Ricky Cortez

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Title History

 

  • Wolverine Wrestling Michigan Heavyweight title defeating Jim Hady (October 25, 1967);
  • Wolverine Wrestling Michigan Heavyweight title defeating Dick Garza (October 22, 1970);
  • MCW Michigan Heavyweight title defeating Dick Garza (March 18, 1981);

 

Career Highlights

 

  • Ricky “Crusher” Cortez was a mainstay in Detroit and could have been a bigger star if he travelled some more..
  • July 26, 1961: NWA World champion Buddy Rogers defeated Ricky Cortez in San Antonio, Texas..
  • February 19, 2005: Ricky Cortez was inducted into the Midwest Championship Wrestling Hall of Fame..
  • May 16, 2008: Ricky Cortez (77) passed away from a sudden heart attack at the age of 77.. [www.wrestlingfigs.com]