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Dennis Stamp

Name :- Dennis Stamp

Height :- 188cm (6' 2")

Weight :- 110kg (250lb)

Born :- Dec 6, 1946

From :- Brainerd, Minnesota

Debut :- Aug 9, 1971

Retired :- 1991

Died :- Mar 13, 2017 (lymphoma)

Toured Australia :- 1974

Was a high school wrestling champion before turning professional in Ontario in 1971. Quickly found a spot as undercard talent in AWA (winning AWA's "Rookie of the Year" award) before heading to Central States.

Had a successful run in Los Angeles in 1974-75, including wins over Man Mountain Mike and Greg Valentine for the "Beat the Champ" TV title. After a stint in Vancouver, found a home in the Funks' Amarillo promotion.

Toured WWF briefly in 1986 before returning to AWA, eventually retiring from active competition in 1991.

Made an appearance in the Stallone-directed film, "Paradise Alley" in 1978, as well as the wrestling documentary "Beyond the Mat".

After retirement, worked as a pest controller, before succumbing to a recurrence of lymphoma cancer in 2017.

Titles held :- (Amarillo) Brass Knucks title (3), (NWA) Beat the Champ title (2), Canadian Tag (w/ Tiger Jeet Singh), Tri-States Tag (2, w/ Bull Bullinski, w/ Dewey Robertson)

Dennis Stamp v George Barnes (WCW Australia) 1974