El Solitario

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Title History

 

  • NWA World Middleweight title defeating El Rayo de Jalisco (August 15, 1969);
  • NWA World Light Heavyweight title defeating Rey Mendoza (November 27, 1970);
  • UWA (Mexico) World Light Heavyweight title defeating Rey Mendoza (March 24, 1977);
  • UWA (Mexico) World Junior Light Heavyweight title defeating Masanobu Kurisu for vacant title (January 27, 1980);
  • UWA (Mexico) World Junior Light Heavyweight title defeating Eric Embry (July 19, 1981);
  • UWA (Mexico) World Junior Heavyweight title defeating ??????? (????, 1982);

 

Career History

 

  • 1971: El Solitario defeated Ray Mendoza to win the NWA World’s Light Heavyweight title..
  • 1972: El Solitario brought the World’s Light Heavyweight title back to America for the first time in years..
  • In his first match in Los Angeles, El Solitario nearly started a riot kicking Mil Mascaras in the groin..
  • 1972: El Solitario defeated Raul Mata to retain the Worlds Light Heavyweight title at the L.A. Coliseum…
  • Under the name “Golden Mask,” El Solitario teamed quite successfully with Mil Mascaras in Japan..
  • April 6, 1986: El Solitario died of a heart attack while being one of the biggest stars in Mexico..
  • El Solitario is a Hall of Famer and considered one of the 5 or 6 biggest stars in the history of Mexican Pro Wrestling..