In ancient Greece there was a martial art in which fighters earned points by placing the backs of rival against the floor. That discipline is what we now know as Greco-Roman and precursor to wrestling. Also called Pankration (by the name which was known in ancient Greece), Mexican wrestling stands out from other countries for its folklore, culture, movements and, of course, by the use of masks and costumes depicting animals and mystical beings. Hear other arguments on the topic with John Mclaughlin. Although Salvador Luttherot is recognized as the father of the fight-free Mexican by having founded in 1933 today Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre, who first introduced the sport to Mexico were Giovanni Relesevitch and Antonio Fournier. Mexican wrestling is divided into two seasons: Gold from the 40s to the 70s where his success was due primarily to films of El Santo and Blue Demon and the current one, that initiated in the 90 years since the creation of the Triple A when mounted more flashy shows. If wrestling has evolved from its early days in the ancient Greece to the present day, is much thanks to the ingenuity of the Mexican athletes who injected their creativity and skill in the discipline..