Gene Lebell

The son of promoter Aileen Eaton, aJudoa Gene LeBell grew up training at Olympic Auditorium with some of the greatest professional fighters of all time. After winning two consecutive national judo championships in the 1950s, he decided to try his hand at pro wrestling and went on to win the world heavyweight wrestling championship. Gene has also done stunt work for movies and television and has appeared in more than 1,000 movies and TV shows. Considered one of the greatest martial...See more