Sonny Fargo

[“Roughhouse” Fargo was a wrestling original]

Title History

  • NWA (Mid America) World Tag Team titles w/Jackie Fargo defeating Joe Scarpa and Lester Welch (1961);
  • NWA (Mid America) Southern Tag Team titles w/Jackie Fargo defeating Alex Perez and Tojo Yamamoto (March 17, 1964);
  • NWA (Mid America) Southern Tag Team titles w/Jackie Fargo defeating Alex Perez and Tojo Yamamoto (April 16, 1964);
  • NWA (Mid America) Southern Tag Team titles w/Jackie Fargo defeating Interns (June 17, 1972);
  • NWA (Mid America) Southern Tag Team titles w/Jackie Fargo defeating Interns (June 19, 1972);
  • NWA (Mid America) Southern Tag Team titles w/Tojo Yamamoto defeating Jim White and Jerry Lawler (April 9, 1973);
  • NWA (Mid America) Southern Tag Team titles w/Jackie Fargo defeating Jim White and Jerry Lawler (July 9, 1973);
  • NWA (Mid America) Southern Tag Team titles w/Rufus R. Jones defeating Infernos (March 11, 1974);

Career Highlights

  • Due to diabetes, he has lost both legs and uses a hover-round type chair to get around.
  • Sonny Fargos (Real Name: Jack Faggart) is a widower and is very soft spoken and never mentions wrestling.
  • August 20, 2008: Sonny Fargo (aka Roughhouse Fargo) passed away at the age of 80 at his home in China Grove, NC.

 

Born in Rowan County, North Carolina
Resides in China Grove, North Carolina