Torbellino Blanco

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Torbellino Blanco (White Whirlwind)
Torbellino Blanco (White Whirlwind)
Name Torbellino Blanco (White Whirlwind)
Real name Mariano Yugueros
Name history Torbellino Blanco
Maestro(s) Loco Hernandez
Birth date, location 1923 - Spain
Obituary date 1988
Debut, location 50's In Spain, 1964 - Tlanepantla
Lost mask to
Height 175 cm/5' 9"
Weight 95 kg/209 lb
Signature moves The shoulder breaker
Titles: NWA Texas Heavyweight Title, NWA World Tag Team Titles (Texas-Version) (w/ Pepper Gómez), NWA Texas Tag Team Titles (3 w/ Ciclón Negro)


One of the best spanish wrestlers to come through in Mexico and U.S.A territory in the mid-'60s was Torbellino Blanco. In 1959 the NWA considered Torbellino as the third best lightheavyweight wrestler of the world, after a long season in Mexico he moved to the south of the United States to wrestle.

Luchas de apuestas record

Date Apuesta Winner(s) Loser(s) Arena and/or Place
58/05/02 hair Torbellino Blanco Sugi Sito Arena Coliseo - Mexico City
58/09/26 mask Espectro I Torbellino Blanco Arena Mexico
59? hair Cavernario Galindo Torbellino Blanco Arena México - Mexico City
60/04/20 hair Torbellino Blanco Tonina unknow
60/04/26 mask Danny McShain Torbellino Blanco USA
65/11/?? mask (1) Torbellino Blanco The Destroyer Fort Worth, USA
65/11/10 mask The Destroyer Torbellino Blanco Fort Worth, USA

(1) The Destroyer's mask was pulled off and he lost on a countout going back to the dressing room to get another mask. There was a towel handy so the Destroyer was not identified. Two weeks later 2 out of 3 falls match Blanco lost his mask in the main event rematch which ended the feud.


mask vs mask vs. Espectro I