El Santo - Pro Wrestler Profile

On this page, you find the full wrestling profile of El Santo, with his Career History, real name, age, height and weight, the Promotions he worked for, all the Face/Heel turns, the Championship Titles he won, his Finishers, Theme Songs, Tag Teams and Stables, his appearance changes through the years, and more.

Rodolfo Guzmán Huerta was born in Tulancingo, Hidalgo, Mexico on September 23, 1917.

He died on February 5, 1984 at the age of 66.

El Santo was inducted in the WWE Hall of Fame in 2018 as part of the Legacy wing and in the Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame (PWHF) in 2013 as part of the International wing.

Profile Info

  • Gender Male
  • Real Name Rodolfo Guzmán Huerta
  • Ring Names
    • El Santo ( July 26, 1942 - September 12, 1982)
    • Rudy Guzmán ( June 28, 1934 - July 25, 1942)
    • El Hombre Rojo ( June 28, 1934 - July 25, 1942)
    • El Demonio Negro ( June 28, 1934 - July 25, 1942)
    • El Murciélago II ( June 28, 1934 - July 25, 1942)
  • Born September 23, 1917
  • Died February 5, 1984 (aged 66)
  • Nationality Nationality: MexicoMexico
  • Birth Place Tulancingo, Hidalgo, Mexico
  • Billed From
    • Tulancingo, Hidalgo, Mexico
  • Height 5 ft 10 in (178 cm)
  • Weight
    • 209 lbs (95 kg)
  • Nicknames El Enmascarado de Plata; El Profe

Career History

  • Roles

    • Wrestler ( June 28, 1934 - September 12, 1982)
    • Actor ( January 1, 1958 - January 1, 1982)
  • Promotions / Brands

    Promotionfromto
    Promotion Consejo Mundial de Lucha LibreCMLL September 22, 1978 December 14, 1979
    Promotion National Wrestling AllianceNWA April 14, 1969 July 30, 1975
    Promotion Consejo Mundial de Lucha LibreCMLL August 23, 1969 December 11, 1970
    Promotion Consejo Mundial de Lucha LibreCMLL February 24, 1961 December 30, 1966
    Promotion National Wrestling AllianceNWA August 9, 1957 September 11, 1957
    Promotion Consejo Mundial de Lucha LibreCMLL July 26, 1942 September 21, 1956
  • Images History

    Jun 1934
    Jun 1934
  • Face / Heel Turns

    Alignmentfromto
    Face June 28, 1934 September 12, 1982

  • Finishers

    • La de a Caballo - Camel Clutch ( June 28, 1934 - September 12, 1982)

Titles & Accomplishments

  • Halls of Fame

    • WWE Hall of Fame - Year 2018, Legacy
    • Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame (PWHF) - Year 2013, International
  • Empresa Mundial de Lucha Libre

    • 1 Mexican National Light Heavyweight Championship
    • 5 Mexican National Middleweight Championship
    • 2 Mexican National Tag Team Championship (with Rayo de Jalisco)
    • 2 Mexican National Welterweight Championship
    • 2 NWA World Middleweight Championship
    • 2 NWA World Welterweight Championship
    • 2 EMLL Arena México Tag Team Championship (1 with Rayo de Jalisco, 1 with Ray Mendoza)
  • Other Accomplishments

    • EMLL Torneo de Parejas Winner (1964 - with El Santo; 1966, 1967 - with El Rayo de Jalisco)
    • EMLL Campeonato 1964 Winner (1964 - with El Rayo de Jalisco)
    • EMLL One Night Tournament Winner (1953)
    • EMLL NWA World Welterweight Title Tournament Winner (1946)
    • Wrestling Observer Newsletter Hall of Fame induction (class of 1996)

Teams & Relations

  • Tag Teams & Stables

    • La Pareja Atómica - Gori Guerrero ( February 16, 1945 - August 18, 1961)

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