Born as Richard Gland in September 17, 1933. He debuted in 1960 for the AWA (Detroit), and had runs in the WWWF, IWA, Stampede, Hawaii. Toronto, Vancouver, Missouri, Ohio, among other places and promotions. At some point he was managed by Lou Albano. He retired in 1982.
During his career, that spanned longer than two decades, he won the following titles:
- NWA North American Heavyweight- 4 times
- International Tag Team Toronto) - 4 times
- NWA American Tag Team - 1 time
- IWA North American Heavyweight - 1 time
- IWA World Tag Team - 1 time
- WWC North American Tag Team - 1 time
- Australasian Heavyweight - 1 time
- British Empire/Commonwealth Heavyweight - 1 time
He died in September 15, 1997.
By H.K. Schwarz
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