Jose Lothario was born Guadalupe Robledo in Monterrey, Mexico.
Lothario competed in the National Wrestling Alliance for most of his career. He once had a winning streak of over 50 matches.
On Christmas Day 1970, Lothario teamed up with Danny Miller to defeat The Infernos and win the NWA Florida Tag Team Championship. In storyline, the previous champions, Dusty Rhodes and Dick Murdoch, had been stripped of the titles.
Lothario's biggest feuds were with Gino Hernandez and El Gran Marcus. Lothario wrestled in Florida and Texas and was one of the most popular wrestler's in Houston Wrestling's long, prestigious history.
Lothario trained Shawn Michaels, and appeared on-screen with Michaels when he won the WWF Championship and managed him for several months before leaving the WWF after the 1997 Royal Rumble. He appeared again on WWF television programming in January 1999 as part of a storyline involving Shawn Michaels.
His son Pete was also a professional wrestler in the Texas area, and has appeared on WWE television. His wife, Jean Lothario also wrestled with Joe Blanchard's Southwest Wrestling Alliance. They also have a daughter, Gina, who did not go into the wrestling business.
Championships and accomplishments
- WCCW American Tag Team Championship (6 times) - with Ivan Putski (1), Mil Mascaras (1), El Halcon (3) and Tiger Conway, Jr. (1)
- WCCW Television Championship (1 time)
- WCCW Texas Brass Knuckles Championship (3 times)
- WCCW Texas Heavyweight Championship (4 times)
- WCCW Texas Tag Team Championship (6 times) - with Mil Mascaras (1), Ivan Putski (1), Alberto Madril (2), Rocky Johnson (1) and Cien Caras (1)