Today in Pro Wrestling History: (April 28) – Remembering Lou Thesz

Today in Pro Wrestling History: On April 28th, 2002, The wrestling world mourned the loss of Lou Thesz, a titan of the sport and a six-time NWA Worlds Heavyweight Champion. Thesz, revered for his remarkable ten-year cumulative reign (3,749 days) as champion, passed away at the age of 86 due to complications from heart surgery.

Today in Pro Wrestling History: (April 28) – Remembering Lou Thesz

Today In Pro Wrestling History April 28

Lou Thesz was not just a champion but a defining figure of television’s Golden Era of wrestling, leaving an indelible mark on the industry.

A documentary spotlighting the life and legacy of Lou Thesz, showcases the extraordinary journey of this wrestling legend. Directed by Claude Barnes, produced, and narrated by Dale Barnes, this 24-minute film offers a deep dive into Thesz’s illustrious career and enduring impact on professional wrestling.

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