Charles B. Sprott (March 1, 1936) is a Canadian former professional wrestler, better known by his ring names Ricky Hunter and the masked wrestler The Gladiator.


He was best known for his title-winning success in Championship Wrestling from Florida in the late 1960s, and for his stint from the mid-1980s in the World Wrestling Federation (now WWE).

Sprott was active for well over thirty years, mainly performing in a number of National Wrestling Alliance (NWA) promotions. He wrestled throughout the United States and Canada, and internationally, including in Australia, Japan, and England.

After a 39-year career Sprott retired.

In wrestling

Championships and accomplishments

  • Atlas Wrestling Club
    • Junior Heavyweight Champion (1 time) (as Buddy Sprott)
  • Madison Wrestling Club
    • Tag Team Championship (1 time) – with George Eakin (as Buddy Sprott)

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