Ken Hollis (2)

Title History

Career Highlights


  • Robert Louis Howell wrote: In 1967 in Houston Texas: Ken Hollis lost in 45 seconds to The Destroyer (Dick Beyer) when Beyer dropkicked him in the back after the hand shake and applied the Figure 4 leg lock.


J. Michael Kenyon wrote: Do not be confused by the existence of TWO grapplers using the name Ken Hollis, one from the 1920s-’30s and the other from the 1960s (well known in Tennessee and Texas — in addition to many other American precincts — and perhaps the inspiration for the popular song lyric … “All my ex’s live in Texas and Texas is the place I’d dearly love to be, but all my ex’s live in Texas and that’s why I hang my hat in Tennessee”).