Mario Balbuena González (April 16, 1959 – May 7, 2017), better known under the ring name Gran Apache and El Apache, was a Mexican luchador, or professional wrestler and trainer. He was born in Mexico City. Balbuena worked for Lucha Libre AAA Worldwide (AAA) from 1996 until his death in 2017, both as a wrestler and a trainer, having been involved in training almost all young wrestlers who worked for in that period of time.
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