Pro Wrestler Profile - Tito Santana

Profile Info

Gender Male
Real Name Merced Solis
Ring Names
  • Tito Santana
  • El Matador
  • Richard Blood
Height 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight
  • 234 lbs (106 kg)
Born May 10, 1953 (age 68)
Birth Place Mission, Texas
Billed From
  • Tocula, Mexico

Career History

Roles
  • Wrestler ( February 23, 1977 - Present)
  • Commentator ( January 1, 1997 - March 29, 1998)
Companies / Promotions
Promotionfromto
Promotion INDY January 29, 1994 Present
Promotion World Wrestling Entertainment WWE January 1, 1997 March 29, 1998
Promotion Lucha Libre AAA WorldwideAAA July 23, 1994 November 26, 1994
Promotion Extreme Championship WrestlingECW August 8, 1993 September 19, 1993
Promotion World Wrestling Entertainment WWE May 14, 1983 August 13, 1993
Promotion National Wrestling Alliance NWA February 23, 1977 October 14, 1995
Promotion American Wrestling Association AWA June 22, 1980 December 28, 1982
Promotion New Japan Pro Wrestling NJPW April 25, 1980 June 5, 1980
Promotion World Wrestling Entertainment WWE May 11, 1979 April 16, 1980
Promotion All Japan Pro WrestlingAJPW October 6, 1978 November 9, 1978
Face / Heel Turns
Alignmentfromto
Face
Images
Apr 1992
Apr 1992
Feb 1977
Feb 1977
Finishers
  • El Paso de la Muerte - Running Forearm Club
  • Figure-four Leglock
  • Flying Forearm Smash
Theme Songs
  • Theme Song "El Matador" - Single

Titles & Accomplishments

Hall of Fame
  • WWE Hall of Fame - Year 2004, Individual
Titles Won

World Wrestling Federation

  • 2 WWF Intercontinental Championship
  • 2 WWF Tag Team Championship (1 with Ivan Putski, 1 with Rick Martel)

American Wrestling Federation

  • 2 AWF Heavyweight Championship

Eastern Championship Wrestling

  • 1 ECW World Heavyweight Championship

House of Pain Wrestling Federation

  • 1 HoPWF Tag Team Championship

International World Class Championship Wrestling

  • 1 IWCCW Heavyweight Championship

NWA Western States Sports

  • 1 NWA Western States Tag Team Championship (with Ted DiBiase)

National Wrestling Council

  • 1 NWC Heavyweight Championship

Northern States Wrestling Alliance

  • 1 NSWA Heavyweight Championship

Renegade Wrestling Alliance

  • 1 RWA Heavyweight Championship

USA Pro Wrestling

  • 1 USA Pro Heavyweight Championship

Unified Championship Wrestling

  • 1 UCW Heavyweight Championship

Universal Superstars of America

  • 1 USA Tag Team Championship (with Chris Michaels)

Other Titles:

  • 1 CWA Heavyweight Championship
  • 1 EWA Heavyweight Championship
  • 1 GWA Heavyweight Championship
  • 1 IAW Television Championship
  • 1 USA Heavyweight Championship
  • 1 UWS Tag Team Championship
Other Accomplishments
  • WWE Hall of Fame induction (class of 2004)
  • 1989 WWF King of the Ring
  • Rio Grande Valley Sports Hall of Fame induction (class of 2007)
  • New England Pro Wrestling Hall of Fame induction (class of 2011)
  • Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame induction (class of 2013)
  • PWI Tag Team of the Year (1979 - with Ivan Putski)
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