NWA Central States Heavyweight title defeating Bob Geigal (November 28, 1958);
NWA Central States Heavyweight title defeating Kenji Shibuya (March 10, 1960);
AWA (Detroit) United States Heavyweight title defeating Dick the Bruiser (June 2, 1960);
AWA (San Francisco) United States Heavyweight title defeating Ray Stevens (November 11, 1960);
NWA Central States Heavyweight title defeating Lee Henning (May 1961);
NWA (Capitol) United States Tag Team titles w/Johnny Valentine defeating Roy Heffernan & Al Costello (January 11, 1962);
NWA (Florida) United States Tag Team titles w/Ray Gunkel defeating Assassins (May 4, 1962);
NWA (Mid Atlantic) Southern Tag Team titles w/Johnny Weaver defeating Rip Hawk & Swede Hanson (December 2, 1963);
NWA (Florida) Southern Tag Team titles w/Don Curtis (March 1964);
NWA (Florida) Southern Heavyweight title defeating Bob Orton Sr. (March 3, 1964);
WWA (Los Angeles) World Heavyweight title defeating The Destroyer (September 10, 1964);
WWA (Los Angeles) World Tag Team titles w/Edouard Carpentier defeating Hardboiled Haggerty & Destroyer (Dec 9, 1964);
NWA (Central States) North American Tag Team titles w/The Stomper defeating Bob Brown & Bob Geigal (May 19, 1966);
NWA (Central States) North American Tag Team titles w/Viking defeating Sonny Myers & Ron Etchison (October 5, 1967);
AWA Midwest Heavyweight title defeating Mike DiBiase (July 1968);
AWA Midwest Tag Team titles w/Stan Pulaski defeating The Viking & Bob Geigal (July 12, 1969);
AWA Midwest Heavyweight title defeating Mike DiBiase (August 1968);
IWA (Australia) World Heavyweight title defeating Skull Murphy (February 7, 1969);
AWA Midwest Heavyweight title defeating Beautiful Brutus (May 2, 1970);
AWA Midwest Tag Team titles w/Alberto Torres defeating Ox Baker & Rock Rogowski (May 1971);
WWA (Indianapolis) World Heavyweight title defeating Baron Von Raschke (March 31, 1973);
WWC North American Tag Team titles w/Carlos Colon defeating Ali Baba & Bull Gregory (December 25, 1975);
WWC (World Wrestling Council) North American Heavyweight title defeating Carlos Colon (February 21, 1976);
NWA (Mid America) Southern Tag Team titles w/Jim Garvin defeating Phil Hickerson & Dennis Condrey (July 4, 1977);
Bob Ellis was a legitimate “Cowboy” and raised race horses..
November 28, 1958: Cowboy Bob Ellis defeated Bob Geigel for the Central States title in St Joesph, MO..
March 10, 1960: Cowboy Bob Ellis defeated Kenji Shibuya for Central States title in Kansas City, KS..
September 10, 1964: Cowboy Bob Ellis defeated The Destroyer to capture the WWA World Title in Los Angeles..
December 9, 1964: Bob Ellis & Edouard Carpentier beat The Destroyer & Hard Boiled Hagerty for the World Tag Titles in LA..
May 19, 1966: Bob Ellis & The Stomper (Archie Gouldie) beat Bob Geigel & Bob Brown for Central States Tag Team titles..
October 5, 1967: Bob Ellis & The Viking (Bob Morse) defeated Bob Geigel & Bob Brown for Central States Tag Team titles..
Early 1968: Cowboy Bob Ellis engaged in a vicious feud with The Hangman (Roy Staggs)..
~~~The Hangman defeated Cowboy Bob Ellis by Disqualification in a “Loser Leaves Town” match..
~~~Since the loss was due to a disqualification, the promotion decided the result didn’t count..
~~~NWA Champion Gene Kiniski was quoted saying he considered Bob Ellis as one of the few men capable of winning his title..
March 31, 1973: Cowboy Bob Ellis defeated Baron Von Raschke to capture the WWA World Title in Indiana..
Bob Ellis once defeated Buddy Rogers, who complained afterwards about Ellis reversing the Rogers Figure Four..
Billed from San Angelo, Texas
Height and Weight
6'2" 240 lbs
The Sleeperhold Double Underhook Suplex
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