WWA (Los Angeles) World Heavyweight title defeating The Destroyer (March 12, 1965);
WWA (Los Angeles) World Heavyweight title defeating Luke Graham (October 17, 1965);
WWA (Los Angeles) World Tag Team titles w/Luis Hernandez defeating El Mongol & Buddy Austin (June 24, 1966);
WWA (Los Angeles) World Tag Team titles w/Mark Lewin defeating El Shereef & Hard Boiled Haggerty (December 10, 1966);
WWA (Los Angeles) World Tag Team titles w/Victor Rivera defeating Karl Gotch & Mike DiBiase (1967);
WWA (Los Angeles) World Tag Team titles w/Antonio Pugliese defeating Freddie Blassie & Buddy Austin (February 1967);
WWA (Los Angeles) World Tag Team titles w/Ricky Romero defeating El Shereef & Hard Boiled Haggerty (February 10, 1967);
AWA (San Francisco) World Tag Team titles w/Pepper Gomez defeating Pat Patterson & Ray Stevens (April 8, 1967);
AWA (San Francisco) World Tag Team titles w/Pepper Gomez defeating Great Sasaki & Kinji Shibuya (June 8, 1968);
NWA (Hawaii) North American Heavyweight title defeating Gene Kiniski (June 18, 1969);
NWA Hawaii Tag Team titles w/Ed Francis defeating Buddy Austin & Ripper Collins (August 13, 1969);
NWA Hawaii Tag Team titles w/Ed Francis defeating Karl & Kurt Von Steiger (October 1, 1969);
NWA (Hawaii) North American Heavyweight title defeating Curtis Iaukea (November 5, 1969);
NWA Hawaii Tag Team titles w/Bing Ki Lee defeating Johnny Barend & Ripper Collins (March 4, 1970);
NWA (Hawaii) North American Heavyweight title defeating Johnny Barend (August 5, 1970);
WWWF United States Heavyweight title defeating Freddie Blassie [Tournament] (January 1971);
WWWF Heavyweight title defeating Ivan Koloff (Febuary 8, 1971);
NWA (San Francisco) World Tag Team titles w/Pat Patterson defeating The Invaders (October 29, 1975);
NWA (Florida) Southern Heavyweight title defeating Ivan Koloff (1977);
NWA Florida Tag Team titles w/Rocky Johnson defeating Mr. Saito & Ivan Koloff (1977);
NWA Florida Televison title defeating Pat Patterson (September 1977);
WWF World Tag Team titles w/Bob Backlund defeating Samoans (August 9, 1980):
WWF Intercontinental Heavyweight title defeating Ken Patera (December 8, 1980);
WWC (World Wrestling Council) World Tag Team titles w/Carlos Colon defeating Medics (April 30, 1983);
WWC (World Wrestling Council) North American Heavyweight title defeating Buddy Landell (June 25, 1983);
WWF Intercontinental Heavyweight title defeating Don Muraco (November 23, 1983);
WWC (World Wrestling Council) North American Heavyweight title defeating Sweet Daddy Siki (March 23, 1984);
WWF (World Wrestling Entertainment) Hall of Fame Inductee (1995);
In the Beginning
Pedro Morales was born on Culebra Island, off the coast of Puerto Rico but also spent a lot of his childhood living in Brooklyn, NY..
World (Wide) Wrestling Federation
1959: Pedro debuted at the Sunnyside Gardens beating Buddy Gilbert..
1971: Pedro Morales defeated Ivan Koloff to win the WWWF World Heavyweight title..
September 30, 1972 – Showdown at Shae: Pedro Morales went to a 76 minute draw with WWWF Champion Bruno Sammartino..
August 9, 1980 – Showdown at Shae: Bob Backlund & Pedro Morales defeated The Wild Samoans to win the WWF Tag Titles..
September 22, 1980 – WWF/NWA EVENT: Pedro Morales defeated Wild Samoan Afa..
December 8, 1981: Pedro Morales defeated Ken Patera to win the Intercontinental title..
November 23, 1982: Pedro Morales defeated Don Muraco to recapture the Intercontinental title..
April 2, 1986 – Wrestlemania II: Pedro Morales participated in the “Battle Royal” which was won by Andre the Giant..
1986: Pedro Morales started teaming regularly with Tito Santana and had a feud with The Islanders..
Pedro Morales took a job as a Spanish Announcer in the WWF for a while before retiring from the business.
Pedro Morales was the first wrestler win the Tag Team, Intercontinental & World titles in the (W)WWF(E)..
June 18, 2005: Pedro Morales did what is billed as his first ever autograph session in Cartaret, NJ.
October 22, 1942
Born on Culebra Island Raised in Brooklyn, New York Retired in Charlotte, NC
Height and Weight
5'10" 235 lbs
Johnny Commo (Amarillo)
The Boston Crab
Knee-Drop Backbreaker Cannonball
El Shereef Killer Buddy Austin Pampero Firpo Hard Boiled Haggarty Killer Karl Kox Pampero Firpo Ivan Koloff Stan Stasiak Moondog Mayne King Curtis The Sheik Fred Blassie Bulldog Brower Buddy Austin George Steele Pampero Firpo Ken Patera Bob Orton Don Muraco The Islanders