Chief Jay Strongbow

Profile Info

Gender Male
Real Name Luke Joseph Scarpa
Ring Names
  • Chief Jay Strongbow
  • Joe Scarpa
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight
  • 247 lbs (112 kg)
Born October 4, 1928
Died April 3, 2012 (aged 83)
Birth Place Nutley, New Jersey
Billed From
  • Pawhuska, Oklahoma

Career History

Roles
  • Producer ( October 21, 1986 - December 31, 1994 )
  • Wrestler ( January 15, 1947 - November 16, 1987 )
Companies / Promotions
Promotionfromto
Promotion World Wrestling EntertainmentWWE June 5, 1982 December 31, 1994
Promotion National Wrestling AllianceNWA April 4, 1958 November 6, 1981
Promotion World Wrestling EntertainmentWWE July 9, 1970 November 19, 1979
Promotion New Japan Pro WrestlingNJPW April 21, 1978 May 31, 1978
Face / Heel Turns
Alignmentfromto
Face
Images
Jul 1970
Jul 1970
Finishers
  • Tomahawk Chop - Overhead Chop
  • Indian Deathlock
  • Sleeper Hold

Titles & Accomplishments

Hall of Fame
  • WWE Hall of Fame - Year 1994 , Individual
Titles Won

World Wide Wrestling Federation/World Wrestling Federation

  • 4 WWWF/WWF Tag Team Championship (1 with Sonny King, 1 with Billy White Wolf, 2 with Jules Strongbow)

Championship Wrestling from Florida

  • 2 NWA Brass Knuckles Championship (Florida version)
  • 1 NWA Florida Heavyweight Championship
  • 3 NWA Southern Tag Team Championship (Florida version) (with Jose Lothario)
  • 1 NWA World Tag Team Championship (Florida version) (with Don Curtis)

Gulf Coast Championship Wrestling

  • 1 NWA Gulf Coast Heavyweight Championship
  • 2 NWA Southern Tag Team Championship (Gulf Coast version) (with Lee Fields)

NWA Mid-America

  • 3 NWA Mid-America World Tag Team Championship (2 with Lester Welch, 1 with Alex Perez)
  • 1 NWA Tri-State Heavyweight Championship (Alabama version)

Mid-South Sports

  • 1 NWA Georgia Heavyweight Championship
  • 1 NWA Mawith Tag Team Championship (with El Mongol)
  • 1 NWA World Tag Team Championship (Georgia version) (with Don Curtis)

World Wrestling Council

  • 1 WWC Caribbean Heavyweight Championship
Other Accomplishments
  • WWF Hall of Fame induction (class of 1994)
  • New England Pro Wrestling Hall of Fame induction (class of 2011)
  • Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame and Museum induction (class of 2009)
  • PWI Most Popular Wrestler of the Year (1973)
  • PWI Most Inspirational Wrestler of the Year (1979)

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