Hans Schmidt would often use his World War II helmet, which he wore to the ring, as a weapon against his opponents..
One of the 1950s wrestling magazines refused to list Schmidt in their top ten..
~~~They claimed he was “too rough for ratings” they listed him in “a catagory of his own”..
October 1954: Hans Schmidt squared off with Buddy Rogers at the Akron Armory in Ohio..
~~~Schmidt was so hated he actuially turned Rogers into a babyface with no corresponding angle..
~~~This encounter saw them trading falls and in the third fall, the ring broke!
Hans Schmidt was still wrestling in Montreal in the 70s — billed from Chicago, ironically where he had the most success..
Guy Larose is now rumored to be somewhat of a hermit, living in the woods somewhere in the province of Quebec..
February 7, 1925 in Joliet, Quebec
North of Montreal Billed as a German
Height and Weight
6'4" 250 pounds
Roy Asselin (California, 1951) The Teuton Terror
Swinging Neckbreaker Leg Drop Various Chops
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