Rip Tyler

Real name: Wallace Dean Vaughn

From  (at various times) Memphis, TN / St. Louis, MO / Canada

Titles held in the Gulf Coast:

North American Heavyweight Championship* – (1 time, 1974)

Gulf Coast Heavyweight Championship – (2 times – 1971, 1975)

Mississippi State Heavyweight Championship – (1 time – 1975)

Alabama State Heavyweight Championship – (2 times – 1975, 1976)

City of Mobile Championship – (1 time – 1971)

City of Pensacola Championship – (2 times – 1971, 1975)

United States Tag Team Championship – (4 times – w/Eddie Sullivan – 1971, 1972, 1973)

Gulf Coast Tag Team Championship – (8 times – w/Tim Tyler – 1967, w/Randy Tyler (2) – 1967, 1970, w/Big Bad John – 1975, w/Eddie Sullivan (4) – 1976, 1977)

Mississippi State Tag Team Championship – (3 times – w/Eduardo Perez – 1971, w/Donnie Fargo – 1972, w/Eddie Sullivan – 1972)

City of Dothan Tag Team Championship – (1 time – w/Eddie Sullivan – 1973)

 

  • The North American title was based in the Tulsa promotion but Tyler made defenses in the Gulf Coast

 

Rip Tyler also wrestled in the Gulf Coast as Rip Carson in 1965

 

Rip Carson 1965

Rip Carson 1965

 

Rip Tyler 1971

Rip Tyler 1971

 

Bloody City of Mobile Champion Rip Tyler with referee Paul Morton 1971

Bloody City of Mobile Champion Rip Tyler with referee Paul Morton 1971

 

Mississippi Tag Team Champion Rip Tyler 1971

Mississippi Tag Team Champion Rip Tyler 1971

 

United States Tag Team Champion Rip Tyler at TV studio in Hattiesburg, MS 1972

United States Tag Team Champion Rip Tyler at TV studio in Hattiesburg, MS 1972

 

Rip Tyler 1974

Rip Tyler 1974

 

Rip Tyler 1974

Rip Tyler 1974

 

North American Heavyweight Champion Rip Tyler 1974

 

North American Heavyweight Champion Rip Tyler 1974

 

North American Heavyweight Champion Rip Tyler 1974

 

Rip Tyler 1975

Rip Tyler 1975

 

Rip Tyler 1975

Rip Tyler 1975

 

Rip Tyler 1975

Rip Tyler 1975

 

Rip Tyler 1976

Rip Tyler 1976

 

Alabama State Heavyweight Champion Rip Tyler 1976

Alabama State Heavyweight Champion Rip Tyler 1976