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El Mongol



Title History

 

  • WWA (Los Angeles) World Tag Team titles w/Gorilla Monsoon defeating Luke Graham & Lonnie Mayne (January 23, 1966);
  • WWA (Los Angeles) World Tag Team titles w/Buddy Austin defeating Alberto Torres & Thunderbolt Patterson (April 18, 1966);
  • GCW (Georgia) Heavyweight title defeating Buddy Fuller (February 24, 1967);
  • GCW (Georgia) Heavyweight title defeating Nick Kozak (April 7, 1967);
  • GCW (Georgia) Heavyweight title defeating Buddy Fuller (June 16, 1967);
  • GCW (Georgia) Heavyweight title defeating Mr. Wrestling (September 8, 1967);
  • GCW (Georgia) Heavyweight title defeating Dale Lewis (February 7, 1969);
  • GCW (Georgia) Heavyweight title defeating Assassin #1 (March 29, 1969);
  • GCW (Georgia) Tag Team titles w/Louie Tillet defeating The Assassins (April 4, 1969);
  • GCW (Georgia) Tag Team titles w/The Professional defeating The Assassins (June 13, 1969);
  • GCW (Georgia) Television title defeating Nick Bockwinkel (March 7, 1970);
  • GCW (Georgia) Tag Team titles defeating The Assassins (April 2, 1970);
  • GCW (Georgia) Heavyweight title defeating Nick Bockwinkel (February 5, 1971);
  • GCW (Georgia) Heavyweight title defeating Buddy Colt (January 3, 1972);

 

Career History

 

  • January 23, 1966: El Mongol & Gorilla Monsoon defeated Luke Graham & Lonnie Mayne to win the WWA World Tag Team titles..
  • April 18, 1966: El Mongol & Buddy Austin beat Alberto Torres & Thunderbolt Patterson to win the WWA World Tag Team titles..
  • El Mongol (managed by Dandy Jack Crawford) was one of the most accomplished wrestlers ever in Georgia Championship Wrestling!
  • Jan 6 1967: El Mongol (Georgia Debut) defeated Jack Bence..
  • January 28, 1967: Nick Kozak and Ramon Torres defeated El Mongol and Gene Anderson
  • February 24, 1967: El Mongol defeated Buddy Fuller to capture his first GCW Heavyweight Title..
  • April 7, 1967: El Mongol defeated Nick Kozak to capture his second GCW Heavyweight Title..
  • June 16, 1967: El Mongol defeated Buddy Fuller to capture his third GCW Heavyweight Title..
  • September 8, 1967: El Mongol defeated Mr. Wrestling (Tim Woods) to win his 4th GCW Heavyweight Title..
  • February 7, 1969: El Mongol defeated Dale Lewis to capture his 5th GCW Heavyweight Title..
  • March 29, 1969: El Mongol defeated Assassin #1 (Jody Hamilton) to win his 6th GCW Heavyweight Title..
  • April 4, 1969: El Mongol & Louie Tillet defeated The Assassins (Hamilton/Renesto) to win the Georgia Tag Team titles..
  • June 13, 1969: El Mongol & The Professional (Doug Gilbert) defeated The Assassins to win the Georgia Tag Team titles..
  • March 7, 1970: El Mongol defeated Nick Bockwinkel to capture the Georgia Television title..
  • April 2, 1970: El Mongol & Ray Gunkel defeated The Assassins to win the Georgia Tag Team titles..
  • October 9, 1970: El Mongol & Bobo Brazil defeated Mr. Ito & The Great Ota in the first racially mixed match in Atlanta history..
  • February 5, 1971: El Mongol defeated Nick Bockwinkel to win his 7th GCW Heavyweight Title..
  • January 3, 1972: El Mongol defeated Buddy Colt to start his 8th reign as GCW Heavyweight Champion…
  • December 16, 1969–Tampa Florida: Bob Orton Sr & Sam Steamboat & Bob Roop beat Mr.Saito & El Mongol & Hiro Matsuda..
  • El Mongol ran a Mexican Restaurant in the Atlanta area for years, but he has now moved back to Mexico..

    Robert Louis Howell wrote: June 27, 1969 Atlanta: In a Mask vs Title match The Professional and El Mongol beat the Assassins for the GA Tag Team Title. The Professional had vowed to unmask if he did not win the title.

 

July 6, 1968: El Mongol and Tarzan Tyler lost to Alberto and Ramon Torres on Live Atlanta Wrestling TV. Tyler and Dandy Jack Crawford (who was managing Mongol and Tyler at the time. Jumped El Mongol after the loss and Mongol went from a heel to one of the most beloved wrestlers in the history of Atlanta. The feud between Mongol and Crawford would rage for years without resolution.

January 2 1970: Nick Bockwinkel beat El Mongol on a DQ. By all accounts Bockwinkel was staggering and stunned at the end but he later bragged of his “Mastery of the wild animal” stating that he tricked Mongol into getting DQed.

El Mongol helped make history on October 9, 1970 when he teamed for the Main Event with Bobo Brazil to defeat Mr Ito and the Great Ota ending forever the ban on mixed racial matches in Atlanta.

November 6, 1970: Bobo Brazil & Paul Demarco & El Mongol defeated The Assassins & Skandor Akbar this main event was the first interracial match to pit a black wrestler against non oriental as well as non black proponents thus building the public interest and confidence that such matches could take place in the future without crowd problems. Nothing bad occurred and the door opened for Bearcat Brown, L.D Lewis, Norvell Austin and many more to appear wrestling all kinds of opponents.