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Sonny Myers


[WCMB: RIP Sonny Myers]

Title History

 

  • NWA World Heavyweight title defeating Orville Brown (November 3, 1947);
  • NWA Missouri Heavyweight title defeating Ron Etchison (November 7, 1947);
  • NWA Texas Heavyweight title defeating Miguel Guzman (January 23, 1948);
  • NWA Texas Heavyweight title defeating Danny McShain (April 22, 1949);
  • NWA Texas Heavyweight title defeating Rito Romero (July 8, 1949);
  • NWA Texas Heavyweight title defeating Sandy O` Donnell for vacant title (August 5, 1949);
  • NWA Texas Heavyweight title defeating Rito Romero for vacant title (June 30, 1950);
  • NWA Heart of America (Central States) Heavyweight title defeating Dennis Clary (May 3, 1951);
  • NWA Heart of America (Central States) Heavyweight title defeating Bob Orton Sr. for vacant title (????, 1952);
  • NWA Heart of America (Central States) Heavyweight title defeating Enrique Torres (March 6, 1952);
  • NWA Heart of America (Central States) Heavyweight title defeating Lenny Montana (December 11, 1953);
  • NWA Heart of America (Central States) Heavyweight title defeating El Toro (????, 1954);
  • NWA Heart of America (Central States) Heavyweight title defeating Bob Orton Sr. (March ??, 1954);
  • NWA (Tennessee) Southern Junior Heavyweight title defeating Ray Piret (Febuary 21, 1955);
  • NWA Southwest Junior Heavyweight title defeating Dizzy Davis (April 26, 1956);
  • NWA Southwest Tag Team titles w/Dizzy Davis defeating Art Nelson & Rip Rogers (aka Eddie Graham) (June 7, 1956);
  • NWA Heart of America (Central States) Heavyweight title defeating ????????? (Febuary ??, 1957);
  • NWA Southwest Tag Team titles w/Leo Garibaldi defeating Great Bolo & Art Nelson (November 14, 1957);
  • NWA (Central States) World Tag Team titles w/Thor Hagen defeating Emile & Ernie Dusek (June 27, 1958);
  • NWA Central States Heavyweight title won a tournament (July 25, 1958);
  • NWA Southwest Tag Team titles w/Larry Chene defeating Danny Pleachas & Art Nelson (November 6, 1958);
  • NWA (Amarillo) North American Heavyweight title defeating Rock Hunter (January 21, 1960);
  • NWA (Amarillo) North American Heavyweight title defeating Mike DiBiase (November 3, 1960);
  • NWA Central States Tag Team titles w/Bobby Graham defeating Don McClarity & Bulldog Austin (June ??, 1961);
  • NWA Central States Heavyweight title defeating Buddy Austin (November 3, 1961);
  • NWA (Central States) World Tag Team titles w/Pat O` Connor defeating Lee Hennig & Bob Geigal (October 18, 1962);
  • NWA Central States Heavyweight title defeating ????????? (Febuary 1, 1963);
  • NWA (Central States) North American Tag Titles w/Pat O’Connor defeating Mike Sharpe & Mongolian Stomper (December 19, 1963);
  • NWA (Central States) North American Tag Titles w/Pat O’Connor defeating Bill Miller & Bob Geigal (May 22, 1964);
  • NWA (Central States) United States Heavyweight title defeating The Stomper (June 12, 1964);
  • NWA (Central States) United States Heavyweight title defeating Tom Clark (January 2, 1965);
  • NWA Central States Heavyweight title defeating The Stomper (July 4, 1965);
  • NWA Central States Heavyweight title defeating Mike DiBiase (January 13, 1967);
  • NWA Central States Heavyweight title defeating The Viking (June 9, 1967);
  • NWA (Central States) North American Tag Team titles w/Ron Etchison defeating Bob Brown & Bob Geigal (June 16, 1967);
  • NWA Central States Heavyweight title defeating Bob Geigal (December 12, 1967);
  • NWA (Central States) North American Tag Team titles w/Ron Etchison defeating Bob Brown & Bob Geigal (May 9, 1968);

 

Career Highlights

 

  • Sonny Myers was the frequent tag team partner of Larry “Missouri Mauler” Hamilton..
  • Sonny Myers is perhaps better remembered now as the NWA Special Troubleshooter referee..
  • May 7, 2007: Harold “Sonny” Myers passed away at the age of 83 in St. Joseph, Missouri..