Dick Steinborn’s finishing hold, The Momoto Nerve Hold, was a corkscrew to the base of the brain (it destroyed equilibrium)
November 16, 1961: Tojo Yamamoto & Taro Myaki defeated Eddie Graham & Dick Steinborn for the Florida NWA U.S. tag team titles..
November 30, 1961: Eddie Graham & Dick Steinborn regain beat Tojo Yamamoto & Taro Myaki for the FL NWA U.S. tag team titles..
Dick Steinborn now lives in Virginia, where he is a personal trainer..
Armando Nunez (Fayetteville, NC) wrote: Dick Steinborn had a susessful run on the W.W.C. He’s started as a baby face teaming with Carlos Colon. he was involved in the Colon’s arrest angle,in which he had a car crash involving Dinamite Jack Evans & Pretty Boy Larry Sharpe. They trumped assault charges against Colon. They had a championship match against Colon & Jose Rivera.This was a memorable moment becauseEvans & Sharpe came to the Hiram Bithorn Stadium on a helicopter. Jose Rivera announced That Carlos Colon was arrested & Dick Steinborn was subbing for him. The match ended in discualification when an enraged Colon entered the ring to attack the blondes. In the late 70’s he became a heel and started feuds against Colon , Rivera , Invader 1 and others. He once donned an El Santo mask and on a tv interview he began to give a plaque to Carlos Colon & attacked him. Mr.Steinborn won the W.W.C caribbean heavyweight belt & the north american tag team titles with Roger Kirby. He retired from W.W.C. in the mid eighties. Dick Steinborn is arguable one of the stars who left his mark on Puertorican wrestling.
Greg Kelly (from Australia) wrote: Dick Steinborn’s results from Sydney — 6/5/65 Dick Steinborn d Dr Al Woods – 6/12/65 Steinborn d Vince Montana – 6/19/65 Steinborn d Johnny Boyd – 6/26/65 Steinborn & Domenic DeNucci d Killer Kowalski & Mitsu Arakawa 2-1 – 7/3/65 Steinborn d Kowalski – 7/10/65 Kowalski d Steinborn – 7/17/65 Steinborn drew Buddy Austin – 7/24/65 Steinborn, Johnny Kostas & Spiros Arion d Kowalski, Arakawa & Bob the Bruiser 2-1 – 7/31/65 Steinborn & Red Bastien drew Alaskan (Jay York) & Cyclone Negro – 8/7/65 Roy Heffernan d Steinborn – 8/14/65 Alaskan & Negro d Steinborn & Bastien – 1/14/66 Killer Kowalski d Steinborn – 1/21/66 Steinborn & Pepper Gomez (billed here as the Whiz Kids) d Kowalski & Waldo Von Erich reversed decision – 1/28/66 Von Erich d Steinborn with loaded boot – 2/4/66 Steinborn d Pampero Firpo – 2/11/66 Steinborn, Gomez & Domenic DeNucci d Kowalski, Firpo & Art Nelson – 2/18/66 Nelson & Firpo d Steinborn & Gomez 2-1 – 2/25/66 tornado tag match Steinborn & Gomez d Nelson & Firpo – 3/4/66 Von Erich d Steinborn – 3/11/66 Kowalski & Nelson d Steinborn & Gomez – 3/18/66 Steinborn drew Nelson 1-1 – 3/25/66 Nelson d Steinborn – 4/1/66 Von Erich & Firpo d Steinborn & Gomez 2-1
Height and Weight
Dickie Gunkel The White Knight
The Momoto Nerve Hold
The Sleeperhold Small Package Back Slide
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