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Roy Lee Welch

Title History


  • NWA Southern Junior Heavyweight title defeating ??????? (July ??, 1976);
  • NWA (Southeastern) United States Junior Heavyweight title defeating Bill Ash (September 30, 1985);
  • NWA (Southeastern) United States Junior Heavyweight title defeating Tim Horner (September 30, 1986);


Career Highlights


  • 1970: Roy Lee Welch debuted in Atlanta losing on Television to Buddy Colt..
  • 1972: Roy Lee Welch returned with his father Lester Welch who was becoming a part of the promotion behind the scenes.
  • ~~~Roy Lee Welch defeating Juan Caruso on Television with a bulldog headlock..
  • ~~~Roy Lee Welch defeating Pedro Godoy in one minute at the City Auditorium..
  • ~~~Roy Lee Welch was beating Joe Turner when Bill Bowman jumped in and interfered..
  • ~~~He fought them off but when they got him down his father ran in and they ran for it.
  • On the first NWA card held after Ann Gunkel split from the Jones office, Roy Lee Welch defeated Tinker Todd..
  • On the first NWA TV broadcast after the ASWA split, Roy Lee Welch & Jan Sheridan beat Carlos Montez & Peggy Patterson..
  • ~~~Jack & Roy Lee Welch were matched against Hiro Matsuda & Flash Monroe in there Atlanta tag team debut..
  • 1974: Jack & Roy Lee Welch defeated Doug Gilbert & Bill White with remarkable teamwork on Atlanta Television..
  • November 19, 2010–Wrestle Birmingham: Roy Lee Welch presented Ron Fuller with a distinguished lifetime award..



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Tim Horner