Sky Low Low

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Sky Low Low
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Ring name(s) Sky Low Low
Billed height 3 ft 6 in (1.07 m)[1]
Billed weight 86 lb (39 kg)[1][2]
Born (1928-07-21)July 21, 1928
Montreal, Quebec[1]
Died November 6, 1998(1998-11-06) (aged 70)[1]
Billed from Montreal, Quebec, Canada[2]
Debut 1940s[1]
Retired 1980s

Marcel Gauthier[1] (July 21, 1928 – November 6, 1998) was a Canadian professional midget wrestler who worked as Sky Low Low. He had a longtime feud with Farmer Brooks.

Professional wrestling career[edit]

Known by his midget wrestler persona "Sky Low Low", Gauthier stood just 42 inches tall and weighed 86 pounds.[1] He began wrestling in the 1940s.[1] He made his debut in the Canadian National Wrestling Alliance, and soon claimed the NWA World Midget Championship. He was managed for the bulk of his career by Jack Britton, father of Gino Brito.[3]

Gauthier and Little Beaver squared off in a match for Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom and King Farouk of Egypt.[1][3] He was touring with the World Wrestling Federation as late as the 1980s.[1]

One of his gimmicks was an open challenge to any other midget professional wrestlers to beat him in a two out of three falls match for $100.[3] He could also stand on his head without using his hands to balance himself.[2][3]

Personal life[edit]

During World War II, he worked in the tail of an aircraft bomber, fixing rivets.[3] He liked fishing, golfing, and horseback riding.[3] He died on November 6, 1998 from a heart attack.[1][3] He was married at the time of his death.[3] He was posthumously inducted into the Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame in 2002.[1]

In wrestling[edit]

Championships and accomplishments[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o "Sky Low Low". Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame and Museum. Retrieved 2009-03-04. 
  2. ^ a b c d e Shields, Brian; Sullivan, Kevin (2009). WWE Encyclopedia. Dorling Kindersley. p. 279. ISBN 978-0-7566-4190-0. 
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j Oliver, Greg. "Canadian Hall of Fame: Sky Low Low". SLAM! Wrestling. Retrieved 2009-03-04. 
  4. ^ "Stampede Wrestling Hall of Fame (1948-1990)". Puroresu Dojo. 2003. 

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