UK Wrestling Legend Billy Robinson Passes Away At 74



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UK wrestling legend Billy Robinson passed away in his sleep at age 74 today. He is most known here in the United States for being a top contender to the AWA Title and matches with The Iron Shiek, Ric Flair, Ricky Steamboat and others.

In recent years, Robinson’s name was well known in MMA circles, as the surviving expert of the old Wigan catch wrestling submission system, and his proteges included Kazushi Sakurba, Josh Barnett, Harry “DH” Smith and Shayna Baszler.

(Source: F4Wonline.com)



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