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In character and continuing, with dignity

The late Mexican wrestler Blue Demon is remembered by the man who shares his fame.

Originally Published: October 14, 2009
By Blue Demon Jr. | Special to ESPNdeportes.com

Editor's note: Blue Demon, an icon in Mexican wrestling and culture, kicked off his career without the use of a mask in Laredo, Texas, wrestling under the names El Tosco and El Manotas. He started to forge his legend in September 1948, designing a blue mask with silver trimming near his eyes, nose and mouth, and fighting under the name that to this day is known in Mexico and various parts of the world.

His career took off in 1952 when he avenged a loss suffered by his tag-team ...

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