Richard Nicholas Valero, best known simply as Ricky Valero, is an American professional wrestler and trainer currently working for the Independent Wrestling Cartel where he is the current IWC No Limits Champion in his first reign. Valero was previously signed to a contract with nationally famed company Pride Pro Wrestling where he was the final Pride Pro Wrestling Television Champion. In addition to all of his US based accolades Ricky has also wrestled extensively in Japan for both Rising Sun Wrestling and the powerful Glory For Puroresu organization where he was a former GFP Openweight Champion and the Kyoto Sports MVP of 2015 - two of the premier prizes in Japanese wrestling. Ricky is considered to be one of the most well known - well respected - world traveled wrestlers on the circuit today.

Ricky Valero
Real name Richard Nicholas Valero
Ring Names Ricky Valero
Height 5'11"
Weight 227 Pounds
Date of birth April 24th, 1982 [33 Years Old]
Place of birth Staten Island, New York
Date of death N/A
Place of death N/A
Resides residence here!
Billed from New York, New York
Trainer Monster Factory Wrestling School
Handled by Justice
Win/Loss Record
Debut 2000
Retired N/A


In June of 2000, Ricky graduated from Woodrow Wilson High in Camden and immediately enrolled into the Monster Factory wrestling school where the likes of past greats Bam Bam Bigelow, Chris Candido, ,D'Lo Brown, Raven, and the Headbangers. He trained with the great Larry Sharpe and progressed quickly. Larry Sharpe was impressed and made calls to promotions around the area, informing them of this young, 18-year old kid and his abilities, raving about his character and mic skills as well as obvious ring talent.

Wrestling Information

Rising Sun Wrestling (date-date)


ALL RSW career info here.

Shootclub Wrestling Alliance (date-date)


ALL SWA career info here.

Inferno Pro Wrestling (date-date)


Next Evolution Wrestling Alliance (date-date)


Glory For Puroresu/Puroresu United (2014-2015)

Signing, Feud with Chiba Kobayashi, and hunt for the GFP Openweight Championship

Pride Pro Wrestling (2014-2015)

Signing and Television Champion

Independent Wrestling Cartel

Debut and No Limits Champion

Wrestling Information

  • Finishing Moves
    • The Franchise Tag [Cobra Clutch Suplex] date began using-current
    • The Rally Killer [Arm trap cross-legged STF] date began using-current
  • Signature Moves
    • Superkick
    • Leg Drops of Jupiter [A rally of consecutive standing leg drops]

3. Burying the Hatchet [A diving double foot stomp to the midsection of a down opponent] 4. Sharpshooter 5. PinnaclePlex [leg hook belly-to-back suplex]

  • Basic Moves
    • Samoan Drop
    • Swinging Neckbreaker
    • Overhead Belly-to-Belly Suplex
    • Russian Leg Sweep
    • Springboard Leg Drop
    • Missile Dropkick
    • Slingshot Cross Body
    • Double Leg Takedown
    • Indian Deathlock
    • Triangle Choke
    • Leg-feed Enzuigiri
    • DDT
    • Double Underhook Backbreaker
    • Romero Special
    • Rapid Shoot Kicks
  • Entrance Music
    • Previous theme here
    • Previous theme here
    • Previous theme here
    • "Cinderella Man" by Eminem (Pride/IWC/GFP)
  • Nicknames
    • The Franchise
    • The Foundation
    • Pretty
    • MVP
  • Wrestlers Managed
    • Felicity Banks
    • Levi Chambers
    • Sofia King
    • Scarlet Flint
  • Other people he managed here
  • Other people he managed here

Championships and Accomplishments

  • Glory For Puroresu/Puroresu United
    • GFP Openweight Championship (1 Time)
    • World Extreme Championship (1 Time)
    • GFP Top 5 Tag Teams/Factions Medalist - with The Gaijin Rebellion
  • Inferno Pro Wrestling
    • IPW Heavyweight Championship (1 Time)
    • IPW Television Championship (1 Time)
    • IPW Hardcore Championship (1 Time)
    • IPW Tag Team Championship (1 Time) - with [insert team mate's name here]
    • Only IPW Grand Slam Champion In Company History
  • Independent Wrestling Cartel
    • IWC No Limits Championship (1 Time, current)
  • Kyoto Sports
    • MVP Award (2015)
  • Next Evolution Wrestling Alliance
    • NEWA Multinational Championship (1 Time)
  • Rising Sun Wrestling
    • RSW Junior Heayweight Championship (1 Time)
    • RSW Tag Team Championship (2 Times) - with [insert team mates names here]
  • Shootclub Wrestling Alliance
    • SWA Heavyweight Championship (8 Times)
    • SWA United States Championship (3 Times)
    • SWA Tag Team Championship (4 Times) - with [insert team mates names here]
    • SWA Triple Crown Champion

Personal Life

Valero owns a training facility called the Valero Fight Club. He is currently in a relationship with Mayu Ito.

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External Links

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