Alex Abrahantes
BornSecaucus, New Jersey, U.S.
Professional wrestling career
Ring name(s)Alex Abrahantes
Yutzak Arafat
Billed height5 ft 10 in (178 cm)
Billed weight180 lb (82 kg)
Trained byBruce Hart and Keith Hart
DebutDecember 6, 1996

Alex Abrahantes is an American professional wrestler and manager signed to All Elite Wrestling. For over 20 years, Abrahantes has worked in the professional wresting industry. Abrahantes is also the manager for the Death Triangle (Pentagón Jr.,Fénix and Pac)[1] in the hit wrestling program All Elite Wrestling.[2][3][4]

Early life

Abrahantes was born in Secaucus, New Jersey. He grew up in North Plainfield, New Jersey and participated in the performing arts program at Somerset County Vocational and Technical High School.[5][6] He attended Pennsylvania State University, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts in communication. He is an alumnus of Skills USA, where he held a national officer positions.

Entertainment career

Abrahantes has worked on several television and film projects throughout his career. He is best known for appearing in One Life to Live as a bartender. He is currently a Guest Host for on QVC.

Professional wrestling career

Abrahantes was trained in at the Hart Dungeon Wrestling School in Calgary, Alberta. He made his in ring debut on December 6, 1996 in University Park, Pennsylvania. After wrestling on the independent circuit for several years, Abrahantes landed a job as the youngest member of the creative team at the WWE. From there, he went on to become a producer and web content developer for TNA. Abrahantes also produced the Spanish Announce team as well as ran TNA University, which later became known as TNAtion. He was also the head writer for Masked Warriors on MTV2. He was also the Vice President of Lucha Libre USA.

In 2019, Abrahantes was hired by the new All Elite Wrestling promotion as an on-air host and a member of the Spanish language broadcast team. In 2021, Abrahantes' role was expanded as he became the manager for the Lucha Brothers tag team of Penta Oscuro and Rey Fenix. Abrahantes was ringside at the 2021 AEW All Out pay-per-view event where the Lucha Brothers defeated the Young Bucks for their first reign as the AEW World Tag Team Champions.

References

  1. ^ "Alex Abrahantes Recalls Day That Made Penta El Zero M "Nervous"". Wrestling Inc. Retrieved March 8, 2022.
  2. ^ Richards, Alex (April 23, 2021). "Alex Abrahantes Finds New Life in Wrestling as Part of AEW". Last Word on Pro Wrestling. Retrieved March 7, 2022.
  3. ^ "AEW Name Teases Going In A 'Different Direction', Issuing Statement Tonight". WrestleTalk. February 22, 2022. Retrieved March 8, 2022.
  4. ^ "AEW Star To Undergo Gimmick Change?". Wrestling Inc. Retrieved March 8, 2022.
  5. ^ "Vo-tech students awarded medals", Courier News, April 26, 1995. Accessed March 10, 2022, via Newspapers.com. "Three Somerset County Vocational Technical High School students received medals in a state skills competition this month.... Wall will compete, and Alex Abrahantes, a North Plainfield performing arts student, will run for a national club office."
  6. ^ Michaels, Jacob W. "Student wants to be a wrestling pro", Centre Daily Times, April 25, 1999. Accessed March 10, 2022, via Newspapers.com. "As young baseball player Alex Abrahantes was growing up, it became clear to him that Brutus 'The Barber' Beefcake could out-hit the National League's Barry Bonds.... As i high schooler growing up in North Plainfield, N.J., Abrahantes didn't know how to get into the business."