Atlantis (wrestler)

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Atlantis (born September 28, 1962) is a Mexican luchador enmascarado (masked professional wrestler), working for Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre (CMLL) where he performs as a Técnico (face or "good guy" character).wikipedia
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Último Guerrero

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He has also won the mask of several prominent wrestlers through his career including Kung Fu, Villano III, Último Guerrero and La Sombra.
On September 19, 2014, Último Guerrero lost a Lucha de Apuestas match to Atlantis, after which he was forced to unmask and reveal his birth name.

Andrade Cien Almas

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He has also won the mask of several prominent wrestlers through his career including Kung Fu, Villano III, Último Guerrero and La Sombra.
While working as La Sombra, Andrade was one of the founding members of the Los Ingobernables ("The Ungovernables") wrestling group, and won the masks of El Felino, Olímpico and Volador Jr. by defeating them in Lucha de Apuestas matches before losing his own mask to Atlantis.

Villano III

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He has also won the mask of several prominent wrestlers through his career including Kung Fu, Villano III, Último Guerrero and La Sombra.
Díaz was an enmascarado, or masked wrestler, up until 2000 where he lost to Atlantis and had to unmask as a result.

Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre

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Atlantis (born September 28, 1962) is a Mexican luchador enmascarado (masked professional wrestler), working for Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre (CMLL) where he performs as a Técnico (face or "good guy" character).
Herrera wanted to maintain the old style of booking with heavyweights such as Atlantis, El Dandy and El Satánico, while Peña wanted to feature younger, faster moving wrestlers such as Konnan, Octagón or Máscara Sagrada.

Arturo Beristain

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On March 2, 1986 Atlantis lost the Middleweight title to Talismán.
He lost the Talismán mask to Atlantis in 1984 and the Hijo del Gladiador mask to Rencor Latino in 2000.

Jerry Estrada

On November 30, 1984, Atlantis defeated Jerry Estrada to win the Mexican National Middleweight Championship, the first wrestling title of his career.
Over the subsequent 273 days, he successfully defended the championship against Águila Solitaria, Cachorro Mendoza, Atlantis, and Mogur.

Octagón

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In the 1990s Atlantis starred in a couple of Lucha films, including one where he teamed up with Octagón called Octagón y Atlantis, la revancha ("Octagón and Atlantis, the rematch").
Octagón began teaming with Atlantis, forming a duo so popular that they would go on to star in the movie La Fuerza bruta in 1991 and Octagón Y Atlantis; La Revancha (Octagón and Atlantis: The Revenge) in 1992.

Ángel Azteca

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By 1988 Atlantis had formed a regular tag team with Ángel Azteca and on March 6, 1988, the duo defeated Los Infernales (Masakre and MS-1 to win the Mexican National Tag Team Championship.
Ángel Azteca was teamed up with fellow técnico (a good guy character or Face) Atlantis to form a very successful tag team.

Diablo Velasco

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Atlantis was trained by Diablo Velasco, made his in-ring debut in 1983 and has always wrestled under the ring name Atlantis, named after the sunken city of Atlantis.

Pierroth Jr.

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He quickly regained the title, defeating Charles Jr. on July 20, 1988, and held it for two weeks before losing the title back to Emilio Charles Jr. On May 25, 1990, after an 811-day reign, Atlantis and Ángel Azteca lost the Mexican Nation Tag Team Championship to Pierroth Jr. and Bestia Salvaje.
Pierroth Jr. began teaming with Bestia Salvaje on a regular basis in either late 1989 or early 1990, forming a team that the EMLL officials decided should win the Mexican National Tag Team Championship from then-champions Ángel Azteca and Atlantis.

Máscara Sagrada

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On April 4, 1991, Atlantis, Octagón, and Máscara Sagrada, a team nicknamed "Los Movie Stars" defeated Los Thundercats (Leono, Panthro, and Tigro, a team of masked wrestlers patterned on the Thundercats cartoon) to win the Mexican National Trios Championship.
The movie led to Máscara Sagrada and Octagón teaming up on a regular basis, with Atlantis being added to form a trio.

Emilio Charles Jr.

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Atlantis only held the title for 37 days before losing it to Emilio Charles Jr. in his first defense.
While teaming with Tony Arce and Vulcano Emilio Charles Jr. also worked as a singles wrestler, including a long drawn out storyline against Atlantis.

Universo 2000

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The trio held the title for 94 days before losing it to Los Hermanos Dinamita (Cien Caras, Máscara Año 2000 and Universo 2000) on August 11, 1991.
On August 11, 1991, Los Hermanos Dinamita won the Mexican National Trios Championship when they defeated Los Movie Stars (Atlantis, Máscara Sagrada and Octagón) to win the title.

Los Capos

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The trio held the title for 94 days before losing it to Los Hermanos Dinamita (Cien Caras, Máscara Año 2000 and Universo 2000) on August 11, 1991.
While still working for CMLL Los Hermanas Dinamitas had won the Mexican National Trios Championship from Octagón, Atlantis and Máscara Sagrada and when they left CMLL they took the championship with them to AAA.

CMLL 60th Anniversary Show

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While Mano Negra won the championship, Atlantis gained the ultimate measure of revenge as he unmasked Mano Negro by defeating him in a Lucha de Apuesta (bet match) as the main event of CMLL's 60th Anniversary Show.
The show consisted of four matches, with the main event being a Lucha de Apuestas, mask vs. mask match, between Atlantis defeated Mano Negra where the loser would be forced to unmask.

CMLL Torneo Gran Alternativa

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In 1995 Atlantis brother made his wrestling debut as Atlantico and the two teamed up on a regular basis, including second annual Gran Alternativa tournament, losing to Dr. Wagner Jr. and Astro Rey Jr. in the second round. 2005 turned out to be Atlantis' strongest and most successful year as he also won that year's Leyenda de Plata tournament, as well as teaming up with La Máscara to win the 2005 Gran Alternativa.
Atlantis is both the wrestler and the veteran with most tournament appearances, 15, and has always been on the veteran side of the teams.

Máscara Año 2000

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The trio held the title for 94 days before losing it to Los Hermanos Dinamita (Cien Caras, Máscara Año 2000 and Universo 2000) on August 11, 1991.
On August 11, 1991 Los Hermanos Dinamita won the Mexican National Trios Championship when they defeated Los Movie Stars (Atlantis, Máscara Sagrada and Octagón) to win the title.

Dr. Wagner Jr.

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On March 2, 1994, Atlantis defeated Dr. Wagner Jr. to win the CMLL World Light Heavyweight Championship, officially moving from the Middleweight to the Light Heavyweight division, a title he would hold for 655 days.
Dr. Wagner Jr.'s first reign as CMLL World Light Heavyweight Champion ended on March 2, 1994 as he was defeated by Atlantis.

Bestia Salvaje

He quickly regained the title, defeating Charles Jr. on July 20, 1988, and held it for two weeks before losing the title back to Emilio Charles Jr. On May 25, 1990, after an 811-day reign, Atlantis and Ángel Azteca lost the Mexican Nation Tag Team Championship to Pierroth Jr. and Bestia Salvaje.
During the Torneo Gran Alternativa, he would team with Chicago Express defeating Dos Caras and Bronco, El Hijo del Santo and Olímpico and Atlantis and Atlantico in the tournament finals on June 7, 1996.

Leyenda de Plata

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2005 turned out to be Atlantis' strongest and most successful year as he also won that year's Leyenda de Plata tournament, as well as teaming up with La Máscara to win the 2005 Gran Alternativa.
The semi-finalsts were Dr. Wagner Jr. and Negro Casas, outlasting Antifaz del Norte, Atlantis, Astro Rey Jr., Black Warrior, Blue Panther, El Felino, Fuerza Guerrera, Olímpico, Rey Bucanero, Safari, Satánico, Scorpio Jr., Tarzan Boy and Zumbido.

Wrestling mask

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Atlantis (born September 28, 1962) is a Mexican luchador enmascarado (masked professional wrestler), working for Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre (CMLL) where he performs as a Técnico (face or "good guy" character).
High profiled "Luchas de Apuestas" include El Santo winning the mask of Black Spirit, Los Villanos winning the masks of all three Los Brazos (El Brazo, Brazo de Oro and Brazo de Plata), Atlantis winning the mask of Villano III, La Parka unmasking both Cibernético and El Mesias, Villano V taking Blue Panther's mask and Último Guerrero winning the mask of Villano V. Some wrestlers have made a career by the volume of masks they have won rather than the general quality of their opponents—wrestler Super Muñeco claims to have won over 100 masks, with at least 80 verifiable "Luchas de Apuestas" wins, while Estrella Blanca is said to have the most Luchas de Apuestas with over 200 masks won.

Mr. Niebla

Atlantis and Lizmark continued to team and were joined by Mr. Niebla in 1997 to form La Ola Azur ("The Blue Wave"), a reference to the fact that all three wrestlers mainly wore blue.
In 1997 Mr. Niebla formed a trio with fellow good guys (called Técnicos in Lucha Libre) Lizmark and Atlantis called La Ola Azul (the Blue Wave).

Los Infernales

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By 1988 Atlantis had formed a regular tag team with Ángel Azteca and on March 6, 1988, the duo defeated Los Infernales (Masakre and MS-1 to win the Mexican National Tag Team Championship.
MS-1 and Masakre defended the Mexican National Tag Team titles for just over a year until losing them to Atlantis and Ángel Azteca on April 6, 1988.

The Headhunters (professional wrestling)

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On November 3, 1995, Atlantis teamed with Rayo de Jalisco Jr. to win the CMLL World Tag Team Championship from The Headhunters.
They held the titles until November 3, 1995, when they were defeated by Atlantis and Rayo de Jalisco, Jr..

El Satánico

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La Ola Azul won the CMLL World Trios Championship from Rey Bucanero, Emilio Charles Jr. and El Satánico.
The trio only held the title for 39 days before they were defeated by La Ola Azur ("The Blue Wave"; Atlantis, Lizmark and Mr. Niebla).