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The website devoted to preserving the history of Australian wrestling.

We're in the process of renovating and moving some things around so some things may look a little strange but the aim is to minimise disruption.

This website was designed in 2012 with a scope of covering present and past wrestling in Australia.
The scope will change to prioritise the older stuff and make that a bit more accessible.

Thank you for your patience.

I also have another website (with my good buddy Greg) The Wrestling Roadshow which has more of a global scope. We have a podcast by the same name too and discuss all sorts of wrestling.


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Johnny Doyle

Name:- Johnny Doyle

Born:- April 6, 1909

From: - LaSalle, Illinois

Died:- October 9, 1969 (cancer)

Debuted in wrestling as an assistant promoter in the mid-30s. Ran the Los Angeles promotion from the late 40s, turning it into one of the most successful in US. Formed Capitol Wrestling Corporation along with Toots Mondt and Vince McMahon Sr. Built up the Detroit promotion before selling to The Sheik. 

Came to Australia in 1964 with Jim Barnett to establish "World Championship Wrestling" under the banner of the International Wrestling Alliance. Retired in 1968, and passed away in Palm Springs in October 1969.