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Roy Heffernan

Name: Roy Heffernan
Height: 5' 10" / 1.70m
Weight: 212 lbs - 240 lbs / 96 kg - 110 kg
Born: July 12 1925
From: Lithgow, NSW, Aus
Trained by: Laurence Heffernan
Debut: 1945

Retired: - 1973
Died: September 24 1992 (Heart attack)

Won the “Mr. Australia” bodybuilding title. Went to US in 1953, started teaming with Al Costello as “The Fabulous Kangaroos” in 1956. Won titles around the world, including the WWWF US Tag titles.

The Kangaroos were the first team to be inducted into the Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame. Heffernan returned to Australia in 1965. Semi-retired in the mid 70s, then retired completely in the 80s.

Titles Held: TWWA Heavyweight Championship; Southwest Heavyweight Championship; WWWF United States Tag Team Championship (w/ Al Costello); Canadian Tag Team Championship (w/ Al Costello); NWA World Tag Team Championship (w/ Al Costello); International Tag Team Championship (w/ Al Costello); NWA United States Tag Team Championship (w/ Al Costello); Rocky Mountain Tag Team Championship (w/ Al Costello)

Credit: Mark Dalgleish, Wikipedia
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