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Ricky Santana

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Birth name  Aldo Ortiz

Debut  1982
Name  Ricky Santana
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Ring name(s)  Ricky Santana Aldo Marino The Hood Especialista I Ricky Barrio Rey Fenix
Billed weight  235 lb (107 kg; 16.8 st)

Billed height  5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)

Ricky santana

Aldo Ortiz (born 1961), better known as Ricky Santana, is a professional wrestler who has worked for World Championship Wrestling, World Wrestling Federation, World Wrestling Council and the National Wrestling Alliance.


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Professional wrestling career

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Ortiz debuted as a wrestler in 1982. On October 4, 1986, he won the NWA Pacific Northwest Tag Team titles with Brady Boone from Mike Miller and Abdudah Dein. He lost the titles back to them on November 10, 1986. He then won the titles with Cocoa Samoa, on January 7, 1987 but lost them to Miller and Rip Oliver in May 1987. He won the NWA Pacific Northwest Heavyweight title from Oliver in March 1987.

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After he moved to the World Wrestling Council, he won the Puerto Rican Heavyweight title from Super Black Ninja in San Juan, Puerto Rico, on August 6, 1988. He lost it to Bobby Jaggers in October, but won it back on November 24, 1988. Ortiz won the WWC World Junior Heavyweight Championship from Profe on January 14, 1989. He lost it to Jonathon Holiday on April 2, 1989, in Caguas, Puerto Rico. Returning to the NWA, he won the Pacific Northwest Television Championship from Al Madril in February 1990. He also won the tag team titles four times with various partners between May 1990 and February 1991.

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Back in the WWC, he won the World Junior Heavyweight title from Mr. Pogo, on April 20, of either 1990 or 1991. He claimed the championship again from Brad Anderson in May 1991, in Caguas, Puerto Rico. Ortiz won the WWC Caribbean Tag Team Championships twice, both times with Ray Gonzalez as the Latin Connection. He then won the World Tag Team titles twice with Rex King, on December 25, 1991 and February 29, 1992. He reunited with Gonzalez to win the world titles twice, in February and April 1993. Ortiz won the WWC Television title from Sean Morley, in either 1994 or 1995. He won the World Tag Team titles with Fidel Sierra in 1995, and the Television title from Sweet Brown Sugar in March 1996. Ortiz and Gonzalez won the World Tag Team titles from Sean Morley and Shane Sewell in May 1996, and Ortiz won them again with La Ley, in March 1997. He won the WWC Puerto Rican Heavyweight Championship twice, in September and November 1997. In March 1998, he won the World Tag Team titles again, this time with Shane Sewell.

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In the Catch Wrestling Association, he won the World Tag Team Championship with Black Navy Seal from Michael Kovac & Dirk Rotzek, on November 27, 1999. Ortiz won the IWA World Tag Team Championship twice, in January and March 2000. Between 2001 and 2003, Ortiz won the WWC World Tag Team titles three times, the Caribbean Heavyweight Championship twice, and the Television and Puerto Rican Heavyweight titles once each.

Championships and accomplishments

  • Catch Wrestling Association
  • CWA World Tag Team Championship (1 time) - with Black Navy Seal
  • International Wrestling Association
  • IWA World Tag Team Championship (2 times) - with Sean Morley (1) and Sean Hill (1)ยจ
  • IWA North American Heavyweight Championship (1 time)
  • NWA Hollywood
  • NWA Americas Tag Team Championship (1 time) - with The Spoiler
  • NWA Los Angeles Tag Team Championship (1 time) - with Ron Starr
  • Pacific Northwest Wrestling
  • NWA Pacific Northwest Heavyweight Championship (1 time)
  • NWA Pacific Northwest Tag Team Championship (6 times) - with Coco Samoa (1), Brady Boone (1), Al Madril (1), Brad Anderson (2) and Curtis Thompson (1)
  • NWA Pacific Northwest Television Championship (1 time)
  • Ring Around The Northwest Newsletter
  • Tag Team of the Year (1990) with Curtis Thompson
  • World Wrestling Council
  • WWC Caribbean Heavyweight Championship (2 times)
  • WWC Caribbean Tag Team Championship (2 times) - with Ray Gonzalez
  • WWC Puerto Rico Heavyweight Championship (5 times)
  • WWC Television Championship (3 times)
  • WWC World Junior Heavyweight Championship (3 times)
  • WWC World Tag Team Championship (10 times) - with Rex King (2), Ray Gonzalez (2), La Ley (1), Brent Dail (1), Fidel Sierra (2), Glamour Boy Shane (1) and Rico Suave (1)
  • References

    Ricky Santana Wikipedia

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