Little Italy, NY
Aliases: Ichiban 1st
Feds worked for: WWEmp
Roccosault, El Finito
-ComPro Tag Team Champion (w/ Dutch Hagen
-Oklahoma Old School Champion
-NWA-U Oklahoma Champion
-NWA-U Universal Champion
-OCW Oklahoma Champion
-OCW Oklahoma Tag Team Champion (w/ Vinnie Valentino
-OCW Oklahoma Television Champion
-OPW Oklahoma Champion (5x)
-OPW Oklahoma Tag Team Champion (3x; all w/ Vinnie Valentino)
-SSW Turnpike Champion
-TPW Champion (2x)
-TPW Oklahoma Champion (2x)
-WWEmp Tag Team Champion (w/ Z
-Competed against Jimmy Kane
in a Steel Cage match, the first to be held in Oklahoma in 15 years
-Opened a WWF House show in Tulsa against Bull Schmitt
-Wrestled with Bull Schmitt against the Mean Street Posse for WWF
Affiliates: VIP Crew
, Generation X
, Hate, Inc.
, Compound Varsity
, Dutch Hagen, La M
Jimmy Kane, The Great Bolo, Justin Lee
, Anthony Jackson
, Bernard Funk
, Dexter Hardaway
, Brent Albright
Official Website: www.myspace.com/roccovalentino
-Cousin of pro wrestlers Brent Albright, Blake Albright
, Joey Casanova
& Vito Casanova
-Cousin (by marriage) of former wrestling manager Kaci Cannon
-Graduated with a Master's Degree in Business Man
agement from Southern Nazarene University of Oklahoma
-First person in Oklahoma to receive an NWA
World Title opportunity from Brent Albright
-Was the first wrestler to wear a mask and compete as Ichiban. Unmasked himself on May 9, 2003.
-Sometimes uses a spike as a foreign object in his matches. Fans named this "Mr. Spikey".
-Former Play-by-play announcer for NWA-OK
-Former owner of OPW
-Former commissioner of TPW
-Former leader of The VIP Crew
-Former member of POWER
-Former member of Hate Inc.
-Former member of The Compound Varsity
-Former member of La M
-Former member of the Hawaiian Shirt Mafia
-Holds the record as the longest reigning NWA-U Universal Champion (6 months, 21 days)
-Holds the record as the longest reigning OPW Oklahoma Champion (7 months, 5 days)
-Holds the record as the longest reigning OPW Oklahoma Tag Team Champion (w/ Vinnie Valentino; 7 months, 17 days)
-1st person to obtain a license as a wrestling promoter after the Oklahoma Boxing & Wrestling Commission
-Created the Oklahoma Triple Crown in 2006 by unifying the ComPro, FCW & NWA Oklahoma Titles. Later replaced the NWA Oklahoma Title with the NWA Universal Title.
-Set an Oklahoma record by winning 5 titles in 4 different federations between April & October, 2006.
-Voted Match of the Year (vs. Anthony Jackson) and Feud of the Year (vs. Sonny C
, tied w/ Justin Lee vs. Canadian Luchadore
) by the TPW Fans in 2003.
-Voted Match of the Year (vs. Justin Lee) by the TPW Fans in 2004.
-Voted Wrestler of the Year by the ComPro fans in 2006.
-Voted Feud of the Year (vs. Brent Albright), Most Hated Wrestler of the Year and Wrestler of the Year by the NWA-U Fans in 2006.
-Voted Wrestler of the Year in the 2006 Oklafan Year-End Awards.
-Was one of the first wrestlers to be inducted into the TPW Hall of Fame in 2005
-Ranked #1 in the 2006 Oklafan Top 50, the first and only year he was ranked.