Gorgeous George Jr.



Title History

  • NWA (Tri State) United States Tag Team titles w/Jack Brisco defeating Assassins (May 9, 1967);
  • NWA Western States Tag Team titles w/Buddy Colt defeating ??????? (August ??, 1969);
  • City of Mobile Heavyweight title defeating The Wrestling Pro (February 29, 1972);
  • City of Mobile Heavyweight title defeating Bill White (April 12, 1972);
  • NWA Gulf Coast Heavyweight title defeating Bob Kelly (June 7, 1972);
  • NWA (Gulf Coast) Mississippi Heavyweight title won a Battle Royal (August 31, 1972);
  • NWA Florida Tag Team titles w/Bobby Shane defeating Tim Woods & Big Bad John (February 13, 1973);
  • NWA Macon Tag Team titles w/Bobby Shane defeating Mr. Wrestling II & Tim Woods (November 6, 1973);
  • NWA Georgia Tag Team titles w/Bobby Shane defeating Robert Fuller & Bob Armstrong (December 21, 1973);
  • City of Mobile Heavyweight title defeating Ken Lucas (October 14, 1975);
  • NWA Mid America Tag Team titles w/George Gulas defeating David Schultz & Bill Ash (????, 1976);
  • NWA Gulf Coast Tag Team titles w/Ken Lucas defeating The Challengers (June 11, 1976);
  • NWA (Mid America) Southern Tag Team titles w/Porkchop Cash defeating Ricky Gibson & Bill Dundee (February 7, 1977);
  • NWA Mid America Heavyweight title defeating ?????? (June ??, 1979);
  • NWA Mid America Heavyweight title defeating Bobby Eaton (February 17, 1980);
  • WWC (World Wrestling Council) North American Tag Team titles w/Luke Graham defeating Eric Froelich & Carlos Colon (March 22, 1980);

Career Highlights

  • Gorgeous George Jr was sued by widow of George (Wagner) to prevent him from using the name of Gorgeous George Jr in California..
  • Richard Phelps legally changed his name to George Wagner and now lives in Tennessee driving a truck for a living..
  • Gorgeous George Jr. was fired in nashville when on tv he accidentally slipped and called George Gulas a “snivelling little shit”..
  • If anyone can set the record straight on the difference between THIS George and Gorgeous George GRANT please email me at the address below so we can discuss it further.

 

Now lives in Tennessee