Máscara Dorada, better known by his ring name Gran Metalik, is a Mexican professional wrestler, currently working with World Wrestling Entertainment on the Smackdown brand. Dorado made his wrestling debut in 2005 as a masked man named Plata II. Dorado belongs to the Lucha wrestling community and has performed at several wrestling promotions in his career.
Dorado joined Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre in 2005 and later became a part of New Japan Pro Wrestling in 2010. From the time 2005 to 2016, he held numerous championships around his waist including Mexican National Trios Championship, the CMLL World Trios Championship, the CMLL World Super Lightweight Championship and the CMLL World Welterweight Championship. He also bagged CMLL World Welterweight Championship four times.
Dorado changed the in-ring name to Metalic in 2016 with WWE. He participated in the Cruiserweight Classic tournament but lost to T.J. Perkins in the finals. Metalik competed in a fatal four-way match, also involving The Brian Kendrick, Cedric Alexander and Rich Swann, to determine the number one contender for the WWE Cruiserweight Championship at Clash of Champions, which he lost. Gran Metalik teamed up with Lince Dorado and Kalisto, to form a group named as The Lucha House Party.
Mascara Dorado was born on November 3, 1988, in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico. There is no brief information about his early life, education, and parents.
Mascara Dorado resides in Guadalajara, Jalisco. Dorado is the father of two young girls. He welcomed his third daughter on November 5, 2018.
Dorado began his professional wrestling career in 2005 with Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre (CMLL) under the ring name Plata II, however, he later changed the name as Metalik. In 2008, he was repackaged and made his debut as Máscara Dorada. He then won a Tornero Cibernetico beating nine other wrestlers to become the CMLL Super Lightweight Champion.
Dorado teamed up with Stuka Jr. and Metro to defeat Poder Mexica for Mexican National Trios Championship. In 2010, Dorada defeated Negro Casas to win the CMLL World Welterweight Championship, making him a quadruple CMLL champion, the first-ever in the history of the wrestling promotion. He again defeated Negro Casas to win the NWA World Historic Welterweight Championship for the first time in 2013. Dorado, as a quadruple CMLL champion, held the Mexican National Trios Championship, the CMLL World Trios Championship, the CMLL World Super Lightweight Championship, and the CMLL World Welterweight Championship at the same time. Dorado also devoted his wrestling career for New Japan Pro Wrestling from 2010 to 2016.
Dorado changed the in-ring name to Gran Metalic in 2016 with WWE. He participated in the Cruiserweight Classic tournament but lost to T.J. Perkins in the finals. Metalik competed in a fatal four-way match, also involving The Brian Kendrick, Cedric Alexander, and Rich Swann, to determine the number one contender for the WWE Cruiserweight Championship at Clash of Champions, which he lost. Gran Metalik teamed up with Lince Dorado and Kalisto, to form a group named as The Lucha House Party.
As a member of the Lucha House Party, he feuded with several tag team groups like The Ascension (Konnor and Viktor), The B-Team (Bo Dallas and Curtis Axel) and The Revival (Dash Wilder and Scott Dawson). The Lucha House Party was drafted to SmackDown as part of the 2019 WWE Draft.
Gran Metalik made his video game debut as a playable character in WWE2K18.
PWI ranked him #130 of the top 500 singles wrestlers in the PWI 500 in 2018
Metalik is a one-time CMLL World Super Lightweight ChampionMetalik is a two-time CMLL World Trios Championship with La Sombra and La Máscara (1) and Místico and Valiente (1)
Metalik is a four-time CMLL World Welterweight Champion
Metalik is a one-time Mexican National Trios Champion with Metro and Stuka Jr.
Metalik is a one-time NWA World Historic Welterweight Champion
Metalik is a one-time Occidente Welterweight Champion
Metalik won CMLL Torneo Nacional de Parejas Increibles (2010, 2011) with Atlantis
Metalik won Torneo Corona with La Sombra
Metalik won CMLL Trio of the Year (2010) with La Sombra and La Máscara
Metalik won Fantastica Mania Tag Tournament (2015) with Atlantis
HEIGHT: 176 cm
WEIGHT: 79 kg = 174 lbs
EYE COLOR: Black
HAIR COLOR: Black
Full Name: Máscara Dorada
Age: 31 years
Date of Birth: November 3, 1988
Hometown: Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
Favourite wrestler: Shawn Michaels & Rey Mysterio
Favourite actor: Brad Pitt
Favourite actress: Angelina Jolie
Hobbies: Wrestling, gymming, watching movies
Favourite Food: Steak
Dream Holiday Destination: Unknown
Favourite Color: Black
$1 Million estimated
Not having a controversial career until now