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Brian Ashby / Bruno Bekkar

 

Name: - Bruno Bekkar

Weight: - 250lb (115kg)

Born: - New Zealand

Debut: - 1963

Retired: - 1992

Also known as: - Brian Ashby

 

Toured Australia: - 1965, 1966, 1970, 1971 (all as Brian Ashby), 1973, 1977 (as Bruno Bekkar)

 

Received an early push in Australia, winning the Australian Hwt title in 1965. Wrestled lower-midcard for most of the 60s in Australia, also touring New Zealand and Asia. Spent his time in the 70s alternating between Australia, New Zealand and Japan.

Traveled to Puerto Rico in the early 80s, teaming with Don Kent in an incarnation of The Fabulous Kangaroos (managed by Al Costello)

Since his retirement, he has worked with both IPW and KPW in New Zealand.

 

Titles held: - Australian Hwt, New Zealand Hwt (3), WWC North American Tag (2, w/ Don Kent)

Credit: Mark Dalgleish, Wikipedia, Libnan Ayoub's 100 Years of Australian Professional Wrestling
Photo credit: FightTimes.com

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