WWE Hall of Famer Bob Armstrong apparently wrestled the final match of his career last night in Pensacola, FL, At age 79, this will be Armstrong’s 59th year as a professional wrestler.
Members of Bob’s family were present at the show, including his son and soon-to-be Hall of Famer, Brian “Road Dogg” B.G. James, who introduced him to the ring.
Armstrong’s real name is Joseph Melton James, but he was best known by his ring name, “Bullet” Bob Armstrong. In the span of his near six-decade career, he held championship gold as part of the National Wrestling Alliance (NWA) over 55 times. Armstrong was also inducted in to the WWE Hall of Fame class in 2011 for his contributions to the company.
Since 2010, Armstrong has worked occasional matches around Florida and Georgia, mainly working for promotions like All Pro Wrestling, Superstars Of Wrestling and Combat Sport Pro.