Dark Journey

Jul 30, 2014 - by Jamie Cruickshank

dark journey

Real name: Linda Newton
Height: ???
Weight: ???
Date of birth: May 25, 1957
Hometown: Los Angeles, California
Pro debut: 1985
Finishing move: DDT


– Newton was discovered by Dick Slater whilst she was working as a stripper
– Newton became Slater’s valet in the Mid-South promotion
– The pair attracted legitimate animosity, as a young black girl acting as valet for a white man caused a degree of outrage in what was a very conservative area
– Newton followed Slater to the UWF, but the pair split when he moved on to the WWF. She went on to manage The Missing Link, aswell as feuding with Missy Hyatt
– In 1987, Newton moved to JCP where she became the valet for Tully Blanchard and the Four Horsemen
– After The Great American Bash ’87, Newton left the wrestling business

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