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Wrestler: Chris Taylor
Real Name: Chris Taylor
Birthday: June 13, 1950
Hometown: Dowagiac, Michigan
Marital Status: Single (at time of death)
Height & Weight: 6'5" / 412 lbs
Trained by: Verne Gagne
Billy Robinson
Debut: 1974 vs Rene Goulet
Previous Gimmicks:
Finishing Move: Bearhug
Favorite Moves:
Notable Feuds: Aleksandr Medved


[Chris Taylor Gallery]

  • Bronze Medal In Freestyle Wrestling (8/30/72 - Olympics - Munich Germany);

  • 1972: Chris Taylor won the bronze medal in wrestling at the Olympic Games in Munich..
  • 1973: Chris Taylor began wrestling professionally and briefly teamed with fellow olympian Ken Patera..
  • ????: Chris Taylor won a big 2-ring battle royal while working in the American Wrestling Association..
  • 1977: Chris Taylor was forced into retirement due to serious illnes..
  • June 30, 1979: Chris Taylor (age 29) died of a heart attack in Story City, Iowa..