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Wrestler: Al Tomko
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Hometown: Winnipeg, Manitoba
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Height & Weight: 242 lbs
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Previous Gimmicks: The Zodiak
"Crazy Legs" Leroy Hirsch
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Notable Feuds:

  • NWA (Vancouver) Canadian Heavyweight title (4 times);
  • (Vancouver) International tag titles w/Bob Brown defeating Terry Adonis & Tim Flowers ();
  • (Vancouver) International tag titles w/Moose Morowski defeating Moondog Moretti & Dean Ho ();
  • WCCW (Vancouver) Mid Heavyweight title defeating ??????? ();
  • UWA World Heavyweight title defeating ??????? ();
  • NWA (Vancouver) Canadian Tag Team titles w/Bob Brown defeating Rick Patterson & Tim Flowers ();
  • NWA (Vancouver) Canadian Tag Team titles w/Igor Volkoff defeating ???? & ???? ();
  • MWC Tag Team titles w/Stan Mykietowich defeating ??????? ();

  • Al Tomko had been a wrestler with the Madison Wrestling Club in Winnipeg in the 1960s..
  • Al Tomko eventually bought the promotion and amalgamated it with his AWA promotion in 1967..
  • Al Tomko ran shows affiliated with the AWA in Winnipeg from the mid-1960s through the 1970s..
  • Al Tomko is credited for launching the career of Rowdy Roddy Piper..
  • Al Tomko would sometimes wrestle as "Crazy Legs" Leroy Hirsch..
  • Al Tomko is known more for his days as a promotor of NWA: All-Star Wrestling out of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada..
  • Al Tomko bought into the Vancouver office in the late 70s when Sandor Kovacs sold his share of the promotion..
  • Al Tomko pushed himself as the top star, dispite being old, out of shape, and lacking of skills..
  • Al Tomko gave himself his own Canadian championship five times, and held every title in the promotion at some point..
  • Al Tomko's All-Star wrestling closed up around 1989..
  • Al Tomko has two sons who became wrestlers, Todd Tomko (worked as Rick Davis) and Terry Tomko (worked as The Frog)..