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Lou Thesz
  • Name: Lou Thesz
  • Born: 04/24/1916
  • Died: 04/28/2002 (86 years old)

Aloysius Martin “Lou” Thesz (April 24, 1916 – April 28, 2002) was an American professional wrestler. A 22 time world champion, he held the NWA World Heavyweight Championship three times for a combined total of 10 years, three months and nine days (3,749 days) – longer than anyone else in history. Considered to be one of the last true shooters in professional wrestling, Thesz is widely regarded as one of the greatest wrestlers of all time. In Japan, Thesz was known as a ‘God of Wrestling’ and was called Tetsujin, which means ‘Ironman’, in respect for his speed, conditioning and expertise in catch wrestling.

Birth Name: Aloysius Martin Thesz

Alias: Aloysius Martin Thesz

Birth Place: Banat, Michigan

Death Place: Orlando, Florida

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