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Luke Graham

Title History

  • WWWF United States Tag Team titles w/Jerry Graham defeating Vittorio Apollo & Don McClarity (June 3, 1964);
  • WWA (Los Angeles) World Heavyweight title defeating Pedro Morales (July 23, 1965);
  • WWA (Los Angeles) World Tag Team titles w/Gorilla Monsoon defeating Grizzly Smith & Luke Brown (January 7, 1966);
  • NWA (Mid America) World Tag Team titles w/Karl Von Brauner defeating Al Costello & Herb Welch (August 3, 1966);
  • NWA Hawaii Heavyweight title defeating Klondike Bill (October 9, 1968);
  • NWA Hawaii Tag Team titles w/Ripper Collins defeating Billy White Wolf & Jim Hady (November 6, 1968);
  • NWA Georgia Television title defeating Bobby Shane (December 19, 1970);
  • WWWF World Tag Team titles w/Tarzan Tyler by winning a Fictional Tournament (June 1971);
  • WWWF International Tag Team titles w/Tarzan Tyler defeating The Mongols (November 12, 1971);
  • NWA Georgia State Heavyweight title by winning a Tournament (October 8, 1974);
  • NWA Mid America Heavyweight title defeating Don Kent (Febuary 5, 1975);
  • NWA Mid America Heavyweight title defeating Don Kent (May 7, 1975);
  • NWA Tennessee Tag Team titles w/Ripper Collins defeating Chief Thunder Cloud & Danny Little Bear (May 2, 1977);
  • NWA Alabama Tag Team titles w/Ripper Collins defeating Ricky Fields & Ken Lucas (June 3, 1977);
  • WWC North American Tag Team titles w/Gorgeous George Jr. defeating Eric Froelich & Carlos Colon (March 22, 1980);
  • WWC (World Wrestling Council) Caribbean Heavyweight title defeating Jose Rivera (July 19, 1980);
  • NWA Central States Heavyweight title defeating Buzz Tyler (April 19, 1984);

Career Highlights

  • Luke Graham got his start in Macon, Georgia working for Fred Ward’s promotion..
  • June 3, 1964: Dr. Jerry & Crazy Luke Graham defeated Vittorio Apollo & Don McClarty for the WWWF Tag Team title..
  • July 23, 1965: Luke Graham defeated Toyonobori for the WWA World Heavyweight Title in Los Angeles, California..
  • January 7, 1966: Luke Graham & Gorilla Monsoon defeated The Kentuckians to win the WWA World Tag Team Titles
  • June 4, 1971: Crazy Luke Graham & Tarzan Tyler defeated Dick the Bruiser & The Sheik for the WWWF Tag Team title..
  • Early 70s: Luke Graham worked for “brother” Eddie Graham’s CWF, wearing a mask and calling himself “El Lobo”.
  • April 20, 1974: Crazy Luke Graham won the Georgia State Title by winning a Tournament for the championship.
  • 1974: Luke Graham worked for Ann Gunkel’s ASWA as “The Mighty Yankee” under his El Lobo mask..
  • Luke Graham lived in Athens, Georgia and drove a Taxi for a living for years before his death….
  • June 23, 2006: “Crazy” Luke Graham (Age 66) passed away as a result of suspected heart failure..



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February 5, 1940


Little Rock, Arkansas
Retired in Athens, Georgia




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