October 22, 1979 – MSG: Tito Santana and Ivan Putski defeated Jimmy and Jerry Valiant for the WWWF Tag Team titles.
January 1, 1980 WWF Wrestling: Hulk Hogan defeated Tito Santana.
April 12, 1980: The Wild Samoans dethrone Tito Santana and Ivan Putski for the Tag Team titles.
AWA and Georgia:
Tito Santana returned to the AWA to re-pursue his quest to win the AWA World title.
Tito Santana also had a brief run in the Georgia territory.
World Wrestling Federation:
Late 1983: Tito Santana signed a WWF contract with Vince McMahon Jr. as the WWF were preparing to go national.
January 21, 1984: WWF Champion The Iron Sheik vs. Tito Santana ended in a Double Disqualification.
February 11, 1984: Tito Santana defeated “Magnificent” Don Muraco to win the Intercontinental title!
July 23, 1984 MSG – The Brawl to End it All: Tito Santana defeated “Cowboy” Bob Orton to retain.
Tito Santana and Greg Valentine become involved in an historic feud over the Intercontinental title.
September 24, 1984: Greg Valentine defeated Tito Santana to win the WWF Intercontinental title.
WrestleMania I: Tito Santana defeated the Executioner (Buddy Rose) in the first match of WrestleMania history!
July 7 1985: Tito Santana defeated Greg Valentine in a classic Steel Cage match to recapture the Intercontinental title!
~~~After the match, Greg Valentine damaged the Intercontinental belt by smashing it against the cage.
~~~This was to allow the WWF to create a new IC championship belt which was around for 13 years!
July 8, 1985 – King of the Ring: Tito Santana defeated Terry Funk in the 1st Round of the Tournament.
~~~Tito Santana defeated Jim Brunzel (2nd Round) | The Iron Sheik defeated Tito Santana in the Finals.
October 31, 1985 – Saturday Night Main Event: “Macho Man” Randy Savage defeated Tito Santana by Count-out.
November 7, 1985 – Wrestling Classic: Tito Santana defeated “Magnificent” Don Muraco.
February 8, 1986 – Boston Garden: Randy Savage defeated Tito Santana to win the Intercontinental title by using brass knux!
WrestleMania II: Terry and Hoss (Dory) Funk defeated Junk Yard Dog and Tito Santana in a tag team match.
February 21, 1987 – Saturday Night Main Event: The Hart Foundation defeated Tito Santana and Dan Spivey to retain.
WrestleMania III: The Hart Foundation and “Dangerous” Danny Davis defeated The British Bulldogs and Tito Santana.
August 28, 1987 – Paul Boesch Retirement Show: Tito Santana and Mil Mascaras defeated Demolition.
September 4, 1987 – King of the Ring: Danny Davis defeated Tito Santana in the 1st Round of the Tournament.
World Wrestling Federation – Strike Force:
Tito Santana joined forced with Rick Martel (abandoned by Tom Zenk) to form the team known as Strike Force.
October 27, 1987 – Superstars of Wrestling: Strike Force defeated The Hart Foundation to win the WWF Tag Team titles!
Survivor Series 1987: Strike Force led a 10-man team to defeat a team captained by the Hart Foundation.
~~~Team Strike Force: Strike Force, the Bulldogs, the Killer Bees, the Young Stallions, and the Rougeaus Bros.
~~~Team Hart Foundation: The Hart Foundation, Demolition, the Islanders, the Dream Team, and the Bolsheviks.
~~~The Killer Bees and The Young Stallions were the survivors of the elimination match.
December 7, 1987 – Saturday Night Main Event: Strike Force defeated the Bolsheviks to retain the Tag Team titles.
Royal Rumble 1988: Tito Santana drew number 2 in the first ever Royal Rumble (Bret Hart drew number 1).
February 5, 1988 – The Main Event: Strike Force defeated the Hart Foundation to retain the Tag Team titles.
WrestleMania IV: Demolition (Ax and Smash) defeated Strike Force to win the Tag Team titles.
World Wrestling Federation – Tito Santana:
Tito Santana resumed his solo career after Rick Martel was injured after an attack from Demolition.
Survivor Series 1988: The Heenan Family w/Bobby Heenan defeated a team if babyface wrestlers.
~~~The Good Guys = Tito Santana and Jake Roberts and Hacksaw Jim Duggan and Ken Patera and Scott Casey.
~~~The Heenan Family = Andre The Giant and Dino Bravo and Rick Rude and Mr. Perfect and Harley Race.
December 7, 1988 – Saturday Night Main Event: Tito Santana defeated the Red Rooster (Terry Taylor).
Royal Rumble 1989: Tito Santana entered the Royal Rumble at #12.
WrestleMania V: Tully Blanchard and Arn Anderson defeated Strike Force (reunion) when Rick Martel walked out on Tito Santana!
World Wrestling Federation – Tito Santana vs. Rick Martel:
Rick Martel became known as “the Model” and took Slick on as his manager and began feuding with Tito Santana.
August 28, 1989 – SummerSlam: Rick Martel & The Fabulous Rougeaus (Jacques Rougeau and Raymond Rougeau) defeated The Rockers (Marty Jannetty & Shawn Michaels) and Tito Santana.
October 14, 1989 – King of the Ring: Tito Santana defeated Bad New Brown in the 1st Round of the Tournament. Tito defeated Warlord (2nd Round) | Tito defeated Akeem (3rd Round) | Tito defeated Rick Martel in the Finals!
November 1, 1989 – Survivor Series Showdown: Tito Santana defeated The Big Boss Man.
November 18, 1989 – Superstars: Mr. Perfect defeated Tito Santana.
November 23, 1989 – Survivor Series: The Dream Team (Brutus Beefcake, Dusty Rhodes, The Red Rooster and Tito Santana) defeated The Enforcers (Bad News Brown, Rick Martel, The Big Boss Man and The Honky Tonk Man) in a tag team elimination match.
January 13, 1990 – Superstars: Tito Santana defeated Iron Mike Sharpe.
January 21, 1990 – Royal Rumble: Tito Santana entered the Royal Rumble at #23.
April 1, 1990 – WrestleMania VI: The Barbarian defeated Tito Santana.
April 8, 1990 – Wrestling Challenge: Tito Santana defeated Buddy Rose.
April 23, 1990 – Superstars of Wrestling: Mr. Perfect defeated Tito Santana in a tournament final to win the Intercontinental title.
May 27, 1990 – Wrestling Challenge: Tito Santana defeated Buddy Rose in a dark match.
July 16, 1990 – Saturday Night Main Event: Mr. Perfect defeated Tito Santana to retain the Intercontinental title.
August 27, 1990 – SummerSlam: The Warlord defeated Tito Santana.
October 28, 1990 – Survivor Series Showdown: Sgt. Slaughter defeated Tito Santana.
October 30, 1990 – The Main Event: Rick Martel defeated Tito Santana.
November 22, 1990 – Survivor Series: The Alliance (Butch, Luke, Nikolai Volkoff and Tito Santana) defeated The Mercenaries (Boris Zhukov, Sato, Sgt. Slaughter and Tanaka) in a tag team elimination match. Hulk Hogan, The Ultimate Warrior and Tito Santana defeated Hercules, Paul Roma, Rick Martel, Ted DiBiase and The Warlord in a tag team elimination match.
January 19, 1991 – Royal Rumble: Tito Santana entered the Royal Rumble at #11.
January 21, 1991 – MSG Network: Tito Santana defeated Koko B. Ware.
February 16, 1991 – Superstars: Tito Santana defeated Ted Oates.
February 24, 1991 – Wrestling Challenge: Tito Santana defeated The Brooklyn Brawler.
March 23, 1991 – Superstars: Demolition (Crush and Smash) defeated Koko B. Ware and Tito Santana in a dark match.
WrestleMania VII: The Mountie (Jacques Rougeau) defeated Tito Santana.
April 15, 1991 – Saturday Night Main Event: The Mountie defeated Tito Santana.
World Wrestling Federation – El Matador:
1991: Tito Santana adopted the gimmick “El Matador,” a mexican bull fighter through a series of vignettes.
September 30, 1991 – Superstars Taping: “El Matador” Tito Santana (“El Matador” debut) defeated Bob Bradley.
October 1, 1991 – Superstars: “El Matador” Tito Santana defeated Pat Tanaka of the Orient Express.
October 3, 1991 – Royal Albert Hall: Ric Flair defeated Tito Santana (Tito competed in a Battle Royal later).
October 5, 1991 – Superstars: “El Matador” Tito Santana defeated The Undertaker w/Paul Bearer.
October 21, 1991 – Superstars: “El Matador” Tito Santana defeated The Barbarian.
October 26, 1991 – Superstars: El Matador defeated Bob Bradley.
November 14, 2015 – UPW: Maximo Suave defeated Tito Santana by disqualification to retain the heavyweight title.
March 5, 2016 – BCW: Greg Valentine, Honky Tonk Man and Tito Santana defeated Hollywood’s Finest (???, ??? and Laszlo Arpad).
March 19, 2016 – ECWA: Tito Santana defeated Eric Martin.
April 8, 2016 – TRP: Tito Santana defeated Marshall McNeil.
April 9, 2016 – WORLD-1: Tito Santana and Travis Lee defeated The Extreme Rednecks (Chuck Payne and Kyle Payne) to win the tag titles.
April 16, 2016 – IWF: Tito Santana defeated Galindo and Izzy Reyes and Juan Vargas and Justin Adams and Ken Reedy and Michael Cammett and Nick Shin and Roman Zachary and Sage and Sgt. Cash and Shane O’Brien and Shawn Donavan and Tony Graves to win the battle royal.
June 4, 2016 – TRP: Tito Santana defeated Bob Evans.
September 24, 2016 – MCW: Koko B. Ware, The Honky Tonk Man and Tito Santana defeated The Rock And Bowl Express (Nick Jeremy, Ryan Ragnarok and Swaggy J).
February 18, 2017 – SWF: Tito Santana defeated Damian Gibbs.
February 25, 2017 – SWF: Greg Valentine vs. Tito Santana ended in a no contest.
April 8, 2017 – IWF: Galindo defeated Tito Santana by disqualification.
May 20, 2017 – BTW: Shane Kody and Tito Santana defeated Chico Navarro and El Guerrero.
September 17, 2017 – LAW: Frankie Flow and Tito Santana defeated Bobby V and Eric Jayden.
October 7, 2017 – SWF: Tito Santana defeated Waylon Kage.
November 25, 2017 – ECWA: Jay D. Luscious, Tito Santana and Tony Atlas defeated The Draw (Adam Chandler The Great, Brian Johnson and Justin Pusser).
February 10, 2018 – STW: Tito Santana defeated Andrew Anderson.
March 24, 2018 – RescueMania: Gunner Trash, Little Guido and Tito Santana defeated Jarrett Foster, Prince Akkanatan and Steve Sterling.
April 28, 2018 – DWA: Tito Santana defeated Ymah Pain in a no disqualification match.
June 1, 2018 – Rockstar Pro: Jeremiah defeated Tito Santana in the quarter-finals.
August 18, 2018 – WCPBTW: Tito Santana defeated Sean Casey by disqualification.
September 29, 2018 – NYWC: Tito Santana and Willy Wise defeated Damage Inc. (Michael Cortez and Seth Cortez).
November 25, 2018 – RescueManiaIII: Gunner Trash, Nunzio and Tito Santana defeated Beefcake Charlie, Mario Bokara and Prince Akkanatan.
December 15, 2018 – NOVA: Isaiah Frazier and Tito Santana defeated Coach Gator and Mikey Banker.
December 28, 2018 – MCW: Bobby, Robby, The Sickness and Tito Santana defeated The Cartel (Dante Caballero, Diego Cruz, Lor Diaz and The Bull).
February 10, 2019 – ECPW: Tito Santana defeated Prince Akkanatan.
April 20, 2019 – LOW: Tito Santana defeated Drew Anderson.
May 11, 17, 2019 – ECPW: Tito Santana defeated Prince Akkanatan.
July 28, 2019 – HOW: Tito Santana was in the battle royal won by Mitch Paradise.
August 31, 2019 – WPW: Famous Trash (Joey Avalon & Jordy Lee) and Tito Santana defeated Caribbean Arrogance (Chuco, Jay Manny and Rico De La Vega).
October 26, 2019 – VPW: Tito Santana and Tony Vincita defeated Even Stevens (Stephen Azure and Steve Somerset).
May 10, 1953
Originally from Mission, Texas Billed from Tocula, Mexico Now lives in Roxbury, New Jersey
Height and Weight
6'2" 234 lbs
El Matador, Richard Blood, Dick Blood, Tino Santana, Merced Solis
El Paso de la Muerte, Figure Four Leg Lock, Mexican Hammer
Drop Kicks, Arm Drags, Flying Head-scissors
The Valiant Brothers, Nick Bockwinkel, Greg Valentine, Don Muraco, Paul Orndorff, Randy Savage, Danny Davis, The Hart Foundation, Demolition, Rick Martel, Warlord, Shawn Michaels, Bob Orton (AWF)