Harley Race Rank
About Harley Race
Harley Race was known for his impressive career in professional wrestling and is widely regarded as one of the greatest in the sport.
During his career he featured for a number of wrestling promotions including the WWE and the WCW. He also starred for the now-defunct American Wrestling Association.
Race also worked as a professional wrestling promoter and trainer.
He was married four times. Vivian Jones was his first wife. She died in a car accident in 1960, a few weeks after they got married. He then married Sandra and had a daughter named Candice Marie with her. Their marriage came to an end in a divorce.
He got married to Evon Race in 1962. They divorced in 1993.
He married Beverly Race two years after he divorced Evon. He and Beverly’s union ended in her death in 2009.
He had several titles to his credit. Some of them include the “NWA World Heavyweight Championship”, which he won 8 times. He also won the “WWA World Heavyweight Championship”.
Pro Wrestling Illustrated named him “Wrestler of the Year” in 1979 and 1983 and honored him with the Stanley Weston Award in 2006.
He has been honored by several wrestling halls of fame such as WCW Hall of Fame and the WWE Hall of Fame.
The WWE star died from lung cancer in April 1943.
He was also known by other ring names including Jack Long and The Great Mortimer.
Race received training from wrestling legends like Wladek Zbyszko and Ray Hrstich.
He made his professional debut in 1959 and retired in 1990.
He was 1.85 m tall.
He suffered polio during his childhood.
Harley Race Rank
Harley Race's Popularity
Harley Race was a famous American wrestler, who was born on April 11, 1943. As a person born on this date, Harley Race is listed in our database as the 83rd most popular celebrity for the day (April 11) and the 231st most popular for the year (1943).
People born on April 11 fall under the Zodiac sign of Aries, the Ram. Harley Race is the 2734th most popular Aries.
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