Les Thatcher was the promoter for the Brian Pillman Memorial Shows and also ran the Les Thatcher Main Event Pro Wrestling Camp..
The WWE ceased its affiliation with Les Thatcher’s Heartland Wrestling Association..
2004: Les Thatcher received a Legends Award from the Gulf Coast Wrestler’s Reunion..
2005: Les Thatcher hosts a weekly radio show at www.wrestlingweekly.com with Doc Young..
2005: Les Thatcher recieved the Art Abrams Lifetime Achievement Award (2nd highest in CAC) from the Cauliflower Alley Club..
May 7, 2005–Mark Curtis Memorial: Mick Foley & Shane Douglas w/Dominic DeNucci beat Al Snow & D-Lo Brown w/Les Thatcher..
Les Thatcher now owns Elite Pro Wrestling Training with Harley Race, Ricky Steamboat, & Dr. Tom Prichard..
Les Thatcher writes a weekly column “Wrestler’s Eye View” for PW Insider web site..
2005: Les Thatcher was elected to Cauliflower Ally Club Board of Directors..
2006:Les Thatcher made a brief appearance in the WWE Home Video release, “McMahon”.
Les Thatcher wrote: The “Wrestling Cousins” gimmick with Hall and Kirby was used from 66 through 69 in several territories The Gulf Coast for the old Lee Fields promotion, the Carolinas, Tampa, Atlanta (where we started it) and Nashville.
Les Thatcher wrote: I worked an angle in Knoxville with partner Whitey Caldwell against Ron & Don Wright. They cheated to beat us for the tag belts on TV, and then said they would never give us a return. We came back a couple of weeks later as the masked Avengers in all White to earn a shot. The deal was till I spoke on TV because my voice was so easy to spot no one, and I mean not even the announcer, knew who we were. Then we started a program with them, and to take it one step further, and so as to draw it out, we added another hook. When Ron bitched on TV that I was an Avenger the next week at the house show we put Dennis hall in my masked outfit, and I sat ringside with teh Avengers, then he said it was Whitey, and the next week Dennis and I wore the masks and Whitey sat ringside.
October 28, 1940
Height and Weight
5'10" 223 lbs
The Stump Puller
Flying Cross Body Block
w/Weaver & Becker vs Infernos & JC Dykes (Carolinas)
w/Danny Miller vs The Interns & Ken Ramey (Carolinas)
w/Hall & Kirby vs Jack & Frank Dalton & Bull Ramos (Gulf Coast)
w/Nelson Royal vs Dutch Mantell & John Foley (Knoxville)
w/Whitey Caldwell vs Ron & Don Wright (Knoxville)