Len Rossi

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Title History

 

  • NWA (Mid America) World Tag Team titles w/Tex Riley defeating Don & Jackie Fargo (June ??, 1958);
  • NWA (Mid America) Southern Tag Team titles w/Tex Riley defeating Don & Jackie Fargo (????, 1959);
  • NWA (Mid America) World Tag Team titles w/Tex Riley defeating Don & Jackie Fargo (January 19, 1960);
  • NWA Southern Junior Heavyweight title defeating Bill Monroe (December 27, 1960);
  • NWA (Mid America) Southern Tag Team titles w/Tex Riley defeating Mephisto & Dante (June ??, 1961);
  • NWA (Mid America) Southern Tag Team titles w/Tex Riley defeating Mephisto & Dante (August 22, 1961);
  • NWA (Mid America) Southern Tag Team titles w/Tex Riley defeating Mephisto & Dante (September 16, 1961);
  • NWA Southern Junior Heavyweight title defeating Don Greene (January 8, 1962);
  • NWA Southern Junior Heavyweight title defeating ???????? (May ??, 1963);
  • NWA (Mid America) Southern Tag Team titles w/Mario Milano defeating Alex Perez & Tojo Yamamoto (June 23, 1964);
  • NWA (Mid America) Southern Tag Team titles w/Jackie Fargo defeating Alex Perez & Tojo Yamamoto (September 10, 1965);
  • NWA (Mid America) Southern Tag Team titles w/Jackie Fargo defeating Tor Kamata & Tojo Yamamoto (October 19, 1965);
  • NWA (Mid America) Southern Tag Team titles w/Mario Milano won a Tournament (January 11, 1966);
  • NWA (Mid America) Southern Tag Team titles w/Mario Milano defeating Alex Perez & Tojo Yamamoto (February 15, 1966);
  • NWA (Mid America) Southern Tag Team titles w/Mario Milano defeating Great Higami & Tojo Yamamoto (July ??, 1966);
  • NWA (Mid America) Southern Tag Team titles w/Mario Milano defeating Blue Infernos (November ??, 1966);
  • NWA (Mid America) World Tag Team titles w/Jackie Fargo defeating Professor Ito & Tojo Yamamoto (March 8, 1967);
  • NWA Southern Junior Heavyweight title defeating ???????? (April ??, 1967);
  • NWA Southern Junior Heavyweight title defeating Great Yamaha (August 31, 1967);
  • NWA (Mid America) Southern Tag Team titles w/Tamayo Soto defeating Ron & Don Carson (October ??, 1967);
  • NWA (Mid America) World Tag Team titles w/Tamayo Soto defeating Shinya Kojika & Motoshi Okuma (December ??, 1967);
  • NWA (Mid America) World Tag Team titles w/Tamayo Soto defeating Mighty Yankees (June ??, 1968);
  • NWA (Mid America) World Tag Team titles w/Johnny Walker defeating Mighty Yankees (September ??, 1968);
  • NWA (Mid America) World Tag Team titles w/Johnny Walker defeating Great Mephisto & Dante (????, 1969);
  • NWA (Mid America) World Tag Team titles w/Don Carson defeating Johnny Long & Tojo Yamamoto (March 13, 1969);
  • NWA (Mid America) World Tag Team titles w/Bearcat Brown defeating Spoilers (October 2, 1969);
  • NWA Southern Junior Heavyweight title defeating ??????? (March ??, 1970);
  • NWA (Mid America) Southern Tag Team titles w/Bearcat Brown defeating Frank Martinez & Al Greene (May 4, 1970);
  • NWA (Mid America) World Tag Team titles w/Dennis Hall defeating Pepe Lopez & Big Bad John (September 12, 1970);
  • NWA (Mid America) Southern Tag Team titles w/Bearcat Brown defeating ?????? (????, 1971);
  • NWA (Mid America) Southern Tag Team titles w/Kevin Sullivan defeating Interns (????, 1972);
  • NWA Mid America Tag Team titles w/Tony Charles defeating ??????? (April ??, 1972);
  • NWA Mid America Tag Team titles w/Tony Charles defeating Kurt & Karl Von Brauner (April 29, 1972);
  • NWA (Mid America) World Tag Team titles w/Bearcat Brown defeating Pepe Lopez & Big Bad John (????, 1971);
  • NWA (Mid America) World Tag Team titles w/Bearcat Brown defeating Interns (????, 1971);
  • NWA Mid America Heavyweight title defeating ????? (July ??, 1971);
  • NWA Mid America Tag Team titles w/Bearcat Brown defeating Al & Don Greene (July 1, 1972);
  • NWA Southern Junior Heavyweight title defeating Sputnik Monroe (August ??, 1971);
  • NWA (Mid America) World Tag Team titles w/Bearcat Brown defeating Kurt & Karl Von Brauner (August 2, 1971);
  • NWA (Mid America) World Tag Team titles w/Bearcat Brown defeating Al & Don Greene (March 25, 1972);

 

Career Highlights

 

  • Len Rossi was regularly found around the Tennessee Wrestling circuit..
  • August 22, 1961: Tex Riley & Len Rossi beat Great Mephisto (Lou Papneau) & Dante (Hans Steiner) for the Southern Tag Team titles..
  • Len Rossi formed a masked babyface tag team with Jesse James known as “the Crusaders” in Florida..
  • 1974: Len Rossi helped manage and train Percy and Woodrow Bass in Paduka Kentucky.
  • September 2003: Sad news of Joey Rossi (son of Len Rossi) has fallen very ill from cancer and related problems..
  • November 29, 2003: Joe Rositano aka Joey Rossi, who did a father & son team with Len Rossi during the 70s passes away..
  • Len Rossi now operates a health food facility in Brentwood, Tennessee..