Place of Birth
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Riley Vigier, commonly known as El Phantasmo (ELP), is a Canadian professional wrestler who is working for Revolution Pro Wrestling and New Japan Pro Wrestling, where he is a member of the Bullet Club. Phantasmo is currently in his first reign as British Cruiserweight Champion and is also one half of the current IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Tag Team Champion along with Taiji Ishimori.
Extreme Canadian Championship Wrestling
El Phantasmo made his professional wrestling debut for the promotion in a Battle Royal at Halloween Hell in October 2005. In March 2007, Phantasmo and Halo -collectively- known as Masked Dudes of Doom. After failing to win the NWA/ECCW Tag Team Championship on three different occasions, the Masked Dudes of Doom eventually won the titles in another TLC match against Chill Town on May 5 in Vancouver. On July 6, 2013, Phantasmo won the ECCW Championship and on January 16, 2016, Phantasmo won the title for the second time having initially lost the title. In 2017, Phantasmo lost the title to Kyle O'Reilly at Ballroom Brawl 7, in an open challenge to any TV wrestler.
Phantasmo, a regular competitor for ECCW, made it to the finals of the tournament for two consecutive years. In 2009, he finally won the Pacific Cup by beating Rick The Weapon X and Azeem The Dream in the finals.
El Phantasmo debuted for PowerZone Wrestling defeating Veronika Vice in an intergender match.
All Star Wrestling
El Phantasmo made his debut for ASW in 2007 against Azeem The Dream. He defeated the likes of T Kasaki, Joey Ryan, and Adam Ryder during his time with the promotion.
Revolution Pro Wrestling
In 2017, at Cockpit 17, El Phantasmo made his debut for RevPro UK and was defeated by David Starr in his first match for the promotion. In 2018, Phantasmo competed in the British J-Cup and won the tournament. On May 29, 2019, Phantasmo defeated David Starr in a ladder match at RPW: Epic Encounter to win the RPW British Cruiserweight Championship for the first time.
New Japan Pro Wrestling
During the 2019 New Japan Cup, a vignette was shown promoting Phantasmo's debut as the newest member of the Bullet Club. In his debut match, Phantasmo pinned Will Ospreay in a tag team match. Shortly afterward, ELP defeated Bandido in his first singles match. At the 2019 Best of Super Juniors, Phantasmo ended with 6 wins and 3 losses with a total 12 points.
At the 2019 Kizuna Road tour, Phantasmo and Ishimori defeated Roppongi 3K to win the IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Tag Team Championship. Later in the same tour, Phantasmo, Yujiro Takahashi, and Chase Owens, representing the Bullet Club competed for the NEVER Openweight Six-Man Tag Team Championship but were defeated by Ryusuke Taguchi, Togi Makabe, and Toru Yano. ELP then successfully defended the RPW British Cruiserweight Championship against Taguchi, followed by a successful title defense against Rocky Romero at Southern Showdown. On August 25, ELP defeated Dragon Lee to win the Super J-Cup.