Robert Bruce

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[An Interview with Robert Bruce]

[Robert Bruce dies at 65]

[Robert Bruce dies after short illness]

[ SLAM: Robert Bruce was a
star and agent in New Zealand
]

Title History

 

  • (New Zealand) British Empire/Commonwealth title defeating Big John DaSilva (March 2, 1972);
  • (New Zealand) British Empire/Commonwealth title defeating Big John DaSilva (1975);

 

Career Highlights

 

  • 1967: Robert Bruce debuted against “Dangerous” Danny Lynch on St. Patricks Day in Bermondsey Baths, London..
  • March 2, 1972: Robert Bruce defeated John DaSilva to capture the British Empire/Commonwealth title..
  • September 16, 1973: John DaSilva defeated Robert Bruce to capture the British Empire/Commonwealth title..
  • 1975: Robert Bruce defeated John DaSilva to capture his second British Empire/Commonwealth title..
  • 1976: John DaSilva defeated Robert Bruce to reclaim the British Empire/Commonwealth title..
  • Robert Bruce was partially deaf in one ear after a fan rammed a full beer can length ways into the side of his head!
  • 1977: Robert Bruce retired because he had so many injuries that he could barely hold a cup let alone wrestle..
  • Robert Bruce travelled all over Europe & the Pacific as well as Japan & South Africa then decided to move to New Zealand..
  • 1978: Robert Bruce founded his talent agency and had represented artists including Temuera Morrison and Frankie Stevens..
  • Robert Bruce became a theatrical agent managing Kiwi actor Kevin Smith and getting him a part in the tv show Hercules..
  • May 2001: Robert Bruce’s wife, Lynn, passed away from cancer..
  • March 2, 2009: Robert Bruce passed away at the age of 65 from Septicemia in Auckland, New Zealand…

    Information you may not know: He was the first theatrical agent in New Zealand and has been an agent for over 25 years. He manages many top actors who have gotten American exposure, including Cliff Curtis and Temuera Morrison, as well as the late Kevin Smith (Hercules/Xena).