Omar Atlas

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[Cauliflower Alley Club: Omar Atlas]

Title History

 

  • NWA Texas Heavyweight title defeating Buddy Austin (August 9, 1967);
  • NWA (Central States) North American Tag Team titles w/Danny Little Bear defeating Chati Yokouchi & Yasu Fuji (January 27, 1972);
  • NWA (Central States) North American Tag Team titles w/Danny Little Bear defeating Chati Yokouchi & Yasu Fuji (March 9, 1972);
  • NWA Central States Heavyweight title defeating Harley Race (November 24, 1972);
  • Stampede North American Heavyweight title defeating Gil Hayes (November 9, 1973);
  • NWA (Central States) World Tag Team titles w/Pat O` Connor defeating Interns (August 29, 1974);
  • NWA Florida Tag Team titles (as Omar Negro) w/Ciclone Negro defeating Roger Kirby & Harley Race (September ??, 1975);
  • WWC -as Super Gladiator- North American Tag Team titles w/Invader I defeating Bruno Bekkar & Don Kent (November 23, 1981);
  • WWC -as Super Gladiator- Caribbean Tag Team titles w/Invader I defeating Bruno Bekkar & Don Kent (????, 1982);
  • WWC -as Super Gladiator- North American Tag Team titles w/Invader I defeating Bruno Bekkar & Don Kent (January 26, 1982);
  • SCW Southwest Tag Team titles -as Buddy Moreno- w/Bobby Jaggers defeating Ken Timbs & Bob Sweetan (August 29, 1983);

 

Career Highlights

 

  • Omar Atlas competed at the 1958 Central America/Caribbean Games and went to Spain later that year to train as a pro..
  • Omar Atlas was a top face in the Bob Geigel’s Central States territory..
  • 1963: Omar Atlas also wrestled at one time as “Omar Negro” – ficticious brother of Cyclone Negro in Morris Sigel’s Houston..
  • ~~~Omar Atlas became a hot commodity throughout the United States as her worked for numerous promotions from coast to coast..
  • 1970: Omar Atlas worked for Stu Hart up in the Stampede Wrestling territory and won the North American Heavyweight title..
  • ~~~Omar Atlas also made stops outside the US, working for both Baba & Inoki in Japan, as well as Carlos Colon in Puerto Rico..
  • 1974: Omar Atlas worked in Australia with a Mohawk as an indian named Buddy Silver Wolf..
  • 1983: Omar Atlas (as Buddy Moreno) formed a tag team with Bobby Jaggers to feud with the Sheepherders in the Southwest area..
  • 1984: Omar Atlas worked as a preliminary wrestler in Vince McMahon Jr’s World Wrestling Federation as it was expanding..
  • 1993: Omar Atlas officially retired from the ring and became a probation officer.. 
  • Want to say thank you to Charlotte Mijares, the wife of Omar Atlas, for helping with the completion of this profile!