Flash Monroe

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Title History

 

  • NWA Gulf Coast Heavyweight title defeating Greg Peterson (September 18, 1968);
  • NWA Gulf Coast Tag Team titles w/Rocket Monroe defeating Don Carson & Dick Dunn (November 22, 1968);
  • NWA Gulf Coast Heavyweight title defeating Dick Dunn (November 27, 1968);
  • NWA Gulf Coast Tag Team titles w/Rocket Monroe defeating Don Carson & Dick Dunn (January 24, 1969);
  • NWA Gulf Coast Tag Team titles w/Rocket Monroe defeating Bob Kelly & Ramon Perez (March 12, 1969);
  • NWA Gulf Coast Tag Team titles w/Rocket Monroe [Awarded when Ken & Chris Lucas stripped] (June 18, 1969);
  • NWA Gulf Coast Tag Team titles w/Rocket Monroe defeating Ken Lucas & Don Carson (October 3, 1969);
  • NWA Gulf Coast Tag Team titles w/Rocket Monroe defeating Ken Lucas & Bobby Fields (October 29, 1969);
  • NWA (Gulf Coast) United States Tag Team titles w/Rocket Monroe defeating Rip Tyler & Eddie Sullivan (November 22, 1972);
  • NWA (Gulf Coast) United States Tag Team titles w/Rocket Monroe defeating Don Bass & Bobby Bass (October 2, 1973);

 

Career History

 

  • 1969: Gino Sannizzaro, son of New England promoter Tony Santos, was working in Florida under the name Gene Dundee..
  • ~~~Tony Santos did not want Gino Sannizzaro wrestling so he called Eddie Graham and asked him not to book his son..
  • ~~~Eddie Graham agreed so Gene Dundee moved up to the Gulf Coast to work for Lee Fields..
  • Gene Dundee put a blonde streak through his hair and was renamed “Flash Monroe” and teamed with Rocket Monroe for 6 years!
  • The Monroes (Sputnik/Rocket/Flash) would team up to raise havoc in which ever territory they were in..
  • January 15, 1969: NWA: Don Carson & Dick Dunn defeated Rocket Monroe & Flash Monroe to win the Gulf Coast Tag Team title…
  • March 12, 1969: NWA: Rocket Monroe & Flash Monroe defeated Bob Kelly & Ramon Perez to win the Gulf Coast Tag Team title…
  • May 28, 1969: NWA: Ken Lucas & Chris Lucas defeated Rocket Monroe & Flash Monroe to win the Gulf Coast Tag Team title…
  • July 4, 1969: NWA: Ken Lucas & Don Carson defeated Rocket Monroe & Flash Monroe to win the Gulf Coast Tag Team title…
  • October 22, 1969: NWA: Ken Lucas & Bobby Fields defeated Rocket Monroe & Flash Monroe to win the Gulf Coast Tag Team title…
  • October 29, 1969: NWA: Rocket Monroe & Flash Monroe defeated Ken Lucas & Bobby Fields to win the Gulf Coast Tag Team title…
  • November 27, 1994: Flash Monroe has passed away due to a heart attack in Florida. He was 52 years of age…
  • Flash Monroe (Real Name: Gino Sannizzaro) has passed away..