WWE Officially Announces Signing Of Former NJPW And CMLL Star
November 19, 2015 - WWE
WWE announced a following today, confirming new reports that they were tighten to signing La Sombra:
Manuel Alfonso Andrade Oropeza, of Mexico City, has sealed with NXT and WWE, fasten a WWE Performance Center in Orlando, Fla.
Formerly famous as “La Sombra,” Oropeza is a third-generation luchador whose grandfather, father, uncles and cousins all competed in Mexico. Oropeza sealed with Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre (CMLL) in 2007 during age 17, where he lerned underneath El Satanico. While there, he hold many titles, including a CMLL Trio and Tag Team titles and a NWA Welterweight and Middleweight titles.
The WWE Performance Center’s newest luchador also brings knowledge from Japan; Oropeza done mixed trips to Japan for New Japan Pro Wrestling (NJPW), winning a organization’s Intercontinental Championship in 2013.
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