Dan Kroffat

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Title History

  • Stampede International Tag Team titles w/ Bill Cody defeating Earl Black and Tiger Joe Tomasso (August 11, 1971);
  • NWA (Los Angeles) United National Heavyweight title (as King Krow) defeating Sailor Art Thomas [Tournament] (January 1972);
  • Stampede North American Heavyweight title defeating Tor Kamata (July 1972);
  • Stampede International Tag Team titles w/ Lennie Hurst (November 10, 1972);
  • Stampede North American Heavyweight title defeating Archie Gouldie (1973);
  • Stampede International Tag Team titles w/ Lennie Hurst defeating Danny Babich and Michel Martel (January 20, 1973);
  • Stampede International Tag Team titles w/ Bill Cody defeating Yasu Fuji and Chatti Yokouchi (July 1973);
  • Stampede North American Heavyweight title defeating Archie Gouldie (August ??, 1973);
  • Stampede North American Heavyweight title defeating Gil Hayes (October 13, 1973);
  • NWA (Vancouver) Canadian Tag Team titles w/ Leo Madril defeating Gene Kiniski and Mr. X (April 29, 1974);
  • NWA (Vancouver) Canadian Tag Team titles w/ Wayne Bridges defeating Dutch Savage and Gene Kiniski (October 28, 1974);
  • Stampede North American Heavyweight title defeating Archie Gouldie (September 11, 1976);
  • Stampede North American Heavyweight title defeating Tim Brooks (July 1977);

Career History

  • Dan Kroffat was VERY popular in Calgary wrestling for Stu Hart’s Stampede Wrestling promotion.
  • Dan Kroffat retired after winning back the North American title in Calgary in 1977.
  • Dan Kroffat was Phil Lafon‘s inspiration for getting into wrestling – Lafon even used the name “Dan Kroffat” for a while.
  • Sept 2004: Dan Kroffat, an Alberta rancher, hopes to present a 100,000 signature petition to reopen the US border to Canadian cattle.
  • ~~~The border was closed in May of 2003 due to a single case of mad cow disease found in an Alberta cow.
  • August 2005: Alex Baum and Dan Kroffat got at least 155,000 names on their petition through their opentheborder.com web site.
  • ~~~They held a press conference to celebrate re-opening the United STates border to Canadian cattle.