Ricki Starr


Title History


  • NWA Texas Tag Team titles w/Ray Gunkel defeating Kenji Shibuya & Duke Keomuka (December ??, 1953);
  • NWA (Texas) World Tag Team titles w/Cyclone Negro defeating Jim & Jack Dalton (August 16, 1963);
  • NWA Western States Tag Team titles w/Alfred Hayes defeating Bobby Duncum & Dick Murdoch (August 24, 1972);


Career Highlights


  • Ricki Starr was a legitimate ballet dancer before wrestling professionally and incorporated that in his ring style..
  • Ricki Starr portrayed a ballet-dancing acrobatic wrestler with gay overtones and getting it over everywhere as a babyface!
  • Ricki Starr was managed (a real manager, not a wrestling manager) by Jack Pfefer, known for sideshow wrestling..