Infernos

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Title History

 

  • NWA (Florida) World Tag Team titles (4);
  • NWA (Texas) World Tag Team titles;
  • NWA (Tennessee) World Tag Team titles;
  • NWA Florida Tag Team titles (2);
  • NWA Georgia Tag Team titles (2);
  • AWA Southern Tag Team titles;
  • NWA (Texas) World Tag Team titles defeating Terry & Dory Funk Jr. (September 28, 1968);

 

Career Highlights

 

  • Rocky Smith’s younger brother Curtis Smith (from Carrolton, GA) was an Inferno several years later with Ron Gibson..
  • ~~Others who have been Infernos were Doug (Gilbert) Lindsay, Eric (Stan Vachon) Pomeroy, Mike McManus and Kurt Von Brauner..
  • Late 1966: The Infernos defeated Joe Blanchard & Buddy Moreno for NWA (Texas) World Tag Team titles in Houston..
  • January 1967: The Infernos defeated Lester Welch & Buddy Fuller for NWA (Florida) World Tag Team titles..
  • March 1967: The Infernos w/J.C. Dykes defeated Eddie Graham & Sam Steamboat to regain NWA (Florida) World Tag Team titles..
  • April 1967: The Infernos w/J.C. Dykes defeated The Spoilers w/Saul Weingroff to win the NWA (Tennessee) World Tag Team titles..
  • September 1967: The Infernos defeated Wahoo McDaniel & Jose Lothario to regain the NWA (Florida) Tag Team titles in Tampa..
  • Spring 1968: The Infernos (minus J.C. Dykes) attacked the wrestlers in the ring during “Championship Wrestling from Florida”..
  • ~~~These Infrenos claim that Dykes’ Infernos are imposters! These Infernos wreak havoc for several weeks on Television..
  • ~~~The Tag Team Champion Infernos returned to Florida and a Masks versus Titles match is booked!
  • Spring 1968: The Infernos defeated The Infernos w/J.C. Dykes to capture the NWA (Florida) World Tag Team titles..
  • ~~~During their relebation, the heel Infernos unmasked to reveal themselves as Gulf Coast Champions, Bobby & Lee Fields!!!
  • Spring 1968: The Infernos w/J.C. Dykes defeated The Fields Brothers to regain the NWA World Tag Team titles in a blood bath!
  • August 8, 1968: Inferno #2 (clubfoot) defeated Dory Funk Sr. for the NWA North American Heavyweight Title in Amarillo, Texas..
  • September 28, 1968: The Infernos defeated Terry & Dory Funk Jr. for the NWA (Texas) World Tag Team titles in Amarillo, Texas..
  • January 1, 1971: The Infernos defeated Danny Miller & Jose Lothario to win NWA (Florida) Tag Team titles in Orlando..
  • Januray 10, 1972: The Infernos defeated The Australians (Larry O’Dea & Frank Monte) to win the NWA (Florida) Tag Team titles..
  • September 10, 1972: The Infernos defeated Eddie & Mike Graham to capture the Georgia Tag Team titles..
  • February 1973: The Infernos defeated Mr. Wrestling II & Bob Orton Jr to win the Georgia Tag Team titles..
  • April 1974: The Infernos defeated Tommy Gilbert & Eddie Marlin to win the AWA Southern Tag Team titles..
  • Spring 1993: The Infernos w/The Wizard (Bill France & Lonnie Lee) wrestled for the SWF in Florida & Georgia..