|Ring name(s)||Boris Alexiev
Johnny Geo Basco
|Billed height||6ft 0in|
|Billed weight||235 lb|
|Born||March 14, 1979
Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
|Resides||Louisville, Kentucky, United States|
|Billed from||"Russia" (OVW)
Calabria, Italy (WWE)
Paterson, New Jersey (WWE)
|Trained by||Ohio Valley Wrestling
Anthony John Carelli (born March 14, 1979) is an Canadian professional wrestler. He currently works for World Wrestling Entertainment on their RAW brand as Santino Marella. He is the current reigning United States champion and is in his first reign.
World Wrestling Entertainment[change | edit source]
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.
References[change | edit source]
- Andrews, Kenai (2008-02-03). "La Vita è Bella for Santino". SLAM! Sports. http://slam.canoe.ca/Slam/Wrestling/2008/02/03/4815772.html. Retrieved 2008-02-05.
- "Santino Marella". Mahalo. http://www.mahalo.com/santino-marella. Retrieved 2010-02-23.