Skip Young

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Title History

 

  • NWA Florida Tag Team titles w/Bobo Brazil defeating Mr. Sakurada & Mr. Hito (September 29, 1979);
  • NWA (Florida) Southern Heavyweight title defeating Ernie Ladd (October 26, 1979);
  • NWA Texas Tag Team titles w/Kerry Von Erich defeating Tim Brooks & Stan Stasiak (August 1, 1980);
  • NWA (Florida) Southern Heavyweight title defeating ???????? (February ??, 1981);
  • NWA (Florida) Bahamas Heavyweight title defeating ??????? (????, 1982);
  • NWA (Los Angeles) Americas Heavyweight title defeating Bobby Lane (February 12, 1982);
  • NWA Florida Television title defeating Ray Stevens (April ??, 1982);
  • NWA (Florida) North American Tag Team titles w/Butch Reed defeating David Von Erich & Dory Funk Jr. (April 11, 1982);
  • NWA (Florida) Southern Heavyweight title defeating Derek Draper (July 25, 1982);
  • WCCW (World Class) Texas Tag Team titles w/Tony Atlas defeating Texas Red & Ted Arcidi [Tournament] (June 29, 1987);
  • WWC (World Wrestling Council) Television title defeating Mighty Kodiak (January 6, 1996);

 

Career Highlights

 

  • Galton Young was best friends with David Von Erich before either of them became professional wrestlers..
  • 1979: Skip Young started wrestling as “Sweet Brown Sugar” under a mask in Florida getting a push for the Southern title..
  • 1982: Skip Young (as Sweet Brown Sugar) and Butch Reed had a very successful tag team in Florida..
  • 1984: Skip Young teamed with Pez Whatley and feuded with the PYT Expess (Koko Ware & Norvell Austin)..
  • Skip Young was noted for having incredible leaping ability and one of the best drop-kicks in the business.
  • December 7, 2010: Galton “Skip” Young passed away in the Dallas area.