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Bob Ellis
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Wrestler Facts

Wrestler Name: Bob Ellis
Hometown: San Angelo, Texas
Height: 6'2''
Weight: 240lb
Finishers: Bulldog Headlock
Previous Gimmicks: Bob Elliott

Title History (3)

[2 Times]:WWA World Heavyweight (Indianapolis) Champion
02/Jun/1960:NWA United States Heavyweight (Detroit) Champion -
[3 Times]:NWA Central States Heavyweight Champion

Biography/Additional Facts

-Bob Ellis was a legitimate "Cowboy" and raised race horses..
-November 28, 1958: Cowboy Bob Ellis defeated Bob Geigel for the Central States title in St Joesph, MO..
-March 10, 1960: Cowboy Bob Ellis defeated Kenji Shibuya for Central States title in Kansas City, KS..
-September 10, 1964: Cowboy Bob Ellis defeated The Destroyer to capture the WWA World Title in Los Angeles..
-December 9, 1964: Bob Ellis & Edouard Carpentier beat The Destroyer & Hard Boiled Hagerty for the World Tag Titles in LA..
-May 19, 1966: Bob Ellis & The Stomper (Archie Gouldie) beat Bob Geigel & Bob Brown for Central States Tag Team titles..
-October 5, 1967: Bob Ellis & The Viking (Bob Morse) defeated Bob Geigel & Bob Brown for Central States Tag Team titles..
-Early 1968: Cowboy Bob Ellis engaged in a vicious feud with The Hangman (Roy Staggs)..
-The Hangman defeated Cowboy Bob Ellis by Disqualification in a "Loser Leaves Town" match..
-Since the loss was due to a disqualification, the promotion decided the result didn't count..
-NWA Champion Gene Kiniski was quoted saying he considered Bob Ellis as one of the few men capable of winning his title..
-March 31, 1973: Cowboy Bob Ellis defeated Baron Von Raschke to capture the WWA World Title in Indiana..
-Bob Ellis once defeated Buddy Rogers, who complained afterwards about Ellis reversing the Rogers Figure Four..

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