Skandor Akbar

Jan 23, 2021 - by Jamie Cruickshank

Real Name: Jimmy Saied Wehba
Height: 6’2″
Weight: 232 lbs.
Date of Birth: September 29, 1934
Date of Death: August 19, 2010
Hometown: Vernon, Texas
Pro Debut: 1963
Trained By: Jimmy Young & Lou Thesz
Finishing Move: Camel Clutch


– Skandor Akbar translates to Alexander the Great. Wehba also used the ring names Skandor Akbar, Emir Akbar & Wildman Wimberly. He was also nicknamed Texas & the General.
– 1977, Wehba retired from in-ring competition but would become a manager in which is is widely known for.
– Titles & accolades held by Wehba include the:
– Cauliflower Alley Club – Gulf Coast/CAC Honoree (2006)
– NWA Austra-Asian Heavyweight Championship
– NWA Austra-Asian Tag Team Championship
– NWA Georgia Tag Team Championship
– NWA Macon Tag Team Championship (2x)
– NWA Tri-State Tag Team Championship (5x)
– Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame and Museum (2021)
– Southern Wrestling Hall of Fame (2011)
– UWF North American Championship
– August 19, 2010, Wehba passed away from prostate cancer.

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