Carlos Colon

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Title History

  • Stampede International Tag Team titles (as Carlos Belafonte) w/ Gino Caruso defeating Danny Babich and Michel Martel (April 13, 1973);
  • WWC North American Tag Team titles w/ Gino Caruso defeating Don Serrano and Hurricane Castillo (????, 1974);
  • WWC North American Tag Team titles w/ Jose Miguel Perez defeating Maravilla and Hurricane Castillo (????, 1974);
  • WWC (World Wrestling Council) North American Heavyweight title defeating Gil Hayes (June 22, 1974);
  • WWC North American Tag Team titles w/ Jose Miguel Perez defeating Jim Dalton and Bruce Swayze (July 12, 1974);
  • WWC (World Wrestling Council) North American Heavyweight title defeating Ernie Ladd (December 7, 1974);
  • WWC (World Wrestling Council) World Junior Heavyweight title defeating Dick Steinborn (December 21, 1974);
  • WWC (World Wrestling Council) North American Heavyweight title defeating Pierre Martel (March 22, 1975);
  • WWC (World Wrestling Council) North American Heavyweight title defeating Spoiler I (September 20, 1975);
  • WWC North American Tag Team titles w/ Bob Ellis defeating Ali Baba and Bull Gregory (December 25, 1975);
  • WWC (World Wrestling Council) North American Heavyweight title defeating Bob Ellis (April 17, 1976);
  • WWC (World Wrestling Council) North American Heavyweight title defeating Eric the Red (November 27, 1976);
  • WWC World Tag Team titles w/ Jose Rivera defeating Al Costello and Don Kent (March 12, 1977);
  • WWC North American Tag Team titles w/ Jose Rivera defeating Daniel Martel and Mitchell Martel (August 27, 1977);
  • WWC (World Wrestling Council) Puerto Rican Heavyweight title defeating Invader I (October 15, 1977);
  • WWC North American Tag Team titles w/ Victor Jovica defeating Afa and Sika (November 14, 1977);
  • WWC (World Wrestling Council) Puerto Rican Heavyweight title defeating Ox Baker (May 6, 1978);
  • WWC North American Tag Team titles w/ Chief Thunder Cloud defeating Jack Evans and Larry Sharpe (May 27, 1978);
  • WWC (World Wrestling Council) Puerto Rican Heavyweight title defeating Kendo Kimura (August 12, 1978);
  • WWC (World Wrestling Council) North American Heavyweight title defeating Gorilla Monsoon (March 3, 1979);
  • WWC North American Tag Team titles w/ Hurricane Castillo defeating Frankie Laine and Dutch Mantell (May 5, 1979);
  • WWC (World Wrestling Council) Puerto Rican Heavyweight title defeating Pampero Firpo (September 22, 1979);
  • WWC (World Wrestling Council) Puerto Rican Heavyweight title defeating Abdullah the Butcher (January 12, 1980);
  • WWC North American Tag Team titles w/ Eric Froelich defeating Dick Steinborn and Roger Kirby (February 9, 1980);
  • WWC North American Tag Team titles w/ Jose Rivera won a Tournament (September 11, 1980);
  • WWC North American Tag Team titles w/ Invader I defeating Danny Condrey and Dutch Mantell (January 19, 1981);
  • WWC (World Wrestling Council) North American Heavyweight title defeating Killer Karl Krupp (May 9, 1981);
  • WWC (World Wrestling Council) Puerto Rican Heavyweight title defeating Killer Karl Krupp for vacant title (May 9, 1981);
  • WWC (World Wrestling Council) Puerto Rican Heavyweight title defeating Abdullah the Butcher (September 26, 1981);
  • WWC (World Wrestling Council) Puerto Rican Heavyweight title defeating Mongolian Stomper (March 13, 1982);
  • WWC (World Wrestling Council) World Heavyweight title defeating Abdullah the Butcher (July 24, 1982);
  • WWC (World Wrestling Council) World Tag Team titles w/ Pedro Morales defeating Medics for vacant titles (April 30, 1983);
  • WWC (World Wrestling Council) World Heavyweight title defeating Ox Baker (May 14, 1983);
  • WWC (World Wrestling Council) Universal Heavyweight title defeating Dory Funk Jr. (June 15, 1985);
  • WWC (World Wrestling Council) Universal Heavyweight title defeating Abdullah the Butcher for vacant title (October 19, 1985);
  • WWC (World Wrestling Council) Universal Heavyweight title defeating Terry Funk [Tournament] (September 21, 1986);
  • WWC (World Wrestling Council) Universal Heavyweight title defeating Hercules Ayala (September 20, 1987);
  • WWC (World Wrestling Council) Universal Heavyweight title defeating Hercules Ayala (April 9, 1988);
  • WWC (World Wrestling Council) Television title defeating Ron Starr (August 20, 1988);
  • WWC (World Wrestling Council) Universal Heavyweight title defeating Ron Garvin (December 18, 1988);
  • WWC (World Wrestling Council) Television title defeating Jason the Terrible (March 1, 1989);
  • WWC World Tag Team titles w/ Invader I defeating Steve Strong and Jason the Terrible via Forfeit (April 7, 1989);
  • WWC (World Wrestling Council) Universal Heavyweight title defeating Steve Strong (October 7, 1989);
  • WWC (World Wrestling Council) Universal Heavyweight title defeating Steve Strong for vacant title (November 23, 1989);
  • WWC (World Wrestling Council) Universal Heavyweight title defeating Abdullah the Butcher (March 31, 1990);
  • WWC (World Wrestling Council) Universal Heavyweight title defeating Greg Valentine for vacant title (February 2, 1991);
  • WWC (World Wrestling Council) Universal Heavyweight title defeating Dino Bravo for vacant title (November 2, 1991);
  • WWC (World Wrestling Council) Universal Heavyweight title defeating Ron Garvin (April 4, 1992);
  • WWC (World Wrestling Council) Universal Heavyweight title defeating Dick Murdoch (November 28, 1992);
  • WWC (World Wrestling Council) Television title defeating Mighty Kodiak [Tournament] (June ??, 1994);
  • WWC (World Wrestling Council) Universal Heavyweight title defeating Dutch Mantell (August 6, 1994);
  • WWC (World Wrestling Council) Universal Heavyweight title defeating Mabel for vacant title (January 6, 1996);
  • WWC (World Wrestling Council) Universal Heavyweight title defeating El Bronco (April 20, 1996);
  • WWC (World Wrestling Council) Universal Heavyweight title defeating Mr. Hughes for vacant title (June 15, 1996);
  • WWC (World Wrestling Council) Universal Heavyweight title defeating Hurricane Castillo Jr. (October 23, 1996);
  • WWC (World Wrestling Council) Universal Heavyweight title defeating El Nene (March 9, 1997);
  • WWC (World Wrestling Council) Universal Heavyweight title defeating Jim Steele for vacant title (April 5, 1997);
  • WWC (World Wrestling Council) Universal Heavyweight title defeating Ray Gonzalez (August 1, 1998);
  • WWC (World Wrestling Council) Universal Heavyweight title defeating Ray Gonzalez (January 6, 1999);
  • WWC (World Wrestling Council) Puerto Rican Heavyweight title defeating Victor Rodriguez (February 20, 1999);
  • WWC (World Wrestling Council) Universal Heavyweight title defeating Ray Gonzalez (August 14, 1999);
  • WWC (World Wrestling Council) Universal Heavyweight title defeating Ray Gonzalez for vacant title (November 27, 1999);
  • WWC (World Wrestling Council) Hardcore title defeating Abdullah the Butcher and One Man Gang in a 3-WAY (January 6, 2001);
  • WWC (World Wrestling Council) Hardcore title defeating One Man Gang (January 27, 2001);
  • WWC (World Wrestling Council) Television title defeating Ray Gonzalez (June 8, 2002);
  • Dory Funk’s BANG Television Tag Team titles w/ Eddie Colon defeating Johnny Magnum and Dory Funk Jr. (July 31, 2005);

 Career Highlights

  •  Carlos Colon is the head Promoter for WWC (World Wrestling Council), along with Victor Jovica which was formed in 1973.
  • September 17, 1983 – WWC: WWC Universal Champion Carlos Colon vs NWA World Champion Harley Race ended in a draw.
  • December 18, 1983: Carlos Colon defeated NWA World champion Ric Flair in a “title unification” match in a steel cage in Puerto Rico.
  • ~~~The title change was not recognised by the NWA and the World title was renamed the WWC Universal Heavyweight title.
  • Carlos Colon wrestled former NWA World Champions Dory Funk Jr, Terry Funk and Ronnie Garvin.
  • ~~~As well as Tully Blanchard, Bruiser Brody, Stan Hansen, Abdullah the Butcher and Ernie Ladd over the WWC Universal title.
  • September 15, 1984 – WWC: Stan Hansen and Bruiser Brody vs Abdullah the Butcher and Carlos Colon ended in a double DQ.
  • September 21, 1985 – World Wrestling Council: Abdullah the Butcher vs. Carlos Colon ended in no contest.
  • September 20, 1987 – WWC: Carlos Colon defeated Hercules Ayala in a “barbed wire cage” match to win the WWC Universal Title.
  • September 10, 1988 – World Wrestling Council: Carlos Colon defeated Hercules Ayala via submission in a “fire” match.
  • October 7, 1989 – WWC: Carlos Colon defeated Steve Strong in a “barbed wire cage” match to win the WWC Unniversal Title.
  • WWF Royal Rumble 1993: Carlos Colon was a special guest participant in the Royal Rumble match, won by Yokozuna.
  • Mid-November/2001 – Noel Colon, the younger brother of Carlos, was shot to death yesterday at Noon at his work in San Juan.
  • ~~~Colon, a union head, had fired Juan Negron, who came back to the office with a gun and allegedly blew him away.
  • August 7, 2004 – WWC: Carlos Colon and Chicky Starr defeated Super Gladiador and Bronco.
  • July 16 2005 – WWC Bruiser Brody Memorial: Jose Estrada Sr defeated Carlos Colon in a Legends Match.
  • July 31, 2005 – Dory Funk’s BANG: Carlos and Eddie Colon defeated Dory Funk and Johnny Magnum to win TV Tag Team titles.
  • August 26, 2005 – WWE in Puerto Rico: Carlito Cool hosted a special edition of his Cabana with his father Carlos Colon as his guest!
  • ~~~Carlito Cool had the audacity to spit an apple in his father’s face, bringing out Ric Flair to make the save!
  • March 5, 2006 – World Wrestling Legends PPV: Vampiro defeated Eddie Colon w/ Carlos Colon.
  • January 6, 2007 – World Wrestling Council: Carlos Colon vs. Victor Jovica ended in a no contest.
  • January 13, 2007 – World Wrestling Council: Carlos Colon defeated Victor Jovica.
  • January 20, 2007 – World Wrestling Council: Carlos Colon and Abbad vs. Victor Jovica and Bronco #1 ended in a No Contest.
  • February 3, 2007 – World Wrestling Council: Carlos Colon defeated Victor Jovica by DQ.
  • Carlos Colon is the father of WWE Superstars Carlito Colon and Primo Colon and the uncle of Orlando Colon.
  • Carlos Colon was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame, class of 2014.