Monday, February 23, 2009

Silver King

Silver King, wrestling, jack black, pro wrestling

César Cuauhtémoc González Barrónwas born on January 9, 1968 in Torreón, Coahuila, Mexico.
He is a Mexican luchador, better known in Lucha Libre as Silver King.
Outside of wrestling though, a lot of you might know him as Ramses from the Jack Black movie "Nacho Libre".
Cesar is the son of the famous Dr. Wagner, and the brother of Dr. Wagner, Jr.
He was trained by Dr. Wagner and Grand Markus and he made his pro wrestling debut in November 1985, in Matamoros, Coahuila.
Silver King lost his mask to El Hijo del Santo on November 13th, 1987 at Auditorio de Tijuana, in Tijuana, Baja California.
He worked for World Championship Wrestling (WCW) from 1997 to 2000. For a brief time he was managed by Stacy Keibler there.
After leaving WCW, he wrestled for CMLL's Japanese affiliate, New Japan Pro Wrestling (NJPW) as Black Tiger III. He was the third wrestler to wear the mask, the first two being Mark Rocco and Eddie Guerrero.
Besides WCW and NJPW, he has wrestled for All Japan Pro Wrestling, Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre (CMLL), International Wrestling Association of Japan (IWA), International Wrestling Revolution Group (IWRG), Universal Wrestling Association (UWA), World Wrestling Association (WWA) and Asistencia Asesoría y Administración (AAA).

In 2005, César appeared in the movie "Nacho Libre" with Jack Black as the villian Ramses. After the movie opened, he wrestled in the golden Ramses outfit a few times.

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