Alberto Del Rio

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Alberto Del Rio
Del Rio at WWE Monday Night Raw in New Orleans, Louisiana on May 28, 2012
Born (1977-05-25) May 25, 1977 (age 46)
San Luis Potosí, Mexico
Professional wrestling career
Ring name(s)Alberto
Alberto Banderas
Alberto Del Rio
Alberto El Patrón
Dos Caras
Dos Caras Jr.
El Dorado
El Hijo de Dos Caras
El Patrón
El Patrón Alberto
Billed height6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Billed weight254 lb (115 kg)
Billed fromSan Luis Potosí, Mexico
Trained byLeonel Kolesni
Juan Fernández
Dos Caras
Marco Ruas (MMA)
DebutMay 3, 2000

José Alberto Rodríguez (born May 25, 1977) is a Mexican professional wrestler, former mixed martial artist and luchador enmascarado. He has wrestled in the WWE under the ring name Alberto Del Rio. He has also wrestled for Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre (CMLL), Asistencia Asesoría y Administración (AAA), Ring of Honor (ROH) and Lucha Underground (LU). He competeed in AAA under the ring name El Patrón Alberto ("The Boss Alberto") and in ROH and LU under the name Alberto el Patrón.

In 2006 Pro Wrestling Illustrated ranked Alberto Del Rio #45 of the 500 best singles wrestlers of the PWI 500. On January 30, 2011, Del Rio won the 2010 Royal Rumble by last eliminating Santino Marella.

On August 7, 2014, it was announced that Del Rio had been fired from the WWE after he slapped an employee who allegedly made a racist joke.[1][2]

On August 17 at Triplemanía XXII, El Patrón and his father Dos Caras returned to AAA. He spoke about returning to AAA and he addressed the WWE, claiming that they were racist. They were interrupted by the Los Perros del Mal stable.[3]

On December 11, 2014, Ring of Honor (ROH) announced that they had signed Rodríguez and that he would make his debut for them on January 3, 2015.[4] In his debut match, he defeated Christopher Daniels.[5]

On January 17, 2015, Lucha Underground announced that they had signed Rodríguez. He debuted for them at their television tapings in Los Angeles, California later that same day.[6][7]

On October 25, 2015, Del Rio made a surprise return to the WWE at Hell in a Cell with Zeb Colter as his manager. At Hell in a Cell, Del Rio answered John Cena's United States Open Challenge. He defeated Cena to win the United States Championship.[8]

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  2. "WWE fires superstar Alberto del Rio for reportedly slapping employee who allegedly told a racist joke". The Washington Post. Retrieved 2015-03-02.
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  6. "Lucha News: Del Rio signs with Lucha Underground". Pro Wrestling Torch. Retrieved 2015-03-02.
  7. "Spoiler: Big Debut for Lucha Underground". Pro Wrestling Torch. Retrieved 2015-03-02.
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  12. "Copa Junior Tournament 2006". Pro Wrestling History. Retrieved 2015-03-02.
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  17. "WWE Championship - Alberto Del Rio (October 02, 2011 - November 20, 2011)". WWE. Archived from the original on December 28, 2013. Retrieved 2014-01-02.
  18. "Alberto Del Rio's first United States Championship reign". WWE. Retrieved 2015-10-26.
  19. "Alberto Del Rio won the Raw Money in the Bank Ladder Match". WWE. Retrieved 2014-01-02.
  20. "Alberto Del Rio won the 40-Man Royal Rumble Match". WWE. Retrieved 2014-01-02.
  21. "Team SmackDown def. Team Raw (WWE Bragging Rights Tag Team Elimination Match)". WWE. Retrieved 2015-03-02.
  22. "More Gold for Del Rio". PWInsider. Retrieved 2015-03-02.

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