Robert Lee Ross, Jr. is a semi-retired American professional wrestler who competed in North American regional and independent promotions during the 1980s and early 1990s, most notably as Ranger Ross in Jim Crockett Promotions and later World Championship Wrestling.
Early life and career
Born in Acworth, Georgia, Ross enlisted with the U.S. Rangers. During his 8-year career as an airborne paratrooper, he participated in several combat and rescue missions including Operation Urgent Fury before becoming a professional wrestler.
Making his debut in 1986, he briefly held the NWA Alabama Heavyweight Championship defeating Moondog Spot in January 1988 before losing the title to Jonathan Boyd in Birmingham, Alabama on January 11, 1988.
Jim Crockett Promotions & World Championship Wrestling
Championships and accomplishments
- NWA Alabama Heavyweight Championship (1 time)
- PWI ranked him # 231 of the 500 best singles wrestlers of the PWI 500 in 1991