Frank Sexton

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Frank Sexton
Frank Sexton.jpg
Sedalia, Ohio, United States
Died1990 (aged 75–76)
Professional wrestling career
Ring name(s)Frank Sexton
Masked Marvel #2
The Black Panther
Billed height6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Billed weight235 lb (107 kg)
Billed fromSedalia, Ohio
DebutFebruary 15, 1933
RetiredMarch 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]

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


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

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