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266. Leroy McGuirk
Leroy McGuirk should have had a bigger career as a wrestler. McGuirk was the multi time NWA Junior Heavyweight Champion in the 30’s and 40’s but in 1950 a car accident took hampered his good eye (he had already lost the sight in the other one as a child) and his in-ring career was over. However, his wrestling career was far from over. He would become a top booker and promoter in the Midwest and an influential figure in the National Wrestling Alliance. There is very few held in higher regard than Leroy McGuirk in the business of pro wrestling.


Should Leroy McGuirk be in the Hall of Fame?

Definitely put him in! - 50%
Maybe, but others deserve it first. - 41.7%
No opinion. - 0%
No way! - 8.3%
Probably not, but it wouldn't be the end of the world. - 0%

The Bullet Points

  • Billed From: Garvin, Oklahoma, U.S.A.
  • Key Championships Held: NWA Light Heavyweight (3)
    NWA Junior Heavyweight
  • Why they will get in: There is a respect level there.
  • Why they won't get in: If any Midwest legends get in (that haven’t been) it would be Danny Hodge.
  • Five Greatest Matches/Moments: 1.   Won his first NWA Light Heavyweight Title (3/5/34)
    2.   Defeated the legendary Danny McShain for the NWA Light Heavyweight Title (6/12/38)
    3.   Won the NWA Junior Heavyweight Title (12/28/49)
    4.   Became the second NWA Vice President (9/50)
    5.   Took over the book for the NWA Junior Heavyweight Title (1953)

Should Leroy McGuirk be in the Hall of Fame?

Definitely put him in! - 50%
Maybe, but others deserve it first. - 41.7%
No opinion. - 0%
No way! - 8.3%
Probably not, but it wouldn't be the end of the world. - 0%

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