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Terry Christie
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Wednesday November 9th 1955 when Associated-Rediffusion Television Sport Professional Wrestling at The West Ham Baths in London with the first two wrestlers Mike Marino & Francis St'Clair Gregory and The Commentator is The late Kent Walton.

The Famous wrestlers who appeared on the small screen for many years included Big Daddy,Jackie Pallo,Giant Haystacks,Reg Trood,George Kidd,Brian Maxine,Mick McManus,Johnny Kwango,Les Kellett,Steve Logan,Clive Myers,Alan Dennison,Kendo Nagasaki,Rollerball Rocco,Marty Jones,Jim Breaks,Ricki Starr,Big Bruno,Steve Veidor,Gwyn Davies,Johnny Saint,Masambula,Honey Boy Zimba,Pat Roach,Gil Singh,Steve Best,Steve Grey,Mal Sanders,Tibor Szakacs,Sid Cooper,Terry Rudge,Dennis Lord,Eddie Rose,Terry McDonald,Zolton Bosclk,Colin Joynson,Jackie Pallo Junior,Pete Roberts,Wayne Bridges,Bert Royal,Vic Faulkner,Bobby Barnes,Adrian Street,Billy Two Rivers,Johnny Yearsley,Johnny Czeslaw,The Saints,Kung Fu,Alan Colbeck,The Black Diamonds,The White Eagles,Dave Bond,Johnny Kincaid,Spencer Churchill,Mel Stuart,Ivan Penzecoff,John Cox,Lee Bronson and Wildman of Borneo.

April 1962 when Jackie Pallo take on the infamous Mick McManus at Wembley Town Hall in London and the ratings up to 11 or 12 millions of viewers every Saturday Afternoons at 4pm also the midweek transmissions as well on Wednesday Evenings on ITV Sport.

Saturday December 17th 1988 when Professional Wrestling has come to the end after 33 years on ITV Sport at The Watersmeat in Ricksmanworth,Hertfordshire and the last two wrestlers are Caswell Martin and Bomber Pat Roach.

The Great Wonderful Memories of Professional Wrestling on ITV Sport 1955-88.

Terry Christie from Sunderland,Tyne & Wear.

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