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Corsica Joe

Corsica Joe
Birth name Corsica Joe
Born (1920-01-17)January 17, 1920
Bonbillett, France
Died April 14, 2010(2010-04-14) (aged 90)
Nashville, Tennessee, United States
Professional wrestling career
Ring name(s) Corsica Joe
Francois Miquet
Billed height 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Billed weight 260 lb (120 kg)
Debut 1948
Retired 1972

Corsica Joe (January 17, 1920 – March 14, 2010) was an American professional wrestler. He was the brother of Felix Miquet, was a British wrestler. Corsica Joe started wrestling under his real name of Francois Miquet and was billed as hailing from his actual hometown of Bonbillett, France. He formed a tag team with Corsica Jean, whose real name is Jean Louis Roy. He married a female pro wrestler named Sarah Lee, and they were together as husband and wife for almost 45 years of marriage until she later died at the age of 76 in 2008.[1]

Death

Corsica Joe died on March 14, 2010 in Nashville, Tennessee at the age of 90.[1]

Championships and accomplishments

References

  1. ^ a b James Caldwell (March 14, 2010). "Other News: NWA Hall of Famer Corsica Joe dies today at age 90".  
  2. ^ "NWA Southern Tag Team Title (Florida)". Wrestling-Titles.com. Puroresu Dojo. 2003. 
  3. ^ "NWA World Tag Team Title (Mid-America)". Wrestling-Titles.com. Puroresu Dojo. 2003. 
  4. ^ "NWA (Mid-America) / AWA Southern Tag Team Title". Wrestling-Titles.com. Puroresu Dojo. 2003. 
  5. ^ "NWA Southern Tag Team Title (Gulf Coast)". Wrestling-Titles.com. Puroresu Dojo. 2003. 
  6. ^ "International Tag Team Title (Georgia)". Wrestling-Titles.com. Puroresu Dojo. 2003. 
  7. ^ "NWA Southern Tag Team Title (Georgia)". Wrestling-Titles.com. Puroresu Dojo. 2003. 
  8. ^ "Texas Heavyweight Title". Wrestling-Titles.com. Puroresu Dojo. 2003. 
  9. ^ "NWA Texas Tag Team Title (E. Texas)". Wrestling-Titles.com. Puroresu Dojo. 2003. 
  10. ^ "World Tag Team Title (E. Texas)". Wrestling-Titles.com. Puroresu Dojo. 2003. 
  11. ^ "NWA Hall of Fame". Wrestling-Titles.com. Puroresu Dojo. 2003. 

External links

  • Corsica Joe at OWW.com
  • Corsica Joe at ProWrestling.com
  • Corsica Joe Wrestling Photos at BillcosOldSchoolWrestling.com
  • RIP: Corsica Joe at the Cauliflower Alley Club
  • SLAM! Wrestling: Corsica Joe's love of wife and wrestling always shone through at Canadian Online Explorer
  • SLAM! Wrestling: Corsica Joe & Sara Lee: A love story at Canadian Online Explorer
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