Alfonso Dantes

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Title History

  • (Mexico) National Light Heavyweight title defeating Raul Reyes (May 5, 1965);
  • NWA (Los Angeles) Americas Tag Team titles w/Mil Mascaras defeating Black Angels (April 11, 1969);
  • NWA (Los Angeles) Americas Tag Team titles w/Francisco Flores defeating Bull Ramos & Black Gordman (May 21, 1969);
  • NWA World Light Heavyweight title defeating Rey Mendoza (June 13, 1972);
  • (Mexico) National Light Heavyweight title defeating El Halcon for vacant title (November 15, 1974);
  • NWA World Light Heavyweight title defeating Carlos Plata (October 24, 1976);
  • NWA World Light Heavyweight title defeating Chavo Guerrero (April 21, 1977);
  • NWA World Light Heavyweight title defeating Pak Choo (April 30, 1979);
  • NWA World Light Heavyweight title defeating Raul Mata (December 15, 1980);
  • (Mexico) National Light Heavyweight title defeating Enrique Vera (September 18, 1981);
  • (Mexico) National Heavyweight title defeating Cien Caras (August 20, 1986);
  • (Mexico) National Heavyweight title defeating El Gran Markus Jr. (August 7, 1988);
  • Dave Meltzer’s “Wrestling Observer” Hall of Fame inductee (1996);

Career Highlights

  • Family: Al Amezcua (father), César Dantés (son), Apolo Dantés (son), Septiembre Negro (brother).
  • Family: Indio Jerónimo (brother-in-law) | Alberto Muñoz/White Man (brother-in-law).
  • July 31, 2008: Alfonso Dantes passed away at his home in Manzanillo, Mexico at the age of 65.