Bob Geigel

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Title History

  • NWA Southwest Tag Team titles w/ Ali Bey defeating Pepper Gomez and Gory Guerrero (October 1954);
  • NWA Southwest Junior Heavyweight title won a tournament (October 11, 1954);
  • NWA Southwest Tag Team titles w/ Doc Gallagher (November 8, 1954);
  • NWA Southwest Tag Team titles w/ Boris Kalmikoff defeating Jesse and Johnny James [Tournament] (March 1955);
  • NWA Southwest Tag Team titles w/ Mike Gallagher defeating Jim Austeri and Frank Murdoch (August 29, 1955);
  • NWA Southwest Heavyweight title defeating Roy Heffernan (December 29, 1955);
  • NWA Southwest Tag Team titles w/ Dory Funk Sr. defeating Rip Rogers(Eddie Graham) and Art Nelson (April 26, 1956);
  • NWA Southwest Heavyweight title defeating Bob Orton Sr. (September 19, 1956);
  • NWA Southwest Tag Team titles w/ Dory Funk Sr. defeating Rip Rogers (aka Eddie Graham) and Art Nelson (November 12, 1956);
  • NWA (Amarillo) North American Heavyweight title defeating Don Curtis (May 9, 1957);
  • NWA Central States Heavyweight title defeating Bob Ellis [Tournament] (October 3, 1958);
  • North Dakota Heavyweight title defeating Aldo Bogni (November 23, 1960);
  • Iowa Heavyweight title (1961);
  • AWA World Tag Team titles w/ Otto Von Krupp (Boris Malenko) defeating Pat Kennedy and Dale Lewis (November 23, 1961);
  • AWA World Tag Team titles w/ Stan Kowalski defeating Duke Hoffman and Larry Henning (Febuary 13, 1962);
  • NWA (Central States) United States Heavyweight title defeating Pat O` Connor (June 1963);
  • NWA (Central States) North American Heavyweight title defeating Sonny Myers and Pat O` Connor (Febuary 20, 1964);
  • NWA (Central States) United States Heavyweight title defeating Sonny Myers (July 1964);
  • NWA (Central States) North American Tag Team titles w/ Bob Brown won a tournament (August ??, 1965);
  • NWA Central States Heavyweight title defeating Sonny Myers (January 7, 1966);
  • NWA (Central States) North American Tag Team titles w/ Bob Brown defeating Jack Donovan and The Viking (September 22, 1966);
  • NWA Central States Heavyweight title defeating Sonny Myers (Febuary 24, 1967);
  • NWA (Central States) North American Tag Team titles w/ Bob Brown defeating Bob Ellis and The Viking (October 19, 1967);
  • NWA Central States Heavyweight title defeating The Hangman (November 17, 1967);
  • NWA (Central States) North American Tag Team titles w/ Bob Brown defeating Klondike Bill and Ron Etchison (Febuary 1, 1968);
  • NWA (Central States) North American Tag Team titles w/ The Viking defeating Dusty Rhodes and Dick Murdoch (December 27, 1968);
  • AWA Midwest Tag Team titles w/ The Viking defeating Chris Tolos and Stan Pulaski (March 8, 1969);
  • NWA (Central States) North American Tag Team titles w/ The Stomper defeating Killer and KO Kox (April 13, 1970);
  • NWA Central States Heavyweight title defeating Harley Race (1971);
  • NWA Central States Heavyweight title defeating Roger Kirby (January 1, 1971);
  • NWA (Central States) World Tag Team titles w/ Rufus R. Jones defeating Tokyo Joe and Great Togo (1973);
  • NWA (Central States) North American Tag Team titles w/ Rufus R. Jones defeating Harley Race and Roger Kirby (Febuary 1, 1973);
  • NWA (Central States) World Tag Team titles w/ Rufus R. Jones defeating Alfred Hayes and Bob Brown (June 1974);
  • NWA (Central States) World Tag Team titles w/ Pat O` Connor defeating The Interns (July 4, 1974);
  • NWA (Central States) World Tag Team titles w/ Akio Sato defeating Ron Bass and Ken Mantell (Febuary 19, 1976);

Career Highlights

  • Bob Geigel, as a wrestler, worked in the Missouri, Arizona, Kansas, Texas territories.
  • Bob Geigel was the promoter in Kansas City (Central States) and later acted as President of the NWA.
  • November 23, 1961: Bob Geigel and Otto Von Krupp beat Dale Lewis and Pat Kennedy for the AWA World tag team titles.
  • Bob Geigel ran the NWA Central States promotion between 1963 and 1986, until it was bought out by Jim Crockett Promotions.
  • Bob Geigel was the president of the National Wrestling Alliance for most of the years 1978 to 1987.
  • Bob Geigel was an active member of the Cauliflower Alley Club.
  • October 30, 2014 – Bob Geigel passed away.