In 2004, Tapia made a number of appearances for Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA), as both L.A. Park and La Parka. Later on he would wrestle as the masked El Gringo in the Monclova, Coahuila region and as El Minero in Mexico City. 19 of the 500 best singles wrestlers of the, X–LAW Xtreme Heavyweight Championship (2 times), XWW Universal Championship (1 time, current), Distrito Federal Light Heavyweight Championship (1 time), European Middleweight Championship (2 times), This page was last edited on 4 November 2020, at 18:52. "We are very sad to report that our friend and idol of Mexican wrestling Jesús Alfonso Escoboza Huerta 'LA PARKA' has passed away," Lucha Libre AAA said on. [11] On September 9, 1994 La Parka won the Mexican National Light Heavyweight Championship that he had been chasing for over a year when he defeated Lizmark for the title, finishing off the storyline between the two. It starts with Hall in the ring with Stevie Ray. During his time on the independent circuit L.A. Park developed a long-running and very intense feud with El Hijo del Santo and Blue Demon Jr., interjecting himself in a storyline that played off the original rivalry between El Santo and Blue Demon creating a feud that headlined various shows all over Mexico and involves three of the most famous masks of the 1980s and 1990s.[23]. Ranked No. [74] Park would receive a push in early 2019, after winning the second MLW Battle Riot, earning a future title shot against the MLW World Heavyweight Champion. He eventually was able to communicate. There was a false report of his death a few weeks ago. Initially, L.A. Park was the tecnico in the feud, but the fan reactions began to turn against L.A. Park as the CMLL crowd began siding with Dr. Wagner Jr. Park, por fin retador al título máximo! [37][38] However, on June 10 AAA announced that it would respect Mexico City Boxing and Wrestling Commission's decision to throw out the match and as a result both L.A. Park and La Parka would keep their names. Park fuera del CMLL por insultar al público", "Resultados AAA vs. Elite; la sorpresa fue Puma King", https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KzJ8HCWPWN4, https://www.sescoops.com/mlw-war-games-results-9-6/, https://www.sescoops.com/mlw-fightland-road-results-11-8/, https://www.sescoops.com/spoilers-mlw-rise-of-the-renegades-results-4-4/, https://www.f4wonline.com/indies/mlw-battle-riot-2-live-results-40-wrestlers-vie-world-title-shot-280936, https://www.cagesideseats.com/2019/9/8/20855239/la-park-cashing-in-jacob-fatu-title-bout-at-mlw-first-ppv, "Para L.A Park la Copa Universo 2015 en el 48 Aniversario de la Arena López Mateos", "AULL 52. [28] The next show was on March 20, 2010, with L.A. Park facing Sabu in the main event. ", "L.A. Park y Wagner Jr. regresan al CMLL", "L. A. [1] Following his mask loss he started working as the masked Invasor del Norte I as well as still taking bookings as Principe Island. [2] In subsequent years both parties filed various legal petitions to stake their claims on the copyright. [34] During AAA's television taping on April 30, 2010 L.A. Park accepted La Parka's challenge for a match at Triplemania XVIII. One of his initial storyline feuds was with Lizmark, a feud that resulted in a match for the Mexican National Light Heavyweight Championship at AAA's inaugural Triplemania event, in which Lizmark successfully defended the title against La Parka. [2] In January 2004 L.A. Park teamed up with Shocker to defeat Los Guerreros del Infierno (Último Guerrero and Rey Bucanero) to win the CMLL World Tag Team Championship. –Crece la rivalidad entre la familia Wagner y El Consejo", "Triplemania XX "El día ha llegado" (Cobertura y resultados 5 de agosto de 2012) – Máscara vs máscara: Dr. Wagner vs Máscara Año 2000 Jr. – ¡Kurt Angle en México! Due to La Parka's more comedic style he stood out from the rest of the AAA wrestlers who were generally high fliers. [69], On June 5, 2018 L.A. Park was revealed as one of the surprise competitors in AAA's Poker de Ases ("Poker Aces") match at Triplemanía XXVI, betting his mask against Psycho Clown, El Hijo del Fantasma and Pentagón Jr in the headline match of the show. [75] On September 15, 2019, Salina de la Renta announced that L.A. Park would be cashing in his Battle Riot title shot against Jacob Fatu at Saturday Night SuperFight. [20] In early 2007 La Parka returned to CMLL full-time and began a storyline with Perro Aguayo Jr., a storyline that saw the two face off in a singles match at the 2007 Sin Piedad event where L.A. Park won by disqualification after Los Perros del Mal interfered in the match. Halloween and Damián 666 from the Perros del Mal wrestling promotion run to the ring to chase Dorian Roldan away. He was nicknamed "the chairman of WCW" due to the fact that he often carried a chair to the ring, play air guitar on it during his entrances and generally use it both in matches and in post match celebrations. After leaving CMLL in 2008 L.A. Park worked regularly for the newly started Perros del Mal Producciones, reviving his old rivalry with Perro Aguayo Jr. Hair match, where they faced Team Dorian Roldán (Jeff Jarrett and Kurt Angle), with the Roldáns' hairs on the line. [76], Adolfo Tapia is part of an extended wrestling family that beyond himself also includes his brother Eustacio Jiménez Ibarra, who wrestled as El Hijo de Cien Caras ("The son of Cien Caras") before his death on November 29, 2010, as well as his son who wrestles as El Hijo de L.A. Park ("The son of L.A. Park").