Curtis Smith

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Title History

 

  • NWA (Gulf Coast) Mississippi Heavyweight title (as Blue Yankee) defeating Rocket Monroe (August 28, 1969);
  • NWA (Gulf Coast) Mississippi Heavyweight title (as Blue Yankee) defeating Bob Kelly (September 25, 1969);
  • NWA (Gulf Coast) Mississippi Heavyweight title (as Blue Yankee) defeating Mike Boyette (July 23, 1970);
  • NWA (Gulf Coast) United States Tag Team titles (as Infernos) w/Mike McManus defeating Rocket & Flash Monroe (November 6, 1973);
  • NWA (Gulf Coast) United States Tag Team titles (as Infernos) w/Mike McManus defeating Steve Keirn & Ricky Gibson (December 14, 1973);
  • NWA Mid America Heavyweight title (as Executioner) defeating Ken Lucas (April 15, 1977);
  • NWA (Gulf Coast) Alabama Heavyweight title (as Blue Yankee) defeating Sonny King (June 11, 1977);
  • NWA Gulf Coast Tag Team titles (as Blue Yankee) w/Billy Spears defeating Eddie Sullivan & Wrestling Pro (June 21, 1977);
  • NWA (Central States) World Tag Team titles (as Blue Yankee) w/Buck Robley defeating Ken Lucas & Kevin Sullivan (????, 1978);
  • NWA Mid America Heavyweight title (as Blue Yankee) defeating Dutch Mantell (August 12, 1978);

 

Career Highlights

 

  • Curtis Smith was the legitimate younger brother of Jimmy “Rocky” Smith (an original member of the Infernos)..
  • 1968: Curtis Smith was one half of the masked tag team known as “The Blue Demons” along with Pepe Lopez..
  • 1971: Curtis Smith later became one half of the masked Infernos with Ron Gibson, managed by J.C. Dykes..
  • 19??: Curtis Smith was also one half of the masked Mighty Yankees along with Frank Morrell..
  • 1977: Curtis Smith worked Nick Gulas’ territory on the eastern side (Chattanooga, Birmingham, Nashville, Huntsville)..
  • 1977: Curtis Smith wrestled as “The Executioner” in Tennessee, before becoming “The Blue Yankee” in 1978..
  • Curtis Smith retired from wrestling and eventually became a preacher in the State of Georgia..