Black Shadow Jr. II

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For a list of others who have used the name El Hijo de Black Shadow or Black Shadow Jr., see Black Shadow Jr. This is the new version of Black Shadow Jr. who works Arena Naucalpan often; there's also the original Black Shadow Jr. I who owns the rights to the gimmick but is currently inactive


El Hijo de Black Shadow/Black Shadow Jr.
El Hijo de Black Shadow/Black Shadow Jr.
Name El Hijo de Black Shadow/Black Shadow Jr.
Real name Ignacio Cortez
Nicknames El Maestro
Name history El Hijo de Tom Mix (debut-1994), El Hijo de Black Shadow/Black Shadow Jr. (1994-current)
Family none
Maestro(s) Tom Mix, Tom Mix Jr., Blue Demon
Birth date, location May 2, 1965 - Tampico, Tamaulipas
Obituary date
Debut, location September 15, 1983 - Xalapa, Veracruz
Lost mask to Iron Boy - July 22, 2011 - Arena Mexicali, Baja California
Rey Astral - August 3, 2013 - Arena Tecate, Reynosa
Height 5'5"
Weight 149 lbs
Signature moves La Shadina, Black Man Special, Moonsault Attack Suicida
Titles: Distrito Federal Lightweight Championship, Intercontinental Heavyweight Championship


Born in Tampico, Tamaulipas, he went to Mexico City at the age of 18. He trained boxing for about three months, but he did not like. In that gymnasium he met a lucha libre trainer, that man was Tom Mix. He decided to train with him, he also trained with Blue Demon at some point.

His debut was in Xalapa, Veracruz in 1983. His first ringname was El Hijo de Tom Mix (do not confuse with Tom Mix Jr.) for about four years. As el Hijo de Tom Mix, he worked at Pista Arena Revolución and with Benjamin Mora. He had matches against Bestia Salvaje, La Fiera and Babe Casas.

He agreed with Black Shadow Jr. I (Juan Jose Salazar Alanis) to use the name of El Hijo de Black Shadow both were at the Copyright to register him under that name. Black Shadow Jr. I eventually allowed him go as Black Shadow Jr. as well.

He worked in arenas at Guadalajara, Acapulco, Monterrey, Colima and more. His hardest rivals were El Perverso and Tigre Mariscal.

On 2002 he was invited by the promoter Jorge Gonzalez (Bala de Plata) to Mexicali during the years of La Nueva Imagen in Arena Coliseo Mexicali. Sometime later he went to Arena Mexicali until he changed to Empresa Arena Nacionalista. Regarded for his technique and highflying moves. Has a notable feud with El Marino.

He is an experienced and well respected trainer who had guided new generations of wrestlers in Baja California since his arrival. He is the head trainer for Empresa Arena Nacionalista since 2015. Many of his trainees describe his sessions as intensive. His sessions are at Arena Coliseo Mexicali. He retired from active competiton on November 25, 2018 in Arena Nacionalista.

Luchas de apuestas record

Date Apuesta Winner(s) Loser(s) Arena and/or Place
??/??/?? masks Black Shadow Jr. & Ángel de los Niños La Abeja Africana & La Hormiga Unknown
??/??/?? hair Black Shadow Jr. Charlie Gonzalez Unknown
??/??/?? mask Black Shadow Jr. Payaso Alegria Unknown
??/??/?? mask Black Shadow Jr. Hombre Lobo Unknown
??/??/?? mask Black Shadow Jr. Medico Brujo Unknown
2011/07/22 mask (1) Iron Boy Black Shadow Jr. II Arena Mexicali, Baja California
2013/08/03 Mask Rey Astral Black Shadow Jr. Arena Tecate - Reynosa, Tamaulipas
2019/01/01 hair (2) Kamik-C Black Shadow Jr. II Arena Nacionalista - Mexicali, Baja California
(1) Jaula de la Muerte along with Darko, Maverick, Ángelus, Luminoso, Ray Silver, Lexus & Dinámico; (2) Jaula de la Muerte with Nitrox Boy, Centurión, Rey Tortura, Skalibur, Humilde, & Prinxipe



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