Ox Baker

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Ox Baker
Born(1934-04-19)April 19, 1934
Sedalia, Missouri, United States
DiedOctober 20, 2014(2014-10-20) (aged 80)
Hartford, Connecticut, United States
Professional wrestling career
Ring name(s)Doug Baker
Ox Baker
The Ox
The Arkansas Ox
Billed height6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Billed fromWaterloo, Iowa
Trained byBuddy Austin
Pat O'Connor
Bob Geigel
Debut1962

Douglas A. Baker (April 19, 1934 – October 20, 2014) was an American professional wrestler and actor. He was better known professionally as Ox Baker. He was famous for his finishing move, the Heart Punch, sometimes called the "Hurt Punch". He was also known for his famous catchphrase "I love to hurt people!" He has appeared in several movies including Blood Circus and Escape from New York.

Baker died in Hartford, Connecticut[1] on October 20, 2014, due to complications from a heart attack.[2][3]

References[change | change source]

  1. Johnson, Mike (October 20, 2014). "Douglas 'Ox Baker' passes away". PWInsider. Retrieved October 20, 2014.
  2. "Wrestling legend Ox Baker passes away". Slam! Sports. Canadian Online Explorer. October 20, 2014. Retrieved October 20, 2014.
  3. Namako, Jason (October 20, 2014). "Wrestling legend Ox Baker passes away today". WrestleView. Retrieved October 20, 2014.

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