ABC’s “Nightline” profiled ‘RJ Brewer,’ a white guy who is a lucha libre wrestler and brags about his powerful mother to work up the mostly Latino crowds.

Yes, ‘RJ Brewer’ — real name, John Stagikas — says his mama is Arizona governor Jan Brewer.

The ‘RJ Brewer’ character was created two years ago by the Mexican American wrestling promotion company Lucha Libre USA. And he’s selling out arenas even though his fans think he’s a racist.

The L.A. Times quoted a fan at wrestling match: “Es un racista!” said Cristian Sanchez, a 19-year-old clutching a green mask, screaming himself hoarse. “I know he’s a racist! … viva Mexico!”

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