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Encyclopedia > Dewey Robertson
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Dewey Robertson Flag of Canada
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Ring name(s) The Missing Link
The Masked Crusader
Troy Steel
Dewey Crusader Robertson
Billed height 6 ft. 2 in.
Billed weight 255 lb.
Born February 28, 1939
Kitchener, Ontario Flag of Ontario
Died August 16, 2007 (aged 68)
Hamilton, Ontario Flag of Ontario
Trained by Whipper Billy Watson
Debut 1960s

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Career

Robertson started wrestling in his native Canada in the 1960s under the name of Dewey Robertson. He was a very popular babyface in the Toronto area. He left to wrestle in the United States in 1973, but returned a year later as The Masked Crusader with manager John St. John. He was on a crusade to keep wrestling scientific but was soon unmasked by The Sheik. After that, Robertson formed a tag team called "The Crusaders" with Billy Red Lyons. In professional wrestling, a face or babyface is a character who is portrayed as heroic relative to the heel wrestlers, who are analagous to villains. ... Edward George Farhat (June 7, 1924 - January 18, 2003) was a professional wrestler best known as The Sheik (or The Original Sheik to distinguish him from the wrestler the Iron Sheik of the 1980s). ...


He owned a gym in the 1970s and had a television spot where he tore up a phone book to promote his gym.


In 1979, Robertson wrestled in the NWA's Jim Crockett Promotions as a heel with "Nature Boy" Buddy Rogers as his manager. He used Rogers' figure-four leg lock as his finisher. National Wrestling Alliance logo The National Wrestling Alliance (NWA) is the largest governing body for a group of independent professional wrestling promotions and sanctions various NWA championships. ... Jim Crockett Promotions was the name of a professional wrestling promotion owned by Jim Crockett, Jr. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ...


He changed his look and became The Missing Link in 1983 in Mid-South Wrestling and started acting crazy. He got over and was signed by the World Wrestling Federation in 1985. He was managed by both Jimmy Hart and Bobby Heenan and often was stopped from doing a flying headbutt on a chair by Heenan after a match. Sports Illustrated even did an article on him. The Universal Wrestling Federation was a regional professional wrestling federation founded by Leroy McGuirk, and later owned by Bill Watts. ... World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. ... The Mouth of the South Jimmy Hart (also known as The Colonel) (born January 1, 1943 in Memphis, Tennessee) is a professional wrestling manager, executive, composer and musician. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... The first issue of Sports Illustrated, August 16, 1954, showing Milwaukee Braves star Eddie Mathews at bat in Milwaukee County Stadium. ...


He left for World Class Championship Wrestling in 1986 and was managed by Sunshine. In late 1986, he left for the Universal Wrestling Federation where he was managed by Dark Journey. World Class Championship Wrestling (WCCW), also called the World Class Wrestling Association (WCWA), was a popular regional professional wrestling promotion run out of Dallas and Fort Worth, Texas. ... Sunshine Valerie French was a professional wrestling valet better known as Sunshine. ... The Universal Wrestling Federation was a regional professional wrestling federation founded by Leroy McGuirk, and later owned by Bill Watts. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ...


He retired in the 1990s but came back to do independent shows as The Missing Link starting in 2004.


In wrestling

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Championships and accomplishments

  • NWA Mid-Atlantic Tag Team Championship (2 times) - with George Wells (1) and Johnny Weaver (1)
  • NWA United States Tag Team Championship (Tri-State Version) (1 time) - with Dennis Stamp
  • PWI ranked him # 292 of the 500 best singles wrestlers during the "PWI Years" in 2003.

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Personal life

Robertson's sons, Jason Stirling and Mark Stirling were also professional wrestlers. This article does not cite any references or sources. ...


Robertson had an addiction to cocaine and amphetamines that he overcame in the late 1980s. He also admitted to taking steroids and abusing alcohol during his career. Cocaine is a crystalline tropane alkaloid that is obtained from the leaves of the coca plant. ... Amphetamine or Amfetamine (Alpha-Methyl-PHenEThylAMINE), also known as, beta-phenyl-isopropylamine, and benzedrine, is a prescription stimulant commonly used to treat Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in adults and children. ... Steroid skeleton of lanosterol. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ...


External links


  Results from FactBites:
 
Dewey Robertson - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (428 words)
Dewey Robertson (born Byron James John Robinson in Kitchener, Ontario) is a Canadian retired professional wrestler, known best for his ring name The Missing Link.
Robertson started wrestling in his native Canada in the 1960's under the name of Dewey Robertson.
Robertson had an addiction to cocaine, amphetamines and marijuana that he overcame in the late 1980's.
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