Fernando before a match on November 8, 2013
|Born||March 24, 1982
San Juan, Puerto Rico
|Professional wrestling career|
|Ring name(s)||Dos Equis
|Billed height||6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)|
|Billed from||San Juan, Puerto Rico
Plaza de toros
|Trained by||Carlos Colón, Sr.
Orlando "Ollie" Colón (born March 24, 1982 in San Juan) is a Puerto Rican professional wrestler. He is currently working for the WWE under the ring name Fernando and has formerly competed under the ring name Epico. He is one half of the tag team Los Matadores with his real-life cousin Primo.
Career[change | change source]
On the November 4 2011 episode of SmackDown, Colón debuted on the main roster as a heel under the ring name Epico. He faced Sin Cara but lost by disqualification after Hunico ran in and attacked Sin Cara.
Epico then began teaming with Primo, with Rosa Mendes as their manager. Epico and Primo defeated Air Boom (Evan Bourne and Kofi Kingston) at a Raw live event on January 15, 2012, in Oakland, California to win the WWE Tag Team Championship. They lost the championships to Kofi Kingston and R-Truth on the April 30 episode of Raw.
On the September 30 edition of Raw, Epico and Primo changed their gimmicks and debuted as Los Matadores, as a face team of two masked Spanish bullfighters with El Torito as their mascot. They defeated 3MB in their debut.
Championships[change | change source]
- Florida Championship Wrestling
- Pro Wrestling Illustrated
- He was ranked #76 of the top 500 singles wrestlers in the PWI 500 in 2012.
- World Wrestling Council
- WWC Caribbean Heavyweight Championship (one time)
- WWC Puerto Rico Heavyweight Championship (six times)
References[change | change source]
- "Eck’s Factor: SmackDown 11/4 analysis". WWE. http://www.wwe.com/shows/smackdown/ecks-factor-11-04-11. Retrieved 2014-2-16.
- "Primo & Epico crowned WWE Tag Team Champions at WWE Live Event!". WWE. http://www.wwe.com/shows/raw/2012-01-09/primo-epico-new-wwe-tag-champions. Retrieved 2014-2-16.
- "Raw SuperShow results: Brock Lesnar, General Manager John Laurinaitis fly off the handle". WWE. http://www.wwe.com/shows/raw/2012-04-30/wwe-raw-supershow-results/page-7. Retrieved 2014-2-16.
- "Raw results: Triple H baits the Rhodes family, Bryan and Orton get personal, and Los Matadores arrive in style". WWE. http://www.wwe.com/shows/raw/2013-09-30/wwe-raw-results-26152294/page-4. Retrieved 2014-2-16.
- "Champions Roll Call". Florida Championship Wrestling. http://web.archive.org/web/20110305202005/http://www.fcwwrestling.info/champions.html. Retrieved 2014-2-16.
- "Pro Wrestling Illustrated (PWI) 500 for 2012". Internet Wrestling Database. http://www.profightdb.com/pwi-500/2012.html. Retrieved 2014-2-16.
- "WWE Tag Team Championships - Primo & Epico (January 15, 2012 - April 30, 2012)". WWE. http://www.wwe.com/classics/titlehistory/wwetag/25053473. Retrieved 2014-2-16.
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