TODAY IN PRO WRESTLING HISTORY… JAN 9th: O’Connor wins the Gold in the Gateway City

DATELINE: JAN 9, 1959 – ST. LOUIS, MO


Pat O’Connor defeats Dick Hutton to win the NWA World Heavyweight Championship.

He would go on to hold The Ten Pounds of Gold for 903 days, before dropping the belt to Buddy Rogers on June 30th, 1961.

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