Wrestlers who Ernie Roth Managed under his different names:
As J. Wellington Radcliffe:
As Abdullah Farouk:
As Mr. Clean:
Handsome Johnny Berand
As The Grand Wizard:
Beautiful Bobby (Harman)
Stan “The Man” Stasiak
George the Animal Steele
The Masked Superstar
- Ernie Roth was once known as “Mr. Kleen” and “Armstrong K” at other times in his career..
- Ernie Roth managed the heel team of Magnificent Maurice and Johnny Berand in the Al Haft Promotion out of Ohio..
- Late 1960s: Ernie Roth was also the ringside announcer for televised studio wrestling on Dayton, Ohio TV Station WKEF, Ch.22..
- ~~~At that time, he was a “good guy” speaking against the illegal tactics of “The Sheik” and “Wild Bull Curry” and other heels..
- Ernie Roth later took on the gimmick of Abdullah Farouk in Detroit and other territories..
- Ernie Roth is most known for his days in the World Wide Wrestling Federation, as “The Grand Wizard”..
- October 12, 1983: Ernie Roth died at the age of 54 as a result of a heart attack..
- ~~~Sgt Slaughter came out for a match and saluted the empty corner in tribute to the Wiz..
- ~~~The Grand Wizard was scheduled to manage Paul Orndorff before he died..
- 1990s: Ernie Roth was inducted into the WWF Hall of Fame and is widely considered as one of the greatest Managers of all time…