Laurent Dauthuille

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Laurent Dauthuille

Name: Laurent Dauthuille
Alias: The Tarzan of Buzenval
Hometown: Paris, Paris, France
Birthplace: Viry-Noureuil, Aisne, France
Died: 1971-07-10 (Age:47)
Stance: Orthodox
Height: 172cm
Pro Boxer: Record

Managers: Andre Barraut (Europe); John Crombeck (Canada & USA)

  • Featured on the covers of the November 1949 and February 1951 editions of The Ring magazine.
  • Had 74 fights as amateur.
  • Dauthille became a professional wrestler in Nov 1953.
  • Dauthille took a genuine interest in wrestling, tried to bring the sport to North Africa with several shows.
  • From reports it seems that the fights were authentic, and not the staged/faked fights who were popular in Paris at this time.
  • He lost to fellow boxer turned wrestler Robert Charron in Paris December 1954

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