- Pablo Marquez
El Puerto Riqueño
height=height|m=1.73|lk=oncite web|title=Pablo Marquez|work=Cagematch: The Internet Wrestling Database|url=http://www.cagematch.net/?id=2&nr=00001949|accessdate=2008-01-11]
trainer= ECW House of Hardcore Staff
birth_date= June 4
Pablo Marquez is a professional wrestler whose competed for various promotions such as the
World Wrestling Council, International Wrestling Association, and Michinoku Pro out of Japan. Marquez is probably most famous for his brief stint in the World Wrestling Federation (WWF) in 1998 as Babu. Marquez also competed in Extreme Championship Wrestling(ECW) as Ubas and in Kaientai Dojoas PABLO.
Extreme Championship Wrestling
Pablo Marquez trained to wrestle in ECW under their training camp, the ECW House of Hardcore. Notable trainers there included Taz,
Mikey Whipwreck, and Perry Saturn. Marquez started apperaring on ECW shows in 1995 under the ring name of El Puerto Riqueño. He challenged for the ECW Television Championshipon several occasions, but he was not able to win the belt. [cite web|title=ECW Arena Results: 1996|work=Wrestling Information Archive|url=http://100megsfree4.com/wiawrestling/pages/ecw/ecw1996.htm|accessdate=2008-01-11] He appeared at several major shows; his first major appearance was a loss to Stevie Richardsat November to Remember 1995. [cite web|title=ECW November to Remember Cards|work=Wrestling Information Archive|url=http://www.100megsfree4.com/wiawrestling/pages/ecw/ecwntr.htm|accessdate=2008-01-11] The following month, he competed at December to Dismember 1995, losing to Taz, and Holiday Hell 1995, where he lost to Bruiser Mastino. [cite web|title=December to Dismember 1995|work=Pro Wrestling History|url=http://www.prowrestlinghistory.com/ecw/results/1995d.html#120995|accessdate=2008-01-11] [cite web|title=ECW Holiday Hell|work=Wrestling Information Archive|url=http://www.100megsfree4.com/wiawrestling/pages/ecw/ecwhell.htm|accessdate=2008-01-11] He wrestled at three major ECW shows in 1996, losing to Spiro Greco at CyberSlam 1996, wrestling to a no contest against Super Nova at Hostile City Showdown 1996, and losing to Louie Spicolliat Heat Wave 1996. [cite web|title=ECW CyberSlam|work=Wrestling Information Archive|url=http://www.100megsfree4.com/wiawrestling/pages/ecw/ecwslam.htm|accessdate=2008-01-11] [cite web|title=ECW Hostile City Showdown|work=Wrestling Information Archive|url=http://www.100megsfree4.com/wiawrestling/pages/ecw/ecwshow.htm|accessdate=2008-01-11] [cite web|title=Heat Wave|work=Wrestling Information Archive|url=http://www.100megsfree4.com/wiawrestling/pages/ecw/ecwheat.htm|accessdate=2008-01-11] In 1997, he started to wrestle under his real name. Also during his ECW run, he competed under the name Ubas. During his run, he appeared on ECW Hardcore TV, and also appeared on some of ECW's feature shows. He left ECW when he was signed by WWF.
World Wrestling Federation
In 1998, Pablo Marquez under the name of "Babu" debuted in the WWF alongside
Tiger Ali Singh. His gimmick was that of a manservantto Singh. [cite web|title=Wrestler Profiles: Tiger Ali Singh|work=Online World of Wrestling|url=http://www.onlineworldofwrestling.com/profiles/t/tiger-ali-singh.html|accessdate=2008-01-11] He was often seen doing degrading things for Singh. Although most of his stint in WWF was in a non-wrestling role, he did have a televised match on the December 6, 1998 edition of "Sunday Night Heat". He teamed with Tiger Ali Singh to wrestle Kurrgan and Luna. This match ended in a no-contest. [cite web|title=WWF Sunday Night heat Archives: 1998|work=Wrestling Information Archive|url=http://www.100megsfree4.com/wiawrestling/pages/wwf/sun1998.htm|accessdate=2008-01-11]
After he was released from the WWF, Marquez worked for a number of wrestling promotions.He went back to ECW, appearing twice on their TV shows. On the
January 2, 1999edition of ECW's Hardcore TV, Marquez lost to Yoshihiro Tajiri. He also appeared on ECW on TNN on December 17, 1999wrestling Super Caloand Hidaka in a three way match. That match ended in a no-contest. [cite web|title=ECW on TNN Archives|work=Wrestling Information Archive|url=http://www.100megsfree4.com/wiawrestling/pages/ecw/ecwarc.htm|accessdate=2008-01-11]
He also worked for
Jersey All Pro Wrestlingunder his real name. He competed there from 1999 to 2000 and was part of a group known as The "New Freebirds" with Don Montoya and Reckless Youth. [cite web|title=2000 Event Results|work=Jersey All Pro Wrestling|url=http://www.japw.net/new/events/2000.htm|accessdate=2008-01-11]
In 2003 and 2004, he wrestled for
World Wrestling Councilin Puerto Rico and won their World Junior Heavyweight Championship three times. From 2005 to 2006, Marquez wrestled in the Puerto Rican wrestling promotion International Wrestling Association. [cite web|title=IWA Results: IWA (Puerto Rico)|work=Online World of Wrestling|url=http://www.onlineworldofwrestling.com/results/iwa-pr.html|accessdate=2008-01-11]
Return to the United States
Marquez was booked to wrestle in a match at the "SmackDown!"/ECW tapings, June 5 in Orlando. Marquez currently wrestles for Coastal Championship Wrestling. His first major storyline in CCW began when he got involved in a
kayfabefight confrontation between Cash Money Alex G, the head trainer of CCW's Bodyslam University, training facility, and several female graduates of the training program. When Alex G attacked the women, Marquez defended them, offering to train them himself.cite web|title=CCW News: Say It Isn't So|work=Coastal Championship Wrestling|url=http://coastalchampionshipwrestling.com/htm/news.htm|accessdate=2008-01-11] He also challenged Alex G to a match on September 29 2007, in which he defeated Alex G. [cite web|title=Independent Wrestling Results: September 2007|work=Online World of Wrestling|url=http://www.onlineworldofwrestling.com/results/other/2007-09.html|accessdate=2008-01-11]
*Finishing and signature moves:*Springboard moonsault:*Plancha:*Spin kick:*Running crossbody
Immigrant Song" by Led Zeppelincite web|title=ECW Music|url=http://www.100megsfree4.com/wiawrestling/pages/ecw/ecwmusc.htm|work=Wrestling Information Archive|accessdate=2008-01-11] :*"Wild Thing" by The Troggs:*"Gel" by Collective Soul
Championships and accomplishments
*Pennsylvania Championship Wrestling:*PCW Junior Heavyweight Championship (1 time)cite web|title=Pennsylvania Championship Wrestling Title Histories|work=Wrestling Information Archive|url=http://www.100megsfree4.com/wiawrestling/pages/other/pcwtit.htm|accessdate=2008-01-11]
World Wrestling Council:* WWC World Junior Heavyweight Championship(3 times)cite web|title=WWC World Junior Heavyweight Title|work=Wrestling Titles|url=http://www.wrestling-titles.com/us/pr/wwc/wwc-j.html|accessdate=2008-01-11]
Marquez stated in a 1998 interview for the World Wrestling Federation's website that he had committed a crime in his home of Ecuador in 1991.cite web|title=Issue #123: January 7th, 1999|work=The Wrestling Booking Sheet Online Newsletter|url=http://www.1softball.com/WBS/WrestlingBookingSheet123.htm|accessdate=2008-01-11] In 1999, he was detained for three days in
Newark, New Jerseywhen he was unable to prove his citizenship when entering the United States from Ecudaor, but he was released without charges.
Marquez has been involved with training several wrestlers. He helped some new talent in CCW, such as JT Flash, Kaotic Romeo and Matt Bateman. In addition, he and
Super Crazywere the trainers for IWA Puerto Rico wrestler Cruzz. [cite web|title=Cruzz|work=Cagematch: The Internet Wrestling Database|url=http://www.cagematch.net/?id=2&nr=2103&worker=Cruzz|accessdate=2008-01-11]
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