Imperio Rojo

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Imperio Rojo
Imperio Rojo
Name Imperio Rojo
Real name Alberto Meléndez García
Name history Pantera Negra, Ciclón Méndez, Rizado Meléndez
Maestro(s) Blue Demon
Birth date, location
Obituary date
Debut, location 1952 - Arena Monterrey, Nuevo León
Lost mask to El Santo (1957 Nuevo Laredo)
Signature moves
Titles: Welterweight Championship


He was trained by Blue Demon. It was unmasked by El Santo, although it did not expose the mask in this function. But for lack of the element, he replaced it. That's why the Commission of Laredo had allowed him to continue masked.

Luchas de apuestas record

Date Apuesta Winner(s) Loser(s) Arena and/or Place
??/??/?? mask Zorro Plateado Imperio Rojo ?? - unknown
???? hair Imperio Rojo Joe Valentino Ciudad Acuña, Coahuila
1957 mask (1) El Santo Imperio Rojo Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas
1963 mask Trebol Blanco Imperio Rojo ????

(1) The original match was El Santo vs Ciclón Nájera, but the wrestler never show up and Imperio Rojo take his place. Imperio Rojo demanded as a condition that taken out of the match to the reporters and photographers.