Bob Langevin

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Title History

  • NWA (Calgary) Heavyweight title (1952);

Career Highlights

  • Bob Langevin worked as a policemen from 1939 to 1944.
  • Bob Langevin received his nickname of “Legs” due to the enormous strength he had in his legs.
  • Legs Langevin (age 19) was attacked by a fan who whipped his genitals with a steel cable in St-Jerome, Quebec.
  • ~~~He became invalid, and decide he would never get married.
  • Legs Langevin faced Heavyweight boxing champion Jos Louis in a wrestler vs boxer match on three occassions.
  • Legs Langevin discovered Edouard Carpentier while touring Europe.
  • 1967: Legs Langevin was told that he had 1-year to live due colon desease — he still alive today in his 90s.
  • 1968: Legs Langevin became the promoter of the Johnny Rougeau’s promotion All Star Wrestling.
  • October 8, 2005: Bob “Legs” Langevin (Florian Langevin) passed away at the age of 91.