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Simon James Musk (January 7, 1985) is a Mexican professional wrestler better known as his in-ring persona, Mexican luchador, El Ligero.


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Independent circuit (2001–present)

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El Ligero has been a professional wrestler since 2001. He has wrestled in the United States, Italy, Switzerland, France, Netherlands, Spain, Belgium, Romania and many times in the UK, for over 100 different wrestling companies. He has also worked as a referee for Revolution British Wrestling, a ring announcer for Real Deal Wrestling, as well as a commentator for several other promotions in 2008 when he was out of action for nine months due to a serious shoulder injury.

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Some of the more prominent companies he has worked for include: Pro Wrestling Noah (on their 2008 UK tour), 1PW, Grand Pro Wrestling, New Generation Wrestling, All Star Wrestling, Frontier Wrestling Alliance, WAW, IPW:UK, IWW (Ireland), NWA Wildside (USA), EWF (Italy), EWE (Spain), PBW (Scotland), 2FC (France), DCW (Netherlands), RPW(Romania), XWA, 3CW, What Culture Pro Wrestling and over 75 other companies.

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He has wrestled the likes of Último Dragón, Nunzio, Doug Basham, Jimmy Rave, Doug Williams, El Generico, Delirious, Martin Stone, Tracy Smothers, Jonny Storm, Jody Fleisch, The Great Naga, Jay Lethal, Noam Dar, Mark Andrews, Kenny Williams, Marty Scurll, Will Ospreay and many more, including the best the UK has to offer. He has also teamed with Simon Dean and The Sandman.

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He wrestles as one half of the tag team Hubba-Bubba Lucha alongside Bubblegum.

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In the Frontier Wrestling Alliance, El Ligero has become a central part of the flyweight division and is among the contenders to win the ongoing Flyweight Title Round Robin Tournament. Since August 2009 he has been engaged in a bitter feud with Ross Jordan (aka RJ Singh), who dramatically sawed the horns off his mask during a memorable in-ring segment at "Hotwired" in November of that year.

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In 2010, El Ligero appeared for Insane Championship Wrestling, entering a tournament to become the inaugural ICW Zero-G Champion but was unsuccessful.

On 27 May 2011, El Ligero beat Martin Kirby to become the first ever North East Wrestling Society British Heavyweight Champion.

Pro Wrestling Noah (2008)

On 21 June 2008, El Ligero took part in an exclusive British six-man tag team match, on the pre-show of Pro Wrestling Noah's UK event at the Coventry Skydome. The team of Hubba-Bubba Lucha (El Ligero and Bubblegum) along with Luke "Dragon" Phoenix defeated Zack Sabre Jr, Dave Moralez and Mark Haskins. The match was voted UK Match Of The Year 2008 by renowned British forum, the UKFF, and received rave reviews in publications such as Fighting Spirit Magazine.

Grand Pro Wrestling (2004–present)

El Ligero was involved in the early days of Grand Pro Wrestling as a sidekick for JC Thunder. Ligero broke free from Thunder's grasp and the two had one of the most controversial bloody bouts in British wrestling history in July 2005 causing Grand Pro Wrestling to be banned from the Greater Manchester region!

Ligero has been a mainstay on the roster since 2004, and in April 2014 he captured his first and only singles title in the promotion as he lifted the British Championship after defeating Zack Gibson. Ligero lost the title in June 2015 to T-Bone.

Southside Wrestling Entertainment (2010–present)

El Ligero made his Southside Wrestling debut on 24 October 2010. He has battled many international talents including Davey Richards & Johnny Gargano. His near 3 year feud with Martin Kirby has been the highlight of Southside Wrestling where they have had an 'I Quit Match', Street Fight, No Ropes match and finally ended in a Steel Cage at the companies 3rd Anniversary.

At the Speed King event on 30 May 2015 in Nottingham, El Ligero won the SWE Speed King Championship. He lost it to Jimmy Havoc on 8 August 2015 at the SWE Menace II Society V event.

Preston City Wrestling (2011–present)

In August 2011, Ligero appeared on the inaugural Preston City Wrestling card, beating Prince Ameen in a first round match in the PCW title tournament. Later that night, a storyline injury caused by Lionheart and Noam Dar took him out of the second show and the rest of the tournament, his place being taken by Kris Travis.

Ligero returned to PCW in October to take on Noam Dar in a submission match.

The next appearance for El Ligero at PCW was in a 6-man Money in the Bank match, taking on Kris Travis, Joey Hayes, CJ Banks, Bubblegum and Martin Kirby

Ligero returned in 2012 at Springslam in a 4-way match against Joey Hayes, Jonathan Gresham and CJ Banks

On 2 June, he took on Dragon Gate star Akira Tozawa at PCW Guild Wars in a well received match. A rematch between the 2 has been booked for 2 February,

He faced Dave Mastiff at PCW One but not Forgotten on 17 August, and followed that up with an unsuccessful attempt at Noam Dar's Cruiserweight Championship on 28 September, in a match also involving Joey Hayes.

He next took on Dave Rayne, who has rebranded himself as a cruiserweight, in a "Fans Bring The Halloween Themed Weapons" match at Fright Night, 31 October

Since then, Ligero has renewed his Project Lucha tag team with Martin Kirby. The beat Fight Club at PCW Invasion, however this was via disqualification so they did not win the tag team titles. Next was a loss to The Young Bucks on 18 January.

At Road to Glory Ligero was defeated in the first round by Super Crazy.

El Ligero participated in the 30-man rumble match at Spring Slam 2013, but was unsuccessful.(the match was won by Lionheart)

El Ligero became the number one contender to the PCW crusierweight championship ( held by Dave Rayne) on the 31st of may defeating Joey Hayes and Kris Travis and Martin Kirby in a 4 way match.

The next night El Ligero was defeated by Kris Travis in a pre-show match.

At the main show he participated in another 4-way match won by Dean Allmark (also in the match were Sam Bailey and Danny Hope).

Ligero was booked to face Dave Rayne for the PCW Cruiserweight championship, however after Noam Dar pulled out of his match with Doug Williams Ligero replaced him and was beaten 5 falls to 4 in the iron match.

Ligero competed again for PCW at Final Fight where he again teamed with Kirby in a losing effort against the team of Dean Allmark and Japanese legend Ultimo Dragon.

On 31 October 2015 at Fright Night 4, Ligero defeated Bubblegum for the PCW Cruiserweight title. He lost the belt a month later on 27 November 2015 at Supershow of Honor 2 - Show 1 to Adam Cole in an elimination 3 way match which also featured Bubblegum.

Progress Wrestling (2012–present)

Ligero appeared on the debut show for London-based promotion Progress Wrestling and spent the first four events pursuing the Progress Champion, Nathan Cruz. Ligero eventually won the title at Chapter Four: the Ballad of El Ligero in November 2012. He dropped the title to Rampage Brown at Chapter Eight and disappeared from the promotion.

Ligero re-emerged at Chapter Eleven to complete his trilogy of Progress matches with Noam Dar. Having won the first two meetings, Ligero came up short in the third match. Ligero later began a feud with Michael Gilbert culminating in a brutal no disqualification match at Chapter Sixteen.

He later turned heel and was revealed as a member of The Faceless, and was confirmed as the holder of the tag team titles The Faceless had won alongside s returning Nathan Cruz.

What Culture Pro Wrestling (2016–present)

Ligero made his debut facing Martin Kirby on the first ever episode of on 27 June 2016 in a winning effort. The next week he was in a match against then ROH World Heavyweight Champion Jay Lethal in one of the company's best matches in its short history. The match ended in a draw after Martin Kirby ran out and attacked Ligero and Lethal. The next week on Loaded, Martin Kirby faced "Ligero" (someone dressed as Ligero, but with a very noticeably different physique) and began dominating and putting him down on the mic until the real Ligero ran out and chased Kirby away. Two weeks later, at Built to Destroy, the two opened the show, with a "Mask v. Pride" stipulation where if Ligero lost, he would have to unmask, and if Kirby lost he would have to wear a dress. After winning, he put Kirby in a sleeper hold and forcefully put the yellow flowery dress on him and then woke him up.

Next week, he took part in another match that is one of the best in the company's history: a triple threat between Will Ospreay and Noam Dar. He once again opened the 6th episode of Loaded in a match with Joseph Conners. At WCPW Stacked, Ligero took part in a triple threat with the debuting Ethan Carter III and Pete Dunne. He answered the open challenge made by WCPW World Champion Joseph Conners in the opening match of Loaded episode 8 in which he lost, ending his winning streak. He faced Travis Banks at Loaded episode 10 with Martin Kirby handcuffed to the ring ropes on the outside, in which he lost after Martin Kirby spat water into his eyes. At WCPW's first iPPV Refuse to Lose, he faced Alberto El Patron and Travis Banks in a triple threat match to become the inaugural WCPW Internet Champion in which he won. At WCPW True Legacy, Ligero successfully defended the belt against Pete Dunne, only to be attacked by Dunne's new partner, Travis Banks, forming the Strong Style Collective. They challenged Ligero to a Qualifier for the Adam Pacitti Tag Team Tournament, which had Alberto El Patron run in as his tag team partner. In the end, Ligero and Patron were defeated by the Strong Style Collective.

On November 30, 2016, at the iPPV Delete:WCPW, Ligero lost the title to Cody Rhodes, where Cody's GFW NEX*GEN Championship was also on the line. On January 30, 2017 Ligero unsuccessful at winning the ROH World Championship against Adam Cole. On February 12, at WCPW True Destiny Ligero was involved in the Tag Team Ladder Match as he teamed with Gabriel Kidd as they were defeated by The Swords Of Essex (Scott Wainwright & Will Ospreay) also involved in the match was Johnny Moss & Liam Slater and Prospect (Alex Gracie & Lucas Archer). On March 21, at WCPW Pro Wrestling World Cup - English Qualifying Round Ligero unsuccessful at winning the ROH World Championship against Christopher Daniels. On April 30, at the WCPW Pro Wrestling World Cup - Mexican Qualifying Round Ligero was involved in the Mexico Leg where he defeated Drago in the Semi-Finals and was defeated by Penta el Zero M in the Finals.

On June 2, at WCPW Fight Back Ligero turned heel helping Joe Hendry defeat his former rival Martin Kirby to retain the WCPW Championship in a Last Man Standing match, joining Hendry's Prestige stable in the process. On June 16 at Build to Destroy, Ligero would face his former rival Martin Kirby only if he put his Magnificent 7 briefcase on the line. He would beat Kirby to win the Magnificent 7 briefcase with the help of the new member of The Prestige Stevie Aaron.

World of Sport Wrestling (2016–present)

On October 20, 2016, it was announced that Ligero would take part at the taping of the British professional wrestling promotion World of Sport Wrestling

In wrestling

  • Finishing moves
  • C4L (Springboard tornado DDT)
  • El Booto (Running single leg dropkick)
  • Mexican Splash (Diving splash)
  • Mexican Wave (Shiranui)
  • Operation Weardown (Fireman's carry facebuster)
  • Signature moves
  • Air Carumba (Somersault plancha)
  • Diving seated senton
  • Multiple kick variations
  • El Booto Dos (Running low-angle dropkick to an opponent trapped in the tree of woe)
  • Handspring enzuigiri
  • Super
  • High-angle senton bomb
  • Sunset flip powerbomb
  • Victory roll flipped forward into a modified wheelbarrow facebuster, as a wheelbarrow bodyscissors counter
  • Nicknames
  • "The Mexican Sensation"
  • "The Mexican Dragon"
  • Championships and accomplishments

  • 3 Count Wrestling
  • 3CW Triple Crown Championship (2 times)
  • Anglian Championship Wrestling
  • ACW Light Heavyweight Championship (1 time)
  • Attack! Pro Wrestling
  • Kris Travis Tag Team Invitational 2017 Tournament – with Martin Kirby
  • British Hybrid Wrestling
  • BHW Championship (1 time)
  • British Real Attitude Wrestling League
  • BRAWL Cruiserweight Championship (1 time)
  • Frontier Championship Wrestling
  • FCW Championship (1 time)
  • Gerry Norton Promotions
  • GNP Tag Team Championship (1 time) – with Cameron Kraze
  • Grand Pro Wrestling
  • GPW British Championship (1 time)
  • Crazy Cruiser 8 (2013)
  • HOPE Wrestling
  • HOPE Kings Of Flight Championship (1 time, current)
  • Infinite Promotions
  • Infinite Promotions Tag Team Championship (1 time) – with Bubblegum
  • Infinite Promotions Tag Team Championship Tournament (2014) – with Bubblegum
  • New Breed Wrestling Association
  • NBWA Heavyweight Championship (1 time)
  • New Generation Wrestling
  • NGW Undisputed Championship (1 time)
  • NGW Tag Team Championship (1 time) – with Dara Diablo
  • NGW Tag Team Championship Tournament (2011) – with Dara Diablo
  • Winner Of The Goole Trophy (1 time)
  • North East Wrestling Society
  • NEWS British Championship (1 time)
  • NEWS British Championship Tournament
  • Northern Wrestling League
  • NWL Elite Tag Team Championship (1 time) – with Bubblegum
  • Norton British Wrestling
  • NBW Cruiserweight Championship (1 time)
  • One Pro Wrestling
  • 1PW Tag Team Championship (1 time) – with Bubblegum
  • Premier British Wrestling
  • PBW Heavyweight Championship (1 time)
  • King of Cruisers (2010)
  • Preston City Wrestling
  • PCW Cruiserweight Championship (1 time)
  • Phoenix Pro Wrestling
  • PPW Championship (1 time)
  • PPW Championship Tournament (2011)
  • Power Trip Wrestling
  • PTW Heavyweight Championship (1 time)
  • Progress Wrestling
  • Progress Championship (1 time)
  • Progress Tag Team Championship (2 times) – with Nathan Cruz, Danny Garnell & Damon Moser (1) and Nathan Cruz (1)
  • Pro Wrestling Chaos
  • Knights Of Chaos Championship (1 time, current) – with Martin Kirby
  • Pro Wrestling Illustrated
  • PWI ranked him #264 of the top 500 singles wrestlers in the PWI 500 in 2017
  • Real Deal Wrestling
  • RDW European Championship (1 time)
  • RDW Lightweight Championship (1 time)
  • RDW Lincolnshire Regional Championship (1 time)
  • RDW Tag Team Championship (1 time) – with Martin Kirby
  • Blitz League (2008)
  • Money in the Bank (2008)
  • SAS Wrestling
  • SAS Tag Team Championship (1 time) – with Bubblegum
  • Southside Wrestling Entertainment
  • SWE Heavyweight Championship (1 time)
  • SWE Speed King Championship (1 time)
  • SWE Tag Team Championship (1 time, current) – with Joseph Conners
  • Speed King (2015)
  • Swiss Wrestling Entertainment
  • SWE Championship (1 time)
  • Tidal Championship Wrestling
  • TCW Championship (2 times)
  • Triple X Wrestling
  • TWX Ax Championship (1 time)
  • TWX Crush Championship (1 time)
  • What Culture Pro Wrestling
  • WCPW Internet Championship (1 time)
  • Magnificent 7 (2017) Briefecase1
  • WrestlinKULT
  • International Cult Cup Championship (1 time)
  • X Wrestling Alliance
  • XWA Flyweight Championship (3 times)
  • 1Defeated Martin Kirby at Build to Destroy (2017) to win the Magnificent 7 (2017) Briefecase.


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