Handsome Harold

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Handsome Harold
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Born March 14, 1947
Boise, ID
Residence Rockford, TN
Wrestling Career
Ring name(s) Handsome Harold
Gene Harold
Billed height 6'3"
Billed weight 252 lbs.
Billed from Boise, ID
Trained by Tracy Michael Steele
Debut December 1971 for
Worldwide Live Wrestling
Notable Fed(s) FCCW
BMWF
Current Theme "1812 Overture" - Piotr Ilyich Tschaikovsky
Miscellaneous Information
Handled by The Doctor

Gene Harold is a retired professional wrestler and personal trainer who has had a hand in training several AES names, most notably Cobra T. Washington. When active, he wrestled in several regional and territorial promotions, as well as for First Class Championship Wrestling and Black Mountain Wrestling Federation. He retired following the company's closure in 2001. During the height of his popularity he was a despicable and arrogant character who had a reputation for being tough-as-nails.

Professional wrestling career

Early life and career

Harold made his debut under his real name in 1971 for Worldwide Live Wrestling out of Boise.

Championship Wrestling From Nashville (1975-1984)

First Class Championship Wrestling (1984-1985)

Big Time Championship Wrestling (1985-1996)

Black Mountain Wrestling Federation (1997-2001)

Retirement & teaching career (2001-2015)

Personal life

In wrestling

  • Finishing moves
    • Headbutt (BCW/BMWF/CWN/FCCW) – 1974-2001
    • Armbar (BMWF) – 1997-2001
    • Leg Drop (WLW) 1971-October 5th, 1974
  • Signature Moves
    • Sambo suplex
    • Snap suplex
  • Nicknames
    • "The Chrysanthemum"
    • "Hardnose"
  • Entrance Themes
    • "1812 Overture" by Piotr Ilyich Tschaikovsky (October 5th, 1974-April 11th, 2001)
    • "Down In Mexico" by The Coasters (December 11th, 1971-September 21st, 1974)

Championships and accomplishments

  • Big Time Championship Wrestling
    • BCW Championship (2 time)
  • Championship Wrestling From Nashville
    • CWN United States Championship (1 time)
    • CWN Tag Team Championship (1 time) (with "Strongman" Stan Rogers)

See also

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