Tag: Gene Kiniski

TODAY IN PRO WRESTLING HISTORY… JULY 19TH: Gene Kiniski’s Triple Crown

Canada's Greatest Athlete keeps collecting titles in the AWA

TODAY IN PRO WRESTLING HISTORY… April 14th: ‘Canada’s Greatest Athlete’ Passes...

Remembering former NWA and AWA World Champion Gene Kiniski, who died on this day in 2010

TODAY IN PRO WRESTLING HISTORY… Feb 11th: Dory Jr. wins the...

1969 - Dory Funk, Jr. defeats Gene Kiniski to win the NWA World Heavyweight title in Tampa, Florida, and begins a four-year reign with the Ten Pounds of Gold

TODAY IN PRO WRESTLING HISTORY… JAN 7th: A Thunderous Title Win

Gene Kiniski makes history when he defeats Lou Thesz, becoming the only man to ever capture both the NWA and AWA World Heavyweight titles in their career

IN MEMORIAM: IRON MIKE SHARPE

Remembering the life and times of the World Wrestling Federation star and famed enhancement talent, who sadly passed away three years ago today, on January 17, 2016