Pentagón Jr. (February 26, 1985) is a Mexican luchador enmascarado, or masked professional wrestler. He is an independent wrestler who first gained notoriety in Lucha Underground, where he is a former Lucha Underground Champion. He has also appeared for various promotions around the world such as in the United States, England, Canada, Japan and his native Mexico. Among the promotions he has appeared in include Pro Wrestling Guerrilla (PWG), Major League Wrestling (MLW) and Impact Wrestling. His real name is not a matter of public record, as is often the case with masked wrestlers in Mexico, where their private lives are kept a secret from the wrestling fans.
- 1 Professional wrestling career
- 2 Personal life
- 3 In wrestling
- 4 Championships and accomplishments
- 5 External links
Professional wrestling career
Asistencia Asesoría y Administración (2011-2017, 2018)
He debuted in Lucha Underground as a vicious rudo who after defeating his opponents would use an armbar to break an arm. He was being guided by a mysterious master/maestro who encouraged him in his evil ways. His mantra is Cero Miedo which translates to Zero Fear. This means he has no fear of anyone or anything. He fights with no fear and he has no problem hurting anyone who gets in his way. Cero Miedo drives him to be as aggressive as possible to reach his goals. Cero Miedo is not just a phrase, its a way of life.
Major League Wrestling (2018-2019)
Penta along with his brother Fénix debuted in Major League Wrestling (MLW) in a singles match against each other on January 11, 2018 at MLW Zero Hour. Penta next defeated Fenix at MLW The World Championship Final to become the #1 contender to the MLW World Heavyweight Championship. Penta lost his match for the championship at MLW Intimidation Games against then champion Shane Strickland. Penta next teamed up with Fenix as the Lucha Brothers along with their manager Salina de la Renta in a decision match to crown MLW World Tag Team champions in a triple threat match against Team TBD (Jason Cade & Jimmy Yuta) and The Dirty Blondes (Leo Brien & Mike Patrick) which they won becoming the new champions. The Lucha Brothers decided to fire Salina de la Renta as their manager after discovering she had been taking advantage of them, leading to Konnan arriving in MLW to mentor and manage the Lucha Brothers. This resulted in Salina bringing L.A. Park and his son El Hijo de L.A. Park to MLW to feud with the Lucha Brothers. The Lucha Brothers defeated L.A. Park & El Hijo de L.A. Park to retain the MLW World Tag Team Championship on November 8, 2018 but lost the championships to The New Hart Foundation (Davey Boy Smith Jr. & Teddy Hart) three months later on February 2, 2019.
Impact Wrestling (2018-2019)
Penta debuted in Impact Wrestling at the IMPACT Wrestling vs Lucha Underground event on April 6, 2018 where he defeated Austin Aries and Fénix in a triple threat match. Penta next appeared at Impact Wrestling Redemption where he once again defeated Austin Aries and Fénix in a triple threat match this time with Austin Aries Impact World Championship on the line. Penta would successfully defend the championship twice in matches against Eli Drake and Jimmy Jacobs before losing it back to Austin Aries. Penta next began feuding with Sami Callihan which resulted in the two facing each other in a mask vs. hair match at Slammiversary XVI. Penta won resulting in Sami getting his head shaved. Penta and Sami next faced each other apart of a six-man tag team match at Bound for Glory XIV. Sami and his group Ohio Versus Everything (oVe) defeated Penta, Fénix & Brian Cage in an oVe Rules match. After Bound for Glory, Penta & Fénix began a new feud with The OGz after The OGz targeted Penta & Fénix as a way to get back at Konnan since Konnan had been a mentor to Penta & Fénix. After defeating the OGz, Penta and Fénix next challenged Latin American Exchange (LAX) (Santana & Ortiz) for the Impact World Tag Team Championship. At Impact Wrestling Homecoming LAX defeated the Lucha Brothers to retain the Impact World Tag Team Championship but lost the championships to Penta and Fenix on January 12, 2019.
Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre (2018)
In mid 2018 Penta and Carístico had been feuding on the Mexican independent scene which lead to Penta saying he would fight Carístico anywhere, even his "home" referring to Carístico's home promotion of Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre (CMLL). Penta made a surprise appearance in CMLL on June 29, 2018 to attack Carístico. Besides Carístico, Penta feuded with other top stars in CMLL including Rush and Místico II.
All Elite Wrestling (2019-present)
Pentagon and teammate Fénix joined All Elite Wrestling as The Lucha Brothers on debuted on May 25, 2019 during the AEW Double or Nothing event. There, they challenged AAA World Tag Team Champions The Young Bucks in a tag team title match. The Lucha Brothers made an appearance on the October 2 episode of AEW Dynamite in a confrontation with members of SoCal Uncensored (SCU). It was announced that the Lucha Brothers joined the on-going tournament to crown the first-ever AEW Tag Team Champions.
Pentagón Jr's. father and two brothers are also professional wrestlers; his father worked as Fuego, while his brothers perform under the ring names Fénix and Niño de Fuego.
- Finishers moves
- Signature moves
- Caballette (Cross-Legged Tombstone Stretch)
- Double knee backbreaker, sometimes while springboarding
- Gorilla Press into a Double Knee Gutbuster
- Knife-edge chop
- Mexican Destroyer
- Powerbomb onto the knee
- Running soccer kick to opponent's leg
- Sling Blade, sometimes done multiple times in succession
- Topé con Hilo (Suicide somersault senton)
- Entrance themes
Championships and accomplishments
- Asistencia Asesoría y Administración
- AAW: Professional Wrestling Redefined
- CBS Sports
- Tag Team of the Year (2019) with Fénix
- The Crash
- The Crash Cruiserweight Championship (1 time)
- Impact Wrestling
- Lucha Underground
- Mexican Independent Circuit
- Mexican Strong Style Championship (1 time)
- WCW Intercontinental Championship (1 time)
- Wrestling Superstar
- Wrestling Observer Newsletter
- 5 1/4 Star Match (2019) with Fénix vs. The Young Bucks on August 31