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Tom Lurich


Name: - Tom Lurich
Born: - 1897
Died: - November, 1962

Regarded as a pioneer of Australian pro wrestling. Defeated many overseas stars who toured here during the 1930s. Won the vacant Australian Hwt title by defeating Bonnie Muir in 1933.

Titles held: - Australian Hwt, British Empire Hwt.

Credit: Mark Dalgleish, The Age newspaper, Libnan Ayoub's 100 Years of Australian Professional Wrestling
Photo Credit: Myspace