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Shirley Crabtree


Past due professional wrestler whose 64-inch chest received him a location in the Guinness Reserve of World Information. He was a United kingdom Heavyweight Champ and a two-time Western european Heavyweight Champ in the United kingdom Wrestling Federation. He proved helpful being a coal miner and performed rugby for Bradford North. He was the motivation for the 80’s comic reserve “Buster.” His dad, Shirley Crabtree, Sr., was also a specialist wrestler. He famously feuded with Dave Finlay in the 80’s.

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Full Name Shirley Crabtree
Date Of Birth November 14, 1930
Died December 2, 1997, Halifax, United Kingdom
Place Of Birth Halifax, England
Height 1.98 m
Profession Wrestler
Parents Shirley Crabtree Sr.
Star Sign Scorpio

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1His brothers also worked in the wrestling business, Max Crabtree as a promoter, and Brian Crabtree as a referee.



This Is Your Life1979-1990TV Series documentaryHimself
ITV Wrestling1985-1988TV SeriesHimself - Wrestler
Tiswas1981TV SeriesHimself
Runaround1980TV SeriesHimself
The Big Time1980TV Series documentaryHimself
World of Sport1964TV SeriesWrestler (1976-1985)

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World of Sport Wrestling2016TV MovieWrestler
Timeshift2012TV Series documentaryHimself - Professional Wrestler
Best of ITV Wrestling: A to Z2006VideoHimself
Best of ITV Wrestling2005VideoHimself
Legends of Wrestling 22002Video GameBritish Wrestler

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