George was a big, strong man, he weighed over 16 stones. He was a big, bruising heavyweight with an interpration of the rules that was not always to the fans’ liking. Dine kontrolfunktioner til beskyttelse af private oplysninger, Oplysninger om din enhed og internetforbindelse, herunder din IP-adresse, Browsing- og søgeaktivitet ved brug af websites og apps fra Verizon Media.

He made arrangements with the hall, which was local, and went to the printers once a week for the promotional work. Mean Mark Callous, managed by Paul E Dangerously takes on Lee Scott. Fleetwood, a Victorian coastal town in Lancashire, famous for it’s art deco theatre, Fisherman’s Friend lozenges, an almost forgotten fishing industry with an aroma that could permeate the entire town, the trams to Blackpool and one of Britain’s shortest ferry trips across the River Wyre to Knott End. Lee says that promoting didn't have any big problems. Lee Scott was selected as the opponent for Pat when he stepped into the ring for the first time at the Aston Playhouse in Birmingham. This was 6 months before Mark debuted at the 1990 Survivor... From NWA Wrestling, May 1990. Visits to Wrestling Heritage are recorded by Google Analytics.

Gerry remembered the occasion as the only time his wife, Vera, accompanied him to a bout and on seeing the poster outside made him go inside and check Shirley wasn't a woman wrestler!By the 1960s it was the independent promoters that held sway at the Marine Pavilion, whilst in nearby Blackpool Dominic Pye was putting on shows three times a week, and Joint were at the Tower every week.

", Mike Agusta is another with memories, but more painful ones, ", Lee Scott did some shows for Bob Bannister in Accrington and other places.

Geez, this is a really old question, but WTH...yes, I remember Lee Scott. Gerry remembered the occasion as the only time his wife, Vera, accompanied him to a bout and on seeing the poster outside made him go inside and check Shirley wasn't a woman wrestler! Memorable opponents included Chief Thunderbird, Wild Angus, Bobo Matu, Jim Moser and world champion boxer Randy Turpin. Få mere at vide om, hvordan vi bruger dine oplysninger i vores Fortrolighedspolitik og Cookiepolitik. Bricklaying would have to wait. A decade of travelling around the country being booed and jeered had never figured in the plans for the young heavyweight. It was a grand day out. He left the WWF in 1987. Du kan ændre dine valg når som helst i Dine kontrolfunktioner til beskyttelse af private oplysninger. Lee Scott was the promoter here, as well as a Wrestler, have I got that correct? var pageTracker = _gat._getTracker("UA-13184720-1"); They took their initials and GHJ International Promotions were formed.

I was content with my life as a bricklayer and regular bookings for the opposition.”, Those bookings did come from all around the country, wrestling from Cornwall, to South Wales, Scotland and the Isle of Man. We will add Lee to the A-Z soon, but before we do so, are there any questions you would like to ask him? We do not accept responsibility for views expressed in the forum, articles by Heritage members, or photographs posted in the Heritage Galleries. During his tenure with the WWF, he primarily appeared on house shows as a jobber, making a handful of appearances on All-Star Wrestling, WWF Championship Wrestling, WWF Prime Time Wrestling, and WWF Superstars of Wrestling. He was an opponent of mine at the Drill Hall in Accrington. Content of this site must not be reproduced without the permission of the site owners; document.write(unescape("%3Cscript src='" + gaJsHost + "' type='text/javascript'%3E%3C/script%3E")); Would be great meeting up with Lee again after so many years. Lee doesn't know the promoters at Kirkland, Lancaster or Morecambe but he wasn't involved. Fleetwood was a real hidden pocket of a territory and even had it's own local wrestlers.. Amazing. It was that rumbustious style that allowed Pat Roach a win in his professional debut. In the 1950s Jack Pye, Dave Armstrong, Bert Assirati and Black Butcher Johnson were topping the bills. And it was on 27th June, 1952, that Heritage friend Gerry Hoggarth wrestled Shirley Crabtree at the Marine Pavilion in what is believed to be Crabtree’s ring debut.

The name on the poster was not George Wright, but Lee Scott, chosen at random because it sounded good, and George was an admirer of American heavyweight boxer Lee Savold. There were plenty of local lads to give the fans what they wanted. Du kan give Verizon Media og vores partnere lov til at behandle dine personlige data ved at vælge 'Jeg accepterer'. By day Fred worked for the  Imperial Chemical Industries at Thornton Cleveleys, by night he was Fireball Red Naylor, a busy welterweight, and frequent opponent for the likes of Kevin Conneely, Shem Singh, Colin McDonald and Johnny Saint.

Lee was obligigingly disqualified. Harry must have been involved. In the early 1960s Lee, Harry Strickland and a wrestler known as Sergeant Johnnie Lawlor joined up to promote wrestling at the Marine Pavilion, Fleetwood and the Pontins Holiday Camp in Blackpool. I remember watching him in a bout at Lancaster Kingsway Baths in 1963. Fishing was a first love, and over sixty years later, it still is. From 1939 until 1960 all eighteen year old males were conscripted for national service. He was born George Wright on 15th October, 1934.

If so, it would be interesting to know what was the toughest part of promoting?, I guess venues were easy to come by, was it getting the wrestlers all lined up? He attended  Manor Road Infant School, Chaucer Junior School, where a lad called Harry Strickland was in the same year group,  and Baileys Secondary Modern School. Just down the tram line were the Pyes, Rex Strong, The Monster Jim Green, Colin McDonald, Johnny Bramhall and others.Lee Scott was in good company. No interest in sport at all, except for fishing. Lee Scott was selected as the opponent for Pat when he stepped into the ring for the first time at the Aston Playhouse in Birmingham.

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