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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 21 June 1955Amarillo, Texas, USA
Date of Death 2 September 1985Melbourne, Australia  (heart attack)
Birth NameSteven Nicolas Romero

Mini Bio (1)

Jay Youngblood was born on June 21, 1955 in Amarillo, Texas, USA as Steven Nicolas Romero. He died on September 2, 1985 in Melbourne, Australia.

Trivia (10)

1978 Wrestling Rookie of the Year, 1st runner-up.
Also held the Pacific Northwest heavyweight and tag team titles, the U.S. tag title (Florida version), and the Mid-Atlantic tag title on four occasions.
Alter ego was the brooding 'Renegade' character. After being beaten down in a storyline, Youngblood returned to his New Mexico Indian Reservation to "awaken his spirits." In many ways, the character was the predecessor to 'The Crow' by some five years.
Held the World tag team championship (Jim Crockett Promotions version) on five occasions with Richard Blood (aka "Ricky Steamboat").
Son Daniel is an aspiring wrestler.
Son of wrestling legend Ricky Romero. Brother of wrestlers Mark and Chris Romero (Youngblood).
After he was helped backstage, he suffered a series of heart attacks. He was only 30 years old.
Unconfirmed reports say that he suffered the ruptured spleen in a tag match with Mark against The Sheepherders.
In early 1985, He competed in the AWA, Florida & Memphis areas.
September 1, 1985: He died tragically while touring the South Pacific.

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