May 02, 1950 - May 17, 2021
Don Kernodle wrestled for Elon College where he was a four-time letter winner. After answering an open challenge with Tragos/Thesz Hall of Famer Bob Roop, Kernodle began training for a career in professional wrestling. Kernodle competed primarily in the Mid-Atlantic territory, where he won the NWA World Tag Team Championship with Sgt. Slaughter, Bob Orton Jr., and Ivan Koloff. Following his wrestling career, Kernodle entered a career in law enforcement.
George Tragos and Lou Thesz Professional Wrestling Inductee
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