Courtesy of: The Oklahoman

Jimmy Saied Wehba

Jimmy Saied Wehba, more famously known by his ring name Skandor Akbar, was a Lebanese American professional wrestler and manager.

He was born on September 29, 1934 in Wichita Falls, Texas, and he is of Lebanese descent. Skandor was an incredibly accomplished wrestler, joining the World Wide Wrestling Federation and scoring several championship titles under the National Wrestling Alliance. In 1977, Akbar retired from wrestling to become a full-time manager in Texas.

Throughout his career, Skandor won 2 World Championship Wrestling (Australia) titles, 3 NWA Tri-State championships, 3 championship titles for NWA Tag Team, and was later inducted into the Southern Wrestling Hall of Fame in 2011.


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