After Happy Humphrey retired from the ring, he lost so much weight that he made the Guinness Book of World Records..
Happy Humphrey was billed at 750 lbs. once fought Haystacks Calhoun in a match (pictured above)..
~~~Haystacks Calhoun won when Happy Humphrey couldn’t get back into the ring by the count of 20..
June 30, 1960–New Orleans LA: Happy Humphrey defeated Billy Cox & Black Panther (unmasked as Tony Neopolitan)..
July 7, 1960–New Orleans LA: Happy Humphrey & Adrian Baillargeon beat Tony Neopolitan & Jesse Jiminez & Tony Jiminez..
Happy Humphrey played the part of “Tiny” in the 1975 motion picture “Moonrunner”..
March 14, 1989: Happy Humphrey passed away…
Tom Wrote: His total weight loss was about 600 lbs. I read that he gained most of it back prior to his death. Also Harley Race’s first job in the wrestling business was as a driver for Happy as he was too large to drive.
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