Articles for tag: Lou Thesz

Hamish Woodward

Former NWA World Heavyweight Champion Lou Thesz posing in a promotional shot

Lou Thesz Wrestled His Last Match At 74 Years Old

When Lou Thesz wrestled his last match in 1990, he ended a career that lasted through seven different decades and thousands of matches. He is considered one of the most innovative wrestlers of all time. He invented countless moves, including the Powerbomb, STF and Lou Thesz Press. Thesz was an AWA World Champion in the ...

Hamish Woodward

How Lou Thesz Invented The Powerbomb By Accident

Lou Thesz is a legend of the wrestling world. He was a star of the early days of wrestling in the United States, being one of the most popular performers during the post-war boom in popularity. Thesz was an AWA World Champion in the 1930s, but it was not until after World War 2 that ...

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