Pedro Morales

Wrestling World Champion + Wwe Hall of Famer + First Man To Win Wwe Triple Crown

Pedro Morales is a retired Puerto Rican professional wrestler. He began his wrestling career as a teenager in 1959 and continued through to the late 1980s. Morales was the first man in wrestling history to win all three major men's titles in the World Wrestling Federation: the WWWF Championship, the Intercontinental Championship and the WWF World Tag Team Championship. In 1995 Morales was the first Latin American and Hispanic to be inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame.… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Pedro Morales.


1942 Birth Born on October 22, 1942.


1959 16 Years Old 1 More Event
Debuting in 1959, Morales originally came to prominence with Worldwide Wrestling Associates in the 1960s, where he held the WWA World Heavyweight Championship and WWA World Tag Team Championship. … Read More
1962 19 Years Old After a similar result in a short program with Hard Boiled Haggerty, he had two draws against Allan Garfield, before defeating him on July 16, 1962. … Read More


1963 - 1965 6 More Events
Morales also won a battle royale held in Fort Worth, Texas and brought closure to his feud with El Mongol by besting him on February 13, 1966. … Read More
Morales began 1967 by also teaming with Ricky Romero, Mr. Moto and Pepper Gomez, gathering victories along all of them. … Read More
To open 1968, he defeated The Peacher, The Rebel and Blassie, briefly rejoining Romero in a draw. Individually, Morales then entered a streak of draws, before rebounding with wins over Rick Renaldo, Rocky Montero, The Alaskan, Lou Anthony, Rocky Montero and The Masked Invader. Antonio Pugliese reappeared on May 4, 1968, only to drop the WWA World Tag Team Championship to The Medics.
Now a full-time performer for Mid-Pacific Promotions in Hawaii, he quickly entered a successful run with victories over Dave Ruhl, Austin and Tank Morgan. This resulted in Morales defeating Curtis Iaukea for the Hawaii Heavyweight Championship on May 21, 1969, and Kiniski for the NWA North American Heavyweight Championship less than a month afterwards. … Read More
Morales began 1970 by wrestling in a series against Jack Bence, which later involved Bing Ki Lee and Tank Morgan.
On January 7, 1971, Morales won the vacant WWWF United States Championship by defeating Blassie in a tournament final. … Read More
First contender Blassie and Stasiak remained Morales' main rivals in the first two months of 1972, against whom he scored several draws and some wins. … Read More


During the first months of 1973, Morales bested Mr. Fuji, Buddy Wolfe and Lonnie Mayne, as well as Hans Schmidt, Lonnie Mayne and Curtis Iaukea. … Read More
1974 - 1977 7 More Events
His team along Johnson opened the year by winning their first two matches, going on to defeat Koloff and Saito to win the NWA Florida Tag Team Championship on January 24, 1978. … Read More
1979 - 1980 4 More Events
During the early months of 1981, he continued defeating the likes of The Hangman, Ron Shaw, Jose Estrada and Zbyszko, but tied in contests against St. Slaughter and Stan Hansen. … Read More


On his first match of 1983, the result was repeated, this time in a match involving Graham. … Read More
1984 41 Years Old 1 More Event
On January 6, 1984, he dropped the North American Heavyweight Championship o Sweet Daddy Siki. … Read More
During the months of March and April 1985, he participated in tag team matches for the WWF, including participation in a show held at Kuwait. … Read More
He won his first two contests of 1986 Moondog Spot and Lee, before losing to Terry Funk. … Read More


1995 52 Years Old Morales was inducted into the WWF Hall of Fame as part the 1995 class. … Read More
1996 53 Years Old Outside of the WWE, he has received recognition as a Latin American and Hispanic pioneer in other promotions. In mid 1996, Morales appeared at an event of the short lived American Wrestling Federation, in the championship match between Bob Orton, Jr. and Tito Santana, along with other superstars and legends like Sgt. … Read More
2000 57 Years Old …  In 2000, The Ring Chronicle inducted Morales into its own version of the Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame. … Read More


2003 60 Years Old 1 More Event
…  From 2003 onwards, the World Wrestling Council approached Morales and offered holding an Aniversario event in his honor, but he declined the invitations for ten years.
2005 - 2006 2 More Events
2012 69 Years Old Besides the wrestling and sports media, the mun2 network also featured Morales in an article that listed their selection for the "20 of the most memorable Latino wrestlers in WWE history" which was published in 2012. … Read More
2013 70 Years Old In 2013, Morales accepted being the honoree of Aniversario 40.
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