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Wrestling / Pedro Morales

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"He just beat Charlie Brown
Smashed his face to the ground
Won't stop 'till he has the belt"
The Mighty Ions, "Pedro Morales", made to the tune of Dead Kennedys' "California Über Alles"

Pedro Morales (October 22, 1942 – February 12, 2019) was a Puerto Rican professional wrestler who competed from the 1950s into 1987. He is best known for his work in WWE, where he was the fourth WWE World Heavyweight Champion. He also competed for All Japan Pro Wrestling, the AWA, Stampede Wrestling and various National Wrestling Alliance territories. He was WWE's first Triple Crown Champion, holding the WWE World Heavyweight Title once, the WWE Intercontinental Title twice (first person to do that, in fact) and the WWE World Tag Team Title once with Bob Backlund. In 1972, Pro Wrestling Illustrated named him "Wrestler of the Year." In 1995, he was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame.

Morales died on February 12, 2019, in Perth Amboy, New Jersey.

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