Karl Gotch



Height: 6'1"

Weight: 245 lbs

Real Name: Karl Istaz

DOB: 8/03/1924

DOD: 7/28/2007

Hometown: Hamburg, Germany

Other Names: Karl Krauser, Sydney Krauser

Wrestler Since: 1955

Finishing Maneuver: German Suplex

Other Related Websites:
Karl Gotch - Online World of Wrestling Bio
Karl Gotch - Puroresu Bio
Karl Gotch - Wikipedia Bio
Karl Gotch - Wrestling Encyclopedia Bio

History: (Under Construction)

Pay-Per-View/Show Summary: (0 - 3)
- JWA 3rd Annual World League (May/June '61) = Gotch competed in the league, which was won by Rikidozan.
- IWE 3rd World Series (April/May '71) = Gotch competed in the league, which was won by Giant Rousimoff (Andre the Giant).
- NJPW Sumo Hall (October 4, '72) = Gotch lost the NJPW Real World Title, losing, via Countout, to Antonio Inoki.

Title Summary:
- NWA Eastern States Heavyweight Champion (61 - 12/29/61)
- AWA (Ohio) World Heavyweight Champion (9/14/62 - 9/07/64)
- IWA (Australia) World Heavyweight Champion (65)
- WWA (Los Angeles) World Tag-Team Champion w/ Mike DiBiase (67)
- WWWF World Tag-Team Champion w/ Rene Goulet (12/06/71 - 2/01/72)
- NJPW Real World Champion (72 - 10/04/72)
- NJPW Real World Champion(2) (10/10/72 - ??)

PWI Achievement Awards: (0 wins, 0 1st RUs, 0 2nd RUs, 0 3rd RUs)
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