Danny Fargo


Danny Fargo
Audie Hager
Ring name(s) Danny Fargo[1]
Dan Greer[1]
El Momio[1]
Billed height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)[1]
Billed weight 275 lb (125 kg)[1]
Born June 13, 1959(1959-06-13)[1]
Nicholasville, Kentucky
Died December 26, 2003(2003-12-26) (aged 44)
Nicholasville, Kentucky
Trained by Dale Mann[1]
The Sheik[1]
Debut 1974
Retired 2001[1]

Audie Hager[1] (June 13, 1959–December 26, 2003)[1] was an American professional wrestler, best known by his ring names Danny Fargo and Dan Greer. Hager also worked for the World Wrestling Council as El Momio, and also worked in Mexico.

Contents

Career

Hager, using the name Dan Greer, began teaming with Eric Embry as the Fabulous Blonds, replacing Ken Timbs in the Southwest Championship Wrestling (SCW) tag team.[1] They won the SCW Southern Tag Team Championship twice. Hager also replaced Ken Timbs, once again, in the Fabulous Fargo tag team in World Organization of Wrestling in 1987. He also formed a long time tag team with Johnny "Bam Bam" Reeves known as The Boogie Woogie Men. The won the Mountain Wrestling Association (MWA) tag titles multiple times.

As a singles star, Hager was one of the most popular in central Kentucky.[1] In 1995, Hager purchased Mountain Wrestling Association (MWA) from Dale Mann, but sold it in 1998. In 1999 Hager got back into the wrestling game by starting Universal Wrestling Alliance (UWA). UWA also never reached the success of the MWA and eventually folded in 2001. Hager retired permanently in 2001.[1]

Personal life

Hager was married to a former professional wrestler, Miss Cricket.[1] Hager had three children, two sons and a daughter.[1] At the time of his death, Hager had five grandchildren.[1]

Hager died from cancer on December 26, 2003.[1]

In wrestling

Championships and accomplishments

  • Mid-Continental Wrestling Association
    • MWA Heavyweight Championship (1 time)[2]
    • MWA Kentucky/Tennessee Heavyweight Championship (2 times)[2]
    • MWA Tag Team Championship (1 time) - with George Weingeroff[2]
    • MWA 6-Man Tag Team Championship (1 time) - with Dale Mann[2]
  • Mountain Wrestling Association
    • MWA Heavyweight Championship (5 times)[1]
    • MWA Tag Team Championship (3 times) - with Johnny Reeves
  • World Wrestling Organization
    • WWO Tag Team Championship (1 time) - with Pat Rose[2]

References

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w "Danny Fargo". Online World of Wrestling. http://www.onlineworldofwrestling.com/profiles/d/danny-fargo.html. Retrieved 2009-07-29. 
  2. ^ a b c d e Royal Duncan & Gary Will (4th Edition 2000). Wrestling Title Histories. Archeus Communications. ISBN 0-9698161-5-4. 



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