Who was the Dark Patriot in GWF?

After quitting W*ING after shooting on the promotion, Gilbert returned to the USWA as The Dark Patriot and feuded with Brian Christopher, and after losing a match to Brian Christopher by disqualification, Christopher unmasked him revealing his identity.

How old is the Patriot WWE?

59 years (1961–2021)
The Patriot/Age at death

How old is Dale Wilkes?

Del Wilkes, the former pro-wrestler and South Carolina football All-American has died of a heart attack at 59 years old Thursday morning.

Who was the masked patriot?

Del Wilkes, best known during his wrestling career as the masked Patriot, passed away Thursday from what is reported to be a heart attack. Wilkes was 59 years old.

Why did the Patriot leave WWF?

Personal life. After leaving the WWF, Wilkes retired due to the aforementioned torn triceps. Wilkes admitted that he had used anabolic steroids and cocaine during his career, starting with his college football days.

Where was the Patriot filmed?

South Carolina
The Patriot: Interesting Facts Filming took place for 101 days from September of 1999 to January of 2000. The whole movie was shot in South Carolina. The Patriot was the largest employer in York County (the production’s headquarters) while they were there.

Who was the Patriot in WWF 1997?

Del ‘The Patriot’ Wilkes Dies, Retired Pro Wrestler Was 59. Former WWE star Del Wilkes, who feuded with Bret Hart in the late 90s as The Patriot, has passed away after suffering a massive heart attack. Del Wilkes, the former professional wrestler best known to WWE fans as The Patriot, has sadly passed away.

Did Stone Cold breaks Brian Pillman’s ankle?

“Stone Cold” Steve Austin breaks Brian Pillman’s ankle – Raw, Oct. 28, 1996. After interviewing his former tag team partner, Brian Pillman feels the wrath of the “Rattlesnake.”

Is Patriot based on a true story?

The popular film The Patriot is loosely based on the exploits of several real life historical figures including a British officer, Lt. Col. Banstre Tarleton and several American patriots: the “Swamp Fox,” Francis Marion, Daniel Morgan, Elijah Clark, Thomas Sumter and Andrew Pickens.

Who are the members of the Global Wrestling Federation?

The organization was a mix of established names and newcomers, many of whom would launch their national careers after appearances on the daily ESPN show. The original stars included the Patriot (Del Wilkes), Scott Levy (Raven of ECW, WCW, WWE and TNA), the Handsome Stranger (Marcus Bagwell of WCW) and Cactus Jack.

Who is the world heavyweight champion of the GWF?

Eddie Gilbert took with him the GWF North American Heavyweight Championship belt. He made a few defenses of the title in the United States Wrestling Association as the GWF World Heavyweight champion, despite being stripped of the belt and not being recognized as such by the GWF.

Why was the Global Wrestling Federation sued by the WWF?

In 1992, the Global Wrestling Federation was sued by then World Wrestling Federation (WWF), because they felt the use of the word “Global” was in the same definition as the word “World.” In 1993, a memorial wrestling card was held in memory of Kerry Von Erich, who committed suicide on February 18.

Who is Chris Adams in Global Wrestling Federation?

In 1994, the GWF paid tribute to Kerry again in a month-long series of past matches Kerry was involved in, including some from World Class. Chris Adams not only played big part in GWF he was also in WCCW as a performer and a trainer. His most known student now a WWE Hall of Famer Stone Cold Steve Austin.