Jules Strongbow

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This article is about the 1980s-era pro wrestler. There was another Jules Strongbow, who wrestled in the 1930s and promoted in California through the 1950s.
Jules Strongbow
Professional wrestling career
Ring name(s) Frankie Hill[1]
Jules Strongbow
Debut 1982[1]
Retired 1999

Frank Hill is a retired professional wrestler, who is best known for his tenure in World Wrestling Federation (WWF), where he wrestled as Chief Jules Strongbow or simply Jules Strongbow, the kayfabe brother of Chief Jay Strongbow.[1][2]

Career[edit]

World Wrestling Federation (1982-1983)[edit]

Jules made his wrestling debut in the 1970s using his real name. In 1982, he entered the World Wrestling Federation (WWF) and teamed with Chief Jay Strongbow, assuming his most famous ring name and billing himself as Chief Jay's brother.[2] They formed a noted tag team, known as The Strongbows.[2] On June 28, 1982, Strongbows defeated the team of Mr. Fuji and Mr. Saito for their first WWF Tag Team Championship.[3] On July 13 edition of Championship Wrestling, Strongbows lost the belts back to Fuji and Saito.[3] On October 26 edition of Championship Wrestling, Strongbows defeated Fuji and Saito for their second tag title reign.[3] They were defeated for the belts in Allentown, Pennsylvania on March 8, 1983 edition of Championship Wrestling by The Wild Samoans (Afa and Sika).[3] Shortly after losing the titles, Jules left the WWF.

Independent Circuit / Retirement (1983-1999)[edit]

After leaving the WWF, Jules later competed on the independent circuit for several years (most notably in top indy promotions like the Pennsylvania-based National Wrestling Federation and Ohio's International Wrestling Alliance) before retiring.

Wrestling facts[edit]

Finishing and signature moves[edit]

Championships and accomplishments[edit]

  • International Wrestling Association
    • IWA United States Heavyweight Championship (1 time)[4]
  • National Wrestling Federation
  • NWF Heavyweight Championship (1 time)[4]
  • NWA Tri-State
  • NWA Tri-State Tag Team Championship (2 times) - with Terry Orndorff (1) and Eric Embry (1)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Wrestler Profiles: Jules Strongbow". Online World of Wrestling. Retrieved 2008-05-05. 
  2. ^ a b c "Chief Jay Strongbow's WWE Hall of Fame Profile". WWE. Retrieved April 9, 2012. 
  3. ^ a b c d e "World Tag Team Championship official title history". World Wrestling Entertainment. Retrieved 2009-06-18. 
  4. ^ a b Royal Duncan & Gary Will (2000). Wrestling Title Histories (4th ed.). Archeus Communications. ISBN 0-9698161-5-4. 

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