Sky Low Low

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Sky Low Low
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Birth nameMarcel Gauthier
Born(1928-07-21)July 21, 1928
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
DiedNovember 6, 1998(1998-11-06) (aged 70)[1]
Professional wrestling career
Ring name(s)Sky Low Low
Billed height3 ft 6 in (1.07 m)[1]
Billed weight86 lb (39 kg)[1][2]
Billed fromMontreal, Quebec, Canada[2]
Debut1940s[1]
Retired1980s

Marcel Gauthier[1] (July 21, 1928 – November 6, 1998) was a Canadian professional midget wrestler who worked as Sky Low Low. At a small 3 foot, 7 inches, he is the smallest superstar in WWE history.

Professional wrestling career[edit]

Known by his midget wrestler persona "Sky Low Low", Gauthier stood just 42 inches tall and weighed 86 pounds,[1] he began wrestling in the 1940s.[1] He made his debut in the Canadian National Wrestling Alliance, and soon claimed the NWA World Midget Championship in Paris, France,[3] he was managed for the bulk of his career by Jack Britton, father of Gino Brito.[4]

Gauthier and Little Beaver squared off in a match for Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom and King Farouk of Egypt,[1][4] he was touring with the World Wrestling Federation as late as the 1980s.[1]

One of his gimmicks was an open challenge to any other midget professional wrestlers to beat him in a two out of three falls match for $100,[4] he could also stand on his head without using his hands to balance himself.[2][4]

He had a longtime feud with Farmer Brooks.

Personal life[edit]

During World War II, he worked in the tail of an aircraft bomber, fixing rivets,[4] he liked fishing, golfing, and horseback riding.[4] He died on November 6, 1998 from a heart attack,[1][4] he was married at the time of his death.[4] He was posthumously inducted into the Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame in 2002.[1]

Championships and accomplishments[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m "Sky Low Low". Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame and Museum. Archived from the original on 2009-03-03. Retrieved 2009-03-04. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  2. ^ a b c Shields, Brian; Sullivan, Kevin (2009). WWE Encyclopedia. Dorling Kindersley. p. 279. ISBN 978-0-7566-4190-0.
  3. ^ "Wrestling History: 1998". Pro Wrestling Illustrated. Retrieved September 12, 2016.
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h Oliver, Greg. "Canadian Hall of Fame: Sky Low Low". SLAM! Wrestling. Retrieved 2009-03-04.
  5. ^ "Stampede Wrestling Hall of Fame (1948-1990)". Puroresu Dojo. 2003.
  6. ^ http://www.wrestling-titles.com/world/world-mg.html

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