Alberto El Patrón

  • Born: 05/25/1977 in San Luis Potosí, Mexico
  • Birthname: José Alberto Rodríguez
  • Height & Weight: 6'5", 239 Ib
Titles Won:
  • (WWE) World Heavyweight Championship (2 times)
  • WWE Championship (2 times)
  • WWE United States Championship (2 times)
  • Money in the Bank (Raw 2011)
  • Royal Rumble (2011)
  • Unified GFW World Heavyweight Championship
  • GFW Global Championship
  • CMLL World Heavyweight Championship
  • AAA Mega Championship

Before working for WWE, Rodríguez used the name Dos Caras Jr. as both a mixed martial artist and luchador in mostly Mexico and Japan, achieving success in Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre (CMLL) by winning the CMLL World Heavyweight Championship once. Rodríguez signed with WWE in 2009 and made his debut on their main roster the following year as Alberto Del Rio. In WWE, he won the WWE Championship and the World Heavyweight Championship twice each. He also won the 2011 Royal Rumble and the 2011 Money in the Bank ladder match, making him the only professional wrestler to win both in the same calendar year.

Rodríguez departed WWE in 2014 and wrestled as Alberto El Patrón in other promotions such as Lucha Libre AAA Worldwide (AAA), Ring of Honor (ROH), Lucha Underground, Japanese and Puerto Rican promotions, and various United States independent promotions. In AAA, he won the AAA Mega Championship once. He returned to WWE in 2015, winning the United States Championship twice, before departing again in 2016. He subsequently signed with Impact Wrestling and won the Impact World Championship title at Slammiversary XV.

Notable Matches: vs Edge at Wrestlemania 27, vs Christian at Extreme Rules 2011 & Money in the Bank 2011, vs CM Punk at Survivor Series 2011

Notable Feuds: Rey Mysterio, Randy Orton, Christian, Dolph Ziggler, Big Show, Sheamus, Jack Swagger, John Cena.

Other Notable Achievements: Bragging Rights Trophy (2010) – with Team SmackDown (Big Show, Rey Mysterio, Jack Swagger, Edge, Tyler Reks, and Kofi Kingston), WWL World Heavyweight Championship, WAW Undisputed World Heavyweight Championship, CMLL La Copa Junior (2006), AAA Lucha Libre World Cup (2015) – with Myzteziz and Rey Mysterio Jr, Wrestling Observer Newsletter: Best Gimmick (2010)

Amateur Wrestling Achievements: Central American and Caribbean Games: First place (3 times), World Junior Championships: Gold (1997)