Mario Milano

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Title History

 

  • NWA (Mid America) World Tag Team titles w/Jackie Fargo won a tournament (March 2, 1965);
  • NWA (Mid America) Southern Tag Team titles w/Len Rossi defeating Alex Perez & Tojo Yamamoto (September 10, 1965);
  • NWA (Mid America) Southern Tag Team titles w/Len Rossi won a tournament (January 11, 1966);
  • NWA (Mid America) Southern Tag Team titles w/Len Rossi defeating Alex Perez & Tojo Yamamoto (Febuary 15, 1966);
  • NWA (Mid America) Southern Tag Team titles w/Len Rossi defeating Great Higami & Tojo Yamamoto (July ??, 1966);
  • NWA (Mid America) Southern Tag Team titles w/Len Rossi defeating Blue Infernos (November ??, 1966);
  • IWA (Australia) World Tag Team titles w/Red Bastien defeating Karl & Kurt Von Stroheim (July 28, 1967);
  • IWA (Australia) World Tag Team titles w/Red Bastien defeating Killer Kowalski & Skull Murphy (September ??, 1967);
  • IWA (Australia) World Heavyweight title defeating Killer Kowalski (September 8, 1967);
  • IWA (Australia) World Heavyweight title defeating Ripper Collins (October ??, 1967);
  • IWA (Australia) World Tag Team titles w/Red Bastien defeating Killer Kowalski & Skull Murphy (October 13, 1967);
  • IWA (Australia) World Tag Team titles w/Billy White Wolf defeating Art Neilson & Pat Patterson (Febuary ??, 1968);
  • IWA (Australia) World Tag Team titles w/Antonio Pugiliese defeating Brute Bernard & Skull Murphy (April ??, 1968);
  • IWA (Australia) World Tag Team titles w/Dominic Denucci defeating Bill Miller & Killer Kowalski (July ??, 1968);
  • IWA (Australia) World Heavyweight title defeating Baron Mikel Sciculna (August ??, 1968);
  • IWA (Australia) World Tag Team titles w/The Spoiler defeating Don Leo Jonathan & Antonio Pugiliese (March 7, 1969);
  • IWA (Australia) World Tag Team titles w/Waldo Von Erich defeating Don Leo Jonathan & Antonio Pugiliese (April 4, 1969);
  • IWA (Australia) World Heavyweight title defeating The Spoiler (May 9, 1969);
  • IWA (Australia) World Tag Team titles w/Spiros Arion defeating Brute Bernard & Skull Murphy (December 19, 1969);
  • IWA (Australia) World Tag Team titles w/Mark Lewin defeating Karl & Kurt Von Steiger (December ??, 1970);
  • NWA Austra Asian Heavyweight title defeating Waldo Von Erich (May 19, 1974);
  • NWA Austra Asian Tag Team titles w/Bugsy McGraw defeating Killer Karl Krupp & Butcher Brannigan (October 2, 1977);
  • NWA Austra Asian Tag Team titles w/Larry O` Day defeating Les Roberts & Butcher Brannigan (October 1, 1978);

 

Career Highlights

 

  • Mario Milano got his start wrestling in Caracas, Venezuela at the age of 17..
  • Mario Milano wrestled over in the USA in the South as a regular tag team partner of Len Rossi..
  • 1967: Mario Milano toured Australia for James Barnett’s promotion and decided to stay & settled in Melbourne where he still lives..
  • Mario Milano used the Atomic Drop as a finisher and once did an angle where he tried it on 400lbs Prince Iaukea (pre King Curtis)..
  • ~~~In storyline, Milano’s knee gave away and Iaukea scored the pinfall..