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Jeff King wrote at 2011-01-26 01:22:21
You are incorrect.  Jim Steele/Soldat Ustinov was not Ali Khan.  They are two completely different people that look nothing alike.  In addition, Ali Khan was significantly older than Jim Steele/Soldat Ustinov.

Wrestling fangirl wrote at 2011-09-28 04:39:02
I'm pretty sure Jim Lanning/Soldat Ustinov was not Ali Khan.  It was a guy named Tom Lintz, who also wrestled as TNT Tom Lintz, if I recall.  I think Verne Gagne even said so on a broadcast at one point.

Rick wrote at 2011-11-30 04:08:36
OK.  Ali Khan was Tom Lintz, who has been a friend of mine for 30+ years.  I got to know Tom, who is from Hermosa, SD, when he coached the Custer, (SD) Boxing Club.  I was the SD state Boxing President and a referee.  Tom got into pro wrestling through Greg Gagne, whom he went to the University of Wyoming with.  Tom was trained by Verne Gagne and Billy Robinson at Verne's farm near Chaska, Minnesota.  Last time I talked to Tom's brother, Tom, I was told is teaching school and coaching in Florida.  Hope this helps.

goc wrote at 2014-07-02 10:34:30
That is actually wrong. Soldat Ustinov was a different guy, he was Jim Lanning. Ali Khan's real name is Tom Lintz.He also wrestled in Continental Wrestling under the name Boomer Lynch.  

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