15 Facts About Amazing Red


Jonathan Figueroa was born on April 26,1982, and better known by his ring name Amazing Red, is a Puerto Rican professional wrestler and promoter.

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Amazing Red is best known for working for Total Nonstop Action Wrestling, where he is a former three-time X Division Champion and one-time NWA World Tag Team Champion.

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Amazing Red has worked on the American independent circuit and appeared for Ring of Honor and Combat Zone Wrestling.

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Amazing Red is the cousin of wrestlers Joel and Jose Maximo and Zelina Vega.

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Amazing Red, who was already known for his work in the United States independent circuit, joined Total Nonstop Action Wrestling at its 2002 inception, quickly establishing himself in its X Division.

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At Victory Road, Amazing Red competed in a 20-man X-Division Gauntlet match for the X Division Cup which was won by Hector Garza.

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Amazing Red wrestled CM Punk in a dark match at a SmackDown taping on May 12,2005.

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At Genesis, Amazing Red retained his title in a match against the returning Brian Kendrick.

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On March 4,2012, Red returned to Ring of Honor at the 10th Anniversary Show, where he teamed with T J Perkins in a losing effort against the House of Truth.

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Amazing Red would be defeated in the first round by the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Champion Will Ospreay.

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Amazing Red won the HOG Heavyweight Championship at House of Glory's "High Intensity 6" and would hold the title for a record setting 364 days.

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Amazing Red lost the title almost a year later at "High Intensity 7" to Anthony Gangone in a No Ropes Match.

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Amazing Red would be forced to join the House of Gangone stable, and would then, of his own choice, turn heel by attacking two of his students, Private Party.

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Amazing Red has been described as a pioneer and an innovator during the early 2000s.

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Amazing Red is credited for inventing the front flip piledriver, which is later known by many wrestlers as the Canadian Destroyer.

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