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Alejandro Saez
Saez
Birth name Manuel Alejandro Saez Palominos
Born February 7 1987 (1987-02-07) (age 33)
Santiago, Chile
Resides Santiago, Chile
Professional wrestling career
Ring name(s) Alejandro Saez
El Monstruo
El Mostro Gabriel
Xtra Large
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Weight 93 kg (205 lb)
Billed from Santiago, Chile
Trained By Eddie Sharkey
Mr. Boogie
Perfecto Bundy
Santiago Sangriento
Debut 2002

 

Manuel Alejandro Saez Palominos (born February 7, 1987), better known simply as Alejandro Saez, is a Chilean professional wrestler currently competing for various professional wrestling promotions on the independent circuit. In 2016, Saez was a participant in the WWE Cruiserweight Classic,[1] where he was eliminated in the first round. In addition to WWE, Saez has also toured with Pro Wrestling Noah, where he competed in the 2016 Global League.[2]

Early life Edit

Palominos was born and raised in Chile, of South America. He lives in Pudahuel.[3]

Palominos grew up as a fan of professional wrestling citing Shane McMahon as one of his favourite wrestlers.[4]

Professional wrestling career Edit

Pro Wrestling Noah (2014, 2016-2017) Edit

Saez made his Japanese debut on January 15, 2014, as XL, where he was defeated by Akitoshi Saito. He would also briefly tag team with Bobby Fish. Saez returned to the promotion as part of the Global League,[5] finishing the tournament with 6 points.[6] On November 3, 2016, Saez defeated Davey Boy Smith[7], and on January 7, 2017, Saez defeated Hi69.[8] After the conclusion of NOAH's storyline with Suzuki-gun on December 5 Saez asked personally the Noah president Masayuki Uchida to team with Takashi Sugiura during the First Navigation tour. On January 27 NOAH announced that Saez would not be competing on the February tour. Saez was forced to head back to his homeland of Chile in early January due to a family emergency following that he would left NOAH.

In wrestling Edit

  • Finishing moves
    • From the End of the World (Corkscrew senton bomb)
    • Piledriver Xtra Large
    • Shooting star press (usually off the apron)[9]
  • Signature moves
    • Dragon sleeper (with body scissors)
    • Figure four leg-lock
    • German suplex
    • Missile dropkick
    • Roundhouse kick
    • Shooting star plancha
    • Single-leg boston crab
    • Slingshot double foot stomp
    • Suicide dive
    • Suicide moonsault
    • Tope con giro
    • Xtra Large combination
  • Nicknames
    • "El Flyte por Excelencia"
    • "El Suicida por Excelencia"
    • "XL"
  • Entrance themes
    • "The Epic Metal Dubstep Orchestra" by Chris Hodges (WWE)
  • Managers

Championships and accomplishments Edit

  • Pro Wrestling Illustrated
    • PWI ranked him No. 357 of the top 500 singles wrestlers in the PWI 500 in 2016[10]

References Edit

  1. Comunicaciones, Compañia Chilena de. "Alejandro Sáez tuvo debut y despedida en el Cruiserweight Classic de WWE". Cooperativa.cles. Retrieved 2017-03-15. 
  2. Kreikenbohm, Philip. NOAH Global League 2016 - Tag 1 « Events Database « CAGEMATCH - The Internet Wrestling Database .
  3. Kreikenbohm, Philip. Xtra Large « Wrestler-Datenbank « CAGEMATCH - The Internet Wrestling Database .
  4. "Alejandro Saez". www.wwe.comen. Retrieved 2017-03-11. 
  5. "Alejandro Saez representará a Chile en la Pro Wrestling NOAH Global League 2016. Lista completa de participantes. - Planeta Wrestling". Planeta Wrestlinges-ES. 2016-10-24. Retrieved 2017-03-15. 
  6. Kreikenbohm, Philip. Global League 2016 « Tournaments Database « CAGEMATCH - The Internet Wrestling Database .
  7. MATCH HISTORY 2016 .
  8. Saalbach, Axel. Wrestlingdata.com - The World's Largest Wrestling Database (in de).
  9. "WWE CWC on Twitter". Twitteren. Retrieved 2017-03-09. 
  10. Internet Wrestling Database - Alejandro Saez: Pro Wrestling Illustrated Ratings .
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