17 de octubre de 2018". solowrestling.com. 2018-10-18. Retrieved January 18, 2019.
  14. ^ "Resultados Lucha Undergroud Ultima Lucha Cuatro (Parte 1)". solowrestling.com. 2018-11-01. Retrieved January 18, 2019.
  15. ^ "Rumble in Pakistan". dreamworld.pk. 2019-04-28. Retrieved May 13, 2019.
  16. ^ "MLW Never Say Never « Events Database « CAGEMATCH - The Internet Wrestling Database". www.cagematch.net.
  17. ^ https://prowrestling.net/site/2019/01/29/mlw-parts-ways-with-sammy-guevara/
  18. ^ "Resultados AAA Verano de Escándalo 2018". solowrestling.com. 2018-06-04. Retrieved January 18, 2019.
  19. ^ "Sammy Guevara se convierte en el nuevo Campeón de Peso Crucero de AAA". solowrestling.com. 2018-08-26. Retrieved January 18, 2019.
  20. ^ "AAA TV-Taping « Events Database « CAGEMATCH - The Internet Wrestling Database". www.cagematch.net. Retrieved 2019-12-04.
  21. ^ Zulbaran, Carlos (March 17, 2019). "Aerostar conquista la espada de Rey de Reyes" [Aerostar wins the sword of King of Kings]. El Record (in Spanish). Retrieved March 17, 2019.
  22. ^ "AAA Triplemania XXVII « Events Database « CAGEMATCH - The Internet Wrestling Database". www.cagematch.net. Retrieved 2019-12-04.
  23. ^ "Watch Live - AEW Double Or Nothing Ticket Announcement Party - Fightful Wrestling". www.fightful.com.
  24. ^ "AEW On TNT October 2nd, 2019 | AEW | Official Website". All Elite Wrestling. Retrieved 2019-10-17.
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  26. ^ "PWFP Ultimate Championship". dreamworld.pk. Retrieved May 13, 2019.
  27. ^ "Pro Wrestling Illustrated (PWI) 500 for 2017". The Internet Wrestling Database. Retrieved September 1, 2017.
  28. ^ "XWA DTA". cagematch.net. Cagematch. Retrieved December 7, 2019.

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