The Destroyer // Doctor X // Dick Beyer Wrestler
The original is UNMARKED on the face w/ a xmas message from his wife on the back
and his son Kurt Beyer - who is is a semi-retired American professional wrestler who competed in Japanese and international promotions during the 1990s, most notably teaming with his father The Destroyer during his last tour with All Japan Pro Wrestling in 1993
UNMARKED ON ORIGINAL
Best Offer - this is an original, my family are friends w/ him.
If interested email with "FIGHT" in the subject line to jane652008 at hotmail dot com
WWA (Los Angeles) World Heavyweight title defeating Freddie Blassie (July 27, 1962); WWA (Los Angeles) International TV Tag Team titles w/Dan Manoukian defeating Abe Jacobs & Haystacks Calhoun (Dec 19, 1962); NWA Pacific Northwest Tag Team titles w/Art Michalik defeating Danny Hodge & Shag Thomas (September 9, 1963); NWA Pacific Norhwest Heavyweight title defeating Mad Dog Vachon (January 3, 1964); NWA Pacific Northwest Tag Team titles w/Art Michalik defeating Luther Lindsey & Shag Thomas (January 22, 1964); NWA Pacific Northwest Tag Team titles w/Art Michalik defeating Nick Bockwinkel & Nick Kozak (April 3, 1964); NWA Pacific Northwest Heavyweight title defeating Tony Borne (April 21, 1964); WWA (Los Angeles) World Heavyweight title defeating Dick the Bruiser (July 22, 1964); WWA (Los Angeles) World Tag Team titles w/Hard Boiled Haggerty defeating Ramon & Alberto Torres (July 30, 1964); WWA (Los Angeles) World Tag Team titles w/Hard Boiled Haggerty defeating Mr. Moto & Freddie Blassie (November 3, 1964); AWA (San Francisco) World Tag Team titles w/Billy Red Lyons defeating Dan Manoukian & Ray Stevens (March 27, 1965); AJPW (All Japan) All Asia Tag Team titles w/Billy Red Lyons defeating Toyonbori & Giant Baba (June 3, 1965); NWA (Texas) World Tag Team titles w/Golden Terror defeating Kanji Inoki & Duke Keomuka (Febuary 8, 1966); AWA World Heavyweight title defeating Vern Gagne (August 17, 1968); NWA (Hawaii) North American Heavyweight title defeating Pedro Morales (September 31, 1970); NWA (Hawaii) United States Heavyweight title defeating Peter Maivia (December ??, 1970); PWF (Japan) United States Heavyweight title defeating Abdullah the Butcher (December 3, 1975); PWF (Japan) United States Heavyweight title defeating Abdullah the Butcher (October 28, 1976); PWF (Japan) United States Heavyweight title defeating Mil Mascaras (September 11, 1978); (Montreal) International Heavyweight title defeating Billy Robinson (January 10, 1983);
In The Beginning:
Dick Beyer played varsity football at Syracuse University ~~ He was a member of the squad that played in the 1953 Orange Bowl.. ~~~ He also was on the Syracuse University wrestling team..
Began his career unmasked and later donned two separate masks..
The Destroyer wrestled as "Dr. X' in the Midwest because Verne Gagne wanted to keep the top spot in the territory.. August 17, 1968 - AWA: Dick Beyer (wrestling as Dr.X) defeated Verne Gagne for the AWA World Heavyweight title.. August 14, 1970 - AWA Comiskey Park: Paul Diamond defeated Dr. X (Dick Beyer)..
The Destroyer in Japan:
The Destroyer was the first North American to "get over" in Japan.. The Destroyer feuded with Rikidozan in the most significant series of matches in Japanese history.. The Destroyer holds the distinction of holding the last singles victory over Rikidozan..