En Busca de un Ídolo 2012

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The 2012 En Busca de un Ídolo (Spanish for "In search of an idol") was a professional wrestling tournament held by Mexican professional wrestling promotion Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre (CMLL) and was the first tournament in what would become an annual tournament in CMLL.wikipedia
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Místico II

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The technico team consisted of Diamante, Dragon Lee, Titán and Tritón, the team was coached by Atlantis and assisted by CMLL trainer Franco Colombo.
Lee's run of tournaments continued the following month with the En Busca de un Ídolo tournament/reality television show, where he finished third and narrowly missed advancing to the finals.

Titán (wrestler)

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The technico team consisted of Diamante, Dragon Lee, Titán and Tritón, the team was coached by Atlantis and assisted by CMLL trainer Franco Colombo. The tournament ran from April 27 until May 25, 2012 and saw Titán win the tournament, partially due to a high number of fan votes.
After being unsuccessful in both the Forjando un Ídolo and the Sangre Nueva tournaments Titán entered CMLL's En Busca de un Ídolo ("In search of an Idol").

Puma King

PumaPuma (luchador)
The Rudo team consisted of Euforia, Niebla Roja, Pólvora and Puma King, the team was trained by Último Guerrero, assisted by CMLL trainer Tony Salazar.
Puma King competed in CMLL's first ever En Busca de un Ídolo ("In search of an Idol") tournament, but did not qualify for the semi-final part of the tournament.

Diamante (male wrestler)

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The technico team consisted of Diamante, Dragon Lee, Titán and Tritón, the team was coached by Atlantis and assisted by CMLL trainer Franco Colombo.
After being unsuccessful in the Forjando un Ídolo tournament in 2011, Diamanted entered CMLL's En Busca de un Ídolo ("In search of an Idol") in early 2012, a tournament with a similar concept, this time with eight wrestlers contending for the trophy.

Niebla Roja

Ángel de PlataNiebla Roja / Ángel de Plata
The Rudo team consisted of Euforia, Niebla Roja, Pólvora and Puma King, the team was trained by Último Guerrero, assisted by CMLL trainer Tony Salazar.
Niebla Roja competed in CMLL's inaugural En Busca de un Ídolo ("In search of an Idol") tournament, but did not qualify for the semi-final.

Euforia (wrestler)

EuforiaHijo del Soberano
The Rudo team consisted of Euforia, Niebla Roja, Pólvora and Puma King, the team was trained by Último Guerrero, assisted by CMLL trainer Tony Salazar.
The same month he entered the En Busca de un Ídolo tournament/reality television show, where he made it to the finals before losing to Titán.

Tritón (wrestler)

TritónMetal Blanco
The technico team consisted of Diamante, Dragon Lee, Titán and Tritón, the team was coached by Atlantis and assisted by CMLL trainer Franco Colombo.
In the tradition of the Forjando un Ídolo and the Sangre Nueva tournaments CMLL created the En Busca de un Ídolo ("In search of an Idol") to highlight young wrestlers, with Tritón being one of 8 entrants.

Pólvora

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The Rudo team consisted of Euforia, Niebla Roja, Pólvora and Puma King, the team was trained by Último Guerrero, assisted by CMLL trainer Tony Salazar.
Pólvora competed in CMLL's first ever En Busca de un Ídolo ("In search of an Idol") tournament, but did not qualify for the semi-final part of the tournament, finishing last in the point standings.

En Busca de un Ídolo 2013

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Unlike the 2012 tournament where most of the participants were rookies, most of the 2013 En Busca de un Ídolo had been active wrestlers longer than most of the 2012 contestants, shifting the focus from "youth" to where wrestlers generally work on CMLL shows.

Spanish language

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The 2012 En Busca de un Ídolo (Spanish for "In search of an idol") was a professional wrestling tournament held by Mexican professional wrestling promotion Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre (CMLL) and was the first tournament in what would become an annual tournament in CMLL.

Professional wrestling promotion

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The 2012 En Busca de un Ídolo (Spanish for "In search of an idol") was a professional wrestling tournament held by Mexican professional wrestling promotion Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre (CMLL) and was the first tournament in what would become an annual tournament in CMLL.

Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre

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The 2012 En Busca de un Ídolo (Spanish for "In search of an idol") was a professional wrestling tournament held by Mexican professional wrestling promotion Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre (CMLL) and was the first tournament in what would become an annual tournament in CMLL. Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre (CMLL) held a press conference in early April, 2012 to announce the creation of the En Busca de un Ídolo, a tournament designed to focus on younger wrestlers, or in some cases masked wrestlers who had only worked under that ring persona for a relative short time.

Round-robin tournament

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The tournament consisted of two rounds, first a round-robin tournament group round, with the top four point earners competing in an elimination tournament.

Professional wrestling

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The 2012 En Busca de un Ídolo (Spanish for "In search of an idol") was a professional wrestling tournament held by Mexican professional wrestling promotion Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre (CMLL) and was the first tournament in what would become an annual tournament in CMLL. The tournament featured eight professional wrestlers or luchadors, four of whom were tecnicos (the Lucha Libre term for someone who portrays a "good guy" character) and four who were rudos ("Bad Guys").

Face (professional wrestling)

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The tournament featured eight professional wrestlers or luchadors, four of whom were tecnicos (the Lucha Libre term for someone who portrays a "good guy" character) and four who were rudos ("Bad Guys").

Heel (professional wrestling)

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The tournament featured eight professional wrestlers or luchadors, four of whom were tecnicos (the Lucha Libre term for someone who portrays a "good guy" character) and four who were rudos ("Bad Guys").

Ring name

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Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre (CMLL) held a press conference in early April, 2012 to announce the creation of the En Busca de un Ídolo, a tournament designed to focus on younger wrestlers, or in some cases masked wrestlers who had only worked under that ring persona for a relative short time.

Forjando un Ídolo

This was the third "Young wrestler" focused tournament CMLL had held within a year, with previous tournaments Forjando un Ídolo ("Forging an Idol") and Torneo Sangre Nueva ("New Blood") tournaments having a similar focus.

Torneo Sangre Nueva

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This was the third "Young wrestler" focused tournament CMLL had held within a year, with previous tournaments Forjando un Ídolo ("Forging an Idol") and Torneo Sangre Nueva ("New Blood") tournaments having a similar focus.

Atlantis (wrestler)

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The technico team consisted of Diamante, Dragon Lee, Titán and Tritón, the team was coached by Atlantis and assisted by CMLL trainer Franco Colombo.

Franco Colombo

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The technico team consisted of Diamante, Dragon Lee, Titán and Tritón, the team was coached by Atlantis and assisted by CMLL trainer Franco Colombo.

Último Guerrero

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The Rudo team consisted of Euforia, Niebla Roja, Pólvora and Puma King, the team was trained by Último Guerrero, assisted by CMLL trainer Tony Salazar.