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Butcher Brannigan

[Joe Nova vs. Edouard Carpentier]

Title History

  • NWA (Los Angeles) Beat the Champ Television title defeating La Pantera Negra (1974);
  • NWA (Los Angles) Americas Tag Team titles w/Man Mountain Mike defeating Dr. Wagner & Angel Blanco (August 31, 1974);
  • NWA Austra Asian Tag Team titles w/Bugsy McGraw defeating Rick Martel & Larry O` Day (1977);
  • NWA Austra Asian Tag Team titles w/Killer Karl Krupp defeating Ron Miller & Larry O` Day (June 1977);
  • NWA Austra Asian Tag Team titles w/Les Roberts won a Tournament (August 1978);
  • NWA Austra Asian Tag Team titles w/Ox Baker defeating Mario Milano & Larry O` Day (October 27, 1978);
  • NWA (New Zealand) British Empire/Commonwealth Heavyweight title defeating Steve Rickard (September 17, 1981);
  • NWA (New Zealand) British Empire/Commonwealth Heavyweight title (1983);

 Career Highlights

  • September 7, 2009: Joe Nova passed away shortly after his 61st birthday.

 


Yolande Sullivan wrote: I am sending this in hopes that you can let my friend Joe Novo’s (Butcher Brannigan) friends and fan’s know that Joe passed away on 9/7/09 four days after he turned 61. Thank you for any help.