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275. Skull Murphy
Suffering from alopecia preventing him from growing hair, the bald head and menacing look of Skull Murphy made the Canadian a natural for the world of professional wrestling.  Murphy would wrestle all over the world, including a successful run in the WWWF, where was a tag team champion and would hold tag team titles in multiple promotions with various partners.

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  • Other Aliases: John Murphy (Real Name)
  • Billed From: Hamilton, Ontario, Canada & Ireland
  • Key Championships Held: NWA (Georgia) Southern Heavyweight (3)
    NWA (Georgia) Southern Tag Team w/Gypsy Joe
    WWWF United States Tag Team w/Brute Bernard
    NWA (Florida) World Tag Team (2) w/Brute Bernard
    IWA (Australia) World Tag Team (9) 5w/Brute Bernard, 2w/Killer Kowalski,
    1w/Killer Karl Kox & 1w/Professor Toru Tanaka
    IWA (Australia) World Heavyweight (3)
    All Asia Tag Team w/Klondike Bill
  • Why they will get in: He did have a decent run in the WWE and is a former champion there.
  • Why they won't get in: That run was fifty years ago and is not referenced at all today by anyone in the WWE.
  • Five Greatest Matches/Moments: 1. Won the WWWF United States Tag Team Title with Brute Bernard.  (5/16/63)
    2. Won the IWA (Australia) Title from Mark Lewin (8/13/66)
    3. Again won the IWA Title, this time from Tex McKenzie (8/12/67)
    4. Went to Japan and won the All Asia Tag Team Title with Klondike Bill (7/8/68)
    5. Won his final IWA Championship, again defeating Tex McKenzie (11/18/68)

Should Skull Murphy be in the Hall of Fame?

Definitely put him in! - 45.5%
Maybe, but others deserve it first. - 18.2%
Probably not, but it wouldn't be the end of the world. - 18.2%
No opinion. - 9.1%
No way! - 9.1%

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