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We are always pleased to hear from ex wrestlers or their family members, and welcome information or photos from anyone to enhance the A-Z section.
Alan Dennison ... George DeRelwyskow ... The Destroyer ... Jimmy Boy Devlin ... Frank Dhondt ... Les Diables Rouges ... El Diablo ... Paul Diamond ... Paul Diamond ... Ray Diamond .. Dick the Dormouse ... Axel Dieter ... The Disciple ... The Doc ...Doctor Blood ...Doctor Death ... Doctor No .. Sugar Ray Dodo ... Mike Donlevy ... Seamus Donlevy ... Joe D'Orazio ... Barry Douglas ... Doulas the Turk ... Tom Dowie ... Terry Downs ... Sean Doyle ... Jacques Ducrez ... Eric Dudley .. Bill Dunne ...Dave Duran ... Robert Duranton ... Harry Duval ... Paul Duval ... Paul Duval ... Dynamic Dragon ... Dynamite Kid
The Strongman nickname was appropriate for this Northern hardnut who resembled the Mighty Atom.
Smaller than he appeared on television the biceps bulged and Dennison was always willing to use his strength to overcome opponents.
After turning professional in 1958 Alan soon became a familiar face to the television fans. A one strap leotard and wristbands were the trademark of his ring attire.
For many years he was one of the great bad men of the ring, but like so many the character mellowed in later years, sometimes to the point of becoming sweetily sickening.
He could change his style to suit the occasion but always gave value for money. In the 1960s The Dennisons team of Alan and Syd Cooper antagonised fans, especially when matched against the blue-eyed teams like the Royal Brothers and the White Eagles.
When Cooper moved South it could have been the end, but his place was admirably taken by Hooker Ted Heath, the perfect replacement.
A gentle and kind man Alan’s place in the nation’s heart was demonstrated when his untimely death was announced on the national television news.
Alan Dennison died following a match at Southport on 27th June, 1984.
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A name known to every fan of television wrestling as one half of Relwyskow and Green Promotions.
Before turning his hand to wrestling promoting George was an outstanding wrestler in a short lived 1930s career. Mind you, it was in his blood because his father, George F.W. De Relwyskow Snr, was one of wrestling's all time greats.
Naturally dad had a big influence on young Gerge, as did the former rugby player and all-in wrestler, Douglas Clarke. Having turned professional at twenty George gained a few years experience before defeating Rashid Anwar to take the British Empire lightweight title.
An injury whilst serving during the second world war brought his wrestling career to an early end. For wrestling fans that may have been for the best because following the war George and brother Doug (later a referee) turned their attention to car rallying and then to wrestling promoting.
It is for his contribution to wrestling as a pomoter, in which he formed a business partnership with Arthur Green, that George de Relwyskow is most often remembered.
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A stocky masked heavyweight of the early 1970s, and a regular of Wryton Promotions bills, who made little impact on the national scene. We understand that underneath the mask was accomplished heavyweight wrestler Jack Fallon of Wigan. His style was unexciting, though, and the masked Destroyer failed to rival contemporaries such as The Outlaw or Kendo Nagasaki. Billy Stock, amongst a multitude of others, donned the mask and adopted the name on the independent circuit.
Effervescent and irrepressible, that was the bundle of energy known as Jimmy "Boy" Devlin, a highly regarded wrestler well known to fans in the north and midlands during the 1960s and 70s.
Jimmy was from Stckton on Tees, a hotbed of wrestling that produced not only the Boy but Les Prest, Sean McNeill, Harry Rose, TommyStones, Dicky Swales, Jim Stockdale, Ray and Milton Clarke, and many others.
Even amongst a troupe like this Boy Devlin stood out above the crowd. Those who faced him in the ring have told us that he was a fast and skilful wrestler, but a bit of a nightmare to work with because he was just so energetic.
Wrestling was the only sport that interested Jimmy and one night in 1959 when he was a spectator at the Stockton Corporation Hall he got talking to Jim Stockdale, a legendary figure amongst the north eastern wrestling fraternity. Jim invited the youngster along to his gym, and that was Boy's inauguration into the world of wrestling. Jim Stockdale had a reputation as a strong disciplinarian, and Jim's rules had an immediate and long lasting impact on young Jimmy, with smoking and alcoholic drinking no longer allowed a place in his life.
Little more than a year later Jimmy made his professional debut at Stillington, and being paid the princely sum of a half crown Jim Stockdale impressed on the youngster that he must make sure he gave the crowd their money's worth. That he did, and Jimmy was soon receiving regular bookings against the likes of Earl McCready, Zoltan Boscik, Johnny Saint, Pedro the Gypsy and Butcher Goodman. Jimmy established himself as a popular figure on the independent circuit, working regularly for Don Robinson, Paul Lincoln, Cyril Knowles and other opposition promoters. Family and full time work commitments prevented him from taking up the offers to work for Joint Promotions because he knew that would require travelling further from home, which he didn't want to do. Most of Jimmy's bookings were in the north and midlands, with routine bookings as far as Lincolnshire, though he did work further south on occasions and toured Finland for three weeks, making sure he phoned his wife, Valerie every night. "I was very popular in Barnsley," joked Jimmy, "because I would take the lads a crate of Newcastle Brown"
The Belgian near heavyweight made a four week visit to Britain in January 1973, part of a Continental team brought over to mark Britain's entry to the European Community, or Common Market as we called it in those simple times.
During his tour of (mainly) southern rings it was quite a busy month with Frank meeting a surprisingly wide range of opponents from Kevin Conneally to Steve Veidor.
On television he faced Paul Mitchell (read all about it in Armchair Corner's Wrestling Leads The Way) and Mick Mcmanus. At the Royal Albert Hall he was disposed of by Adrian Street.
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Mysterious French tag team that appeared on Joint Promotions bills in the early seventies.Les Diables Rouges
In their full-length red outfits and cloaks it was very hard for fans to gain any inkling as to their identities and they were well weighted at light-heavyweight to take on the best teams from lighter and heavier ranks.
Later anglicised their names to The Red Devils.
Top Masked Wrestlers' identities are revealed only in the Wrestling Heritage countdown "Top 20 Masked Men".
We offer two Paul Diamonds in our A-Z. The original was Canadian Paul Lehman who was born in Toronto in 1935. He came to Britain in his twenties and made his professional debut for Dale Martin promotions in 1960.
Paul returned home shortly afterwards and went on to wrestle the big names that British fans read about in those American magazines of the 1960s newsstands: Don Leo Jonathan, Lou Thesz, Giant Baba and the like.
A teenager by the name of Paul Fairbrother was another to receive the magic, certainly not gentle, touch of Jack Taylor in his Leicestershire gym. Paul adopted the family wrestling name when Jack gave him his professional debut in the 1970s, a tag match partnering his wrestling brother, who was actually his cousin, Bob Diamond. Paul was seventeen at the time, an energetic lightweight who worked the independent circuit for the following couple of years both in single combat and in tag partnership as one half of the Diamond brothers against the likes of the Borg Twins and the Undertakers.
As he gained experience opposition became more formidable with opponents including experienced campaigners that included Bob Kirkwood and Tug Holton. When he was nineteen years old Paul moved to London and joined Joint Promotions, his first Dale Martin bout facing Sid Cooper. Other opponents included Johnny "Muscles" England and Tony "Banger" Walsh, with the most thrilling moment of his career being the occasion he partnered Bert Royal in a tag contest.
Less thrilling, but equally memorable, was the loss of a tooth in a contest with Peter Kaye; it gives problems to this day!
Standing well over six feet tall meant that Ray Diamond was a man not easily messed with in either the classroom or the wrestling ring.
At Ferryhill Grammar School he was PE teacher Mr (Ian) Glasper but once in the ring he was transformed into Ray Diamond, the popular Middlesborough wrestler trained by British mid heavyweight champion Norman Walsh at the St Lukes Amateur Wrestling Club. Ray began wrestling as an amateur whilst serving in the Durham Light Infantry.
On occasions he donned a mask and assume the character of the White Angel, aided by his female assistant in her revealing costume. We are still searching for a photo of Ray Diamond but in the meantime have come across this one of the masked Ray as the White Angel with the lovely Yvonne.
When neither wrestling nor teaching Ray could be found promoting wrestling throughout the north east, having set up Europa Promotions in 1974, or alternatively advising film and television production companies as a fight co-ordinator.
Ray Diamond was killed in a car crash on 4th January, 2012. He was aged 73.
Ian Glasper, known as wrestler Ray Diamond, was killed in a car crash after he became ill whilst driving in Weardale, County Durham. He was 73 years old.
All who knew Ian are invited to attend his funeral which will be at held at High House Chapel, Ireshopeburn, Weardale, Co Durham, on Tuesday 17th January at 1pm.
A giant of a man we are told (though you wouldn't think so looking at the photo of Dick in the navy) Dick Rogers, known as Dick the Dormouse, started out running a boxing and wrestling booth around his hometown of Plymouth in the 1930s.
He went on to gain greater fame as promoter (along with his wife Jessie) at Belle Vue Stadium, Manchester.During the second world war Dick served in the navy and Jessie took over as promoter at Belle Vue. If anything Jessie's prowess as a promoter seems even more legendary than Dick's.
Post war Dick was the resident referee at Belle Vue and sometimes wrestled. Ray Noble remembers, "One of the most memorable fights I saw at the Kings Hall Belle Vue was Saturday 12th June 1954, Dick (The Dormouse) Rogers, Belle Vue's popular Referee V Bill Benny. I think they were both disqualified." Another fan remembers Dick as a huge man wearing a white athletic vest and trousers.
He was a master of the head scissors and preferred to finish his bouts with a perfectly executed suplex. The popular Berlin heavyweight made fleeting visits to the UK during the late 1950s and early 1960s, although his greatest successes were reserved for the other side of the Atlantic.
Having been trained by Bela Barothy and Axel Cadier the twenty-six year old German’s first visit to Britain came in 1959, four years after having turned professional. Axel had learnt the business at the Heros Club in Berlin before making his professional debut. His first tournament was in Krefeld, soon to be followed by more of the German tournaments that were held on successive nights for up to four weeks.
His first overseas trip was to Spain in 1958, and shortly afterwards he travelled to Britain. During his career Axel wrestled throughout western Europe as well as South America, the Middle East, and the far east.
He stood 6’2” tall and was a muscular 16 stone, and wrestled the best that Britain could offer during his short tours, which were mainly confined to the South. For more than ten years Axel based himself in Barcelona, travelling extensively throughout the wrestling world.
Axel retired from full time wrestling in 1987, continuing his interest in the sport through refereeing and promoting. Axel's son, Axel Dieter Jr., continues the family tradition in the pro wrestling rings of Germany.
“The Doc” was a promising 1970s wrestler known to fans throughout the North and Midlands. Prior to turning professional he had trained at Bradford’s Hilltop Amateur Wrestling Club, with his friends Dave Barrie and Garfield Portz, and later at the Leeds club run by George de Relwyskow.
With that sort of grounding he was destined for fame and fortune that failed to materialise. The nickname “The Doc” had been given to 1970s welterweight Michael Stocks by a workmate long before his July, 1970 professional debut, in which he lost to Ian Gilmoure. That match was at the Middleton towers, Holiday camp, Morecambe, and the Doc lost by two straight falls.
Out of the ring The Doc was committed to charitable work as part of SPARKS (Sportsmen Pledged to Aid Research into Crippling). In the 1970s the bearded Doc seemed to many that he was destined for the top, but his ambitions were to remain unfulfilled.
We have little doubt that the name Doctor Blood was intended to capitalise on the success of the better known Doctor Death. If that was the plan then it was one that failed to fulfil any of its hopes. The white mask, rule bending tactics and lighter weight was never a serious contender for his nemesis, Doctor Death, who did eventually, and inevitably, unmask him. Beneath the mask was Liverpool’s Terry O’Neill, though we have little doubt that there were other Doctor Blood’s on the independent circuit.
The mysterious Doctor Death was arguably the most famous masked heavyweight of the 1960s.
The character became devalued due to frequent copying; as in the mid sixties numerous Doctor Deaths could be watched around the country every night of the week. Those who saw the original, though, were never in any doubt that they were watching the genuine article.
Billed as the mystery man from Hollywood USA, the identity of the original Doctor Death is now widely known, but for the sake of consistency we reveal it in the Wrestling Heritage "Top 20 Masked Men."
Here was a man who could use blindside skulduggery and torment his opponents with punishing nerve holds to bring the fans to a frenzy.
The real mystery is how the man behind the mask managed to create such a famous and well respected wrestling superstar without the aid of television exposure.
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THANK-YOU DOCTOR DEATH, by Al Marshall
I was very sad to hear of the passing of Paul Lincoln.
It was a photo of Paul as Doctor Death that I saw when I was a very small boy that made me want to go and watch a wrestling show. I pestered mum and dad for weeks before they relented and dad took me along.
After watching this masked man wrestle I was determined that I too would become a wrestler.
The saddest thing of all is that I never did get to meet this great man to say "thank you."
He did so much for professional wrestling. I saw him wrestle about three times. I know it was him under the mask and not one of the many imposters.
Paul, the wrestling world owes you so much. God bless you Paul for you are now in that big wrestling ring in the sky. Thank you, from Al Marshall.
When compared to big brother Seamus it seemed that middleweight Mike Donlevy was made up of the calmer set of Donlevy genes. He was certainly the more popular of the two with female fans.. Following in the footsteps of his older brother Mike left his hometown of Charletstown to set up home in Liverpool, then Birmingham, and into the professional wrestling ring a couple of years after Seamus. They made a formidable tag team in opposition to the White Eagles, Black Diamonds and Cadman brothers. Highlights of his career included a bout with Jack Dempsey on television and clashing with Mick McManus at the Royal Albert Hall. Sometimes overshadowed by the exploits of his tough guy big brother Mike did claim one record of distinction, a four second fall over Ken Cadman. Mike has now returned to Ireland and cotinues to live in his birth place of Charlestown, County Mayo.
Another fighting Irishman, and the one who played the saxophone in the spare time. Born in 1934, in Charlestown, County Mayo, Ireland, the rugged Seamus Donlevy was to become one of the promising Irish heavyweights of the 1960, though he remained overshadowed by the successes of Pat Barrett and Sean Regan.
At 17 years old he moved from County Mayo to Liverpool as a carpenter. After training at Riley’s gym Seamus, by that time living in Birmingham, turned professional. He was a regular worker in Joint Promotion rings, working throughout the country from his home in Birmingham Seamus' rugged features alerted fans straight away that they were about to witness a ring villain, and they were rarely disappointed.
His intriguing life story, which includes an attempt on his life when bullets were fired into his car, and management of various midland night clubs, can be read in his auto biography, "Finally Meeting Princess Maud."
Memories of Barry Douglas are overwhelmingly of a hairy wrestler. That is unfair; Barry Douglas was a talented, aggressive all action wrestler.
With a very hairy back.
He came from famous wrestling stock, being the son of referee Douglas Relwyskow, grandson of Olympic gold medal winner George de Relwyskow Snr and nephew of wrestling promoter George de Relwyskow Jnr.
With those credentials you would have thought that young Barry might have been given a helping hand up the wrestling ladder, but that was not the case. No one could accuse the Relwyskow’s of giving Barry preferential treatment.
Barry used his considerable skill to remain a professional for more than five decades. He was an aggressive, all action fighter, relying on strength and submission holds, the Boston Crab being his speciality.
For the most part he stayed within the rules and was popular with fans. On occasions he would wrestle as masked men Battlestar and Bull Blitzer. The name John Londous was used in Japan.
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Most of those fans that still remember Joe think of the dapper referee who kept control of thousands of contests in the 1960s and 1970s.
Before that Joe was a very popular wrestler who followed his cousin, Mike Marino, into the wrestling business. With Italian parents Joe’s family name was Scala.
He was born in Bermondsey in 1922 and turned professional fairly late in life as a result of a diversion called World War 2.
Joe’s professional debut, in 1948,was against the visiting New Zealander, Russ Bishop. Jackie Pallo, Steve Logan, Vic Coleman, Johnny Peters and most other big names opposed Joe in his twenty year career which reached an end in 1968.
Behind the scenes Joe penned much of the Dale Martin promotional material under his real name of Bob Scala, and co-authored “The Who’s Who of Wrestling,” a book of pen portraits of many big names, but mysteriously omitting some of the names that fans of the time expected.
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Johnny Doulas was a Turkish Cypriot who wrestled as Doulas the Turk, unsurprisingly nicknmaed “The terrible Turk.”
He started wrestling in the early 1930s, mainly in the south but not infrequently venturing into northern England.
Unusually he seemed to remain very active during the war and following the end of hostilities worked almost entirely in the north until his retirement in 1956.
Dundee's Mid heavyweight Tom Dowie was known as a reliable worker in Scotland during the 1960s. Reliable, that is, in the sense that fans knew they would be tretaed to a good, solid bout of wrestling.
Tom was a sports fanatic from an early age and once represented Scotland in an international wrestling tournament. He also enjoyed sailing, and that's his boat Valhalla in the photo on the right.
Tom turned professional in 1961. He worked regularly at Scottish venues, and only rarely ventured south of the border. That's why it came as something of a surprise when Ted Beresford gave him his first televised outing in 1964, from Halifax in Yorkshire. It's an even bigger surprise that his dozen or so subsequent television appearances were all from south of the border!
European light heavyweight champion claimant Jacques Ducrez made a number of fleeting visits to Britain in the first half of the 1950s. Although his visits seem to have been of short duration he did seem willing to travel and made his way as far north as Newcastle only to be knocked out by Abdul the Turk.
Although light by heavyweight standards Ducrez was a very powerful wrestler, a former body builder whose training routine consisted largely of weightlifting. A hugely successful wrestler throughout Europe Ducrez gained even greater fame when he donned a mask.
In 1962 a masked French terror appeared in Britain using the name Jacquerez. Amongst his ko victims were the at-that-time high-flying Billy Howes at Smethwick, Warwickshire, and conjecture remains rife at Wrestling Heritage that Gwyn Davies may have been avoiding the encounter by virtue of his non-appearance.
Jacquerez faced many other top heavyweights including Tibor Szakacs, Josef Zaranoff and Roy Bull Davis. We noted three years later that Bull Davis was a favoured opponent of a remarkably similar visiting French masked man. We can only conclude that Jacquerez was the very same Jacques Ducrez, as it seems he merely eliminated the four middle letters of his two names and then elided the two together.
Ducrez made a greater impact internationally during his second incarnation as a masked man, visiting Britain in 1965. Find out who he was by reading the Wrestling Heritage Top 20 Masked Wrestlers.
Manchester welterweight Terry Downs turned professional in the early 1960s and seemed one of the welterweight divisions hot prospects for a time. The young Downs , unable to use his real name because there was already a wrestler called Jim Hart, turned to wrestling after working in an abattoir, so no one could accuse him of lacking the killer instinct.
Trained as an amateur at the Manchester YMCA with the professional touches added at the Wryton Stadium under the guidance of Francis St Clair Gregory and other Wryton pros. A textbook wrestler, not one to smudge, let alone, bend the rules. Involved in a series of encounters with Colin Joynson and Al Brown, the type of lower card contest that delighted the fans.
Terry Worked almsot entirely in the midlands, north and England and Scotland with the (seemingly obligatory) weekly tour of Dale Martin land (the deep south for non UK readers). He retired from wrestling in 1969.
Eddie Rose remembers Terry, "He looked quite like film star Paul Newman and was a favourite with wrestling fans. He had an ongoing rivalry with Colin Joynson in the mid-60s, two Manchester lads but from different ends of the city. I watched him give Jack Demspey a good run for his money one night at Bradford."
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Harry Duval was an impressive man. Impressive in so many ways.
Admittedly not the first time we came across him. That was in 1965 when the Master of Ceremonies at the Preston Public Hall introduced Harry, who was wearing a heavy overcoat, and announced that he would be wrestling on the following month's show. We cheered him, as we would any local lad, but he looked nothing special.
The following month later Harry was back in the ring minus the overcoat. That coat had hidden muscles. Lots of them. Very big muscles. He was an impressive sight to say the least, and no less so once he began to wrestle.
We firmly believe that Harry must be a strong contender for the title of Britain’s most under-rated wrestler. Even “The Wrestler” magazines predicted that here was the man most likely to succeed Billy Robinson, who had a firm grasp on the British and European heavyweight championship at the time.
Dyer Henderson was born on the Caribbean island of Montserrat on 2nd May, 1935. He came over to the UK as a youngster and settled, like many of his countrymen, in the textile town of Preston. Wrestling was gaining popularity in the 1950s and Harry's interest in physical culture led him naturally to the grappling game. Training at Billy Riley's gymnasium alongside Jack Dempsey and Billy Joyce prepared him for a professional debut around 1963. His body was still developing and our earliest recorded matches, for the independent promoters such as Jack Taylor and Cape Promotions are against lighter, well respected wrestlers Pete Lindbergh, Ray Taylor and Bob Sherry.
Harry's physical culture regime was paying dividends all the time and he quickly grew in strength and stature. Many of his bouts were preceded by a demonstration of the power of his lungs. Fans would watch in amazement as Harry's lungs inflated a hot water bottle to unbelievable proportions, quickly followed by a loud bang as the bottle exploded. Not impressed? How about Harry smashing a coconut with his fist? We did say this man was impressive. The demonstration would be followed by another impressive display, this time of his wrestling ability against men of increasing weight, experience and skill.
In the mid 1960s Harry was signed up by Joint Promotions and began to work regularly for Wryton Promotions, Morrell & Beresford, and Relwyskow & Green. As was often the case with wrestlers tempted across the divide from the opposition Joint Promotions failed to capitalise on their new acquisition. Admittedly Harry received lots of regular work, travelling up and down the country, but it seemed that neither his terrific strength, submission style wrestling, considerable ability and wins over Prince Curtis Iaukea, Albert Wall, Pat Roach and Gwyn Davies were enough to convince the promoters that here was a man with the potential to become one of wrestling’s post war greats. We were dismayed when Harry returned to Preston in January 1966 facing top heavyweight contender Dennis Mitchell and promoter Norman Morrell failed to even mention that Harry (who had been re-named Paul) was our local hero.
Harry retired from wrestling in 1973, fulfilling another of his ambitions by going into pub management as landlord of the Prince Consort public house in Preston. Harry left the Prince Consort to become a well known taxi driver until his retirement. He is remembered by Prestonians to this day for his immaculate attire of chauffeur’s cap, black suit and carnation.
Harry Duval passed away at home on 6th September 2013, aged 78 years.
We are told that Harry began using the name Paul Duval when another wrestler of that name failed to turn up for promoter Jack Taylor one night at Leicester. Which brings us to....
This Paul Duval remained something of a mystery to us until recently when we met up with him at the Kent Reunion in August, 2010. We knew of his existence, and had seen photos of this other 1960s Paul Duval who was definitely not a heavyweight, did not have Caribbean parentage, and looked as though he had never blown up a hot water bottle until it exploded.
Jack Burns was a young middleweight who made his professional debut in 1960, working for the independent promoters. A quirk of fate led to him acquiring the name Paul Duval a few years later. Jack was working for London based promoter Tony Di Marto.
When a French wrestler, Paul Duval, failed to show up for one of Tony's shows the promoter asked Jack to step in, and introduced him to the unsuspecting fans as Paul Duval of France! Since retiring from wrestling paul has reverted to his birth name and is now a professional toastmaster.
When Dynamite Kid appeared in the wrestling rings of the North in 1975 he caused a sensation.
Fans had never seen anything quite like this wrestler. Speed, athleticism and acrobatics were taken to a new level, but the boy could wrestle as well, trained by veterans Ted Betley and Jack Fallon.
During the following three years he travelled the country, learning new skills like any other novice, but uniquely fearlessly developing breathtaking new aerial moved previously unimaginable to fans and opponents alike.
Three years later Dynamite Kid emigrated to North America where his innovative and unique style made him a legend of North American rings fondly remembered to this day.
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