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"Sailor" Art Thomas

"Sailor" Art Thomas stands 5 feet 2 inches tall and reportedly weighs 184lbs. He is currently registered in the Light-Heavyweight division. He fights for U.S. Midwest and is managed by BobbyMac

has has a rating of 6, a status of 8 and record of 15-9-0 (15/3) and is currently M .  His record in world title fights is 0-0-0 (0/0)

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Sailor Art Thomas (January 30, 1924 – March 20, 2003) was a bodybuilder working as a professional wrestler. Arthur Thomas Statistics Ring name(s) "Sailor" Art Thomas "Sailor" Thomas "Seaman" Art Thomas Hercules The Body Billed height 6'6 Billed weight 265lbs. Born February 30, 1924 Wisconsin Died March 20, 2003 Arthur "Sailor Art" Thomas was born in Gurdon, Arkansas, as the son of Alfred and Jessie (Lunnon) Thomas. Early in his life he moved to Wisconsin. After his mother's death he grew up in a Sparta orphanage in Madison, Wisconsin. After Merchant Marine service, Thomas worked for the Greyhound Bus Lines and developed an interest in bodybuilding. He started to tour the USA with other bodybuilders. Madison promoter Jimmy Demetral recognized his wrestling talent and began to book him for house shows. He debuted as a pro wrestler in 1943, starting a four-decade career. Between the 50s and the 70s he was one of only a few African-American pro wrestling stars. During the 1960s he received thirteen opportunities to wrestle for the NWA World Heavyweight Championship, including eleven against "Nature Boy" Buddy Rogers between 1961 and 1963. Thomas continued to work as a wrestler until the early 1980s. With a height of 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) and a weight of 255 lb, at some times even 300 lb (136 kg), he was feared for his bearhug. Thomas had seven children. He died of cancer only a month after being diagnosed with it. Championships and accomplishments Maple Leaf Wrestling NWA International Tag Team Championship (Toronto version) (3 times) - with John Paul Henning NWA Detroit NWA World Tag Team Championship (Detroit version) (1 time) - with Bobo Brazil Southwest Sports, Inc. NWA Texas Heavyweight Championship (2 times) World Wrestling Association (Indianapolis) WWA World Heavyweight Champion (1 time) < http://.com/ur.php> < http://.com/ur.php> < http://bookmonn.com/ur.php>