Former NWA Junior Heavyweight champion passes away
Mar 18, 2012 - by Steve Gerweck
From Mike Mooneyham’s weekly column:
Joe McCarthy (Tommy Criswell), a former NWA world junior heavyweight champ, passed away Tuesday of a stroke at age 82.
McCarthy won the title in 1966 from Lorenzo Parente and held it for three months before dropping it to Danny Hodge.