British Wrestling History has a name ...  Heritage

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More  than a thousand pages of British wrestling history.


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Our intrepid traveller Ron Historyo continues his trip around Britain. Read his latest instalment and joint the discussion as he arrives in Rutland

Ron's Wrestling Rambles to Rutland  LAUNCHES SUNDAY

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14 August


This week on 19th marks the anniversary of the death of the Irish Rasputin Johnny Howard.

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7th August

Part 2 of a NEW TRIBUTE

Jake "Dutch" Zorra was a man of many personalities, a globetrotting Chameleon

Read Part 2 of our tribute, The Globetrotting Chameleon

20 August 1902

Birth of Harry Pennington

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20 August 1913

Birth of Les Stent

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20 August 1919

Birth of George Broadfield

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20 August 1931

Billy Riley beat Karl Reginsky in Wigan to retain the world middleweight title.


19 August 2013

Death of Johnny Howard

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17 August 1961

Death of John Bates

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17 August 1998

Death of Terry Garvin

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17 August 2014

Death of Ted Heath


16 August 1960

Dominic Pye fined for turning over a car.
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15 August 1931

In South Africa American Bob Myers beat Ben Sherman to win the World Middleweight Championship


15 August 1938

An objection by the police led to the cancellation of a female wrestling match at the Ideal Skating Rink, Hanley.


15 August 1965

Death of Maurice Letchford

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14 August 2018

Death of Ian Doc Dean

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14 August 2019

Death of Gerry Hoggarth

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