Tag Archives: Billy McGuire

World’s Heaviest Twin Takes Wife

Spartanburg Herald – May 28, 1975

NIAGARA FALLS, Ont. (AP) – Billy McGuire, a 710-pound wrestler from Hendersonville, N. C., and his 98-pound wife, Danielle, of Montreal, began their honeymoon here Monday. Continue reading

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‘Heavy’ Twins To Wrestle In Local Contest

Florence Times – Twin-Cities Daily – November 9, 1972

Len Rossi returns to wrestle ex-football player George Hultz as the main event for tonight’s wrestling at the Florence-Lauderdale Coliseum. Continue reading

Infernos Take Main Event; McGuires Win

Florence Times – Tri-Cities Daily – March 1, 1974

After a wild free-for-all, the Infernos with their manager J. C. Dykes won the main event Thursday night at pro wrestling at the Florence National Guard Armory. Continue reading

Two IS A Crowd

Wilmington Star-News – March 13, 1977
By Lee Weisbecker, Staff Writer

Billy (R) and Bennie McGuire dwarf Wulff's owner Gene Pontius.

Billy (R) and Bennie McGuire dwarf Wulff’s owner Gene Pontius.

Benny McGuire sat staring at a wrestling magazine, his 724-pound frame supported by two chairs.

His brother Billy, who weighs 747 pounds, was chatting with the ever-expanding group of onlookers that crowded into Wulff’s newsstand at 125 Princess St. Saturday afternoon to see the world’s heaviest twins. Continue reading

Burial Of Twin To Cause Problem

StarPhoenix – July 17, 1979

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (AP)

Transportation and burial of a 747-pound man, one of the world’s largest twins, will create some problems for the operator of a Hendersonville funeral home. Continue reading

World’s Largest Twins Wrestle For A Living

The Free Lance-Star – June 14, 1973

ORILLA, Ont. (AP) – What weighs more than 1,400 pounds, has four legs, four wheels and attracts stares?

The McGuire twins on their motorcycles. Continue reading

Rossi Subdues Hultz; McGuire Twins Win

Florence Times — Tri-Cities Daily – November 10, 1972

Len Rossi defeated George Hultz, the McGuire twins won over the Blitzer and Jimmy Kent, and Frankie Lane downed the Blitzer in wrestling action Thursday night at the Florence-Lauderdale Coliseum. Continue reading

Kirby, Hayes Meet McGuire Twins

St. Joseph Gazette – October 19, 1973

Natureboy Kirby and Lord Alfred Hayes will be at the defense of their National Wrestling Alliance world tag team championship again tonight in the Auditorium ring. Continue reading

McGuire Twins Featured Tonight

Florence Times — Tri-Cities Daily – December 6, 1973

The McGuire Twins, featuring a combined weight of 1,350 pounds, highlight tonight’s wrestling card at the Florence National Guard Armory.  The world famous grapplers will meet the Internes with manager Dr. Ramey. Continue reading

McGuire Twins Return To Meet Japanese Team

Florence Times — Tri-Cities Daily – April 25, 1974

Billy and Benny McGuire, the world’s largest wrestling twins weighing a total of 1,350 pounds, will return to Florence tonight as part of the pro wrestling card at the National Guard Armory. Continue reading