Boris Malenko

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Title History

 

  • NWA Texas Heavyweight title defeating Pepper Gomez (November 8, 1957);
  • AWA Tag Team titles -as Otto von Krupp- w/Bob Geigel defeating Dale Lewis & Pat Kennedy (November 23, 1961);
  • NWA (Florida) Southern Heavyweight title Awarded (July 25, 1962);
  • NWA (Florida) World Tag Team titles w/Russian Crusher defeating Mike Paidousis & Len Montana [Tournament] (August 30, 1962);
  • Nebraska Heavyweight title defeating Mad Dog Vachon (August 15, 1964);
  • NWA Florida Heavyweight title defeating Wahoo McDaniel (May 16, 1967);
  • NWA Florida Brass Knuckles title defeating Eddie Graham (July 4, 1968);
  • NWA (Florida) Southern Tag Team titles w/Johnny Valentine defeating Joe Scarpa & Jose Lothario (August 6, 1968);
  • NWA Florida Brass Knuckles title defeating Joe Scarpa (August 22, 1968);
  • NWA Florida Brass Knuckles title defeating Jose Lothario (November 18, 1968);
  • NWA Florida Brass Knuckles title defeating The Gladiator (April 17, 1969);
  • NWA Florida Brass Knuckles title defeating Joe Scarpa (June 25, 1969);
  • NWA (Texas) American Tag Team titles w/Charles Montagne defeating ??????? (September ??, 1969);
  • NWA (Texas) American Heavyweight title defeating Mil Mascaras [Tournament] (May 18, 1970);
  • NWA Florida Brass Knuckles title defeating Cyclone Negro (Febuary 23, 1971);
  • NWA Florida Brass Knuckles title defeating Bobby Duncum Sr. (January 27, 1972);
  • NWA Florida Tag Team titles w/Bob Roop defeating Bearcat Wright & Bobby Shane (May 9, 1972);
  • NWA Florida Brass Knuckles title defeating Bearcat Wright (May 15, 1972);
  • NWA Florida Tag Team titles w/Johnny Walker defeating The Professional & Mike Webster (June 24, 1972);
  • NWA Southeastern Heavyweight title defeating Robert Fuller (????, 1978);
  • NWA Southeastern Televison title defeating Robert Fuller (September 22, 1978);

 

Career Highlights

 

  • Boris Malenko is the father of Dean Malenko & Joe Malenko..
  • July 19, 1961: Buddy Rogers defeated Boris “the Great” Malenko to retain the NWA World title in Jacksonville, Florida..
  • November 23, 1961: Bob Geigel & Otto Von Krupp (Boris) beat Dale Lewis & Pat Kennedy for the AWA World Tag Team titles.
  • May 16, 1967: Boris Malenko defeated Wahoo McDaniel to win the Florida title in Tampa, Florida..
  • August 16, 1968: Boris Malenko & Johhny Valentine defeating Joe Scarpa & Jose Lothario for the NWA Southern Tag Team titles..
  • August 22, 1968: Boris Malenko defeated Eddie Graham for the Florida Brass Knucks title in Jacksonville, Florida..
  • November 18, 1968: Boris Malenko defeated Jose Lothario for the Florida Brass Knucks title in Orlando, Florida..
  • April 17, 1969: Boris Malenko defeated The Gladiator (Ricky Hunter) for the Florida Brass Knucks title in Jacksonville, Florida..
  • June 25, 1969: Boris Malenko defeated Joe Scarpa for the Florida Brass Knucks title in Miami, Florida..
  • February 23, 1971: Boris Malenko defeated Cyclone Negro for the Florida Brass Knucks title in Tampa, Florida..
  • January 27, 1972: Boris Malenko defeated Bobby Duncum for the Florida Brass Knucks title in Tampa, Florida..
  • May 9, 1972: Boris Malenko & Bob Roop defeated Bearcat Wright & Bobby Shane to win the Florida Tag Team titles..
  • May 15, 1972: Boris Malenko defeated Bearcat Wright to win his 7th Florida Brass Knucks title in Orlando, Florida..
  • June 24, 1972: Boris Malenko & Johnny Weaver defeated Mike Webster & The Professional to win the Florida Tag Team titles..
  • ~~~After retiring from the ring, Boris Malenko (Larry Simon) opened a gym and training center..
  • August 27, 1994: Boris Malenko passed away..