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Cora Combs

Cora Combs

American actress and professional wrestler
Cora Combs
The basics

Quick Facts

Intro American actress and professional wrestler
Was Actor Wrestler Athlete
From United States of America
Type Film, TV, Stage & Radio Sports
Gender female
Birth 17 March 1923, Hazard, Perry County, Kentucky, USA
Death 22 June 2015, Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, USA (aged 92 years)
Star sign Pisces
Family
Children: Debbie Combs
Awards
WWE Hall of Fame  
The details (from wikipedia)

Biography

Cora Svonsteckik (March 17, 1923 – June 21, 2015), better known by her ring name as Cora Combs, was an American professional wrestler. She was the last survivor of the Billy Wolfe troupe.

Professional wrestling career

Combs was born in 1923 in Hazard, Kentucky. Before she was a professional wrestler, Combs was a country music singer. In 1949, she attended a pro wrestling show headlined by Mildred Burke, then the biggest star in women's pro wrestling. Nick Gulas presented her to pro wrestler Billy Wolfe, who trained her.

Combs also wrestled her own daughter, Debbie Combs, under a mask as Lady Satan.

In 2007, Combs was inducted in the Pro Wrestling Hall of Fame.

Personal life and death

Combs had a daughter, Debbie Combs, who also was a professional wrestler.

On June 21, 2015, Combs died in Nashville at the age of 92. She had pneumonia in the week preceding her death.

Championships and accomplishments

A Jacksonville, Florida poster advertises Cora Combs
  • National Wrestling Alliance
    • NWA United States Women's Championship (4 times)
    • NWA Southern Women's Championship (Florida version) (2 times)
  • Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame
    • Class of 2007
  • WWE
    • WWE Hall of Fame (Class of 2018)
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https://www.pwinsider.com/ViewArticle.php?id=116599
https://www.wwe.com/superstars/cora-combs
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http://www.ddtdigest.com/landel/
https://www.imdb.com/name/nm1291679/
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