Leroy Brown (wrestler)

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Leroy Brown
Roland Daniels.jpg
Birth name Roland Daniels
Ring name(s) Elijah Akeem
Leroy Brown
Billed height 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Billed weight 310 lb (140 kg; 22 st)
Born November 30, 1950
Savannah, Georgia, United States
Died September 6, 1988(1988-09-06) (aged 37)
Debut 1978

Roland Daniels (November 30, 1950 to September 6, 1988) was an American professional wrestler, better known by his ring name, Leroy Brown.

Professional wrestling career[edit]

Brown wrestled for promotions such as Championship Wrestling from Florida, Mid-South Wrestling and Jim Crockett Promotions during the late 1970s and 1980s.

Brown formed a tag team with Kareem Muhammad known as The Zambaui Express.

Death[edit]

Daniels died on September 6, 1988 as the result of a heart attack at the age of 37.[1]

In wrestling[edit]

  • Nicknames
    • "Bad" Leroy Brown
    • "Bad Bad" Leroy Brown
    • "Big Bad" Leroy Brown

Championships and accomplishments[edit]

  • PWI ranked him # 484 of the 500 best singles wrestlers of the PWI Years in 2003.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bad, Bad Leroy Brown". Retrieved 2008-03-13. 
  2. ^ Matt Mackinder (January 17, 2008). "Sir Oliver Humperdink recalls career of yesteryear". SLAM! Wrestling. Retrieved 2008-04-04. 
  3. ^ "House of Humperdink". Online World of Wrestling. Retrieved 2009-09-08.