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Lou Thesz: The Man Who Made the Biggest Impact on Pro Wrestling

Posted by Joe Burgett On September - 17 - 2009

Lou Thesz is considered the grandfather of professional wrestling, yet he is overlooked when we think about the best of all-time. This is especially true when we think about who made the biggest impact in the sport.

Why is that so? Possibly because the only people who remember what Thesz did was your grandparents or anyone else who grew up in the '30s, '40s, '50s, or '60s.

He retired in 1979, but he continued to referee and wrestle on and off until 1990. He was easily an ironman in the world of pro wrestling.

Thesz is probably one of the more important men in wrestling's history; without him, we wouldn't have as many wrestling moves as we do today.

He is credited for inventing the powerbomb, Lou Thesz ...

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