Jorge Luis Alcantar Bolly, popularly known as Santos Escobar, is a Mexican professional wrestler signed with WWE, where he is a part of Legado Del Fantasma and the reformed Latino World Order. He is currently assigned to the SmackDown brand.
Besides WWE, Escobar is also famous for his work under the ring name El Hijo Del Fantasma. Prior to WWE, he had worked with promotions such as Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre, Lucha Libre AAA Worldwide, Lucha Underground, and Impact Wrestling.
Santos Escobar was born on April 30, 1984, to the Mexican professional wrestler El Fantasma. He was born in Mexico's capital Mexico City. He had a keen interest in pro wrestling ever since his childhood and started working professionally in the field at the age of 15.
Before working with WWE he also worked with a few other wrestling brands. He was part of Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre, where he worked from 2008 to 2013. After that, he worked with Lucha Libre AAA Worldwide, where he worked from 2013 to 2019. In September 2014, Hijo del Fantasma began working for Lucha Underground He worked there till March 26, 2019.
He was also a part of Impact Wrestling from 2017 to 2018. On August 14, 2019, Hijo del Fantasma signed a contract with WWE, where he made his in-ring debut for NXT on February 15, 2020.
Escobar then went on to win the NXT Cruiserweight Championship during his time at NXT. The superstar spent about three years on the developmental brand before being called up to the main roster in 2022. He made his debut on SmackDown on October 7, alongside Wilde and Del Turo. The Legado Del Fantasma was represented by the returning Zelina Vega, who aligned herself with the rookie group.
Escobar would then go on to enter the Royal Rumble and challenge for the Intercontinental Championship. During the build-up to WrestleMania Hollywood, Legado Del Fantasma had been fed up of Dominik Mysterio's disrespect towards The Legendary Luchador Rey Mysterio. Thus, they decided to even the odds against Judgment Day by helping Rey. In return, Mysterio invited the group to be a part of the Latino World Order.
Santos Escobar then made it to the Money in the Bank match but failed to hold the briefcase. Then, he took part in the United States Championship Invitational Tournament. In the finals, he defeated his idol Rey Mysterio and will now face Austin Theory for the title.
Born on April 30, 1984, Santos Escobar is 39 years old in 2023.
Santos Escobar is billed at 5 ft 11 inches in WWE.
Legado Del Fantasma literally translates to "Legacy of Ghost".