Saturday, July 13, 2024


Mexico City, Distrito Federal
Luis Ignacio Urive Alvirde
Height & Weight:
180 Ib

Titles Won:

  • CMLL World Tag Team Championship (4 times) – with Negro Casas (2) and Héctor Garza (2)
  • CMLL World Welterweight Championship
  • IWGP Junior Heavyweight Championship
  • Wrestling Observer Newsletter Best Box Office Draw (2006)
  • Best Box Office Draw of the Decade (2000–2009)
  • Best Flying Wrestler (2006–2007)
  • Wrestler of the Year (2006)

He is currently signed to lucha libre promotion Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre (CMLL) under the ring name Carístico, where since 2006 he was the main técnico (face/storyline hero) in CMLL and the biggest box office draw in all of Mexico. Místico is Spanish for “Mystic”, a religious ring character who is the storyline protégé of the wrestling priest Fray Tormenta.

From March 2011 to October 2013, Urive was signed to WWE, where he worked under the ring name Sin Cara (Spanish for “Without Face” or “Faceless”). After his release from WWE, Urive continued using the Sin Cara ring name while working for Mexican independent promotions and WWL, before signing with Asistencia Asesoría y Administración (AAA) in February 2014, adopting the new ring name Myzteziz. He left AAA in October 2015, after which he adopted the new ring name Carístico.

Urive is the son of Manuel Almanza, who wrestled under the ring name “Dr. Karonte”, the brother of wrestlers Astro Boy, Argos, Argenis and Mini Murder Clown, the cousin of wrestler Magnus and the nephew of CMLL booker Tony Salazar.

Notable Feuds

vs. Sin Cara Negro

vs. Rey Mysterio Jr

vs. Perro Aguayo Jr

vs. Último Guerrero

vs. Black Warrior

vs. La Peste Negra

vs. Volador Jr

vs. Cody Rhodes & Ted DiBiase Jr

Other Notable Achievements

Copa Antonio Peña (2014)

Lucha Libre World Cup (2015) – with El Patrón Alberto and Rey Mysterio Jr.

BSW Intercontinental Middleweight Championship

Mexican National Light Heavyweight Championship

NWA World Middleweight Championship (2 times)

Torneo Gran Alternativa (2004) – with El Hijo del Santo

Torneo Gran Alternativa (2007) – with La Sombra

Leyenda de Plata (2006, 2007, 2008)

FMLL World Championship

IWRG Intercontinental Super Welterweight Championship

Michinoku Trios League (2003) – with Hayate and Yamabiko

Sofia Cup (2005)

Trofeo Bicentenario (2010)

WWA Middleweight Championship