Jack Brisco Death

jack brisco dead

Jack Brisco Death – Surgery Complications 1941-2010 (Age 68) Jack Brisco distinguished himself in amateur and professional wrestling, becoming the first Native American to win the NCAA Wrestling National Championship as well as the National Wrestling Alliance (NWA) World Heavyweight Championship. Brisco teamed with brother Jerry in various promotions. The pair were also part-owners of Georgia Championship Wrestling. Jack Brisco accomplished much in the wrestling industry; retiring as the business was going national. Brisco died in 2010 following complications from heart surgery. He was 68 years old. Amateur Wrestling’s First Native American NCAA Champion Jack Brisco was born Freddie Joe Brisco on September 21, 1941, just months before America entered the Second World War. The Blackwell, Oklahoma native proved a capable amateur wrestler in high school, winning two state wrestling titles. Brisco was an accomplished football player as well and was offered a football scholarship at the University of Oklahoma.

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