Freddie Blassie - Pro Wrestler Profile

On this page, you find the full wrestling profile of Freddie Blassie, with his Career History, real name, age, height and weight, the Promotions he worked for, all the Face/Heel turns, the Championship Titles he won, his Finishers, Theme Songs, Tag Teams and Stables, his appearance changes through the years, and more.

Frederick Kenneth Blassman was born in St. Louis, Missouri on February 8, 1918.

He died on June 2, 2003 at the age of 85.

Freddie Blassie was inducted in the WWE Hall of Fame in 1994 as an individual, in the NWA Hall of Fame in 2011 and in the Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame (PWHF) in 2004 as part of the Television Era wing.

Profile Info

  • Gender Male
  • Real Name Frederick Kenneth Blassman
  • Ring Names
    • Freddie Blassie ( June 5, 1943 - December 31, 1986)
    • Fred Blassie ( January 1, 1935 - December 7, 1980)
    • Fred McDaniel ( February 8, 1952 - June 18, 1952)
  • Born February 8, 1918
  • Died June 2, 2003 (aged 85)
  • Nationality Nationality: United StatesUnited States
  • Birth Place St. Louis, Missouri
  • Billed From
    • St. Louis, Missouri
  • Height 5 ft 10 in (178 cm)
  • Weight
    • 220 lbs (100 kg)
  • Nicknames Classy; The Hollywood Fashion Plate; The King of Men; The Vampire; Sailor

Career History

  • Roles
    • Manager ( October 11, 1974 - December 31, 1986)
    • Wrestler ( January 1, 1935 - October 10, 1974)
  • Companies / Promotions
    Promotionfromto
    Promotion World Wrestling EntertainmentWWF September 28, 1971 December 31, 1986
    Promotion National Wrestling AllianceNWA November 7, 1980 December 7, 1980
    Promotion New Japan Pro WrestlingNJPW September 7, 1974 October 10, 1974
    Promotion National Wrestling AllianceNWA October 19, 1948 December 28, 1973
    Promotion All Japan Pro WrestlingAJPW October 6, 1973 November 8, 1973
    Promotion All Japan Pro WrestlingAJPW October 21, 1972 November 8, 1972
    Promotion World Wrestling EntertainmentWWWF September 3, 1963 January 3, 1965
    Promotion JWA April 20, 1962 May 25, 1962
    Promotion American Wrestling AssociationAWA January 13, 1948 December 14, 1948
  • Face / Heel Turns
    Alignmentfromto
    Heel January 1, 1956 December 31, 1986
    Face January 1, 1935 December 31, 1955
  • Images
    Oct 1974
    Oct 1974
    Jan 1935
    Jan 1935

  • Finishers
    • Stomach Claw - Nerve Hold to the abdomen ( January 1, 1935 - October 10, 1974)
    • Southern Neckbreaker ( January 1, 1935 - October 10, 1974)
    • Nerve Pinch ( January 1, 1935 - October 10, 1974)
  • Theme Songs
    • Theme Song "Piano Rock" by Chris Goulstone - Single ( September 28, 1971 - December 31, 1986)

Titles & Accomplishments

  • Halls of Fame
    • WWE Hall of Fame - Year 1994, Individual
    • NWA Hall of Fame - Year 2011, Individual
    • Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame (PWHF) - Year 2004, Television Era
  • Titles Won

    National Wrestling Alliance

    • 1 NWA World Junior Heavyweight Championship

    50th State Big Time Wrestling

    • 1 NWA North American Heavyweight Championship (Hawaii version)

    Championship Wrestling from Florida

    • 1 NWA Southern Heavyweight Championship (Florida version)
    • 1 NWA World Tag Team Championship (Florida version) (with Tarzan Tyler)

    Mid-South Sports

    • 1 NWA Georgia Heavyweight Championship
    • 17 NWA Southern Heavyweight Championship (Georgia version)
    • 3 NWA International Tag Team Championship (Georgia version) (1 with Kurt von Brauner, 1 with Bob Shipp, 1 with Eric Pederson)
    • 2 NWA World Tag Team Championship (Georgia version) (with Bill Blassie)

    North American Wrestling Alliance / Worldwide Wrestling Associates / NWA Hollywood Wrestling

    • 1 NAWA World Heavyweight Championship
    • 4 NWA Americas Heavyweight Championship
    • 1 NWA Americas Tag Team Championship (with Don Carson)
    • 1 WWA Americas Heavyweight Championship
    • 3 WWA International Television Tag Team Championship (2 with Mr. Moto, 1 with Don Leo Jonathan)
    • 4 WWA World Heavyweight Championship
    • 2 WWA World Tag Team Championship (1 with Mr. Moto, 1 with Buddy Austin)

    NWA Mid-America

    • 1 NWA Southern Junior Heavyweight Championship
  • Other Accomplishments
    • WWF Slammy Award - Lifetime Achievement Award (1996)
    • Cauliflower Alley Club's Other honoree (1998)
    • PWI Stanley Weston Award (2000)
    • Wrestling Observer Newsletter Hall of Fame induction (class of 1996)

Relations

Freddie Blassie Game Appearances

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