Eugenio Torres Villarreal (born July 13, 1974) is a Mexican luchador, or professional wrestler, television host and rapper best known under his ring name Konan Big.Torres competes primarily in the Monterrey-based Federación Internacional de Lucha Libre (FILL)). Konan, who is good friends with Rey Mysterio, spoke about Dominik's time in WWE so far during the interview. Charles Ashenoff (born Carlos Santiago Espada Moises; January 6, 1964), better known by his ring name, Konnan, is a Cuban professional wrestling personality, manager and former professional wrestler. Eugenio Torres Villarreal (born July 13, 1974) is a Mexican luchador, or professional wrestler, television host, singer and comedian best known under his ring name Konan Big. In the following years Konan Big would wrestle against other Multimedios personalities such as male model Alfonso de Nigris, Regalito the Clown, and Acábatelo host Mario Bezares. Konan spoke about how Dominik only decided to want to become a wrestler a couple of years ago and then detailed who Dominik had trained with in the last two years. The names included Jay Lethal, the legendary Lance Storm and himself and Rey Mysterio amongst others: Dominik made his in-ring WWE debut at SummerSlam last month and has impressed both fans and critics so far. On October 31, 2008 Konan Big lost a non-title match to the NWA World Heavyweight Champion Blue Demon, Jr. in the main event of a Halloween show in Monterrey. , In 2019, Konan made his debut as a Stand-up comedian.. Konan Big Oficial. Konnan put Fantasy in the Tequila Sunrise afterwards. Konan Big claims to had made a backstage appearance during Total Nonstop Action Wrestling's (TNA) 2007 Genesis Pay-Per-View laying out an open challenge to everyone in TNA. He is known mainly in Monterrey City for wrestling against various local celebrities. So far Konan Big has only wrestled one match for AAA since then, teaming with Latin Lover and X-Pac to defeat Konnan, Kenzo Suzuki and Nicho el Millonario. Konan said there was a lot of pressure on Dominik and also revealed that advice he had given Dominik: The kid can fly. Torres competes primarily in the Monterrey-based Federación Internacional de Lucha Libre (FILL)) and in the Independent circuit in northern Mexico. , At AAA's annual Heroes Inmortales III Konan Big made his first mainstream appearance for AAA, first being brought out as one of the potential opponents for Chessman after his scheduled opponent Charly Manson left the promotion. Konan Big would continue to wrestle local celebrities, losing to Regalito and Raton the Clown in a handicap match and wrestling against radio DJ Cepi Boy, Torin and Gongora. On the night Axel managed to keep his mask and defeated Konan Big for the Middleweight title.. , Over the years Konan Big has made several appearances for AAA when their tour went through Monterrey. What advice did Dominik get from this WCW legend ? In 2005 Konan Big won his first championship, the FILL World Heavyweight Championship. Within a month of his debut Konan Big had already won the mask of "Latin Heart" when he defeated him in a Luchas de Apuesta (bet match). 6.9K likes.  On March 11, 2007 Konan Big and Axel lost a tag team match to El Hijo del Aníbal and El Hijo del Solitario, after which the two faced off in a match where Konan Big put the Middleweight title on the line and Axel put his mask on the line. In 2011 Konan released two singles Watifor and La Troca. On February 22, 2004 Konan Big lost his own mask when he was defeated in an Apuesta match by a local wrestler named Spiderman. Not long after his unmasking Konan Big became involved in a storyline feud with Patricio "Pato" Zambrano, a television host and reality star, the storyline was that television actress Irma Serrano hired Konan Big to humiliate Pato Zambrano by shaving his hair off. - TNA Slammiversary (June 19, '05) = 3 Live Kru (Konnan & BG James) were beaten by America's Most Wanted. Torres made his professional wrestling debut in early 2004 working for the Monterrey-based professional wrestling promotion ''Federación Internacional de Lucha Libre (Spanish for "International Wrestling Federation"; FILL) using the ring name Konan Big. , In 2008 Konan Big announced that he was working on a rap cd named Y Miren Lo Que Traigo Raza ("And look at what I bring, fam") that was released later in 2008.  This appearance apparently was his only appearance for TNA so far, But this information has no background nor proof. Konan also opened up about Dominik's training to become a wrestler. - CMLL Trios Title … Konan said that it had always been Rey's dream to have his son follow in his footsteps and become a wrestler. Last edited on 24 November 2020, at 00:43, "Lo Mejor de la Lucha Libre Mexicana duranted el 2006", "AAA- Héroes Inmortales III- (Resultados en vivo 26 septiembre 2009) – Cibernético gana el Trofeo Antonio Peña – Electroshock sustituye a Charly Manson contra Chessman – El luchador sorpresa fue Konan Big", "En Silao.... ¡Se revelan muchos datos sobre Héroes Inmortales! Konan was recently a guest on Instinct Culture with Denise Salcedo.  Also in 2008 Konan Big and Grupo Palomo performed as opening acts in a Joan Sebastian concert at the Arena Monterrey.. I was able to capitalize on that wrestling boom. Three-way match that also included Pancho Tequila. You can check out Instinct Culture with Denise Salcedo HERE. Zambrano is not a wrestler and Konan Big never had his hair cut after the match. , Since the mid-2000s Konan Big has been making frequent appearances as a host on Es Show a TV show on Multimedios network. He is known mainly in Monterrey City for wrestling against various local celebrities. Published 14 Sep 2020, 21:29 IST. Triangle match that also include Diluvio Negro I.  In December 2006 Konan Big lost the title for the second and final time to Rayo de Jalisco, Jr.., In 2007 Konan Big defeated Axel El Nieto del Santo ("The Grandson of Santo) to win the FILL World Middleweight Championship.  At Héroes Inmortales, Konan Big failed in his attempt to help Aguayo defeat Wagner, Jr. for his title. ", "AAA Héroes Inmortales (Cobertura y resultados 9 de Octubre de 2011) – Mesias y Sting empatan y unen sus fuerzas contra Konnan, Jarrett y sus aliados, Wagner gana pero Octagón y La Parka lo traicionan, los perros pierden las cabelleras", "Asi fue el debut en la comedia de Konan Big", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Konan_Big&oldid=990315685, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, FILL Light Heavyweight Championship (1 time), This page was last edited on 24 November 2020, at 00:43. The statement was backed up with a victory over Konan Big after only just eight minutes. Konan said that it had always been Rey's dream to have his son follow in his footsteps and become a wrestler. Soy el luchador más taquillero de la Arena Coliseo de Monterrey; el rey del Watifor.. Contrataciones por Inbox On June 9, 2009 Konan Big faced Cibernético in a match where Cibernético stated before the match that Konan Big was used to facing "clowns and TV presenters" (the latter referring to his various conflicts with Ernesto Chavana, the host of Las Noches de Futbol) but now had to face a real wrestler. "You should be very, very proud of yourself.  Konan Big held the title throughout 2005 and 2006, briefly losing the title to Konnan and then regaining it. Konan Big took several months off in 2008 to write and produce his own rap CD, returning to the ring in April, 2008. He also appears occasionally on the variety show Es Show (formerly "Las Noches del Futbol") on Multimedios Televisión.. The plan backfired as Pato Zambrano defeated Konan Big in a Luchas de Apuesta match on August 1, 2004.. Later on he participated in the third annual Copa Antonio Peña, being the last wrestler eliminated by Cibernético.. #WWERaw @35_Dominik pic.twitter.com/9zZKEXtAur. "Vince McMahon to Dominik after his in-ring debut at SummerSlam pic.twitter.com/F8JG2YN0jp. It will be interesting to see what the future holds for the young Superstar. , In 2015, Konan Big suffered an injury, while wrestling in Monclova. On September 11, 2011, it was announced that Konan Big would be returning to AAA on October 9 at Héroes Inmortales, where he would accompany El Hijo del Perro Aguayo to the ring for his match against Dr. Wagner, Jr. for the AAA Latin American Championship. In 2009 he announced that he would change his rap name to "Buffalo" due to copyright problems.  In 2006 he also gained a measure of revenge on Pato Zambrano when he shaved Zambrano's hair off after defeating him in an Apuesta match.  Two days after the announcement Torres revealed that he was planning to retire from professional wrestling at the end of 2011. Konnan and Kidman defeated Harlem Heat for the title the next night on Nitro, but lost to Harris Brothers (Ron and Don Harris) on November 22, 1999..