Tag: Lou Thesz

TODAY IN PRO WRESTLING HISTORY… APRIL 28th: The Death of a...

Today, we present 'Icons of Wrestling', a documentary in honor of the greatest grappler of The Golden Era, Lou Thesz, who passed away on this day, in 2002

TODAY IN PRO WRESTLING HISTORY… JAN 24th: Thesz defeats Rogers

1963 - Lou Thesz takes the NWA World title from Nature Boy Buddy Rogers, and northeast promoters break away to form what would eventually become the modern WWE

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

KAYFABE THEATER: Paul Boesch Interviews ‘Gorgeous’ Gino Hernandez

The Handsome Half Breed is out for an interview, and tells Paul Boesch that he should be celebrated for winning the Junior Heavyweight title - albeit by nefarious means