5 Things You Didn''t Know About Da Crusher, Milwaukee''s ...

2019-6-10 · milwaukee native. >> 3, 2, 1! ben: that''s the new statue of da crusher, wrestling legend reggie lisowski. he''s portrayed in his wrestling trunks, hoisting a keg of beer on his shoulder.

Da Crusher Statue | South Milwaukee, WI

Da Crusher symbolizes the embodiment of the blue collar, hard working history of the people of South Milwaukee and a monument honoring his memory is a proud landmark for the people of South Milwaukee. He was also a lifelong resident of South Milwaukee. Starting in 2019, an annual festival known as Crusherfest has been held in South Milwaukee.

Reginald Lisowski Death Fact Check, Birthday & Date of …

2021-10-26 · Reginald Lisowski - Biography. Reginald Lisowski (July 11, 1926 – October 22, 2005) was an American professional wrestler, better known by his ring name, The Crusher (sometimes Crusher Lisowski to distinguish him from other Crushers, such as Crusher Blackwell).

''This Is Crusher Country'': South Milwaukee Prepares To ...

2019-6-7 · The city of South Milwaukee is honoring the professional wrestler "who made Milwaukee famous" — Reggie Lisowski, known to wrestling fans as Da Crusher. This weekend the community is holding CrusherFest, a two-day event honoring the local star and culminating with Lisowski''s family unveiling a Crusher statue.

The Crusher (wrestler)

2020-4-15 · Lisowski continued to have tag team success throughout the remainder of the 1950s, often paired with his wrestling "brother" Stan Lisowski. By 1959, he was being billed as "Crusher" Lisowski, which legend came from a promoter''s off-hand comment that he "just crushes everybody." Until early 1965, Crusher was a heel (hated bad guy) in the AWA.

5 Things You Didn''t Know About Da Crusher, Milwaukee''s ...

2018-2-5 · Reginald Lisowski, better known as The Crusher, was a beer-guzzling, cigar-smoking, blond-locked, proud Polish-American who became one of the faces of professional wrestling in the days before Hulk Hogan or John Cena. 1) …

The Crusher — The Novas | Last.fm

The Crusher 45 was reissued as an EP in 1999 by Norton Records, adding the previously unreleased tracks "On The Road Again" and "My Sin Is My Pride!". "The Crusher" is about professional wrestler, Reginald "The Crusher" Lisowski from Milwaukee, WI. It peaked at #88 on the US Billboard Charts. 2.

The Crusher | Looney Tunes Wiki | Fandom

2021-12-9 · The Crusher is a character in 1948''s "Rabbit Punch" and 1951''s "Bunny Hugged". He was voiced by Billy Bletcher in "Rabbit Punch" and John T. Smith in "Bunny Hugged". Crusher is a brutish boxer a professional wrestler. His outward brutish appearance defines his character as a common lout. In The Looney Tunes Show episode "Jailbird and Jailbunny", as an inmate …

A NICE FAREWELL FOR DA CRUSHER | WrestlingFigs

2005-10-28 · A wrestling ring in Holy Sepulcher Cemetery pays homage to Reggie "Da Crusher" Lisowski, the wrestler who made Milwaukee famous. Lisowski was buried at the cemetery Friday. Photo/File. Reggie "The Crusher" Lisowski was the childhood hero of many a Milwaukeean. Recent Coverage:

Crusherfest • dacrusher

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Reggie "The Crusher" Lisowski (1926-2005)

2005-10-22 · Lisowski was inducted into the Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame with his most famous tag-team partner, the late Dick "The Bruiser" Afflis. The pair collected five American Wrestling Association world tag titles. The Crusher, …

The Crusher Death

2018-5-27 · Death of The Crusher. The aging process began to take its toll on Lisowski, with wrestling''s tough man enduring hip replacements, multiple heart bypasses, and a knee replacement. Crusher pressed on until October 22, 2005 …

WCW Hall of Fame: The Crusher | WWE

The Crusher is honored by being inducted into the WCW Hall of Fame.

The Crusher

2020-1-15 · The Crusher. Reggie "The Crusher" Lisowski was one of the toughest and most popular personalities in wrestling during the second half of the 20th century, battering and bruising his helpless opponents to the delight of his legions of working-class fans for over thirty years. He first established a reputation as one of the elite brawlers in ...

FUNERAL ARRANGEMENTS FOR CRUSHER LISOWSKI | …

2005-10-23 · Lisowski, who played fullback for South Milwaukee High School, learned to wrestle while in the Army in Germany during World War II, old newspaper stories about him say. The Crusher came back from the war and played semi-pro football, his son said. Then one night, Lisowski, went to a carnival in town.

The Cramps

General CommentOriginally done by a 60''s garage band called the Novas.The song is a dance take off of an old school wrestler named Reggie "The Crusher" Lisowski. Check out the "Back from the Grave" series of 60''s punk rock collections on Crypt Records for the original...

''Da Crusher'' statue unveiled in South Milwaukee

2019-6-10 · milwaukee native. >> 3, 2, 1! ben: that''s the new statue of da crusher, wrestling legend reggie lisowski. he''s portrayed in his wrestling trunks, hoisting a keg of beer on his shoulder.

The Crusher (wrestler)

2018-5-27 · Death of The Crusher. The aging process began to take its toll on Lisowski, with wrestling''s tough man enduring hip replacements, multiple heart …

''It''s surreal:'' Wrestling legend ''Da Crusher'' now being ...

2019-3-27 · A Milwaukee artist was pouring portions of a statue on Wednesday, March 27 in honor of the late Reggie Lisowski. You may know him better as "Da Crusher." The statue was the brainchild of Chris Smith.

Reggie "The Crusher" Lisowski: Hero to South Milwaukee ...

2019-6-19 · Reggie "The Crusher" Lisowski: Hero to South Milwaukee Rises Up. Molthen-Bell staff in awe of the enormous turnout for Crusherfest. Statue sponsorship and unveiling defies all expectations for the "blue collar" professional wrestler, who died in 2005. The verdict is in: Crusherfest was an enormous success. Few could be happier than the staff at ...

Reginald Lisowski | Pro Wrestling | Fandom

2021-12-6 · Reginald Lisowski (July 11, 1926 - October 22, 2005) was an American professional wrestler, better known by his ring name, The Crusher. Lisowski was born and raised in the Milwaukee suburb of South Milwaukee. Early on he was more interested in football, playing fullback for the South Milwaukee High School football team, but took up wrestling while …

The Crusher (wrestler)

The Crusher Death - Wrestler Deaths

Da Crusher'' statue reveal to be celebrated with Crusherfest

2019-3-16 · Crusherfest is coming to South Milwaukee June 8-9. In honor of the soon to be revealed life-size bronze statue of South Milwaukee native wrestler Reggie "Da …

Crusher – Online World of Wrestling

2021-11-24 · October 22, 2005: Reggie "The Crusher" Lisowski passed away at the age of 79.. November 11, 2005–Wisconsin Organized Wrestling: Bobby Heenan did a Q&A and told stories about The Crusher.. ~~~At the end of the show, all the wrestlers came out to the ring and did a beer toast to the song "Roll out the Barrel"..

The Crusher Record Book: Lentz, George J.: …

Over four decades in the making, this is the fourth edition of Reggie "The Crusher" Lisowski''s lifetime pro mat history and it contains some 4,500 of his matches. …

Crusher in Pittsburgh | Steel Belt Wrestling

Crusher Lisowski liked to say he was the man who made Milwaukee famous. But for a brief time in the early 1960s, he did his damndest to put Pittsburgh wrestling on the map, as well. Reggie Lisowski started wrestling after World War II—he said in newspaper accounts that he started wrestling when stationed in Germany, following weightlifting as ...

Wrestler Reggie ''The Crusher'' Lisowski Dies

2005-10-28 · October 28, 2005. Reggie "The Crusher" Lisowski, 79, a professional wrestler whose blue-collar bona fides made him beloved among working class fans for 40 years, died of a brain tumor Oct. 22 at ...

THE CRUSHER REGGIE LISOWSKI PASSED AWAY | …

Reggie Lisowski a/k/a The Crusher passed away last night in Milwaukee, WI. He was 79. Lisowski was one of the greatest brawlers and most popular personalities in the history pro wrestling. He was a 3-time AWA World Heavyweight Champion who had notable feuds with Ray Stevens, Blackjack Lanza, Larry Henning, Nick Bockwinkel, Fritz Von Erich ...

The Crusher -

I do not think that ole Crush ever appeared in the WWE, at least not as the Crusher we all knew and loved growing up. And if you didn''t work for Vince you don''t exist in his world. Those who watched the great Reggie Lisowski will never forget him - he was one of the most charismatic and entertaining wrestlers ever, and was a great brawler.