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Wrestler: George Barnes
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Hometown: Balmain in Sydney, Australia
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Previous Gimmicks: George "Up The Tigers" Barnes
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Notable Feuds:

  • Austra-Asian Tag Team titles -as Original Mr. Wrestling- w/Bobby Shane (1974);
  • Austra-Asian Brass Knucks title (1976);

  • George Barnes was a lifetime supporter of the 1st grade Sydney rugby league team the Balmain Tigers, it became his wrestling gimmick..
  • Geroge Barnes later changed to an anti Aussie-pro USA gimmick & claimed that he had become a Yank & hated everything Australian..
  • George Barnes teamed with fellow Aussies Bill Dundee & Johnny Gray in the Memphis territory..
  • Groege Barnes got the nickname "Up The Tigers" because of his support of the Balmain Tigers..
  • ~~~after entering the ring he would always bellow "up the Tigers" to the crowd..