Bob Kelly

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Title History

  • NWA (Gulf Coast) Louisiana Heavyweight title defeating Don Carson (December 29, 1967);
  • NWA (Gulf Coast) Tag Team titles w/Bobby Fields defeating The Interns (September 1968);
  • NWA (Gulf Coast) Mississippi Heavyweight title defeating Bobby Fields (September 4, 1968);
  • NWA Gulf Coast Tag Team titles w/ Bobby Fields defeating The Interns for vacant titles (October 1968);
  • NWA (Gulf Coast) Mississippi Heavyweight title defeating Rocket Monroe (December 21, 1968);
  • NWA Gulf Coast Tag Team titles w/Ramon Perez defeating Sugi Sito and Mitsu Sito (Febuary 26, 1969);
  • NWA (Gulf Coast) Mississippi Heavyweight title defeating Blue Yankee (September 4, 1969);
  • NWA (Gulf Coast) Mississippi Heavyweight title defeating Blue Yankee (January 26, 1970);
  • NWA Gulf Coast Heavyweight title defeating Mysterious Medic (July 8, 1970);
  • NWA (Gulf Coast) Mississippi Heavyweight title defeating The Avenger (September 21, 1970);
  • NWA Gulf Coast Heavyweight title defeating Wrestling Pro (December 16, 1970);
  • City of Mobile Heavyweight title defeating Mike Boyette (December 23, 1970);
  • NWA Gulf Coast Brass Knuckles title defeating Don Fargo (January 1971);
  • NWA Gulf Coast Heavyweight title defeating Mike Boyette (January 13, 1971);
  • City of Mobile Heavyweight title defeating Bobby Shane (March 17, 1971);
  • NWA (Gulf Coast) Mississippi Heavyweight title defeating Terry Garvin (March 18, 1971);
  • NWA Gulf Coast Heavyweight title defeating Wrestling Pro (March 28, 1971);
  • NWA Gulf Coast Heavyweight title defeating Jackie Fargo (sub for Don Fargo) (April 1971);
  • NWA (Gulf Coast) Mississippi Heavyweight title defeating Eddie Sullivan (June 10, 1971);
  • NWA Gulf Coast Heavyweight title defeating Rip Tyler (June 16, 1971);
  • NWA Mississippi Tag Team titles w/Frank Dalton defeating Eduardo Perez and Rip Tyler (September 16, 1971);
  • NWA (Gulf Coast) United States Tag Team titles w/ Mike Boyette defeating Bobby Shane and Calvin Pullins (December 15, 1971);
  • NWA Gulf Coast Heavyweight title defeating Don Fargo (January 19, 1972);
  • NWA (Gulf Coast) Mississippi Heavyweight title defeating Eddie Sullivan (January 24, 1972);
  • NWA Mississippi Tag Team titles w/ Bobby Fields (February 3, 1972);
  • NWA Mississippi Tag Team titles w/ Bobby Fields (March 1972);
  • NWA Gulf Coast Heavyweight title Awarded (April 12, 1972);
  • City of Mobile Heavyweight title defeating Gorgeous George Jr. (May 24, 1972);
  • NWA Gulf Coast Heavyweight title defeating Gorgeous George Jr. (July 12, 1972);
  • NWA Gulf Coast Heavyweight title defeating Wrestling Pro (October 10, 1972);
  • NWA Gulf Coast Heavyweight title defeating Wrestling Pro (November 22, 1972);
  • City of Mobile Heavyweight title defeating The Spoiler (December 13, 1972);
  • NWA (Gulf Coast) Mississippi Heavyweight title defeating Mysterious Medic (December 14, 1972);
  • NWA (Gulf Coast) Mississippi Heavyweight title defeating Mysterious Medic (February 8, 1973);
  • NWA (Gulf Coast) United States Tag Team titles w/ Ken Lucas defeating Wrestling Pro and Mysterious Medic (February 13, 1973);
  • NWA Mississippi Tag Team titles w/Frank Dalton (March 1973);
  • NWA (Gulf Coast) Mississippi Heavyweight title defeating Duke Miller (January 17, 1974);
  • NWA (Gulf Coast) United States Tag Team titles w/Rocket Monroe defeating Gunga Din and Kubla Khan (February 21, 1974);
  • NWA Gulf Coast Tag Team titles w/Bobby Fields defeating Hell’s Angels (February 4, 1975);
  • NWA (Gulf Coast) Mississippi Heavyweight title (February 20, 1975);
  • NWA (Gulf Coast) Mississippi Heavyweight title defeating Chris Colt (March 13, 1975);
  • NWA (Gulf Coast) Mississippi Heavyweight title defeating Bounty Hunter (August 28, 1975);
  • NWA (Gulf Coast) Mississippi Heavyweight title defeating Melvin Kimball (September 25, 1975);
  • NWA (Gulf Coast) Mississippi Heavyweight title defeating Duke Miller (May 6, 1976);
  • NWA Gulf Coast Tag Team titles w/ Rip Tyler defeating Dutch and Ron Bass (May 18, 1976);
  • NWA (Gulf Coast) Mississippi Heavyweight title defeating Sweet Daddy Banks (July 15, 1976);
  • NWA (Gulf Coast) Alabama Heavyweight title defeating Wrestling Pro (November 19, 1976);

Career Highlights

  •  1963: Bob Kelly wrestled Wee Willie Davis.
  • Bob Kelly then wrestled Doug Kinslow in Louisville in front of 5 or 6 thousand people.
  • 1965: Bob Kelly’s first road trip to North Bay, Canada.
  • October 1965: Bob Kelly met Lee Fields and his family and became excepted as part of his family, his booker and champion.
  • ~~~Until Fields bought the Mobile International Speedway and sold the territory known Gulf Coast Wrestling to the Fullers in 1977.
  • Bob Kelly held Tag Team titles with Bobby Fields, Ken Lucas, Mike (THE HIPPIE) Boyette, Rocket Monroe and Ramon Perz.
  • I want to thank “Cowboy” Bob Kelly himself, for supplying information for this profile-THANKS COWBOY!
  • Bob Kelly served as the President of the Gulf Coast Wrestlers Reunion and a Board Member of the Cauliflower Alley Club.
  • Bob Kelly passed away on October 12, 2014.