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Dominic DeNucci
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Wrestler Name: Dominic DeNucci
Finishers: Airplane Spin

Title History (4)

01/May/1976:NWA World Tag Team (Detroit) Champion -
[3 Times]:WWE World Tag Team Champion
18/Jun/1971:WWWF International Tag Team Champion -
31/Oct/1966:NWA Canadian Tag Team (Vancouver) Champion -

Biography/Additional Facts

On June 18, 1971, DeNucci won his first WWWF title, the WWWF International Tag Team Championship, with Bruno Sammartino by defeating The Mongols. They lost the title back to The Mongols three days later.

On May 13, 1975, DeNucci and Victor Rivera won the WWWF World Tag Team Championship from Jimmy & Johnny Valiant. In June, however, Rivera left the WWWF, and Pat Barrett became DeNucci's replacement partner. They lost the title approximately three months later to The Blackjacks on August 26.

DeNucci became a second time WWWF World Tag Team Champion when he and his partner Dino Bravo defeated Professor Tanaka & Mr. Fuji on March 14, 1978. They held the title until June 26 when they dropped it to The Yukon Jumberjacks.

After ending his career as an active professional wrestler, he trained Mick Foley, Shane Douglas, Brian Hildebrand, among others. DeNucci is featured in Mick Foley: "Madman Unmasked," where he is seen training Mick Foley and reminiscing about Foley in the days of his training.

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