WWE Hall of Famer Tito Santana is a former
two-time WWE Intercontinental Champion and former two-time WWE Tag Team Champion. He was inducted into the WWE
Hall of Fame 2004 Class by Shawn Michaels. He wrestled in National Wrestling Alliance (NWA) and American Wrestling
Association (AWA) until he joined World Wrestling Federation in 1979. He had his first taste of success in 1979 when
he teamed with Ivan Putski to win the WWE Tag Team Championship at Madison Square Garden.
In 1983, he engaged in a feud with WWF Intercontinental Champion Magnificent Muraco. Santana finally won
the title on February 11, 1984, becoming the first Mexican-American wrestler to win the Championship. He entered into
a feud over the Championship with Greg Valentine. Valentine captured the title from Santana in September 1984.
In July 1985, Santana regained the Intercontinental Title in a steel cage match.
In August 1987, Tito Santana
formed a tag team with Rick Martel named Strike Force. The team won the Tag Team championship from The Hart Foundation.
They successfully defended the titles until WrestleMania IV in March 1988 where they lost to Demolition. Santana, along
with only Hulk Hogan, holds the unique distinction of appearing in the first nine WrestleMania's. This Tocula, Mexico native, now residing in New Jersey, arrived to IWF in 2005 and
is a former IWF Tag Team Champion.
Height: 6' 3"
Weight: 244 pounds
Hometown: Tocula, Mexico
Birthday: May 10
Finisher: Flying Forearm
& Figure-Four Leglock
WWE Intercontinental (2x), WWE Tag Team (2x), IWF Tag Team