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Santino Marella Biography & Latest News

Santino Marella Biography

Anthony Carelli best known by his ring name Santino Marella, is an Italian-Canadian professional wrestler, currently signed with WWE. Carelli started his career on the Ontario independent circuit as Johnny GeoBasco, debuting in the opening match of a Ring Wars show in Orangeville, Ontario, on August 17, 2003. In 2005, Carelli began training at Ohio Valley Wrestling (OVW), a developmental territory for World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE). On January 24, 2007, Alexiev won the OVW Television Championship. Carelli debuted as Santino Marella on the April 16, 2007 episode of WWE Raw from Milan, Italy. The unknown Marella scored a surprising upset, and won the WWE Intercontinental Championship. At WrestleMania XXVI, Santino Marella competed in the 26-man battle royale dark match, won by Yoshi Tatsu. On the November 15 Raw, Marella and Kozlov became number one contenders for the WWE Tag Team Championship by defeating The Usos. On February 17 2011, Smackdown, he won a battle royal to replace Randy Orton in the Elimination Chamber match at Elimination Chamber. On the June 25 Raw, Marella successfully defended the United States Championship against Jack Swagger. 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, which was won by Dolph Ziggler  

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