May 1957: Eduardo Perez defeated Lee Fields to become the first Gulf Coast Heavyweight champion..
December 1959: Lee Fields purchased the Gulf Coast promotion from Buddy Fuller..
January 1, 1960: Lee Fields took over as promoter..
~~~Rocky McGuire was the "figurehead" promoter when Lee Fields was an active wrestler..
Gulf Coast was sold to Ron Fuller's Southeastern Championship Wrestling group from Knoxville, Tennessee..