Rey Fenix is a Mexican Masked Wrestler, after originally starting his career on the Mexican independent circuit, he signed with AAA, since then he has wrestled in Japan, Europe, the USA and Canada in numerous wrestling promotions.
Fénix started his professional wrestling career in 2005, working on the Mexican independent circuit in places like Puebla, Pachuca and Querétaro. He was eventually also invited by Blue Demon, Jr. to work for NWA Mexico and by Crazy Boy to work for his Desastre Total Ultraviolento (DTU) promotion, before getting the opportunity to work for Asistencia Asesoría y Administración (AAA), one of the top two promotions in the country.
Asistencia Asesoría y Administración (2011–2016)
Rey Fénix, named after the mythological bird, wrestled his debut match on January 27, 2011 for AAA.
After years of running a succesfull career in the company on August 17 at Triplemanía XXII, Fénix put his AAA Fusión Championship on the line in a ten-way championship unification match contested also for the AAA Cruiserweight Championship. Fénix was then announced as one of five AAA wrestlers to star in the new El Rey program Lucha Underground, set to premiere on October 29. one of the top two promotions in the country.
Japan (2012, 2013, 2016)
On November 27, 2012, Fénix made his Japanese debut in Tokyo's Korakuen Hall.
On September 2, 2013, Fénix announced that he would be returning to Japan on September 7 to work a tour with Pro Wrestling Noah, in which he earned victories against Peruvian wrestler Kaiser, also on September 12, Fénix pinned the promotion's then reigning champion Taiji Ishimori in a tag team match, where he and Yoshinari Ogawa defeated Ishimori and Atsushi Kotoge. Also en route to a title match, Fénix scored two more pinfall victories over Ishimori!
On April 20, 2016, Fénix returned to Japan to take part in the inaugural event of Akebono's Ōdō promotion.
Lucha Underground (2012, 2013, 2016)
Rey Fénix debuted on the third episode on November 12, defeating Drago and Pentagón Jr. in a three-way main event by pinning Pentagón Jr.
On the January 14, 2015, episode, Fénix unsuccessfully challenged Prince Puma for the Lucha Underground Championship. Fénix then entered a new rivalry with Mil Muertes, becoming the first wrestler to defeat him in a singles match. The rivalry culminated on the March 18 episode, where Fénix defeated Muertes in a "Grave Consequences" casket match.
On April 19 at Ultima Lucha, Lucha Underground's season one finale, Fénix defeated six other winners of Azteca Medallions to become the inaugural Gift of the Gods Champion, earning a future shot at the Lucha Underground Championship.
On November 14 at the second season premiere, Fénix lost the Gift of the Gods Championship to King Cuerno.On November 21, Fénix regained the title from King Cuerno in a ladder match.The following day, Fénix defeated Mil Muertes to win the Lucha Underground Championship. He lost the title to Matanza in a 20-man Aztec Warfare match on December 12.
At Ultima Lucha Dos on January 31, 2016, Fénix won the Lucha Underground Trios Championship, when he teamed with Aero Star and Drago to defeat Jack Evans, Johnny Mundo and PJ Black, becoming Lucha Underground's first Triple Crown Champion. They lost the title on May 7, and at Ultima Lucha Tres, Fénix culminated a rivalry with Marty "the Moth" Martinez by defeating him in a Lucha de Apuestas Mask vs. Hair match.
US Independent Circuit (2015 - Present)
On September 4, Fénix made his debut for another American promotion, Chikara, when he, Aero Star and Drago entered the 2015 King of Trios tournament as "Team AAA". They defeated the Gentleman's Club (Chuck Taylor, Drew Gulak and The Swamp Monster) in their first round match.
On September 6, Team AAA first defeated reigning King of Trios winners, the Devastation Corporation (Blaster McMassive, Flex Rumblecrunch and Max Smashmaster), in the semifinals and then Bullet Club (A.J. Styles and The Young Bucks [Matt Jackson and Nick Jackson]) in the finals to win the 2015 King of Trios.
On May 6, 2016, Fénix made his debut for AAW: Professional Wrestling Redefined.
On October 20, Fénix and Penta lost the PWG World Tag Team Championship to Jeff Cobb and Matt Riddle.
Since his debut in 2015 he has accumulated title reigns at PWG, MLW, AAW and OWA just to name a few!
Impact Wrestling (2018–present)
Rey Fénix debuted with Impact Wrestling in an Impact Wrestling vs Lucha Underground co-promotional event at Wrestlecon in April 2018. Fénix and his brother Pentagon Jr. fought in a triple threat match with Impact Wrestling World Champion Austin Aries.Fénix and Pentagon Jr. were then announced to face each other in a match at the Impact Wrestling Redemption event. The match was then changed to a triple threat match with Austin Aries defending the Impact World Championship instead.
After a very succesful run until now in Impact he has already achieved to win Sammy Calihan's hair in his run and a very promissing career looks up ahead for the young veteran in the promotion.
Return to AAA (2018-present)
After the main event of AAA's Verano de Escándalo show Fénix made his AAA return, attacking the rudos, including newly crowned AAA Mega Champion Jeff Jarrett. After the show Fénix stated that he was not signed with AAA full time, but worked as an independent wrestler and could work where he wanted to. While working for AAA he would be billed as "Fénix". On August 2, Fénix defeated Flamita and Bandido to be the number one contender and face Jarrett for the title in Triplemanía XXVI. At Triplemanía XXVI Fénix pinned Jeff Jarrett to become the AAA Mega Champion for the first time in his career.
CMLL (2018-present)On June 8, 2018, Rey Fénix made his Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre (CMLL) debut, working for AAA's biggest rival only 5 days after returning to AAA. For his debut, Rey Fénix teamed up with two of CMLL's top tecnicos, Carístico and Místico to defeat La Peste Negra ("The Black Plague"; Bárbaro Cavernario and Negro Casas) and Último Guerrero.The following week he was billed as "King Phoenix" for his CMLL appearance. After the show he explained that he used that name until he had full legal rights to the name "Rey Fénix".