Argentina, South America
uma, The Great Zuma, The Mighty Zuma, Rayo Pampero
Feds worked for: TSW
, Steel Belt Wrestling (OH), Memphis, Chicago, Capitol Wrestling
Flying Headscissors, Flying Tackle, Bearhug
-NWA Eastern Champion
as Tag Team Champion (2x; 1 each w/ Ray Gunkel and Johnny Walker)
Ray Gunkel, Johnny Walker, Art Thomas, Nelson Royal
, Scott Casey
-Real name was Man
uel Chaij Sr.
-Born in Italy, but was raised in Argentina
-An accomplished gymnast, he represented Argentina at the 1948 Olympics in London, England
-Sometimes billed from Puerto Rico
-Was a blatant rip-off of Argentina Rocca created by the infamous Jack Pfefer in the 1950s and 60s. The two of them headlined Madison Square Garden, drawing record crowds.
-After retiring, he ran a pizza parlour named Zuma's Pizza, in Rosamond, CA
-Passed away on December 29, 2012 at the age of 86 after a two and a half month hospitalization due to pneumonia and kidney failure and heart problems he had endured for the previous 20 years.