Gino Brito

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Title History

  • ESA (Eastern Sports Association) North American Heavyweight title defeating Leo Burke (September 22, 1971);
  • IWA (Montreal) International Tag Team titles w/Jacques Rougeau Sr. (May 1972);
  • WWWF Tag Team titles w/Tony Parisi (as Louis Cerdan) defeating Blackjack Mulligan & Blackjack Lanza (November 18, 1975);
  • IWA (Montreal) International Tag Team titles w/Rick McGraw defeating Len Shelley & Richard Charland (1982);
  • IWA (Montreal) International Tag Team titles w/Tony Parisi defeating Sailor White & Gilles Poisson (1982);
  • WWF International Heavyweight title defeating Tony Parisi (August 1982);
  • IWA (Montreal) International Tag Team titles w/Tony Parisi defeating Pat Patterson & Pierre Lefebvre (January 1983);
  • IWA (Montreal) International Tag Team titles w/Tony Parisi defeating Pat Patterson & Pierre Lefebvre ( December 12, 1983);

Career Highlights

  • Gino Brito is the son of wrestler/promoter Jack Britton, who is famous for organizing a central booking office for midgets in the 50s.
  • Gino Brito was a popular wrestler in Montreal and one of the promoters in the city in the 1980s..
  • Gino Brito promoted shows in Toronto in 1987, but the promotion had a very difficult time after Dino Bravo and Rick Martel left..
  • November 16, 1987: Gino Brito appeared in the World Wrestling Federation old-timers battle royal (1st to be eliminated)..
  • Gino Brito’s son, Gino Brito Jr., also became a professional wrestler..
  • June 19, 2010–TOW: The show was in honor of former promoter and wrestler Gino Brito in Montreal, Quebec.