[Bobo Brazil Gallery]
||July 10, 1924
||Benton Harbor, Michigan
|Height & Weight:
||6'6" - 270 lbs
The South American Giant
||Dick the Bruiser
Waldo Von Erich
Dick the Bruiser
WWWF United States Heavyweight title (3);
NWA World Heavyweight title defeating Buddy Rogers (1962);
WWA World Heavyweight title (1966);
WWA World Heavyweight title (1968);
WWA World Tag Team titles ();
Ohio Heavyweight title ();
Canadian Open Tag Team titles ();
NWA International Heavyweight title (2);
NWA (Detroit) United States Heavyweight title (9);
NWA (Toronto) United States Heavyweight title ();
NWA (San Fransisco) United States Heavyweight title ();
Americas Heavyweight title
World Tag Team titles (2);
(Detroit) Tag Team titles (6);
Florida Tag Team titles ();
Beat the Champ International Television title ();
(Los Angeles) International Television Tag Team titles (4);
(Detroit) Superstars of Wrestling United States title ();
ESA North American Heavyweight title ();
WWF Hall of Fame Inductee (1994);
Bobo Brazil was a trailblazer for today's black pro wrestling superstars..
August 18, 1962: Bobo Brazil defeated Buddy Rogers to win the NWA World Heavyweight title when Rogers was injured..
~~~Bobo Brazil refused to accept the Championship, but was awarded the title after Rogers was cleared by doctors..
October 30, 1962: Buddy Rogers defeated Bobo Brazil in the rematch to reclaim his NWA World Championship!
August 14, 1970 - AWA Comiskey Park: Bobo Brazil wrestled Bill Miller to a 20-minute time limit draw..
October 9, 1970: El Mongol & Bobo Brazil defeated Mr. Ito & The Great Ota in the first Racially mixed match in Atlanta history..
Early 1990s: Bobo Brazil concluded an amazing 40-plus year career as a professional wrestler..
January 20, 1998: Houston Harris, known by wrestling fans as Bobo Brazil, passed away at the age of 74..