Miguel De Santiago from @WhatsUpWeekly conducted an interview with Sin Cara about several interesting topics. You can read the interview below or check it out on their website here!
World Wrestling Entertainment’s merry band of brutes will clothesline their way into the Pan American center in Las Cruces this Friday, Jan. 30 for the wrestling juggernaut’s first show of the year. Fans can expect to see John Cena battle Seth Rollins, along with a host of other WWE superstars including Sin Cara (translation: Without a Face), a masked Lucha Libre-style wrestler who hails from the Sun City. What’s Up gabbed with the local grappler about growing up in El Paso and his journey from the Juarez Lucha Libre scene to the WWE.
Q. How does it feel to wrestle with a mask on?
It’s awesome, to be honest. For me, it’s been a great experience being able to represent my culture. When I was growing up, I used to see all those masked wrestlers – it was like super heroes to me. In a sense, I feel like a superhero once I put on that mask – like a warrior.
Q. Was it tough to break into the Lucha Libre scene when you were first starting?
Obviously, yeah – because I’m a first generation wrestler. Nobody in my family had ever wrestled; I didn’t know anybody in the business. It was really, really hard. I remember that I had to ask some people about who I could train with and where can I train. I was fortunate enough to find great people in Ciudad Juarez that were able to help me out. Read more →