Humberto Carrillo

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Humberto Carrillo
Birth nameHumberto Solano Carrillo
Born (1995-10-20) October 20, 1995 (age 24)
Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico
FamilyGarza family
Professional wrestling career
Ring name(s)Humberto Carrillo[1]
Último Ninja
Billed height6 ft 1 in (185 cm)[1]
Billed weight198 lb (90 kg)[1]
Billed fromMonterrey, Mexico[1]
Trained byMario Segura
Mr. Lince
DebutDecember 16, 2012

Humberto Solano Carrillo (born October 20, 1995)[2] is a Mexican Luchador (professional wrestler) signed to WWE, where he performs on the Raw brand under the ring name Humberto Carrilo. Previously, he worked under the ring name Último Ninja while wrestling in Mexico. He is a third generation luchador son of Humberto Garza Jr, Grandson of Humberto Garza. He is the nephew of Hector Garza and the cousin of current WWE wrestler Angel Garza.

Professional wrestling career[edit]

Early career (2012–2018)[edit]

On December 16, 2012, Carrillo began his professional wrestling career as Último Ninja when he performed at Wrestling in Monterrey when he teamed up with El Ninja Jr. in a winning effort against Genocida and The Beast.[3] Último Ninja would then wrestle in Mexico for the next six years in other wrestling promotions including Casanova Pro, Nueva Generacion Xtrema, Lucha Libre Del Norte, Lucha Libre Azteca, The Crash Lucha Libre, Chilanga Mask, Empresa Regiomontana de Lucha Libre, RIOT Wrestling Alliance, Promociones MDA and many more. During his career in Mexico, Último Ninja won numerous championships including the PCLL Tag Team Championship, the LyC Tag Team Championship, The Crash Tag Team Championship and the WWA World Middleweight Championship.

Último Ninja has also competed in Pro Wrestling Noah, Baja Stars USA, Martinez Entertainment Lucha Libre Mexicana, and Major League Wrestling.

WWE (2018–present)[edit]

On August 23, 2018, Humberto Carrillo started competing for the WWE and signed his official contract on October 18, 2018, along with other recruits.[4] Prior to that, Carrillo had made an appearance on the September 19 edition of NXT against Jaxson Ryker in a losing effort.[5]

On the December 5 edition of NXT, Carrillo would make his televised return when he teamed with Raul Mendoza in a losing effort against Steve Cutler and Wesley Blake of The Forgotten Sons.[6] On the January 16, 2019 edition of NXT, Carrillo competed against Johnny Gargano in a losing effort.[7]

On the January 15, 2019 edition of 205 Live, Carrillo made his main roster debut when he answered the WWE Cruiserweight Champion Buddy Murphy's open challenge in a losing effort. Despite this, General Manager Drake Maverick revealed after the show that Carrillo has joined the 205 Live Roster and will compete at the WWE Worlds Collide Tournament at the Royal Rumble Axxess.[8] The following week, Carrillo scored his first win on the brand defeating Gran Metalik. On February 5, 2019, Carrillo competed in a fatal four-way elimination match to determine who would challenge Buddy Murphy for the WWE Cruiserweight Championship at Elimination Chamber, which Carrillo lost. On August 27, 2019, Carrillo defeated Oney Lorcan to earn a title shot against Drew Gulak for the WWE Cruiserweight Championship at Clash of Champions.[9] At Clash of Champions, he was defeated by Gulak, in a triple threat match also involving Lince Dorado.

In October 2019, it was announced that as part of the 2019 draft, Carrillo was drafted to Raw. Carrillo made his debut on the October 21 episode, losing to WWE Universal Champion Seth Rollins. The following week on Raw, Carillo lost to WWE United States Champion AJ Styles. On October 31, 2019, at the Crown Jewel (2019) kickoff show Carrillo won a 20-man battle royal to earn a WWE United States Championship match against Styles again in a losing effort.

Personal life[edit]

Humberto Carrillo is the second cousin of Garza Jr., the nephew of Héctor Garza, the grandson of Humberto Garza, the son of Humberto Garza Jr., the grandnephew of Mario Segura, the second cousin of Máscara Púrpura, the second cousin of El Ninja Jr. and the cousin of El Sultán.[10] On April 11, 2019 Carrillo got engaged to his girlfriend.[11] On July 27, 2019, Carrillo married Tania Ramirez.[12]

Solano/Segura family tree[edit]

† = deceased

Humberto GarzaUnidentified GarzaMario SeguraUnidentified Garza
Héctor GarzaHumberto Garza Jr.UnidentifiedNinja Jr.Máscara Púrpura
El SultánHumberto CarrilloGarza Jr.

Championships and accomplishments[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Humberto Carrillo". WWE.
  2. ^ "Humberto Carrillo". The Internet Wrestling Database. Retrieved January 18, 2019.
  3. ^ "Humberto Carrillo – Online World of Wrestling". Online World of Wrestling.
  4. ^ Reddick, Jay (October 18, 2018). "Chelsea Green, Mia Yim of Orlando among new WWE signees". Orlando Sentinel. Retrieved January 17, 2019.
  5. ^ Clapp, John (September 19, 2018). "Jaxson Ryker def. Humberto Carrillo". WWE. Retrieved January 17, 2019.
  6. ^ Clapp, John (December 5, 2018). "Forgotten Sons def. Raul Mendoza & Humberto Carrillo". WWE. Retrieved January 17, 2019.
  7. ^ Clapp, John (January 16, 2019). "Johnny Gargano def. Humberto Carrillo". WWE. Retrieved January 17, 2019.
  8. ^ "Buddy Murphy def. Humberto Carrillo". WWE. January 15, 2019. Retrieved January 17, 2019.
  9. ^ "Humberto Carrillo def. Oney Lorcan". WWE. August 27, 2019. Retrieved August 28, 2019.
  10. ^ Madigan, Dan (2007). "A family affair". Mondo Lucha Libre: the bizarre & honorable world of wild Mexican wrestling. HarperCollins Publisher. pp. 128–132. ISBN 978-0-06-085583-3.
  11. ^ https://www.wwe.com/article/humberto-carrillo-gets-engaged
  12. ^ "Humberto_WWE on Instagram: "Felizmente casado!! Gracias a Dios que me dio la oportunidad de conocer a la mujer perfecta para mi! @taniaramirezca es contigo con quien…"". www.instagram.com.
  13. ^ "The Crash Tag Team Championship". CageMatch. Retrieved April 4, 2017.
  14. ^ "WWA World Middleweight Championship « Titles Database « CAGEMATCH - The Internet Wrestling Database". www.cagematch.net.

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