Sammy Guevara is Fuego Del Sol's best friend, but being the nice guy that he is, Fuego helps out all of his friends.
KJ Orso might not be a well known name to many fans, but he's good friends with Fuego and he appeared on WWE Raw in January 2020, wrestling against Erick Rowan. Orso was quickly dispatched of and after the bout, he was forced to come face-to-face with Rowan's spider.
Speaking on AEW Unrestricted, Fuego recalled how he helped his "friend" KJ Orso land a spot as a WWE enhancement talent.
"They came to Oklahoma City, I had done extra work for them before. I don't know if that was me, per say, I think that was a buddy of mine that I had. He got that opportunity, but it was really just right place and right time for him. I remember that day being something of, they needed somebody, and my reputation of being that nice guy, not only a nice guy but a guy who listens and is coachable. I remember that day fondly. They had KJ Orso constantly practice running up the ramp over and over because they needed this visual of the cage squirting red stuff in the face. No masked guy could do it at the time. He did it, it was a good payday, and it went from there," he said.
Speaking about the blood on his face following his meeting with Rowan's spider, Fuego recalled, "He took this prop guy and there was this little capsule in his mouth. He just had to spit it into his hand and rub it all over his face because it couldn't be blood on a PG show. There was no blood, just red mist. It was a big man saying this over and over, 'can't be blood.'"
When asked if Orso shared any of his money with him, since Fuego did get him the gig, Fuego replied that he did, but added, "It wasn't that great. I remember getting my first AEW Dark check and thinking, 'Man, AEW is taking care of me much better than night.'"
Fuego began working on AEW Dark in May 2020, eventually earning a contract with the company on the debut episode of AEW Rampage.
It is unknown what happened to KJ Orso.
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