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Leon Graham

Title History

  • MWA Ohio Tag Team titles w/Frankie Talaber defeating Ray Stevens & Ed Francis (????, 1957);
  • MWA Ohio Tag Team titles w/Frankie Talaber defeating ??????? (August ??, 1957);
  • MWA Ohio Tag Team titles w/Frankie Talaber defeating Great Malenko & Ivan Bornov (January ??, 1958);
  • MWA Ohio Heavyweight title defeating Ed Francis (February 6, 1958);
  • MWA Ohio Tag Team titles w/Ed Francis defeating Charley Hoover & Shag Thomas (March 27, 1958);
  • MWA Ohio Tag Team titles w/Frankie Talaber defeating Juan Sebastian & Cyclone Hess (October 24, 1958);
  • MWA Ohio Tag Team titles w/Sweet Daddy Siki defeating Juan Sebastian & Buddy Rogers (March 26, 1958);
  • MWA Ohio Heavyweight title defeating ???????? (????, 1961);

 

Career Highlights

  • Leon Graham was part of the Big Time Wrestling that Edward Farhat (The Sheik) owned and operated in Detroit..
  • 1957: Leon Graham & Frankie Talaber defeated Ray Stevens & Ed Francis to win the MWA Ohio Tag Team titles..
  • September 1957: Leon Graham & Frankie Talaber defeated Ray Stevens & Ed Francis again for the NWA Ohio Tag Team titles..
  • November 9, 1957: Leon Graham & Frankie Talaber defeated Boris Malenko & Ivan Bornov to win the MWA Ohio Tag Team titles..
  • February 6, 1958: Leon Graham defeated Ed Francis to win the Eastern States title in Columbus, Ohio..
  • March 7, 1958: Leon Graham defeated Ed Francis to win the Ohio Heavyweight title in Akron, Ohio..
  • November 17, 1958: Leon Graham & Ed Francis defeated Buddy Rogers & Juan Sebastian to win the MWA Ohio Tag Team titles..
  • March 26, 1959: Leon Graham & Sweet Daddy Siki defeated Buddy Rogers & Juan Sebastian to win the MWA Ohio Tag Team titles..
  • October 1, 1959: Leon Graham & Frankie Talaber defeated The Iron Russians to win the MWA Ohio Tag Team titles..
  • September 5, 1961: Leon Graham defeated Johnny Barend to win the Ohio Heavyweight Title in Columbus, Ohio..
  • August 2, 1963: Leon Graham & Frankie Talaber defeated Sweet Daddy Siki & Duke Noble to win the U.S. Tag Team titles..
  • September 17, 1968: Leon Graham & Bulldog Brower defeated Krusher Kowalski & Curtis Iaukea to win the MWCW Tag Team titles..
  • Leon Graham in a heel turn teamed with the Beast to win the IWF Tag Team titles from Lou Thesz & Mil Mascaras in Orlando, FL