Chief Jay Strongbow



Height: 6'0"

Weight: 265 lbs

Real Name: Joseph Luke Scarpa

DOB: 10/04/1928

DOD: 4/03/2012

Hometown: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Other Names: Joe Scarpa, Chief Jay Strongbow

Wrestler Since: 1947

Finishing Maneuver: Tomahawk Chop, Indian Deathlock, Sleeper

Previous PWI 500 Rankings: None

Other Related Websites:
Chief Jay Strongbow - Cagematch Bio
Chief Jay Strongbow - Online World of Wrestling Bio
Strongbow - Wikipedia Bio
Strongbow - WWE Hall of Fame Bio

History: (Under Construction)

Pay-Per-View/Show Summary: (3 - 5)
- WWWF Showdown At Shea '72 (September 30) = Strongbow & Sonny King defeated Lou Albano & the Spoiler.
- WWWF Showdown At Shea '76 (June 25) = Strongbow & Billy White Wolf retained the WWWF Tag-Team Titles, winning a "Three Falls" Match over the Executioners.
- Toronto Exhibition Stadium (June 5, '77) = Strongbow beat Pat Kelly.
- Toronto Exhibition Stadium (July 10, '77) = Strongbow lost to the WWWF Heavyweight Champion, Billy Graham.
- NJPW 1st Annual MSG League (April/May '78) = Strongbow competed in the league, which was won by Antonio Inoki.
- WWF Brawl To End It All (July 23, '84) = Strongbow was beaten by Paul Orndorff. Later on, Strongbow competed in a Battle Royal, which was won by Antonio Inoki.
- WWF Legends Battle Royal (November 16, '87) = Strongbow competed in the Legends Battle Royal, which was won by Lou Thesz.

Title Summary:
- NWA Gulf Coast Heavyweight Champion (5/03/1960 - 8/24/1960)
- NWA Mid-America World Tag-Team Champion w/ Lester Welch (2/16/1961 - 1961)
- NWA Mid-America World Tag-Team Champion(2) w/ Lester Welch (5/29/1961 - ??)
- NWA Florida World Tag-Team Champion w/ Don Curtis (3/29/1962 - 1962)
- NWA Georgia Tag-Team Champion w/ Don Curtis (6/1962 - 1962)
- NWA Mid-Atlantic Tag-Team Champion w/ Don Curtis (10/22/1962 - 6/08/1963)
- NWA Gulf Coast Tag-Team Champion w/ Lee Fields (4/10/1963 - 5/01/1963)
- NWA Gulf Coast Tag-Team Champion(2) w/ Lee Fields (5/03/1963 - 6/05/1963)
- NWA Mid-America World Tag-Team Champion(3) w/ Alex Perez (10/15/1964 - 10/29/1964)
- NWA Florida Heavyweight Champion (12/05/1967 - 12/27/1967)
- NWA Florida Southern Tag-Team Champion w/ Jose Lothario (4/23/1968 - 8/06/1968)
- NWA Florida Brass Knuckles Champion (7/30/1968 - 8/22/1968)
- NWA Florida Southern Tag-Team Champion(2) w/ Jose Lothario (8/31/1968 - 9/24/1968)
- NWA Florida Southern Tag-Team Champion(3) w/ Jose Lothario (10/08/1968 - 10/29/1968)
- NWA Florida Brass Knuckles Champion(2) (4/23/1969 - 6/25/1969)
- NWA Georgia Heavyweight Champion (9/19/1969 - 10/03/1969)
- NWA Georgia Television Champion (11/22/1969 - 1/30/1970)
- WWWF Tag-Team Champion w/ Sonny King (5/22/1972 - 6/27/1972)
- WWWF Tag-Team Champion(2) w/ Billy White Wolf (12/07/1976 - 8/1977)
- WWC Carribbean Heavyweight Champion (10/11/1980 - 12/20/1980)
- WWWF Tag-Team Champion(3) w/ Jules Strongbow (6/28/1982 - 7/13/1982)
- WWWF Tag-Team Champion(4) w/ Jules Strongbow (10/26/1982 - 3/08/1983)

PWI Achievement Awards: (2 wins, 1 1st RU, 1 2nd RU, 0 3rd RUs)
- 1973 Most Popular Wrestler
- 1976 Tag-Team of the Year, 2nd Runner-Up (Strongbow & Billy White Wolf)
- 1976 Most Popular Wrestler, 1st Runner-Up
- 1979 Most Inspirational Wrestler