Tommy Wildfire Rich is one of the most popular wrestling stars. On April 27, 1981, in August Georgia, he won the NWA World Heavyweight Championship.
Greatest Wrestler of All Time
Tommy Wildfire Rich is a great wrestler and has wrestled with the greatest wrestlers of all time. Harley Race, Jerry “The King” Lawler, the Iron Sheik, “Mad Dog” Buzz Sawyer, and many more.
Tag Team Champion Wrestler
He had dominating runs in the NWA, AWA, and WCW, especially in tag team matches. In 1981, Pro Wrestling Illustrated named him the most popular wrestler of the year. He won an NWA Georgia Tag Team Championship with Tony Atlas.
On September 9, 1977, Tony Atlas and Tommy Wildfire Rich defeated Pak Song and The Executioner in a one-night 8-team tournament final. Also, on May 18, 1979, Wahoo McDaniel and Tommy Wildfire Rich Defeated Ole Anderson and Ivan Koloff for the vacant titles.