Monclova

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, Mexico trainer Raul Reyes Alberto Mora Professional wrestling career Adolfo Tapia made his professional wrestling debut in 1982 at the age of 16, using his real name. Later on he would wrestle as the masked (wrestling mask) ''El Gringo'' in the Monclova, Coahuila region and as ''El Minero'' in Mexico City. Tapia lost his first '' Lucha libre#Luchas de Apuestas

to ''El Asesino de Tepito'' ("The Assassin from Tepito"), a ''rudo (Heel (professional wrestling))'' (villain) character he used in 1988. He lost the ''Asesino de Tepito'' mask in an ''Apuesta'' match against Astro de Oro at some point in 1988. Following the mask loss Tapia adopted a character called ''Principe Island'' ("Island Prince"), a character he would use until 1992.

Mondo Lucha a Go Go: the bizarre and honorable world of wild Mexican wrestling publisher HarperColins Publisher year 2007 chapter Los Enmascarados (the masked men): La Parka pages 120–125 accessdate March 26, 2009 isbn 978-0-06-085583-3 As ''Principe Island'' he won the masks of wrestlers Gran Cóndor, Principe Judas, Guerrero Negra and Bestia Negra I. On November 21, 1987 he lost the ''Principe Island'' mask to El Hijo del Santo. ref name FigurasParka >


world wrestling

Estrada''' (full name, '''Gerardo Hernández Estrada'''; born January 10, 1958, Monclova, Coahuila), is a Mexican (Mexican people) professional wrestler. Estrada was a major star for Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre during the 1980s but was one of the first stars to jump to Antonio Peña's AAA (Asistencia Asesoría y Administración) promotion during the 1990s. He had a brief run in World Wrestling Federation (World Wrestling Entertainment) around 1997-1998 when AAA and WWF had


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to ''El Asesino de Tepito'' ("The Assassin from Tepito"), a ''rudo (Heel (professional wrestling))'' (villain) character he used in 1988. He lost the ''Asesino de Tepito'' mask in an ''Apuesta'' match against Astro de Oro at some point in 1988. Following the mask loss Tapia adopted a character called ''Principe Island'' ("Island Prince"), a character he would use until 1992.


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are performed. Next to the museum is the Harold R. Pape Library. *'''Meteorological Observatory''' - The observatory is the largest in the state with a 16-inch opening. Controlled by a computer, it integrates a highly sophisticated video system that projects live images of the sun, the moon, and the planets onto a black and white screen. This observatory was constructed by the government to educate the people about the difference between astronomy and astrology. Wikipedia:Monclova Dmoz:Regional North_America Mexico States Coahuila Localities Monclova


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: www.tshaonline.org handbook online articles faz01 work Handbook of Texas Online publisher Texas State Historical Association accessdate 14 December 2010 Franciscan Brother Manuel de la Cruz explored the county in 1674. In 1675, Fernando del Bosque traversed the area on an expedition up the Rio Grande from the city of Nuestra Sra. de Guadalupe (Monclova). He was accompanied by the Franciscan Friars Juan Larios and Dionisio de San Buenaventura.

first Donald E title Fernando del Bosque url http: www.tshaonline.org handbook online articles fboaj work Handbook of Texas Online publisher Texas State Historical Association accessdate 14 December 2010 Alonso De León in 1688 discovered French explorer and La Salle (René Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle) expedition deserter Jean Henri (Jean Gery) in a somewhat confused state of mind, among the Coahuiltecan Indians near the site of present Brackettville, Texas

Brackettville , generally believed to be at Anacacho Mountain. During the latter eighteenth century, several Franciscans established a settlement on Las Moras Creek near the center of the county.


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*'''Venustiano Carranza International Airport''' - The city's airport. Parks and gardens *'''Xochipilli Park I and II''' - More than intended for relaxation and recreational activities form this original concept from the Papes. Its complete facilities include large sports and cultural spaces surrounded by green areas, lakes, rivers, fountains, and waterfalls. *'''The Main Square''' *'''The Zoo''' Notable People from Monclova * Joakim Soria


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: www.tshaonline.org handbook online articles faz01 work Handbook of Texas Online publisher Texas State Historical Association accessdate 14 December 2010 Franciscan Brother Manuel de la Cruz explored the county in 1674. In 1675, Fernando del Bosque traversed the area on an expedition up the Rio Grande from the city of Nuestra Sra. de Guadalupe (Monclova). He was accompanied by the Franciscan Friars Juan Larios and Dionisio de San Buenaventura.

first Donald E title Fernando del Bosque url http: www.tshaonline.org handbook online articles fboaj work Handbook of Texas Online publisher Texas State Historical Association accessdate 14 December 2010 Alonso De León in 1688 discovered French explorer and La Salle (René Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle) expedition deserter Jean Henri (Jean Gery) in a somewhat confused state of mind, among the Coahuiltecan Indians near the site of present Brackettville, Texas

Brackettville , generally believed to be at Anacacho Mountain. During the latter eighteenth century, several Franciscans established a settlement on Las Moras Creek near the center of the county.


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Catch a baseball game. '''Los Acereros de Monclova''' are the local Mexican League baseball team. Schedules, lineups, and statistics are on the web. de los Bomberos Budget Mid-range * *


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away; they wanted Tejas to be a separate state from Coahuila (but not independent from Mexico) and to have its own capital. Santos (1968), p. 3. The town of Alburquerque (Albuquerque) (present day Albuquerque, New Mexico) was founded in 1706. The Mexican towns of: Paso del Norte (present day Ciudad Juárez) founded in 1667; Santiago de la Monclova in 1689; Panzacola, Tejas in 1681; and San Francisco de Cuéllar (present day city of Chihuahua (Chihuahua, Chihuahua)) in 1709. From 1687, Father Eusebio Francisco Kino (Father Kino), with the marqués de Villapuente's economic help, founded over twenty missions (Spanish missions in the Sonoran Desert) in the Sonoran Desert (in present day Mexican state Sonora and U.S. state Arizona). From 1697, Jesuits established eighteen

Monclova

'''Santiago de la Monclova''', more commonly known as '''Monclova''' ( ), is a city and seat of the surrounding municipality of the same name (Monclova (municipality)) in the northern Mexican (Mexico) state of Coahuila. According to the 2010 INEGI (National Institute of Statistics and Geography (Mexico)) census there were 198,819 inhabitants in the city and 216,206 in the municipality (Municipalities of Mexico). Its metropolitan area (Monclova, Frontera, Castaños) has 294,191 inhabitants and has a population density of 29.88 inhabitants per square kilometers. Monclova is the third largest city in Coahuila (after Saltillo and Torreón).

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