Tributes as legendary Doncaster wrestling champion dies

Tributes as legendary Doncaster wrestling champion dies
 

Tributes have been paid following the death of a world-renowned champion wrestler from Doncaster who fought across the globe.
Former British heavyweight champion Albert "Rocky" Wall died on New Year's Eve at the age of 81.
Mr Wall was one of the biggest stars of the sport in the 1960s and 70s and was known across the world as the "Doncaster Panther," grappling in countries as diverse as Japan, Kuwait and Germany and was renowned for his trademark flying head-butt.
Born in 1936, Mr Wall made his name locally in Doncaster, overcoming rheumatic fever before emerging onto... read more

 
8 January 2018 in Yorkshire & Humber, Views: 32
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