[Pedro Morales Gallery]
||October 22, 1942
||Born on Culebra Island
Raised in Brooklyn, New York
Retired in Charlotte, NC
|Height & Weight:
||5'10" - 235 lbs
Killer Buddy Austin
Hard Boiled Haggarty
Killer Karl Kox
WWA (Southern California) Heavyweight title (1965);
WWWF World Heavyweight title defeating Ivan Koloff (February 8, 1971);
WWWF Tag Team titles defeating The Wild Somoans (August 9, 1980);
WWF Intercontinental title defeating Ken Patera (December 8, 1981);
WWF Intercontinental title defeating Don Muraco (November 23, 1982);
WWF 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 Somoan 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..