Competed in the WWWF
during the mid 60's and was a co-holder of the Tag Team Title.
Returned in the 70's and challenged Bruno Sammartino.
John Tolos died in 2009.
Was a mid level heel wrestler in the
WWWF during the early 1970's. Verdu had a huge chest and
was quite strong. Challenged Bruno Sammartino &
Pedro Morales in the early 70's.
One of the famous
Graham Brothers, was a Tag Team Champ in the 60's and returned
in the 70's to challenge Bruno Sammartino. Dr. Jerry
Graham died in 1997.
Brother of Dr. Bill
Miller, wrestled in the 60's as a mid level heel and returned
mainly to the Pittsburgh area as a low to mid level babyface.
Held the Tag Title in the 1960's.
The fighting cop
from Carnegie Pa near Pittsburgh, Frank Holtz was mainly a
prelim guy who wrestled as a babyface. Got a small push
in the late 60's & early 70's. Competed from 1964 - 1977
in the WWWF.
babyface wrestler with some martial arts skills who competed
from 1973 - 1975. Held the WWWF Tag Team Titles in 1974
with Tony Garea.
Billy White Wolf
Indian wrestler who
teamed with Cheif Jay Strongbow in the mid to late 70's in the
WWWF. Held the Tag Team Title for a short time but left
the area after his neck was broken by Ken Patera. His
biggest win was a clean pinfall of Bruiser Brody during a tag
Billy Red Lyons
Mid level babyface
wrestler who worked mainly Pittsburgh and New York shows.
Got a big win in 1971 defeating North American Champion Stan
Stasiak on TV in Pittsburgh with a sleeper hold. Billy
Red Lyons died in 2009.
Mid level heel who
worked in the WWWF in the mid 1960's. Held the Tag Title
in 1966 & had a short return to the WWWF in 1972.
Smasher Sloan died sometime in the 1990's.
A Gorgeous George
wannabe, Magnificent Maurice competed in the WWWF from 1963 -
1971. He worked mainly in the early years with Johnny
Barrend as a tag team. Maurice turned on Barrend and
shortly after Maurice started using his real name Gene
Dubuque. Magnificent Maurice died in 1974.
A former NWA champ
Gene Kiniski spent a year or two in the WWWF in the mid 60's.
Kiniski was co-holder of the Tag team Titles with Waldo Von
Erich. Gene Kiniski died in 2010.
Competed in the WWWF during the
early years and was tag partner of Skull Murphy.
Was the first to hold the WWWF Tag Team Titles. Brute
Bernard died in 1984.
After Bill Watts
turned heel Don McLarity was to be the No. 2 babyface, he was
not good enough to be in that level and only stayed 2 years in
the WWWF. He did hold the Tag Team Title in 1965.
Tag Team partner of
Brute Berard in the early 60's and was the first to hold the
WWWF Tag Team titles. Only competed about 2 years in the
WWWF. Skull Murphy died in 1970.
Mid to low level
babyface who wrestled in the WWWF in the mid 60's and came
back for a short stint in the mid to late 70's. When
Victor Rivera gave up his half of the WWWF Tag Title Dom
DeNucci selected Pat Barrett to replace him.
Good looking heel
wrestler from the mid 1960's, challenged Bruno Sammartino for
the title. Had a hold called the Powerlock which was
similar to the figure four leglock.
One of the toughest
wrestlers in the WWWF in the 1970's. Known for breaking
the neck of Bruno Sammartino in 1976.
A really tough heel from the mid
1960's who was managed by Tony Angelo. The Beast had a
feud with Chief White Owl. The Beast died in 1987.
Chief White Owl
Popular Indian wrestler who competed
in the WWWF from 1963-1967 and made a short comeback in 1972.
White Owl had his leg broken in a TV match in 1964 against
Frank Pickens. Chief White Owl died in 2008.
One of Japan's finest wrestlers,
competed in the WWWF off and on in the 60's and 70's.
Was brought in as a special attraction. Shoehi Baba died