Simon James Musk (January 7, 1985), better known by his ring name El Ligero, previously Ligero, is a British professional wrestler currently signed to World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) on the NXT UK brand. He is best known for his work on the independent circuit in the United Kingdom, wrestling for One Pro Wrestling, Real Quality Wrestling, Triple X Wrestling, among many others. He has been regarded as one of the top wrestlers currently wrestling in the United Kingdom.
Professional wrestling career
El Ligero has been a professional wrestler since his debut in 2001. He has wrestled in the US, Italy, Switzerland, France, Netherlands, Spain and many times in the UK, for over 80 different wrestling companies. He has also worked as a referee for Revolution British Wrestling.
Some of the more prominent companies he has worked for include: Pro Wrestling Noah (on their 2008 UK tour), 1PW, All-Star Wrestling, FWA, WAW, IPW:UK, IWW (Ireland), NWA Wildside (USA), EWF (Italy), EWE (Spain), PBW (Scotland), 2FC (France), DCW (Holland), XWA, 3CW and over 65 other companies.
He has wrestled the likes of Ultimo Dragon, Little Guido/Nunzio, Doug Basham, Jimmy Rave, Doug Williams, El Generico, Delirious, Martin Stone, Tracy Smothers, Jonny Storm, Jody Fleisch and many many more, including the best the UK has to offer. He has also teamed with Nova (Simon Dean)
He occasionally wrestles as one half of the tag team Hubba-Bubba Lucha alongside Bubblegum.
Pro Wrestling Noah
On June 21, 2008, El Ligero took part in an exclusive British six-man tag team match, on the pre-show of Pro Wrestling Noah's UK event at the Coventry Skydome. The team of Hubba-Bubba Lucha (El Ligero and Bubblegum) along with Luke "Dragon" Phoenix defeated Zack Sabre Jr., Dave Moralez and Mark Haskins. The match was voted UK Match Of The Year 2008 by renowned British forum, the UKFF, and received rave reviews in publications such as Fighting Spirit Magazine.
Total Nonstop Action Wrestling
During October 20, 2014, Ligero participated in TNA's British Boot Camp 2 along with other British talent including Kay Lee Ray, Nikki Storm, Kris Travis, Mark Andrews, Noam Dar and Rampage Brown. Before the end of year, the contest was decided and it was announced that Mark Andrews had won British Boot Camp 2.
- Tag Teams & Stables
- Finishing moves
- Signature moves
- "The Mexican Sensation"
- "The Prestigious Mexican Sensation"
Championships and accomplishments
- Progress Wrestling
- Real Deal Wrestling
- XWA British Flyweight Championship (1 time)
|2018 WWE United Kingdom Championship Tournament participants|
|Amir Jordan • Ashton Smith • Dave Mastiff • Drew Gulak • Jack Gallagher • James Drake • Joe Coffey • Jordan Devlin • Joseph Conners • Kenny Williams • Ligero • Morgan Webster • T-Bone • Travis Banks • Tucker • Zack Gibson|