sitelogo-rdr
vhstodvd

Australian Wrestling on

youtube   facebook 

Bill Dundee

 

Name: - Bill Dundee
Height : - 5'7” (170cm)
Weight: - 214lb (97kg)
Born: - October 24, 1943
From: - Kirriemuir, Scotland
Debut: - 1967
Finisher: - Bombs Away
Also known as: - Sir William, Squire William

Born in Scotland, moved to Melbourne at an early age. Joined a circus as a trapeze artist in 1960. Wrestled lower mid-card in Australia for several years, before travelling to Tennesee in 1974. Initially formed a team with fellow Aussie George Barnes, before linking with Jerry Lawler. Lawler and Dundee practically 'owned' the Tennessee promotion for 10 years, also winning the AWA World Tag title in 1987.

Had a run in WCW in the early 90s, as a manager/valet for Steven Regal. Still active in 2011.

His son, wrestler Jamie Dundee, was born in Australia. His grandson, Dylan Eaton (son of Bobby Eaton) also wrestles.

Titles held: - CWA World Hwt, AWA Southern Hwt (9), USWA Hwt, NWA Mid-America Hwt, OVW Hwt, Central States Hwt, CWA International Hwt (4), NWA Southern Hwt, CWA Southwestern Hwt (3), AWF Hwt, USWA Southern Hwt, USWA Texas Hwt, NWA US Jr Hwt (3), Mid-South TV, AWA World Tag (2, w/ Jerry Lawler), USWA World Tag (3, w/ Jerry Lawler [2], w/ Jamie Dundee), AWA Southern Tag (14, w/ Norvell Austin, w/ Robert Gibson, w/ Jerry Lawler [4], w/ Robert Fuller, w/ Tommy Rich [2], w/ Dream Machine [2], w/ Steve Keirn [2], w/ Dutch Mantel), CWA International Tag (w/ Rocky Johnson), CWA World Tag (w/ Tommy Rich), NWA Mid-America Tag (w/ Ricky Gibson), NWA Southern Tag (3, w/ Big Bad John [2], w/ Tommy Rich), Southeastern Tag (/ Tommy Rich), PPW Tag (w/ Jerry Lawler)

Bill Dundee v Tony Charles, CWA 1976

Credit: Mark Dalgleish, Wikipedia, ObsessedWithWrestling.com
Photo: Flickr

billydundee-flickr