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Billy Red Lyons
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Wrestler Facts

Wrestler Name: Billy Red Lyons
Hometown: Dundas, Ontario
Height: 6'2''
Weight: 240lb
Finishers: Tomahawk Chop

Title History (3)

01/Jan/1969:AWA British Empire Heavyweight Champion -
01/Jan/1966:NWA World Tag Team (Detroit) Champion -
03/Jun/1965:AJPW All Asia Tag Team Champion -

Biography/Additional Facts

Real Name: William Lyons

William Lyons was Billy Red to wrestling fans because of his red hair. He started wrestling in 1959. He's best known in Texas, Oklahoma, and southern Ontario, where he wrestled in a famous tag team with Dewey Robertson as the Crusaders. After his retirement from the ring, he joined the offices of Frank and Jack Tunney, Toronto's long-time promoters. He did some interviewing, announcing and commentary.

As a plug-man for Maple Leaf Wrestling, his catch phrase was "Don'tcha dare miss it!"

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