Magnificent Maurice

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Title History

(as Gene Dubuque)

  • NWA (San Francisco) World Tag Team titles w/Mike Valentino defeating Dick Warren & Ramon Torres (August 23, 1958);
  • NWA (San Francisco) World Tag Team titles w/Fritz von Goehring defeating Buddy Rogers & Ronnie Atchison (November 21, 1958);(as Magnificent Maurice)
  • MWA Ohio Tag Team titles w/Johnny Barend defeating ??????? (December ??, 1960);
  • NWA (San Francisco) Pacific Coast Heavyweight title defeating Ramon Torres (????, 1961);
  • MWA Ohio Heavyweight title defeating Leon Graham (December 1, 1961);
  • AWA (Indiana) World Tag Team titles w/Johnny Barend defeating Stan & Art Neilson (February 27, 1962);
  • AWA United States Tag Team titles w/Johnny Barend defeating Stan & Art Neilson (April 12, 1962);
  • NWA (Detroit) World Tag Team titles w/Johnny Barend defeating Chris & John Tolos (March 5, 1965);
  • NWA Hawaii Tag Team titles w/Johnny Barend defeating Billy White Wolf & Peter Maivia (July 17, 1968);

 

Career Highlights

 

  • Gene Dubuque did an “implied” gay routine long before everyone else..
  • ~~~He would skip around the ring in a long cape, with dark glasses and sometimes a hairnet..
  • Magnificent Maurice was known for his slow, arrogant interviews, usually done with an annoying smirk..
  • January 1974: Gene Dubuque (aka Magnificent Maurice) was killed in a plane crash..