Carlos Ruiz (May 9, 1997) is a Spanish professional wrestler known under his ringname A-Kid currently signed to WWE, where he performs on the NXT UK brand and is the current NXT UK Heritage Cup Champion in his first reign. He has previously competed on the American and European independent circuits, notably for Pro Wrestling Guerrilla (PWG), Progress Wrestling, Chikara, Defiant Wrestling and White Wolf Wrestling (Triple W). In April 2018, he became the first Spaniard and, at the age of 20, the youngest wrestler to ever compete in a singles match rated five stars by the Wrestling Observer Newsletter.

Professional wrestling career

International promotions (2012–present)

On June 2016, it was announced A-Kid would participate with Rod Zayas and Adam Chase in Chikara's King of Trios, as House White Wolf. However, they would be defeated by House British Strong Style (Pete Dunne, Trent Seven and Tyler Bate) in the first round. Next year, he participated in the Chikaras Rey de Voladores tournament, but was defeated in the finals by Air Wolf. The following years, A-Kid and Adam Chase (later, Carlos Romo) wrestled in the British circuit as Team White Wolf, winning the Attack! Tag Team Championships. They also faced each other in RevPro 7th Anniversary Show.

WWE

NXT UK (2019–present)

A-Kid made his WWE debut alongside fellow wrestler Carlos Romo on April 20, 2019, where they were defeated by Gallus (Mark Coffey and Wolfgang) during a set of NXT UK tapings. On October 17, 2019, A-Kid was announced as having signed for the NXT UK brand. He made his singles debut on October 31, 2019, defeating Kassius Ohno. On November 26, 2020, A-Kid became the first ever NXT UK Heritage Cup Tournament champion by defeating Trent Seven at the finals.

In wrestling

  • Finishers
  • Signature moves
  • Entrance Music
  • Nicknames
  • Managers and valets
  • Teams and stables
  • Wrestlers Trained

Championships and accomplishments

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Raw

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NXT

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205 Cruiserweights

Ariya DaivariCurt StallionNoam DarOney LorcanRaul MendozaThe Brian KendrickTony Nese

NXT UK

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Stables & Tag Teams

BreezangoBrendan Vink & Shane ThorneDana Brooke & Mandy RoseGallusImperiumLegado Del FantasmaLucha House PartyMoustache MountainStreet ProfitsThe Hurt BusinessThe New DayThe Singh BrothersThe UsosThe Viking RaidersThe Way

Commentators & Interviewers

Alyse AshtonByron SaxtonCarlos CabreraCorey GravesKayla BraxtonKevin PatrickMarcelo RodríguezMcKenzie MitchellMichael ColeNigel McGuinnessSamoa JoeSarah SchreiberTom PhillipsVic JosephWade Barrett

Ring announcers

Greg Hamilton (SmackDown) • Mike Rome (Raw) • Alicia Taylor (NXT)

Referees

Aja SmithChad PattonCharles RobinsonDan EnglerD.A. BrewerDanilo AnfibioDarrick MooreDarryl SharmaDrake WuertzEddie OrengoJason AyersJessika CarrJohn ConeShawn BennettRod ZapataRyan Tran

Pre-Show Panel

Booker TDavid OtungaJerry LawlerJonathan CoachmanPete RosenbergSam Roberts

NXT Trainers

Matthew BloomNorman SmileyRobbie BrooksideSara Del ReyShawn MichaelsTerry Taylor

General Managers

Shane McMahon (Smackdown)Stephanie McMahon (Raw)William Regal (NXT)Johnny Saint (UK Brand)

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