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  • Ray Mendoza
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  • José Díaz Velazquez (July 6, 1929 – April 16, 2003) was a Mexican Luchador, or professional wrestler, better known under his ring name Ray Mendoza. Diaz had great success in the National Wrestling Alliance, where he was a five time World Light Heavyweight Champion, as well as the first Mexican to hold the championship. In 1975, Diaz helped establish Universal Wrestling Association with Francisco Flores and Benjamín Mora. During his many title reigns, Diaz faced many present or future stars, such as Gran Hamada, Killer Kowalski, John Tolos, El Solitario, Fishman, René Guajardo, Gory Guerrero, El Santo, and Cavernario Galindo. After retiring, Diaz became an actor and appeared in several Mexican films. Mendoza was the father of Los Villaños, Villaño I, Villaño II. Villaño III, Villaño IV and
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Name
  • Ray Mendoza
Weight
  • 220.0
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Birth Place
Height
  • 2.200000
  • 177.8
Names
  • Gargantua
  • Joe Diaz
  • Ray Mendoza
  • "Indio" Mendoza
  • Chato Ortiz
  • El Hombre del Rayo Rojo
  • El Rayo Rojo
death date
  • 2003-04-16
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  • General
  • Magazine covers
  • Image gallery
  • Event history
Debut
  • 1954
Trainer
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  • José Díaz Velazquez (July 6, 1929 – April 16, 2003) was a Mexican Luchador, or professional wrestler, better known under his ring name Ray Mendoza. Diaz had great success in the National Wrestling Alliance, where he was a five time World Light Heavyweight Champion, as well as the first Mexican to hold the championship. In 1975, Diaz helped establish Universal Wrestling Association with Francisco Flores and Benjamín Mora. During his many title reigns, Diaz faced many present or future stars, such as Gran Hamada, Killer Kowalski, John Tolos, El Solitario, Fishman, René Guajardo, Gory Guerrero, El Santo, and Cavernario Galindo. After retiring, Diaz became an actor and appeared in several Mexican films. Mendoza was the father of Los Villaños, Villaño I, Villaño II. Villaño III, Villaño IV and Villaño V.
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