The profile claimed that he moved to the U.S. to pursue a wrestling career with WWE.[5]. © 2007-2020 Tous Droits Réservés Catch-Newz. Il est double champion Interc… [59] On the October 31 episode, Marella defeated Jack Swagger with a roll-up pin after he spit water given to him by special guest, Beaker of The Muppets, in Swagger's face. [43], At WrestleMania XXVI, Santino Marella competed in the 26-man battle royale dark match, won by Yoshi Tatsu[44] He then tried to form a tag team with Vladimir Kozlov, who repeatedly refused the offer. On May 6, 2016, after not appearing on WWE television in 2016, Marella was released from WWE along with seven other superstars; the reason was due to an injury. This was unexpected return. Nevertheless, at WrestleMania, he won the battle royal, competing in drag as Santina Marella (Santino Marella's self-alleged twin sister), last eliminating Beth Phoenix and Melina. Un passage dans le Royal Rumble Match est ainsi à prévoir, mais lequel ? On the July 14, 2008 episode of Raw, Marella lost to Beth Phoenix, who had answered his open challenge. On the October 21 episode of Raw, he defeated Heath Slater, dressed as Elvis Presley. At Cyber Sunday, Marella was disqualified in a title match with The Honky Tonk Man (who fans voted for over other former champions Roddy Piper and Goldust). [9] By this time he also competed in mixed martial arts, in which he claimed in 2006 to have a 6–1 record,[10] although only one fight is confirmed. [16] He was booked to dominate opponents with stiff strikes and submission style wrestling. They wrestled twice more, both matches ending with John Morrison saving Marella from Sheamus' post-match assault. [80] Four days later on SmackDown, he and Intercontinental Champion Christian defeated David Otunga and Cody Rhodes to qualify for the World Heavyweight Championship Money in the Bank ladder match at Money in the Bank,[81] which was won by Dolph Ziggler. Marella's humour proved popular with audiences, and he turned face again before WrestleMania XXV, expressing his desire to be crowned the inaugural "Miss WrestleMania" in a 25-woman battle royale at the event. [109] In 2015, Carelli trained athletes from Venezuela for the Panamerican Games 2015. This entry in drag was nice for fans who remember the gimmick, but … After unsuccessfully persuading her to decline it, Marella tried to sabotage the cover unveiling (an in-ring segment of Raw), causing Maria to dump him. [98] They were defeated again by The Real Americans on the following episode of Raw; after the match Marella attacked Cesaro with the Cobra. [58] Marella returned on the October 3 Raw, defeating Jinder Mahal. 4 y . He was one of the final two wrestlers, before being eliminated by Alberto Del Rio. Athlete. Marella showed up as Santina at the 2020 Women's Royal Rumble and he went on to say that he was initially hesitant to return as Santina, but wanted to do whatever the company thought was best. [102][103], On June 17, 2017, Marella announced that he would come out of retirement for one last match for Destiny World Wrestling, which operates out of his Battle Arts Academy facilities, on August 27. [53] At Elimination Chamber, Marella and Kozlov lost the Tag Team title to Gabriel and Slater. [82] On the July 27 and August 3 episodes of SmackDown, Marella lost to Antonio Cesaro in non-title matches. [70] In the pre-show of Extreme Rules on April 23, Marella defeated The Miz to retain the United States Championship. En effet, le journaliste de PWInsider Mike Johnson a pu confirmer via plusieurs sources que Santino Marella sera à Houston au Texas, pour le Royal Rumble. On the following episode of SmackDown, Marella successfully defended the title against Swagger in a steel cage match, by escaping through the cage door. [107] On July 22, 2019, Marella appeared at the Raw Reunion show in a backstage skit. The next week, in order to "prove" his eligibility, he revealed he was wearing a mankini. He's everything you should want to be.". What is Santino Marella's net worth in 2020? According to our records, he has 1 children. [63][64] On the February 17 SmackDown, Marella won a battle royal to replace Randy Orton in the Elimination Chamber match for the World Heavyweight Championship at Elimination Chamber.