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Ramon grew up poor, but was inspired by famous pro wrestlers. Soon he became a famed wrestler and earned lots of money, much of which he donated to charity. One day he was approached by Vanessa who was looking for team mates for the KOF2000 tournament. Thinking he could broaden his horizons, Ramon joined her and soon became infatuated with her. Eventually, they helped the K' team take down Zero. The following year, they were teamed up with Iori, which didn't work out for them very well.

The King of Fighters 2000

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King of Fighters 2001, King of Fighters 2002, King of Fighters 2002 Unlimited Match, King of Fighters XI, King of Fighters XIV, King of Fighters: Neowave, Card Fighters Clash 2, Card Fighters Clash DS

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Page Updated:  Sep. 1st, 2019

Ramon is tribute to the Lucha Libre style of wrestling. His personality and fighting style is definitely unique to the series, but in my opinion, his outfit and overall appearance is kinda plain & uninspired. He certainly is a "light-skinned" fellow from Mexico. Nothing against any light-skinned folks from Mexico, but I think his design would've been more appropriate if he looked more Mexican. I dunno, he just looks like a punk.... and he's pretty annoying in gameplay.

While he has his cool moments, he's definitely a goofball character... but I'm really not sure where SNK was really trying to go with this design. His moveset is cool and fun-to-use if you learn him, but compared to other fighting game wrestlers (and other KOF characters), Ramon comes short if you ask me. Not even his KOF XIV revamp changed my opinion on him... his new animations are pretty awkward and he doesn't have any "big moves" as a fighting game wrestler... mostly generic stuff that doesn't hit very hard.. I would've preferred a lot of returning characters in KOF14 over Ramon.

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