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Frank Sexton
American professional wrestler

Frank Sexton

Frank Sexton
The basics

Quick Facts

Intro American professional wrestler
Was Actor Wrestler Athlete Amateur wrestler
From United States of America
Field Film, TV, Stage & Radio Sports
Gender male
Birth 1914, Midway, Madison County, Ohio, USA
Death 1990 (aged 76 years)
Education
Ohio State University
Awards
Wrestling Observer Newsletter Hall of Fame  
The details (from wikipedia)

Biography

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 until May 23, 1950, when he lost the championship to Don Eagle in Cleveland, Ohio. Sexton died in 1990.

Championships and accomplishments

One of Sexton's championship belts
  • American Wrestling Association (Boston)
    • AWA World Heavyweight Championship (2 times)
  • National Wrestling Alliance
    • NWA British Empire Heavyweight Championship (Toronto version) (1 time)
    • NWA Pacific Coast Heavyweight Championship (San Francisco version) (4 times)
  • Maryland State Athletic Commission
    • World Heavyweight Championship (Maryland version) (1 time) - unifies with Boston AWA World Heavyweight Championship
  • Montreal Athletic Commission
    • World Heavyweight Championship (Montreal version) (1 time)
  • Midwest Wrestling Association
    • MWA Ohio Heavyweight Championship (1 time)
  • Other titles
    • World Heavyweight Championship (Europe version) (1 time)
  • Wrestling Observer Newsletter awards
    • Wrestling Observer Newsletter Hall of Fame (Class of 2000)
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