Frank Sexton

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Frank Sexton
Frank Sexton.jpg
Born 1914
Sedalia, Ohio, United States
Died 1990 (aged 75–76)
Professional wrestling career
Ring name(s) Frank Sexton
Masked Marvel #2
The Black Panther
Billed height 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Billed weight 235 lb (107 kg)
Billed from Sedalia, Ohio
Debut February 15, 1933
Retired March 15, 1956

Frank Sexton (1914–February 1990) was an American professional wrestler in the early to mid-twentieth century. Along with Orville Brown, Bill Longson, and Lou Thesz, he was one of the biggest stars of the 1940s. A multiple-time world champion, his most significant run was as the Boston American Wrestling Association (AWA) World Heavyweight Champion from June 27, 1945[1] until May 23, 1950, when he lost the championship to Don Eagle in Cleveland, Ohio.[2] Sexton died in 1990.[3]

In wrestling[edit]

Championships and accomplishments[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • Hornbaker, Tim. National Wrestling Alliance: The Untold Story of the Monopoly that Strangled Pro Wrestling. Toronto: ECW Press, 2007. ISBN 1-55022-741-6

References[edit]

General
Specific
  1. ^ a b c "Frank Sexton Profile". Online World of Wrestling. 
  2. ^ a b "AWA World Heavyweight Title (Boston)". Wrestling-Titles.com. Puroresu Dojo. 2003. 
  3. ^ Wrestling Museum List
  4. ^ "British Empire Heavyweight Title (Ontario)". Wrestling-Titles.com. Puroresu Dojo. 2003. 
  5. ^ "NWA Pacific Coast Heavyweight Title (San Francisco)". Wrestling-Titles.com. Puroresu Dojo. 2003. 
  6. ^ "World Heavyweight Title (Maryland)". Wrestling-Titles.com. Puroresu Dojo. 2003. 
  7. ^ "World Heavyweight Title (Québéc)". Wrestling-Titles.com. Puroresu Dojo. 2003. 
  8. ^ "Ohio Heavyweight Title". Wrestling-Titles.com. Puroresu Dojo. 2003. 
  9. ^ "World Heavyweight Title (Europe)". Wrestling-Titles.com. Puroresu Dojo. 2003. 

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