Arcangel (Mexico State)

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Name Arcangel
Real name Armando Estrada Chávez
Name history Delfin (1976), Arcangel (1978 - his death)
Family Dehyna (granddaughter)
Maestro(s) Tigre Hispano
Birth date, location October 17, 1946 - Toluca, Mexico State
Obituary date
Debut, location 1976
Lost mask to ?
Height 190 cm
Weight 100 kg
Signature moves


Armando Estrada Chávez was born on October 17, 1946 in Toluca, Mexico State, son of Juan Ortega y Carlota Chávez. He became a lucha libre fanatic and it was his favorite sport. When he had enough age, he began to train with Tigre Hispano. When he was ready to make his professional debut, he chose the name of “Delfín" on 1976. He lost his mask and on 1978 he remasked as el Arcangel, until he passed away on 1989.

1984 was a great year for him, he made a tour in Tijuana, Baja California. Morover in Arena Atlas, Arcángel wrestled with big names in lucha libre; he was tag team partner of Ángel Blanco Jr., and they went against El Fantasma y Tinieblas starting a feud. Made campaign with Los Superlibres and there were rumors about going to Pavillón Azteca.

He was also Police Officer in Naucalpan, Mexico State. Wrestled with Ray Mendoza, Dorrel Dixon, Solitario, Fishman, Aníbal, los Los Villanos, Cavernario Galindo, among others.


  1. Santo y Blue Demon Contra el Doctor Frankestein (1973)
  2. La Venganza de la Llorona (1974)

Luchas de Apuestas Record

Date Apuesta Winner(s) Loser(s) Arena and/or Place
1976 mask ? Delfín unknown


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