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Wrestler: Argentine Apollo
Real Name: Vincente Denigris
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Debut: 1960
Previous Gimmicks: Vittorio Apollo
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Notable Feuds: Missouri Mauler
Brute Bernard
The Assassins
Rock Hunter
Jack Armstrong
El Lobo
Ox Baker
Flash Monroe

  • WWWF United States Tag Team titles w/Don McClarity (February 1964);
  • WWWA (Pittsburgh) United States Tag Team titles w/Bruno Sammartino;
  • NWA Florida Tag Team titles w/Jose Lothario;
  • NWA Georgia Tag Team titles w/Dick Steinborn defeating Skandar Akbar & Ox Baker ();
  • Macon GA Tag Team titles w/Tommy Siegler defeating Rocket Monroe & Skandor Akbar (November 14, 1972);

  • 1971: Vittorio Apollo's Atlanta debut was a losing effort against Buddy Colt..
  • 1972: Vittorio Apollo returned winning an 18 man Battle Royal throwing out Assassin #2 (Jody Hamilton) in the final.
  • ~~~Vittorio Apollo defeated Colt the next night on Atlanta Television..
  • ~~~Vittorio Apollo & Dick Stienborn defeated Skandar Akbar & Ox Baker for the NWA Georgia Tag Team titles..
  • ~~~Vittorio Apollo & Dick Stienborn left the NWA with their titles to join Ann Gunkels All South Wrestling Alliance
  • ~~~~~~~Upon their arrival, Apollo & Steinborn were automatically billed as the ASWA's first Tag Team champions.
  • ~~~Vittorio Apollo & Dick Stienborn lost the ASWA Tag Team titles to Assassin #2 & Rock Hunter..
  • ~~~Vittorio Apollo remained with ASWA for three years until it closed then Apollo joined Einhorn's IWA.
  • November 14, 1972: Tommy Seigler & Argentina Apollo beat Rocket Monroe & Skandor Akbar for the Macon GA Tag Team titles..
  • August 2, 1984: Vittorio "Argentina" Apollo passed away at the age of 41..


    Robert Louis Howell wrote: November 14, 1972: Tommy Seigler and Argintina Apollo won the Macon GA Tag Team Title form Rocket Monroe and Skandor Akbar in a match with the DQ rule waved. They held the title until they jumped to Ann Gunkels ASWA.

    At he time of Vincente Denigris death his art instructor was badly misquoted in his obituary. Mark Chartoff stated Vincents' work had a wonderful childlike quality. The Atlanta Journal quote him as calling the work childish. (Mark asked me to point this out)