By the early 1980s
One of the mysteries of post war professional wrestling must be why some wrestlers seem to have a pre-determined destiny of huge success whilst others inexplicably find success but don't quite receive the recognition they seem to deserve. Wild
One fan who saw one of “The last time I saw Wild Angus was a strange experience. It was in Although well past his prime he gave
One fan who saw one of
“The last time I saw Wild Angus was a strange experience. It was in
Although well past his prime he gave
The day of 21st April, 2005, is remembered as the day the world lost this great character of post-war British wrestling. Whilst the name
He was a man who came from an age when wrestlers were known more for their wrestling knowledge than their ability to perform pre planned manoeuvres. He was a man who combined wrestling skill with phenomenal strength and knew how to use just the right amount of skulduggery to enrage fans.
The wrestling fans of Europe, North America and
To some he was known as Wild Angus or
To writers at Wrestling Heritage he will always be simply
The death of
“He was a true friend and I was devastated to hear of his demise,”
Above all things Frank Hoy was a family man, and he left behind his wife, Celia, children Steven, Colin, Brian, Marie, Christine and Jackie, three sisters, one brother and countless grandhildren, great grandchildren, nephews and nieces. Daughter
“He was my dad and very much loved by his family. He is sadly missed by my mum who loved him dearly. My brothers and sisters miss him too. Rest in Peace Wild Angus (dad). "