Professional wrestling career
Mark Silva made his in-ring debut in the Australia independent scene on October 24, 2009 at New Horizon Pro Wrestling's NHPW Southern Impact - Night 2 event. He wrestled under the name Mark Santoro, defeating Heritor.
World Xtreme Wrestling (2010-2015)
Silva migrated into the American independent wrestling circuit, debuting in World Xtreme Wrestling. His WXW debut was made on April 10 at WXW Xtreme War in a Xtreme War Battle Royal won by Nick Nero. He won the WXW Heavyweight Championship in a triple threat match on September 11, 2010 against Nick Folie and defending champion The Perfect Creation. He lost the title on October 23, at WXW Halloween Extravaganza to Richard J. Criado.
On February 2, 2011, Silva returned to WXW and won the WXW Heavyweight Championship from Dylan Night.
On January 17 at WXW, Silva defeated Sugaa to retain the WXW Heavyweight title before losing to Sugaa in a title rematch on January 31. On April 4 at WXW C-4 Gold Rush Rumble, Silva was unsuccessful in his first-time challenge for the WXW Television Championship held by Alexander Page after both men were counted out.
American Combat Wrestling (2015-2016)
Silva won his debut match on September 12, 2015 at ACW Dangerous Intentions when he defeated Tommy Penirelli. On October 10 at ACW Southern Stampede, Silva won the Southern Stampede Rumble match. By the end of his debut year, Silva held a 6-1 win-loss record, sustaining his first ACW defeat at ACW Fight Night against Sideshow. He finished his debut year at ACW Yuletide Beatings, defeating Martin Stone by disqualification. On March 5, 2016, Silva won his first ACW title at ACW Luck Of The Irish 2016 to defeat CJ O'Doyle for the ACW Heavyweight Championship. On May 28, Silva lost the title in a Four Way match at ACW Tradition Continues, to Sean Swag.
I Believe In Wrestling (2015-2016)
Full Impact Pro (2015-2016)
Silva debuted and won a dark match on August 7, 2015 at FIP Heatstroke, defeating Arik Royal. In his second match in FIP, Silva defended the ACW Heavyweight Championship successfully against CJ O'Doyle at FIP Florida Rumble.
- "The Beast"
- "The Outback Silvaback"
Championships and accomplishments
- ACW Heavyweight Championship (1 time)
- WXW Heavyweight Championship (4 times)