Gene Kiniski

Gene Kiniski

Eugene Nicholas "Gene" Kiniski (November 23, 1928 – April 14, 2010) was a Canadian professional wrestler and the father of wrestlers Nick Kiniski and Kelly Kiniski. "Canada's Greatest Athlete" as he billed himself for promotional purposes was born outside of Edmonton, Alberta. Kiniski was one of the first World Champions in professional wrestling to have a previous background in football, after Bronko Nagurski.

Read more about Gene Kiniski:  Early Life, Birth of A Wrestling Career, Toronto and Montreal Runs, Championship Runs, Heel Champion, Into The 1970s, Late Career, Death, In Wrestling, Championships and Accomplishments

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... Feuding with then NWA World Heavyweight Champion Gene Kiniski in 1968, he lost two matches title matches to him on October 21 and again on December 16 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada ... following year, he would avenge his loss teaming with Earl Maynard to defeat Kiniski and Bad Boy Shields in a tournament final for the NWA Canadian Tag Team Championship in Vancouver on May 12 ... Continuing his long-running feud with Kiniski, he and Steve Bolus fought to a time limit draw against Kiniski and Angelo Mosca on January 26 and, with Tex ...