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Santino & Vladimir

[Santino Marella Gallery]

[Vladimir Kozlov GALLERY]

Title History

  • WWE Tag Team titles by winning a 4-WAY Tag Team match (December 6, 2010);

Career Highlights

World Wrestling Entertainment (RAW) – Getting Together:

  • May 10, 2010–RAW: Santino Marella tried to convince Vladimir Kozlov that they would make an unstoppable tag team combination…
  • May 20, 2010–WWE Superstars: Vladimir Kozlov defeated Santino Marella..
  • May 31, 2010–RAW: Santino Marella & Eve Torres defeated William Regal & Maryse Ouellet w/Vladimir Kozlov..
  • ~~~The match ended when the referee was distracted by a Diva catfight and Kozlov jumped in and gave Regal a choke-slam!
  • June 7, 2010–WWE Viewer’s Choice: Vladimir Kozlov defeated Santino Marella in a goofy Dance Off Contest..
  • June 14, 2010–RAW: Santino Marella defeated William Regal when special referee Vladimir Kozlov fast counted..
  • June 28, 2010–RAW: Vladimir Kozlov defeated Santino Marella – (Kozlov helped Santino up to his feet after the match)..
  • ~~~William Regal walked down and attacked Santino until Kozlov made the save and carried Santino backstage over his shoulder.

World Wrestling Entertainment (RAW) – Santino Marella & Vladimir Kozlov:

  • July 5, 2010–RAW: Santino Marella & Vladimir Kozlov defeated William Regal & The Great Khali w/Runjin Singh..
  • ~~~Khali never tagged in…. After the match, Santino & Vladimir picked up Regal so the Great Khali could chop him on the head!
  • July 12, 2010–RAW: The Santino Bunch beat The Regal Bunch (match set up by guest host Florence Henderson, of the Brady Bunch)..
  • ~~Santino Marella & Vladimir Kozlov & Goldust & Great Khali beat William Regal & Primo Colon & Zack Ryder & Doink The Clown..
  • July 19, 2010–RAW: Santino Marella & Vladimir Kozlov defeated Zack Ryder & William Regal…
  • July 29, 2010–WWE Superstars: Santino Marella & Vladimir Kozlov defeated William Regal & Primo Colon..
  • August 23, 2010–RAW: Santino Marella & Vladimir Kozlov defeated Jimmy & Jey Uso w/Tamina…
  • September 2, 2010–WWE Superstars: Santino Marella w/Vladimir Kozlov defeated Jimmy Uso (w/Jey Uso & Tamina)..
  • September 16, 2010–WWE Superstars: Santino Marella & Vladimir Kozlov defeated The Uso Brothers (Jimmy & Jey Uso w/Tamina)..
  • September 19, 2010–Night of Champions: Santino Marella & Vladimir Kozlov participated in a Gauntlet for the Tag Team titles..
  • ~~~Match #1: The Uso Brothers (Jimmy & Jey Uso w/Tamina) defeated The Hart Dynasty (David Hart Smith & Tyson Kidd):
  • ~~~Match #2: The Uso Brothers (Jimmy & Jey Uso w/Tamina) defeated Santino Marella & Vladimir Kozlov:
  • ~~~Match #3: Mark Henry & Evan Bourne defeated The Uso Brothers (Jimmy & Jey Uso w/Tamina):
  • ~~~Match #4: Drew McIntyre & Cody Rhodes defeated Mark Henry & Evan Bourne to win the WWE Tag Team titles!
  • September 20, 2010–RAW: Drew McIntyre & Cody Rhodes (champions) beat Santino Marella & Vladimir Kozlov in a Non-title match..
  • October 4, 2010–RAW: Santino & Vladimir participated in a 20-Man Battle Royal (won by Wade Barrett with help from John Cena)..
  • October 21, 2010–WWE Superstars: Santino Marella & Vladimir Kozlov defeated The Uso Brothers w/Tamina..
  • November 1, 2010–RAW: Sheamus defeated Vladimir Kozlov (sub for Santino Marella, who ate too much candy and couldn’t wrestle)
  • November 8, 2010–RAW: Santino Marella & Vladimir Kozlov invited Sheamus to “Tea Time” in the ring in order to bury the hatchet..
  • ~~~Santino kept saying the wrong thing and eventually it was turned into a match via an email from the Anonymous General Manager..
  • ~~~~~Sheamus defeated Santino w/Vladimir Kozlov by DQ – (John Morrison ran down to prevent a post match beat-down by Sheamus)
  • November 15, 2010–Old School RAW: Santino & Vladimir Kozlov did an in-ring segment with the Iron Sheik & Nikolai Volkoff & Slick!
  • ~~~Vladimir Kozlov got to sing the Russian National Anthem with Nikolai Volkoff in what had to be the thrill of a lifetime for Kozlov.
  • ~~~Santino Marella & Vladimir Kozlov defeated The Uso Brothers w/Tamina & Jimmy “Superfly” Snuka in a #1 Contenders Match..
  • November 21, 2010–Survivor Series: Heath Slater & Justin Gabriel beat Santino Marella & Vladimir Kozlov to retain the Tag Team titles..
  • November 25, 2010–WWE Superstars: Santino Marella & Vladimir Kozlov defeated Zack Ryder & Primo Colon…

World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE Tag Team Champions) – Santino Marella & Vladimir Kozlov:

  • December 6, 2010–RAW: Santino Marella & Vladimir Kozlov won a 4-WAY tag team match to capture the WWE Tag Team titles!
  • ~~~Santino Marella & Vladimir Kozlov beat Heath Slater & Justin Gabriel (c) and The Uso Brothers and Mark Henry & Yosh Tatsu..
  • December 10, 2010–SmackDown!: Santino Marella & Vladimir Kozlov defeated Chavo Guerrero & Drew McIntyre to retain their titles..
  • December 13, 2010–The Slammy Awards: Santino Marella & Vladimir Kozlov presented the award for Guest Star Shining Moment..
  • December 19, 2010–TLC PPV: Santino Marella & Vladimir Kozlov defeated Justin Gabriel & Heath Slater w/Nexus to retain their titles..
  • December 30, 2010–FCW: Santino Marella and Vladimir Kozlov defeated Damien Sandow and Titus O’Neil by disqualification.
  • January 3, 2011–RAW: The Uso Brothers defeated WWE Tag Team champions Vladimir Kozlov & Santino Marella w/Tamina (Non-title)..
  • January 10, 2011–RAW: Vladimir Kozlov & Santino Marella w/Tamina were attacked in the ring by C.M. Punk & the New Nexus..
  • January 17, 2011–RAW: Vladimir Kozlov & Santino Marella w/Tamina defeated The Uso Brothers to retain the WWE Tag Team titles..
  • January 24, 2011–RAW: Michael McGillicutty & Husky Harris beat Vladimir Kozlov & Santino Marella w/Tamina in a Non-title match..
  • January 30, 2011–Royal Rumble: Vladimir Kozlov (#17) & Santino Marella (#37) both participated in the Royal Rumble match..

World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE Tag Team Champions) – Santino Marella & Vladimir Kozlov:

World Wrestling Entertainment – Santino Marella & Vladimir Kozlov:

  • March 3, 2011–WWE Superstars: Santino Marella & Vladimir Kozlov defeated Primo Colon & Zack Ryder …
  • March 4, 2011–SmackDown!: The Corre (Heath Slater & Justin Gabriel) defeated Santino Marella & Vladimir Kozlov to retain their titles..
  • March 10, 2011–WWE Superstars: Zack Ryder w/Primo Colon defeated Vladimir Kozlov w/Santino Marella….
  • March 17, 2011–WWE Superstars: Santino Marella & Vladimir Kozlov defeated The Uso Brothers…
  • March 28, 2011–RAW: Santino Marella (w/Vladimir Kozlov & Tamina & Big Show & Kane) defeated Justin Gabriel w/The Corre..
  • March 31, 2011–Wrestlemania Fan Axxess: Vladimir Kozlov and Santino Marella defeated The Usos.
  • April 13-15, 2011–Live Event: Santino Marella and Vladimir Kozlov defeated The Usos.
  • April 16, 2011–Live Event: Santino Marella, Vladimir Kozlov and Evan Bourne defeated Tyson Kidd and The Usos.
  • May 2, 2011–RAW: Vladimir Kozlov & Santino Marella did a comedy segement backstage with The Rock at his Birthday Party..
  • May 19, 2011–Superstars: Santino Marella & Vladimir Kozlov defeated Curt Hawkins & Zack Ryder.
  • May 21, 2011–Live Event: Santino Marella and Vladimir Kozlov defeated Jack Swagger and Drew McIntyre.
  • May 27-29, 2011–Live Event: WWE Tag Team Champions David Otunga & Michael McGillicutty defeated Santino Marella & Vladimir Kozlov to retain the titles.
  • June 2, 2011–Superstars: WWE Tag Team Champions David Otunga & Michael McGillicutty defeated Santino Marella & Vladimir Kozlov.
  • June 3-5, 2011–Live Event: Santino Marella, Vladimir Kozlov and Evan Bourne defeated David Otunga, Michael McGillicuty and Mason Ryan.
  • June 6, 2011–RAW: Santino Marella w/Vladimir Kozlov defeated Michael McGillicutty w/David Otunga
  • ~~~~~David Otunga pulled McGillicutty out of the ring to avoid The Cobra but Kozlov took out Otunga during the match..
  • June 10-12, 2011 – Live Event: Santino Marella, Vladimir Kozlov and Chris Masters defeated David Otunga, Michael McGillicuty and Mason Ryan.
  • June 19, 2011–Capitol Punishment: Santino Marella & Vladimir Kozlov defeated Heath Slater & Justin Gabriel in a dark match.
  • June 23, 2011–Superstars: David Otunga & Michael McGillicutty defeated Santino Marella & Vladimir Kozlov to retain
  • July 4, 2011–RAW: David Otunga and Michael McGillicutty defeated Santino Marella and Vladimir Kozlov to retain again..
  • July 1-6, 2011–Live Event: David Otunga & Michael McGillicutty defeated Santino Marella & Vladimir Kozlov to retain..
  • July 17, 2011–Money in the Bank: Vladimir Kozlov and Santino Marella defeated David Otunga and Michael McGillicuty in a dark match.
  • August 5, 2011–Smackdown!: Mark Henry defeated Vladimir Kozlov..
  • ~~~~After the match Mark Henry wedged a chair on Kozlov’s ankle and hit a splash on the chair off the second rope.
  • ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Sheamus came out and ran off Mark Henry, meanwhile Kozlov was taken out on a stretcher..
  • August 5, 2011: Vladimir Kozlov was released from his World Wrestling Entertainment contract..