Name :- Dennis Stamp
Height :- 188cm (6' 2")
Weight :- 110kg (250lb)
Born :- Dec 6, 1946
From :- Brainerd, Minnesota
Debut :- Aug 9, 1971
Retired :- 1991
Died :- Mar 13, 2017 (lymphoma)
Toured Australia :- 1974
Was a high school wrestling champion before turning professional in Ontario in 1971. Quickly found a spot as undercard talent in AWA (winning AWA's "Rookie of the Year" award) before heading to Central States.
Had a successful run in Los Angeles in 1974-75, including wins over Man Mountain Mike and Greg Valentine for the "Beat the Champ" TV title. After a stint in Vancouver, found a home in the Funks' Amarillo promotion.
Toured WWF briefly in 1986 before returning to AWA, eventually retiring from active competition in 1991.
Made an appearance in the Stallone-directed film, "Paradise Alley" in 1978, as well as the wrestling documentary "Beyond the Mat".
After retirement, worked as a pest controller, before succumbing to a recurrence of lymphoma cancer in 2017.
Titles held :- (Amarillo) Brass Knucks title (3), (NWA) Beat the Champ title (2), Canadian Tag (w/ Tiger Jeet Singh), Tri-States Tag (2, w/ Bull Bullinski, w/ Dewey Robertson)