Nick Kozak

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Title History

 

  • NWA Pacific Northwest Heavyweight title defeating Kurt Von Himmler (January 10, 1958);
  • NWA Pacific Northwest Tag Team titles w/Al Kashey defeating Kurt Von Himmler & Kurt Von Poppenheim (March 29, 1959);
  • NWA Texas Heavyweight title defeating ?????????? (July 10, 1959);
  • NWA Texas Tag Team titles w/Jerry Kozak defeating Corsica Jean & Corsica Joe (September 2, 1959);
  • NWA Hawaii Tag Team titles w/Jerry Gordet defeating Butcher Vachon & Hard Boiled Haggerty (May 11, 1960);
  • NWA Pacific Northwest Tag Team titles w/Herb Freeman defeating Shag Thomas & Tony Borne (December 1, 1960);
  • NWA (Gulf Coast) Southern Tag Team titles w/Jerry Kozak defeating Mysterious Medics (June 14, 1961);
  • NWA (Texas) World Tag Team titles w/Jerry Kozak defeating Jim & Jack Dalton (June 8, 1962);
  • NWA (Texas) World Tag Team titles w/Jerry Kozak defeating Rock Hunter & Rip Hawk (March 21, 1963);
  • NWA Pacific Northwest Tag Team titles w/Nick Bockwinkel defeating Art Michalik & The Destroyer (March 18, 1964);
  • NWA Pacific Northwest Tag Team titles w/Nick Bockwinkel defeating Art Michalik & The Destroyer (April 22, 1964);
  • NWA (Georgia) Southern Tag Team titles w/Dick Steinborn defeating Billy & Bad Boy Hines (August 27, 1965);
  • NWA (Hawaii) United States Heavyweight title defeating Killer Kowalski (January 5, 1966);
  • NWA Texas Tag Team titles w/Dory Dixon defeating Zebra Kid & Louie Tillet [Tournament] (July 11, 1966);
  • NWA Georgia Heavyweight title defeating El Mongol (March 17, 1967);
  • NWA (Texas) World Tag Team titles w/Danny Miller defeating The Medics (June 8, 1967);
  • NWA Florida Heavyweight title defeating Johnny Valentine (September 23, 1968);
  • NWA Western States Tag Team titles w/Jerry Kozak defeating The Gladiator & Mr. Wrestling (aka Gordon Nelson) (1970);
  • NWA Western States Tag Team titles w/Moose Morowski defeating Rikki Starr & Alfred Hayes (November ??, 1972);
  • NWA Western States Tag Team titles w/Alfred Hayes defeating Kurt Von Steiger & Cyclone Negro (December ??, 1972);
  • NWA Gulf Coast Tag Team titles w/Ken Lucas defeating Bounty Hunters (August 1, 1975);
  • NWA Gulf Coast Heavyweight title [Awarded] (September 23, 1975);

 

Career Highlights

 

  • Nick Kozak wrestled amateur in his native city of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada..
  • Nick Kozak wrestled in Portland, Oregon before moving to Houston, Texas where he pretty much settled down..
  • Nick Kozak is best remembered from his tag team partnership with his brother Jerry Kozak..
  • Nick Kozak once owned a a wrecker service with Joe Mercer..
  • Nick Kozak now works at Hank’s Gym in Houston and still surfs when the weather permits (aged 69!)..