Eduardo Anibal Gonzalez Hernandez was born on December 23, 1974, in Mexico City. He is the son of Mexican wrestling legend Fuerza Guerrera (Power Warrior). He made his pro wrestling debut in 1992. He became known in America due to his matches in ECW with Rey Mysterio Jr. Due to the success of these lucha libre matches in ECW, Eric Bishoff worked out a deal where they would appear in WCW.
For his first few years in WCW, he was mainly in the opening matches with the other luchadores. In 1998, Juventud won the WCW Cruiserweight Title three times. In his most famous feud, he lost his mask to Chris Jericho. In 2000, he became a member of the Filthy Animals and won the tag team title with Rey Mysterio. His tenure in WCW would end in disgrace.
Fall from grace and comeback:
During a 2000 tour of Australia, he caused a major scene at the Brisbane Marriot by tearing off his clothes and threatening to kill himself. When the other wrestlers could not subdue him, cops were called in. He was promptly fired from WCW for this incident. Authorities believe that the night before he unknowingly smoked something laced with PCP. Juventud went back to wrestle in Mexico and was part of Team Mexico in TNA for a brief period in 2004.
In the summer of 2005, he appeared in the WWE for the first time in his career. The Mexicools, led by Juventud Guerrera, also consisted of Super Crazy and Psicosis. They come to the ring riding lawn mowers as a form of protest of the way Mexicans are viewed in America. In his second WWE PPV match, Juventud became the Cruiserweight Champion by beating Nunzio. He was released from the WWE on January 6, 2006.
WCW & WWE Title History:
1/08/98 - Ultimo Dragon
8/8/98 Road Wild - Chris Jericho
11/16/98 - Billy Kidman
Tag Team Title
8/14/00 - with Rey Mysterio beat Vampiro & The Great Muta
10/9/05 No Mercy - Nunzio
11/25/05 - Nunzio
Sources: Pro Wrestling Illustrated Almanac, Onlineworldofwrestling.com, and Death of WCW by R.D. Reynolds