February 27, 2007–MTV Wrestling Society X (Taped 11/06): Ricky Bandaras nailed Vampiro with a cheesy flash of light..
~~~This was the controversial fireball that MTV nixed but they used some creative special effects to reshoot the spot..
April 22, 2007–All Japan Pro Wrestling: Vampiro defeated Toshiaki Kawada at Korakuen Hall ..
April 24, 2007–AJPW: Keiji Muto & Vampiro & Kikutaro beat Satoshi Kojima & Taiyo Kea & Akira Raijin ..
April 30, 2007–All Japan Pro Wrestling: Toshiaki Kawada & Taiyo Kea defeated The Great MUTA & Vampiro
December 2007: Now he is working full-time as a member of the Guardian Angels in Mexico City.. He broke his back on July 7th 2009 after jumping out of his bedroom window. The story goes that while he was sleeping a gang of robbers broke into his house. A cop who was patrolling the area noticed that his garage door had been broken open and called for back up. When more cops arrived they entered the garage and then the house but didn’t find anyone, except for Vampiro who was asleep in his bedroom. Vampiro opened his eyes to find cops standing over his bed pointing their guns at him. Naturally he freaked out and did a suicide dive out of his window. He suffered four cracked vertebrae but luckily no lasting damage. He is expected to make a full recovery and won’t require any surgery. Doctors have told him that with rehab he should be healthy again within three months.
May 8, 2010–Pro Wrestling Syndicate: Jerry Lynn defeated Vampiro in White Plains, New York..
May 15, 2010–Great North Wrestling: Vampiro defeated Vinny Glyde in Thunder Bay, Ontario ..Mike Aldren wrote: Vampiro claimed he was kidnapped Monday night while driving from his home in Guadalajara to Mexico City. He said several masked men with machine guns flagged down his truck at a road block, then stole it, tied him up with his eyes taped shut, and took him to a location where he feared he was going to be killed. The masked men eventually let him go so he filed a police report. He said the men who took him belonged to an organized crime gang called Los Zetas. Vampiro, when he’s not being kidnapped, is involved with the Guardian Angels chapter in Mexico City.
January 29, 2011–Pro Wrestling Guerrilla: Vampiro participated in a Legends Wrestle-Royale in Los Angeles, California..
Ian Richard Hodgkinson
May 31, 1967
Thunder Bay, Ontario
Height and Weight
6'2" 255 lbs
Ian Richards (Montreal)
Gene Anderson (Not Original)
El Vampiro Canadiense (Canadian Vampire)
Canadian Vampire Casanova
Nail in the Coffin (Michinoku Driver 2)
aka The Vampiro Spike
The Power Bomb
Flying Spinning Leg Lariat
The Sidewalk Slam
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