Rita Cortez

Title History


  • (Tony Santos) Big Time Wrestling World Women’s title defeating The Fabulous Moolah (October 1963);


Career Highlights


  • 1950s/60s: Rita Cortez wrestled for many promotions including regular stops for Capitol Wrestling in the Northeast..
  • October 1964: Rita Cortez won the Ring Wrestling Magazine “Beauty Contest”..
  • Rita Cortez was voted the 36th best women’s wrestler of all-time by Pro Wrestling Illustrated..