Santino Marella

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Santino Marella

Marella on Raw in April 2014
Ring name(s) Boris Alexiev
Johnny Geo Basco
Santina Marella
Santino Marella
Billed height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Billed weight 233 lb (106 kg)
Born March 14, 1979 (1979-03-14) (age 35)
Mississauga, Ontario, Canada[1]
Resides Louisville, Kentucky, United States
Billed from "Russia" (OVW)
Calabria, Italy (WWE)
Paterson, New Jersey (WWE)
Trained by Ohio Valley Wrestling
WWE
Debut 2003
Retired July 6, 2014

Anthony Carelli (born March 14, 1979) is a Canadian retired professional wrestler. He currently works for the WWE. He appears under the ring name Santino Marella. During his wrestling career, he was a two-time WWE Intercontinental Champion, one-time WWE United States Champion, and one-time WWE Tag Team Champion with Vladimir Kozlov.

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Carrelli made his WWE debut on the April 16 edition of WWE Raw under the name of Santino Marella. He won the WWE Intercontinental Championship after Umaga was attacked by Bobby Lashley. With this, he became one of a few superstars to win a title in their first match.[2]

On July 6, 2014, at a live event in Toronto, Ontario, Marella announced his retirement due to a third major injury to his neck.[3]

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