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RIP - Jackie Pallo

BBC News wrote:Wrestling star Jackie Pallo dies

Wrestler Jackie Pallo, one of wrestling's biggest stars in the 1960s, has died at the age of 80.
Pallo, who fought before the Big Daddy/Giant Haystacks era, died at his home in Ramsgate, Kent, on Saturday after battling with cancer.

The pony-tailed wrestler, whose nemesis in the ring was Irishman Mick McManus, was known by his fans as Mr TV.

Former commentator Reg Gutteridge - Pallo's cousin - described ...
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Update on the NWA-UK Hammerlock Heavyweight Title

Jonny Moss regained the title for the third time, defeating Paul Tracey on 18th Oct in Bray, Co. Wicklow, Ireland.

Also, on the NWA Ireland Title page, it's listed that Paddy Morrow won the UK title in Nashville on 8th October. That match was at the NWA convention, and ended in a DQ, so neither title changed hands.
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Irish titles?

Does anybody have any information on Irish titles? I'm trying to figure out in particular what happened to the Irish Heavyweight Title and the Northern Irish Heavyweight Title and where they came from. The information I have so far (very little) is on my site here - http://homepage.eircom.net/~kmcmahon
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RIP - Lord Al Hayes

Legendary British wrestler Lord Al Hayes passed away today (2005/07/21) at 77.

Read SLAM! Wrestling article for more detail.

RIP.
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New Updates to British Championships

A New British Heavyweight Champion was crowned this month heres the details

All Star Wrestling Promotions
Fairfield Halls, Croydon, England
7th June 2005
"Highlander" Drew McDonald Def. "Wildcat" Robbie Brookside (2 falls to 1)

which mean the NEW British Heavyweight Champion is; "Highlander" Drew McDonald.

Also on the same night, All Star revived the "British Open Tag-Team Championship" by having two teams face each other with the winner being crowned the new British Open Tag-Team ...
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Anton Geesink

I didn't know any other place to post this, but does anyone of you know what wrestling Anton geesink did in Europe? I know he did a lot in all Japan, but I recently heared that he did some in Europe too and I was interested if anyone knew anything more.
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A legend passes...

British legend Pat "Bomber" Roach passed away on July 17th.

Click <a href='http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/entertainment/tv_and_radio/3903823.stm' target='_blank'>here</a> for more detail.

RIP
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Spanish Wrestling article in current issue of Journal of Asi

In the current issue of the Journal of Asian Martial Arts, from pages 8-32 (I think), there is a good-sized article, with pictures, and old posters, of pro wrestling in Spain. Basically the article is about how Jujitsu-ka fought catch wrestlers at the turn of the century in the Iberian Penninsula. The book is a bit expensive but aside from DragonKing Press and maybe EJMAS, there is little written about wrestling in Spain (in English ...
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George Hackenschmidt

Does anybody have a good bio on Hackenschmidt.
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Cannonball

Is anyone here has news of Cannonball, one of the greatest pro wrestler in France ?
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