KAFU leads the way with his never quit attitude, and being able to teach his students to have desire, respect and the hard work that is needed in the ring. His love for wrestling started young but being a natural athlete, he was involved in so many sports but excelled as basketball star in High School and scholarship to NCAA school. HIs next conquest was Capoeira. an Afro-Brazilian art form that combines elements of martial arts, music, and dance, where he carries a high ranking belt for his hard work and dedication throughout his years.
Once the path of pro wrestling was in-front of him, he made it his goal to excel and push himself to limits that no other sport had laid before him. Working on the independent scene, establishing himself in the industry, he worked for companies all over the world.
His first break was International Wrestling Association in Puerto Rico, then Mexico, Portugal and Canada. In 2008, KAFU signed a developmental contract with World Wrestling Entertainment, he made his debut teaming up with Sheamus.
Derek Sanders brings a big smile and a large dose of hard work to his students. He has taken himself on ventures around the world, from personal to wrestling. He played football, for 7 years, starting with Pop Warner, 4 years in High School where they won the W.C.A.L Championship. Â He starred in Â amateur wrestling for 4 years and winning numerous tournaments in different weight classes.Â He is a certified (NASM), The National Academy of Sports Medicine, physical trainer.
If that was not impressive enough, he is also a Big Game Hunter, and shares his hunting experience with Barry Bonds, yes, Major League Baseball’s All Time Homerun Leader.
He has taken his pro wrestling career, at such a young stage, to many places around the world and on major levels. He has traveled to wrestling in Portugal on numerous tours where he wrestled in-front of the Portuguese government officials, Canada, Mexico and offers to wrestling in Bolivia. In Mexico he was on Television monthly feuding with Rey Misterio and Hijo de Rey Misterio, along with his TV work with the National Wrestling Alliance (NWA). His biggest accomplishment, Â his TV appearances with the World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE).
Robert Grays started his wrestling career in the early 90â€²s with a determination to be a professional wrestler after watching â€œDoomâ€ in the NWA and wanting to pursue his dream. By the 1995 he was having matches with much success and was noticed by many, including, the World Wrestling Federation.
The World Wrestling Federation had Robert Thompson on their television tapings, wrestling the likes of Â Tatanka, Dan Severn, Money Inc, Too Cool and many more.
In his career he had opportunities to be a part of Extreme Championship Wrestling (ECW) as he was offered a contract on more than one occasion but politely declined, as he chose the role of a father to his daughter , this alone shows the type of person and trainer that the Pro Wrestling Revolution Training Academy is proud to have on our staff.
Revolucion de Lucha Libre Instructor:
Lucha Libre Head Instructor:
Vaquero Fantasma was born into Lucha Libre. At the very young age of 5 years old, his family were all promoters, trainers, and luchadores in his hometown of Mexico City. He used to put up the posters for the events, do music, and even referee for the events put on by family. His name comes from his trainers, who were Vaquero Fantasma – Tom Mix Jr, Vaquero Fantasma II – Carta Brava, Vaquero Fantasma III – Bala de Plata. At a young age he understood hard work, dedication, passion and respect for Lucha Libre. He also played Football while in High School, has his belts in Judo, and won many tournaments in greco-roman wrestling.
With this type of passion and experience, is what allows him to have such great matches with the likes of Blue Demon Jr., Mephisto, Super Crazy, Mascara Sagrada, Super Parka, to name a few. He is well respected by his peers for what he brings to the ring.
Lucha Libre Head Instructor:
Mini Halloween comes to Pro Wrestling Revolution as an instructor with a long list of impressive trainers. He was trained in Tijuana, Mexico by Fobia, Rey Misterio, Psicosis, Medico Asesino, and the legend Satanico. His experience in Mexico comes from his work in Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre (CMLL) and in Asistencia AsesorÃa y AdministraciÃ³n (AAA).
He is know to be one of the top rudos in Mexico and is well respected as being one of the best minis in the world by his peers. He has explained to Pro Wrestling Revolution that he is bringing the same mentality and training that is given in Arena Mexico. That is Lucha Libre at its best!
We are honored to have him as a trainer and look forward to his students that graduate.