Yukon Eric

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Title History

  • NWA Texas Heavyweight title defeating Sonny Myers (January 30, 1948);
  • (Montreal) World Heavyweight title defeating Bobby Managoff (February 15, 1950);
  • NWA (Toronto) Canadian Open Tag Team titles w/Billy Watson defeating Fritz Von Erich & Gene Kiniski (February 13, 1958);
  • NWA (Toronto) International Tag Team titles w/Billy Watson defeating John & Chris Tolos (December 28, 1961);

Career Highlights

  • Eric Holmbeck is not the Yukon Eric that was a member of the Yukon Lumberjacks tag team.
  • January 16, 1965: Eric Holmbeck committed suicide in the parking lot of a church after his wife left him and took their three children.