• Born: 05/31/1967 in Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada
  • Birthname: Ian Richard Hodgkinson
  • Height & Weight: 6'2", 250 Ib
Titles Won:
  • WCW World Tag Team Championship – with The Great Muta
  • AAA World Tag Team Championship – with Joe Líder
  • NWA World Light Heavyweight Championship

Vampiro is a Canadian semi-retired professional wrestler currently working for Lucha Underground as a color commentator. Hodgkinson is also member of the citizen crime patrol organization Guardian Angels, acting as head of the group’s chapter in Mexico City. Also, he is the current Director of Talent for Lucha Libre AAA Worldwide (AAA).

Hodgkinson has wrestled for various wrestling promotions. In the United States, he is best known for his time in World Championship Wrestling, where he held the WCW World Tag Team Championship with The Great Muta.

However, his greatest success was achieved in Mexican promotion Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre during the 1990s. In his professional wrestling career, Hodgkinson is a three-time World Champion having won the NWE World Heavyweight Championship once, the WWC Universal Heavyweight Championship once, and the UWA World Heavyweight Championship once.

Notable Feuds: vs. Konnan, w/ The Dead Pool vs. Eddie Guerrero, Rey Mysterio Jr & Konnan, vs. Berlyn, vs. Sting, vs. Chessman

Other Notable Achievements: FILL Heavyweight Championship, FWG Championship, IWA Hardcore Championship (4 times), IWRG Intercontinental Heavyweight Championship, JCW Heavyweight Championship (2 times), NWE World Heavyweight Championship, UWA World Heavyweight Championship, WWC Universal Heavyweight Championship, WSX Rumble (shared with 6-Pac), WSX Championship