Michael Norris wrote: Terry Lathan was a native of Mobile, AL. Trained by Pancho Villa and Ann LaVerne. Made his debut in the Mobile area in late 1972, worked in and out of the area until he retired in the mid 80s. Held the Gulf Coast Heavyweight title in late 1975 and early 1976. Held the Oklahoma version of the US tag title with Johnny Eagles in 1973. Held the Southeastern and Louisiana tag titles with Ricky Fields in 1978.