Tiger Daula

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Tiger Daula
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Birth nameDaula Singh
Born Punjab Province, British India
Professional wrestling career
Ring name(s) Tiger Daula
Billed height6 ft (183 cm)
Billed weight262 lb (119 kg)
Billed fromIndia
Debut1930

Daula Singh was an Indian professional wrestler who wrestled worldwide between the 1930s and the 1960s. He is known for having an impressive undefeated streak. [1]

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Professional wrestling career

He competed with wrestlers like Ed Lewis, Bob Kruse, Paul Boesch, Billy Meeske, Sandor Szabo, Tom Lurich, Mayes McLain and Bill Verna etc. [2] [3] On 28 October 1938 he defeated Canadian champion Whipper Billy Watson at Junction Stadium, Manchester. [4]

Championships and accomplishments

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References

  1. "ODD FALL TAKEN FROM THE STRANGLER". Associated Press. 8 February 1936.
  2. "FOUR ALL-STAR BOUTS ARRANGED – Strangler Lewis Matched With Tiger Daula in Featured Event at Forum, p.13". Montreal: Montreal Gazette. 14 July 1932.
  3. "Tigerman Pounces On Mayes, p.18". Vancouver: The Vancouver Sun. 17 January 1936.
  4. "Wrestling Results from Great Britain / Ireland". wrestling-titles.com. 21 July 2012.
  5. "S: Singh - WRESTLING HERITAGE". WRESTLING HERITAGE.