"The Lobster Man/Bruiser" Jeff Costa


Bruiser Costa AKA Lobsterman broke into wrestling as part of Killer Kowalski's Original Class in Salem MA. Then he started his career in Montreal as Tony Costa working for Montreal's International Wrestling. Costa became a famous in Canada as part of Vancouver NWA All Star Wrestling in 1981 where he held the NWA International Tag Team Titles on 2 occasions, the NWA Canadian Title and the areas version of the NWA Canadian Tag Title through 1988. His matches with DEAN HO are still considered Classics in the area as well as his many Interview segments on the nationally televised (In Canada) ALL STAR WRESTLING show. After the expansion of the WWF and the closing of most of the territories Costa returned to his home in Nashua, NH after almost a decade on the road. Costa opened Ringside Wrestling in NH and became THE LOBSTERMAN eventually getting National attention with his campaign running for President of the United States. The campaign caught the attention of National media outlets and led to appearances on THE DAILY SHOW, CNN, CSPAN and other local news stations in the Northeast. This attention elevated LOBSTERMAN to a new level of success and notoriety which in turn helped turn Ringside Wrestling become more active and more successful. With the advent of YOUTUBE and tape and DVD trading, matches and interviews of BRUISER COSTA from the 80's in Vancouver have surfaced and become very popular allowing Jeff “Bruiser" Costa another decade of popularity with Wrestling fans worldwide.

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