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Before he was big, John Studd was tag team champion

Not many people remember this, but Big John Studd is a former WWF Tag Team Champion. Or make that former WWWF tag champ.

Studd was trained by wrestling legend Walter “Killer” Kowalski in the 1970s, and at one point in 1976, Kowalski and a young Studd donned masks and became the Executioners. Yes, I know, they were probably two of dozens of Executioners in the lore of pro wrestling.

Anyways, as the Executioners under the tutelage of Captain Lou Albano, Studd and Kowalski defeated Continue reading

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