George Becker

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Title History

 

  • (Tennessee) World Light Heavyweight title defeating ??????? (July ??, 1940);
  • (Los Angeles) World Heavyweight title defeating Babe Sharkey (September ??, 1946);
  • California State Heavyweight title defeating Dave Levin (August 20, 1948);
  • NWA (Mid Atlantic) Southern Tag Team titles w/Bobby Becker defeating Kinji Shibuya & Mr. Moto (October 18, 1954);
  • NWA (Mid Atlantic) Southern Tag Team titles w/Jack Witzig defeating ????? (September ??, 1955);
  • NWA (Mid Atlantic) Southern Tag Team titles w/Jack Witzig defeating Kinji Shibuya & Mr. Moto (????, 1956);
  • NWA (Mid Atlantic) Southern Tag Team titles w/Jack Witzig defeating Jim Austeri & Tiny Mills (Septmber 17, 1956);
  • NWA (Mid Atlantic) Southern Tag Team titles w/Dick Steinborn defeating ???????? (August ??, 1957);
  • NWA (Mid Atlantic) Southern Tag Team titles w/Dick Steinborn defeating Doc & Mike Gallagher (September 30, 1957);
  • NWA (Mid Atlantic) Southern Tag Team titles w/Mike Clancy defeating Duke Keomuka & Mr. Moto (May 26, 1958);
  • NWA (Mid Atlantic) Southern Tag Team titles w/Mike Clancy defeating Hans Schnabel & Frank Jares (July 5, 1958);
  • NWA (Mid Atlantic) Southern Tag Team titles w/Mike Clancy defeating Waldo & Fritz Von Erich (October 27, 1958);
  • NWA (Mid Atlantic) Southern Tag Team titles w/Billy Two Rivers defeating Enrique & Alberto Torres (April 6, 1959);
  • NWA (Mid Atlantic) Southern Tag Team titles w/Enrique Torres defeating Great Bolo & Larry Hamilton (November 23, 1958);
  • NWA (Mid Atlantic) Southern Tag Team titles w/Sandy Scott defeating Paul & Maurice Vachon (March 27, 1961);
  • NWA (Mid Atlantic) Southern Tag Team titles w/Johnny Weaver defeating Aldo Bogni & Bronco Lubich (September 9, 1965);
  • NWA (Mid Atlantic) Southern Tag Team titles w/Johnny Weaver defeating Aldo Bogni & Bronco Lubich (November 3, 1966);
  • NWA (Mid Atlantic) Southern Tag Team titles w/Johnny Weaver defeating Infernos (????, 1967);
  • NWA (Mid Atlantic) Southern Tag Team titles w/Johnny Weaver defeating Pampero Firpo & Larry Hamilton (November ??, 1967);
  • NWA (Mid Atlantic) Southern Tag Team titles w/Johnny Weaver defeating Lars & Gene Anderson for vacant titles (April 4, 1968);
  • NWA Atlantic Coast Tag Team titles w/Johnny Weaver defeating Swede Hanson & Rip Hawk (May 1, 1969);
  • NWA Atlantic Coast Tag Team titles w/Johnny Weaver defeating Swede Hanson & Rip Hawk (March 17, 1970);
  • NWA Atlantic Coast Tag Team titles w/Johnny Weaver defeating Swede Hanson & Rip Hawk (June 3, 1971);
  • NWA Atlantic Coast Tag Team titles w/Johnny Weaver defeating Swede Hanson & Rip Hawk (September 27, 1971);

 

Career Highlights

 

  • George Becker started out as a successful singles wrestler, managed by Jack Pfefer..
  • George Becker settled in Charlotte as a long-time booker for Jim Crockett Sr.’s Mid Atlantic promotion..
  • George Becker formed an extremely successful babyface tag team with Johnny Weaver and they main evented regularly..
  • George Becker was a major draw in the San Francisco area in the days before televised wrestling..