Santino Competes in Judo Tournament

By Soul Tsukino · Friday, October 06, 2017 · 0 Comments


Former WWE star Santino Marella revealed on Instagram and Twitter that over the weekend he competed in a Judo tournament. The retired wrestler, who is 43 and has had three major neck surgeries during his career, finished with a bronze medal. He says that it is his first tournament in 19 years. I'd say that is pretty damn good.



Santino wrestled for the WWE from 2007 until 2014 when he retired after some serious neck injuries. He won the Intercontinental title twice, US Title, and the WWE Tag Team Title during his run, along with being Ms. Wrestlemania under the guise of his sister Santina. After leaving the ring he opened up his own MMA training gym ‘Battle Arts Academy. where he is a judo instructor, Besides being an instructor, he is also an analyst for Sportsnet 360.

As you can see, retiring from the ring doesn't mean you are retired from kicking some butt as well.


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