Bobo Brazil,74, the pro wrestler famous for giving his...

Deaths Elsewhere

January 26, 1998

Bobo Brazil,74, the pro wrestler famous for giving his opponents the "coco butt" by smashing his head into theirs, died Tuesday in St. Joseph, Mich. Mr. Brazil, whose real name was Houston Harris, was a star in the 1960s and 1970s. He appeared in such venues as Madison Square Garden and Boston Garden, and fans watched him on television as he battled stars such as Dick the Bruiser, The Sheik, Killer Kowalski, Haystacks Calhoun and Johnny Valentine.

Pub Date: 1/26/98

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