This article is from the Pro-Wrestling FAQ, by firstname.lastname@example.org (Dominic Macika) with numerous contributions by others.
Midgets are very popular in Lucha Libre. Exactly why is unknown,
but they usually work harder and have more high spots than their
Also, it's very common to see midgets adopt the gimmicks,
wrestling style, face/heel status, and costume as their larger
counterparts. Further, midgets also adopt the name of their
larger counterpart and transform it to the diminutive; for
example the "big guy" is Mascara Sagrada and his midget
counterpart is Mascarita Sagrada.