Billy Robinson

Professional Wrestler
Born Sep 18, 1939

For other persons named William Robinson, see William Robinson Billy RobinsonRing name(s) Billy RobinsonBilled height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)Billed weight 240 lb (110 kg)Born September 18, 1939 (1939-09-18) (age 72)Template:Safesubst:United KingdomTemplate:Safesubst:Died Template:Safesubst:Template:Safesubst:Resides Little Rock, ArkansasTrained by Billy RileyDebut 1955Retired 1992 Billy Robinson (born September 18, 1939) is a British professional wrestler and catch wrestling instructor. … Read More

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1938 Birth Born in 1938.


1957 19 Years Old Robinson began his amateur wrestling career in Britain. He was the British National Wrestling Champion in 1957, and in 1958 he was the European Open Wrestling Champion in the light heavyweight class, beating an Olympic bronze medal winner in the finals. … Read More


1965 27 Years Old As a professional wreatler, Robinson was an undefeated double-crown British and European Heavyweight Champion for Joint Promotions. He defeated older fellow Snake Pit wrestler Billy Joyce for the European title on 12 June 1965 and then beat Joyce again for the British title on 18 January 1967, vacating both titles in 1970 when he went off to America. … Read More


1974 36 Years Old Billy Robinson was also the AWA British Empire Heavyweight Champion; he defended the title in both the United States and Canada,winning in on 3 separate occasions. 12 October 1974 Robinson's image as a legitimate wrestler landed him a role in the film The Wrestler alongside Verne Gagne and Ed Asner.


1982 44 Years Old 1 More Event
He wrestled in Montreal in 1982 and 1983 becoming the International Champion beating Dino Bravo and was also International Tag Team champions with Pierre Mad Dog Lefebvre.


1992 54 Years Old Robinson became a part of the shoot style movement when he wrestled in an exhibition match for the UWFi against fellow AWA legend Nick Bockwinkel on May 8, 1992. … Read More


2014 76 Years Old Robinson died on March 3, 2014, at the age of 75. … Read More
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