Mark Romero (July 21, 1963) is a retired American second generation professional wrestler better known by his ring name Mark Youngblood.


Mark Romero is the son of Ricky Romero. He started wrestling as Mark Youngblood in 1980 and worked for the National Wrestling Alliance's Jim Crockett Promotions as a tag team with Wahoo McDaniel. He wrestled in Florida Championship Wrestling in 1985 with his brother Jay and formed a tag team with younger brother Chris in 1986 following Jay's untimely death.

Mark and Chris achieved some success in the World Wrestling Council and later on in the Global Wrestling Federation and the United States Wrestling Association as "The Tribal Nation". They also had a brief stint in World Championship Wrestling as "The Renegade Warriors". Mark retired from wrestling in 1999.

Rare Appearances

In early 2006, Mark wrestled at the Amarillo, TX based indy-wrestling company West Texas Wrestling Legends ran by his brother Chris. He made several appearances for the company before going back into retirement in July 2006. On January 13, 2007 Mark Romero resurfaced in WTWL, Mark defeated The WTWL Champion Thunder to win the championship. After the match WTWL wrestlers "Hobo" Hank, Mike DiBiase, Dice Murdock, nephew "Radical" Ricky Romero III and Mark's brother Chris Romero came down to celebrate the win with the new champion. Mark Romero explained that his return was for one night only and he later vacated the WTWL Championship.

In wrestling

  • "Rapid" Ricky Romero

Championships and accomplishments

  • Southern Championship Wrestling
  • West Texas Wrestling Legends
  • WTWL Championship (1 time)

External links

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