On the 2002 edition of the Rey de Reyes tournament, which was held on the Auditorio Benito Juárez, in Zapopan, Jalisco, on March 17th, wrestler Canek achieves his first grand victory in an AAA event, after arriving to the Company in the year 1996. Such victory was well earned, and was well worth the long wait.
During the final match, the gigantic man from Tabasco defeated favorites Octagón, Cibernético and Pirata Morgan, at a match of the highest level. The contenders that fell on the road to the final match were Pimpinela Escarlata, Dos Caras, Pentagón, Gronda, Zandokan, Septiembre Negro, El Picudo, Hijo del Solitario, El Texano, El Oriental, Máscara Sagrada and Máscara Maligna. During the final match, the arrival of AAA founder, Lic. Antonio Peña to the ring provided a distraction, which Canek took advantage of in order to snatch victory away from the hands of rival wrestler Cibernético.
On previous matches, wrestlers La Parka, El Zorro, Alebrije c / Cuije and Mr. Águila defeated Abismo Negro, Chessman, Electroshock and Monsther c / Chucky.
Also, at the opening matches, wrestlers Octagoncito and Mascarita Sagrada earned victory against Mini Abismo Negro and Mascarita Maligna.