Al Costello



Height: 5'9"

Weight: 235 lbs

Real Name: Giacomo Costa

DOB: 12/14/1920

DOD: 1/22/2000

Hometown: Lingua Salina, Italy

Other Names: None

Wrestler Since: (Listed as 1957 on many sites, although possible title reign found in 1951)

Finishing Maneuver: Boomerang

Other Related Websites:
Al Costello - Obsessed With Wrestling Bio
Al Costello - Wrestling Informer Bio
Al Costello - Slam! Wrestling Obituary

History: (Under Construction)

Pay-Per-View/Show Summary: (3 - 7, 1 Draw)
- Chicago Comiskey Park (June 30, '61) = The Fabulous Kangaroos (Costello & Roy Heffernan) & Red Berry fell to Sweet Daddy Siki, Art Thomas, & Johnny Valentine.
- Chicago Comiskey Park (July 21, '61) = The Fabulous Kangaroos lost, via DQ, to Vittorio Apollo & Argentina Rocca.
- Georgia World Tag Team Title Tournament (January/February '66) = Costello & Louis Tillet beat Karl & Kurt von Brauner, then lost in the finals to the Mysterious Medics.
- Memphis Southern Tag-Team Title Tournament (June 18, '73) = The Kangaroos (Costello & Don Kent) defeated Tommy Gilbert & Eddie Marlin and Billy & Frankie Laine, before losing to Jerry Jarrett & Tojo Yamamoto. Jerry Lawler & Jim White won the tournament.
- Toronto Exhibition Stadium (June 5, '77) = Costello fought to a Draw with Chris Tolos.
- Toronto Exhibition Stadium (July 10, '77) = Costello fell to Stan Stasiak.
- AWA/WWWF Title Unification (March 25, '79) = Costello was pinned by Dewey Robertson.
- WWF Legends Battle Royal (November 16, '87) = Costello competed in the Battle Royal, which was won by Lou Thesz.

Title Summary:
- N.W.A. Australasian Heavyweight Champion (51)
- NWA World (Texas) Tag-Team Champion w/ Roy Heffernan (11/17/58 - 12/01/58)
- Rocky Mountain Tag-Team Champion w/ Roy Heffernan (1/12/59 - 2/16/59)
- Amarillo International Tag-Team Champion w/ Roy Heffernan (3/05/59 - ??)
- NWA United States Tag-Team Champion w/ Roy Heffernan (7/21/60 - 8/80/60)
- NWA United States Tag-Team Champion(2) w/ Roy Heffernan (8/24/60 - 11/19/60)
- NWA United States Tag-Team Champion(3) w/ Roy Heffernan (11/26/60 - 1/11/62)
- NWA Florida United States Tag-Team Champion w/ Roy Heffernan (1/61 - 11/61)
- NWA Florida Tag-Team Champion w/ Roy Heffernan (11/22/62 - 1/24/63)
- WWA World Tag-Team Champion w/ Roy Heffernan (2/27/64 - 4/28/64)
- NWA Canadian Tag-Team Champion w/ Roy Heffernan (5/25/64 - 9/28/64)
- Winnepeg International Tag-Team Champion w/ Roy Heffernan (5/28/64 - 1/09/65)
- NWA Canadian Tag-Team Champion(2) w/ Roy Heffernan (10/19/64 - 1/11/65)
- NWA Canadian Tag-Team Champion(3) w/ Roy Heffernan (2/01/65 - 3/01/65)
- NWA Canadian Tag-Team Champion(4) w/ Roy Heffernan (3/22/65 - 5/17/65)
- Winnepeg International Tag-Team Champion(2) w/ Roy Heffernan (65 - 6/26/65)
- NWA Detroit Tag-Team Champion w/ Ray St. Clair (??/??/??)
- NWA Georgia Tag-Team Champion w/ Louie Tillet (2/04/66 - 2/11/66)
- NWA Southern Junior Heavyweight Champion (4/08/66 - 4/28/66)
- NWA Mid-America Tag-Team Champion w/ Herb Welch (5/31/66 - 8/03/66)
- NWA World (Texas) Tag-Team Champion w/ Kark von Brauner (11/66 - ??)
- NWA American (Texas) Tag-Team Champion w/ Karl von Brauner (1/67 - 2/21/67)
- NWA Detroit Tag-Team Champion(2) w/ Karl von Brauner (5/26/67 - 7/13/67)
- NWA Detroit Tag-Team Champion(3) w/ Don Kent (12/18/71 - 7/72)
- NWA Mid-America Tag-Team Champion(2) w/ Don Kent (2/73 - 3/29/73)
- NWA Mid-America Tag-Team Champion(3) w/ Don Kent (4/73 - 4/11/73)
- NWA Mid-America Tag-Team Champion(4) w/ Don Kent (4/73 - 9/22/73)
- NWA World (Detroit) Tag-Team Champion(4) w/ Tony Charles (76)
- WWC World Tag-Team Champion w/ Don Kent (2/26/77 - 3/12/77)

PWI Achievement Awards: (0 wins, 0 1st RUs, 0 2nd RUs, 0 3rd RUs)
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