Fred Curry Jr.
Curry in March 2009.
|Birth name||Fred Thomas Koury III|
May 19, 1977 |
Columbus, Ohio, United States
|Family||Bull Curry (grandfather)
Fred Curry (father)
|Professional wrestling career|
|Ring name(s)||Fred Curry Jr.
Fred Curry III
|Billed height||6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)|
|Billed weight||187 lb (85 kg)|
|Billed from||Columbus, Ohio|
|Trained by||Fred Curry
Dory Funk Jr.
WCW Power Plant
|Debut||November 22, 1999|
|Retired||May 15, 2011|
Fred Thomas Koury III (born May 19, 1977) is an American professional wrestler, better known by his ring name, "Flyin' Fred Curry Jr." Throughout his career, Curry wrestled on the independent circuit in the Northeastern United States for promotions such as Assault Championship Wrestling and New England Championship Wrestling. Curry is a third-generation professional wrestler; the grandson of Bull Curry and the son of Fred Curry.
Professional wrestling career
Curry made his professional debut on November 22, 1999. He competed primarily in the Eastern area, including stints in Assault Championship Wrestling, New England Championship Wrestling, Green Mountain Wrestling, Big Time Wrestling, Northeast Wrestling, Eastern Pro Wrestling and Powerhouse Wrestling.
In April 2005, Curry wrestled Alex Arion in Framingham, Massachusetts to for a title shot against then NECW Triple Crown Heavyweight Champion Chris Venom. This show was part of NECW's Spring Breakthrough Tour which also held shows in Seekonk and Somerville, Massachusetts. He won to Arion one year later at Defiant Pro Wrestling's Scorned held at the Naugatuck Portuguese Club in Naugatuck, Connecticut on April 16, 2006.
On February 16, 2008, Curry and Chase Del Monte defeated Bryce Andrews and Vain Valentino in tournament final to capture the NECW Tag Team Championships. They lost the titles to Dan Freitas and Brian Nunes on July 12, 2008.
"The Rocket" made his 'last flight' in his final professional wrestling match against "Revolution" Chris Venom on May 14, 2011 in Westerly, RI. for Eastern Pro Wrestling's "Farewell" event.
Championships and accomplishments
- Assault Championship Wrestling
- New England Championship Wrestling
- World Wrestling Alliance
- WWA Heavyweight Championship (1 time)
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