Austra-Asian Tag Team titles w/Pat Barrett
Tony Kontellis made the Greek team for the 1956 Olympics in Melbourne, Australia but a training injury put him out of the games..
Tony Kontellis travelled to South Australia to visit relatives & was persuaded by a local pro to give wrestling a try..
~~~While training to turn pro he was noticed in the gym by visiting American Lou Newman who took him under his wing..
1960: Tony Kontellis went to Pakistan, where he tangled with
King Kong Czaja amongst others.. Tony Kontellis then travelled to Toronto and wrestled all over Canada for Frank Tunney’s
Maple Leaf promotion.. 1966: Tony Kontellis returned to Australia & NZ where he fought Czaja as well as
The Great Zorro, Wadi Ayoub & Steve Rickard.. 1972: Tony Kontellis wrestled in the
WWWF for a while against opponents like Joe Nova, Fred Curry & Jimmy Valiant.. 1974: Tony Kontellis again returned to Australia and scored wins over
Don Carson, Bill Dundee, Mr Moto & Les Thornton.. ~~~Tony Kontellis & Pat Barrett won the Austra-Asian tag team belts in a tournament from
George Barnes & Bobby Shane.. 2003: Tony Kontellis is co-owner with his son Paul, and Libnan Ayoub & head trainer of the World Wrestling Alliance school in Sydney..