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The Crusher (Wrestling)

The Crusher. Reginald Lisowski (July 11, 1926 – October 22, 2005) was an American Professional Wrestler from Milwaukee, Wisconsin as The Crusher. He is best known for his work in the Midwest, particularly for the AWA, from the 1950s until he retired in the 1980s. He is especially known for his years of teaming with Dick the Bruiser.

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Chicago Crusher Wrestler | Crusher Mills, Cone Crusher ...

Crusher Lisowski Profile on PWA – Pro Wrestling Archive. Wrestler Name: Crusher Lisowski Birthday: 11th July 1926 …. His early career included wrestling 3 to 4 nights per week at a Chicago armory, typically earning $5 a night.

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Official Merchandise Page of Da Crusher

All Merchandise is owned by this wrestler, promotion or media organization. All t-shirts unless otherwise noted are preshrunk cotton. All garments are made to order, please check size chart before ordering. Made in Chicago of imported …

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2003-3-11 · The Crusher (wrestler) Reginald Lisowski (July 11, 1926 – October 22, 2005) was an American professional wrestler who''s better known by his ring name, The Crusher (sometimes Crusher Lisowski to distinguish him from other Crushers, such as Crusher Blackwell ). In his obituary, The Washington Post described him as "a professional wrestler …

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AWA American Wrestling Association (1971

10/30/71 – Chicago, IL @ the International Amphitheatre. AWA Tag Team Champions Red Bastien & The Crusher vs. Larry Hennig & Lars Anderson. Blackjack Lanza vs. Dick The Bruiser COR. Dr Big Bill Miller vs. Bobby Heenan. The Professor vs. George Gadaski. Paul Christy vs. Billy Red Cloud. Angelo Poffo vs. Kenny Jay.

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Matches « Crusher « Wrestlers Database « CAGEMATCH

24.11.1984. 15 Man 20.000 Dollar Battle Royal: The Crusher defeats Baron von Raschke and Boom Boom Bundy and Brad Rheingans and Chris Markoff and Curt Hennig and Jim Brunzell and Jimmy Garvin and Luke Graham and Road Warrior Animal and Road Warrior Hawk and Roger Kirby and Steve Olsonoski and Steve Regal and Tom Zenk.

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The interesting road of George ''Scrap Iron'' Gadaski

2010-6-9 · The angle was initiated on TV when Crusher threw down a challenge to the headline tag team, with a partner of his choice. Destroyer and Hayes accepted, and Crusher proceeded to pull George from under the ring, where he was posing as a utility/sewer worker. The feud drew sellouts in cities throughout the AWA territory.

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The Crusher (wrestler) — Wikipedia Republished // WIKI 2

2019-8-26 · Reginald Lisowski (July 11, 1926 – October 22, 2005) was an American professional wrestler, better known by his ring name, The Crusher (sometimes Crusher Lisowski to distinguish him from other Crushers, such as Crusher Blackwell). In his obituary, The Washington Post described him as "a professional wrestler whose blue-collar bona fides made him beloved …

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FUNERAL ARRANGEMENTS FOR CRUSHER LISOWSKI | …

2005-10-23 · Wrestler, Milwaukee native ''Da Crusher'' dies at 79. JS Online: Wrestler, Milwaukee native ''Da Crusher'' dies at 79. By MIKE JOHNSON [email protected] Posted: Oct. 23, 2005. An icon in professional wrestling circles who was considered a man of the people because of his blue-collar Milwaukee roots, Reggie "Da Crusher" Lisowski has died, losing his ...

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Jimmy Valiant

2021-9-16 · After several months of training with Zela and another old-school wrestler by the name of Bobby Managoff, James Fanning made his professional wrestling debut on May 5, 1964, at the St. Andrew''s Gymnasium in Chicago. He wrestled in a tag team with his high school friend Gary Moldenhour as Jimmy and Gary Valentine, from Hollywood, California.

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Reginald Lisowski | Pro Wrestling | Fandom

2021-9-22 · Reginald Lisowski (July 11, 1926 - October 22, 2005) was an American professional wrestler, better known by his ring name, The Crusher. Lisowski was born and raised in the Milwaukee suburb of South Milwaukee. Early on he was more interested in football, playing fullback for the South Milwaukee High School football team, but took up wrestling while …

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Wikizero

2020-1-15 · The Crusher was, arguably, the overall biggest-drawing performer in the history of the AWA and one of the most famous wrestlers of his time. He was immortalized by legendary punk rock groups such as The Ramones and The Cramps, both of whom recorded songs in honor of the beloved brawler. On June 8, 2019, a bronze statue of The Crusher was ...

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ML AWA

Nick Bockwinkel vs. The Crusher (1981 Chicago clip) Dick the Bruiser/The Crusher vs. Jesse Ventura/Adrian Adonis (Chicago Clips) plus High Flyers, Huber, Kelly Twins, Luke Graham jr., Hogan, Ladd, more. AWA 81/82 . AWA TV 1/30/82 (24/7) Hosted by Greg Gagne. Santana vs. Sonny Rogers, Patera w/Heenan vs. Young, High Flyers vs.Leone/Sebastien (2 ...

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Crusher – Online World of Wrestling

Tom Zak wrote: The Crusher was one of the most exciting wresters I ever saw in my life. My brother and I used to go to the Chicago Amphitheater all the time in the 60''s and 70''s. We saw Crusher and Bruiser wrestle Henning and Race (the Dolly Sisters as Crusher would call them)."We''re gonna beat these two bums and then go down Halsted street and dance the …

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"The Crusher" dies...

 · ``The Crusher was a mainstay in professional wrestling for so long,'''' DeFalco said. ``He sold out the Milwaukee Auditorium and Arena on a number of occasions.'''' The barrel-chested wrestler began his career as a bad guy, but people liked him anyway, his son said. ``He never really changed his style.

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Vintage Wrestling Memorabilia

2020-5-23 · In Chicago on June 20, 1898, before a reported crowd of 10,000, Youssuf met Evan "Strangler" Lewis, the one-time American champion. The match was for a purse of $3,500 and the "championship of the world" (again), with the best of three falls to decide the winner. The only move barred was the stranglehold.

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The Crusher Death

2018-5-27 · Despite his unorthodox training, Da Crusher boasted tremendous strength with fellow wrestler Verne Gagne noting the 6'' 260-pound Lisowski could bench press nearly 600 pounds. Famous Until the End Da Crusher …

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One Man Gang « Wrestlers Database « CAGEMATCH

Chicago, Illinois, USA. Gender: male. Height: 6'' 9" (206 cm) Weight: 398 lbs (181 kg) Career Data. Alter egos: Akeem Crusher Broomfield George The Giant One Man Gang Panama Gang Thor . Roles: Singles Wrestler Tag Team Wrestler. Beginning of in-ring career: 1977. End of in-ring career: 2009. In-ring experience: 32 years. Wrestling style:

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The Crusher (wrestler)

2021-7-29 · Fino all''inizio del 1965, Crusher lottò da heel (wrestler malvagio odiato dal pubblico) nell''AWA. Dopo aver incontrato la coppia formata da Larry Hennig & Harley Race per la prima volta, i fan cominciarono a tifare per Crusher e suo "cugino" Dick the Bruiser, rendendoli dei beniamini della federazione.

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Dick The Bruiser – Online World of Wrestling

William Afflis was an early NFL football star (Green Bay Packers from 1951-1954) turned pro wrestling legend. ~~~Afflis suffered a crushed esophagus during his NFL career with explains his rough gravely voice. Dick the Bruiser was the …

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Dick the Bruiser Wrestling History

2019-3-18 · Dick the Bruiser Wrestling History. Dick the Bruiser was one of the toughest men in the sport. The tag team he had with. Crusher Lisowski was one of the most brutal and accomplished in history. Bruiser, as a. singles competitor, was a former WWA World Champion and held the NWA United States. Heavyweight Title more then ten-times.

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The Crusher (wrestler)

2020-4-15 · 252 lb (114 kg) Billed from. Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Debut. 1949. Retired. 1988. Reginald Lisowski (July 11, 1926 – October 22, 2005) was an American professional wrestler, better known by his ring name, The Crusher (sometimes Crusher Lisowski to distinguish him from other Crushers, such as Crusher Blackwell ).

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The Way It Was--Gentleman Jim Hady

The Crusher, the huge 275-pound masked monster, came up from the opposite side of the arena basement and was met with boos and calls of profanity. He was definitely not a fan favorite. He had beaten the very best that promoter Leo Donoghue had brought to the arena. The match went the entire one-hour time limit with neither man gaining a fall.

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Original 1960-70s WRESTLING LIFE PROGRAM Chicago …

Original 1960-70s WRESTLING LIFE PROGRAM Chicago GAGNE Snyder BRUISER CRUSHER. C $63.47 + C $10.16 shipping + C $10.16 shipping + C $10.16 shipping. Original 1960-70s WRESTLING LIFE PROGRAM Chicago BOCKWINKEL Stevens OX Bruiser ... Wrestler: RAY STEVENS, DICK THE BRUISER, WILBUR SNYDER: Product: Program: …

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The Crusher

2020-1-15 · The Crusher was, arguably, the overall biggest-drawing performer in the history of the AWA and one of the most famous wrestlers of his time. He was immortalized by legendary punk rock groups such as The Ramones and The Cramps, both of whom recorded songs in honor of the beloved brawler. On June 8, 2019, a bronze statue of The Crusher was ...

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The Crusher Death

2018-5-27 · Despite his unorthodox training, Da Crusher boasted tremendous strength with fellow wrestler Verne Gagne noting the 6'' 260-pound Lisowski could bench press nearly 600 pounds. Famous Until the End Da Crusher continued …