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Real name: Jeffrey Leonard Jarrett
Height: 5’10”
Weight: 230 lbs.
Date of birth: July 14, 1967
From: Nashville, TN
Pro debut: April 1986
Trained by: Tojo Yamamoto
Finishing move: The Stroke

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Biography

– Beginning in March 1986, Jarrett worked as a referee for his father’s CWA promotion
– In April 1986, Jarrett made his in-ring debut, wrestling Tony Falk to a time-limit draw
– On August 25, 1986, Jarrett & Pat Tanaka defeated Tarzan Goto & Akio Sato to win the AWA/CWA International Tag Team Titles
– On November 3, 1986, Jarrett & Paul Diamond defeated Goto & Sato to win the AWA/CWA International Tag Team Titles
– On November 17, 1986, Jarrett & Billy Travis defeated The Sheepherders (Jonathan Boyd & Bigfoot) to win the AWA Southern Tag Team Titles
– On January 12, 1987, Jarrett & Travis defeated The Rock n Roll RPMs (Mike Davis & Tommy Lane) to win the AWA Southen Tag Team Titles
– On February 2, 1987, Jarrett & Tanaka defeated The Rock n Roll RPMs to win the AWA Southern Tag Team Titles
– On May 11, 1987, Jarrett defeated Moondog Spot to win the NWA Mid-America Title
– On June 1, 1987, Jarrett again defeated Moondog Spot to win the NWA Mid-America Title
– On June 22, 1987, Jarrett defeated Moondog Spot for the NWA-Mid America Title for the third time in just over a month
– On July 11, 1987, Jarrett & Travis defeated Badd Company (Paul Diamond & Pat Tanaka) to win the AWA Southern Tag Team Titles
– On September 14, 1987, Jarrett defeated Carl Fergie to win the NWA Mid-America Title
– On November 9, 1987, Jarrett defeated Jimmy Jack Funk to win the NWA Mid-America Title
– On October 15, 1988, Jarrett defeated Eric Embry to win the WCWA Light Heavyweight Title
– On November 24, 1988, Jarrett defeated Eric Embry to win the WCWA Light Heavyweight Title
– On March 11, 1989, Jarrett defeated Dutch Mantell to win the CWA Heavyweight Title
– The next day, Jarrett & Kerry Von Erich defeated Robert Fuller & Jimmy Golden to win the WCWA Tag Team Titles
– On June 9, 1989, Jarrett & Mil Mascaras defeated Cactus Jack & Super Zodiac II to win the WCWA Tag Team Titles
– On June 12, 1989, Jarrett defeated Mark Starr to retain the CWA Heavyweight Title
– On June 30, 1989, Jarrett & Matt Borne defeated Robert Fuller & Brian Lee to win the WCWA Tag team Titles
– On August 11, 1989, Jarrett & Borne defeated Cactus Jack & Scott Braddock to win the USWA Tag Team Titles
– On September 29, 1989, Jarrett & Borne defeated Sheik Braddock & Mark Starr to win the USWA Tag Team Titles
– On September 3, 1990, Jarrett & Jeff Gaylord defeated Brian Lee & Chuck Casey (subbing for Don Harris) to win the USWA Tag Team Titles
– On September 17, 1990, Jarrett & Gaylord defeated Lee & Harris to win the USWA Tag Team Titles
– On October 6, 1990, Jarrett defeated Dick Slater to win the USWA Southern Heavyweight Title
– On October 22, 1990, Jarrett fought Doug Gilbert to a no-contest to retain the USWA Southern Heavyweight Title
– On November 24, 1990, Jarrett & Cody Michaels defeated Tony Anthony & Doug Gilbert to win the USWA Tag Team Titles
– On January 14, 1991, Jarrett defeated Brian Lee in the final of a tournament to win the vacant USWA Southern Heavyweight Title
– A week later, Jarrett defeated Robert Fuller to retain the USWA Heavyweight Title
– On February 4, 1991, Jarrett & Jerry Lawler defeated The Fabulous Ones (Stan Lane & Steve Keirn) to win the USWA Tag Team Titles
– In March 1991, Jarrett defeated Steve Austin to win the USWA Southern Heavyweight Title for a third time
– On April 12, 1991, Jarrett defeated Tom Prichard to win the vacant USWA Southern Heavyweight Title
– On May 13, 1991, Jarrett & Robert Fuller defeated The Texas Hangmen (Killer & Psycho) to win the USWA Tag Team Titles
– On July 15, 1991, Jarrett & Fuller defeated The Barroom Brawlers (Bonecrusher & Crowbar) to win the USWA Tag Team Titles
– On July 29, 1991, Jarrett & Fuller defeated The Barroom Brawlers (Doug Vines & Jeff Sword) to retain the USWA Tag Team Titles
– On September 9, 1991, Jarrett & Fuller defeated The PYT Express (Eric Fontaine & Randy Rhodes) to retain the USWA Tag Team Titles
– On October 7, 1991, Jarrett & Fuller defeated The Texas Outlaws (Bonecrusher & Crowbar) to win the USWA Tag Team Titles
– On June 29, 1992, Jarrett & Jerry Lawler defeated The Moondogs (Spot & Cujo) to win the USWA Tag Team Titles
– On July 20, 1992, Jarrett & Lawler defeated The Moondogs to win the USWA Tag Team Titles
– On August 17, 1992, Jarrett & Lawler defeated The Moondogs to win the USWA Tag Team Titles
– In October 1992, Jarrett wrestled a series of WWF house shows, defeating jobbers including Mike Sharpe, Barry Horowitz & Mondo Kleen
– On December 21, 1992, Jarrett defeated Brian Christopher to win the USWA Southern Heavyweight Title
– On March 1, 1993, Jarrett defeated Brian Christopher to win the USWA Southern Heavyweight Title. Over the next month, he defended the title against Christopher, Scotty Flamingo and The Rock & Roll Phantom
– On April 12, 1993, Jarrett defeated Bobby Knight to retain the USWA Southern Heavyweight Title
– On June 28, 1993, Jarrett defeated Brian Christopher to win the USWA Southern Heavyweight Title
– On August 7, 1993, Jarrett defeated Vampire Warrior to retain the USWA Southern Heavyweight Title
– On August 23, 1993, Jarrett defeated Vampire Warrior to win the USWA Southern Heavyweight Title
– On September 4, 1993, Jarrett defeated CW Bergstrom to retain the USWA Southern Heavyweight Title
– 5 days later, Jarrett defeated Giant Gonzalez to retain the USWA Southern Heavyweight Title
– On October 4, 1993, Jarrett defeated Tommy Rich to win the vacant USWA Southern Heavyweight Title
– Over the next few weeks, Jarrett defended the title against Rich, Doomsday, Shawn Michaels and Paul Neighbors
– On October 25, 1993, Jarrett & Brian Christopher defeated Jerry Lawler & Red Knight in the final of a tournament to win the vacant USWA Tag Team Titles
– On November 8, 1993, Jarrett & Christopher defeated Koko B Ware & Rex Hargrove to win the USWA Tag Team Titles
– On November 20, 1993, Jarrett defeated The Warlock by DQ to retain the USWA Heavyweight Title. Due to the controversial finish, Jarrett was stripped of the title
– Two days later, Jarrett won a battle royal, last eliminating Jerry Lawler, to regain the vacant USWA Unified Heavyweight Title
– In late 1993, Jarrett began competing for the WWF
– On November 30, 1993, Jarrett made his WWF debut, defeating Scott Taylor. He competed under a country music singer gimmick
– On April 27, 1994, Jarrett defeated Lex Luger by countout to qualify for King of the Ring, but would lose in the first round to The 123 Kid
– At Summerslam ’94, Jarrett defeated Mabel
– At Royal Rumble ’95, Jarrett defeated Razor Ramon to win the WWF Intercontinental Title
– Over the next week, Jarrett defended the title against Ben Jordan & Leroy Howard
– At WrestleMania XI, Jarrett lost to Razor Ramon by DQ, but retained his WWF Intercontinental Title
– Over the next week, Jarrett defended the title against Aldo Montoya and Scott Taylor
– On April 26, 1995, Jarrett defeated Bob Holly to win the vacant WWF Intercontinental Title, having been stripped of it due to a controversial finish between him and Holly a few days before
– On May 21, 1995, Jarrett defeated Razor Ramon to win the WWF Intercontinental Title, having only lost it 2 days previously
– On July 20, 1995, Jarrett defeated Jim Powers to win the vacant PCW United States Title
– On December 20, 1995, Jarrett defeated Ahmed Johnson to win the USWA Unified Heavyweight Title
– In early 1996, Jarrett left the WWF following a contract dispute
– On April 20, 1996, Jarrett defeated Jerry Lawler to win the USWA Unified Heavyweight Title
– On June 2, 1996, Jarrett defeated Jesse James Armstrong to win retain the USWA Unified Heavyweight Title
– In October 1996, Jarrett signed a WCW contract, debuting by defeating Hugh Morrus on the October 7 Nitro
– At Starrcade ’96, Jarrett defeated Chris Benoit in a No-DQ Match
– At Souled Out ’97, Jarrett defeated Michael Wallstreet
– The next night on Nitro, Jarrett defeated WCW United States Champion Eddie Guerrero by DQ
– At SuperBrawl VII, Jarrett defeated Steve McMichael
– On June 9, 1997, Jarrett defeated Dean Malenko to win the WCW United States Title
– At Bash At The Beach ’97, Jarrett defeated Steve McMichael to retain the WCW United States Title
– In October 1997, Jarrett’s WCW contract expired and he opted to re-join WWF
– On October 20, 1997, Jarrett re-debuted with the WWF, delivering a worked shoot promo, criticising Eric Bischoff and Vince McMahon
– Jarrett made his second in-ring WWF debut at In Your House 19, defeating The Undertaker by DQ
– On January 5, 1998, Jarrett defeated Blackjack Windham to win the vacant NWA North American Title
– At In Your House 20, Jarrett lost to Bradshaw by DQ, but retained his NWA North American Title
– At In Your House 22, Jarrett defeated Steve Blackman
– On June 1, 1998, Jarrett defeated Faarooq to qualify for King of the Ring. He defeated Marc Mero in the first round, but lost to Ken Shamrock in the semi-final
– At Summerslam ’98, Jarrett lost a Hair vs Hair Match to X-Pac. He escaped the chair before being completely shaved bald
– On January 25, 1999, Jarrett & Owen Hart defeated The Corporation (Ken Shamrock & The Big Boss Man) to win the WWF Tag Team Titles
– At In Your House 27, Jarrett & Hart defeated D’Lo Brown & Mark Henry to retain the WWF Tag Team Titles
– On March 1, 1999, Jarrett & Hart fought D-Generation X (Triple H & X-Pac) to a double-DQ to retain the WWF Tag Team Titles
– At WrestleMania XV, Jarrett & Hart defeated D’Lo Brown & Test to retain the WWF Tag Team Titles
– On May 25, 1999, Jarrett defeated The Godfather to win the WWF Intercontinental Title. Famously, the title was supposed to be won by Owen Hart, who had died 2 days before
– At Fully Loaded ’99, Jarrett defeated Edge to win the WWF Intercontinental Title, having only lost it to Edge a day before. However, he would lose the title to D’Lo Brown just 2 days later
– At Summerslam ’99, Jarrett defeated D’Lo Brown to win the WWF Intercontinental and European Titles. He gifted the European Title to Mark Henry on Raw the following night
– At Unforgiven ’99, Jarrett defeated Chyna by DQ to retain the WWF Intercontinental Title
– At No Mercy ’99, Jarrett was defeated by Chyna. It was later reported that Jarrett was not under contract for this match and had demanded $300,000 from Vince McMahon to compete. Jarrett claims that he was only paid what he was owed. In any case, Jarrett left for WCW soon after
– On October 18, 1999, Jarrett re-debuted on Nitro, attacking Buff Bagwell
– On November 1, 1999, Jarrett made his in-ring re-debut, defeating Booker T
– At Starrcade ’99, Jarrett defeated Dustin Rhodes in a Bunkhouse Brawl
– The next night on Nitro, Jarrett defeated Chris Benoit in a Ladder Match to win the WCW United States Title
– At Souled Out ’00, Jarrett was stripped of the WCW United States Title, but was reinstated the following night on Nitro by Commissioner Kevin Nash
– At Sprint Stampede ’00, Jarrett defeated Diamond Dallas Page in the final of a tournament to win the vacant WCW World Title
– At Slamboree ’00, Jarrett defeated David Arquette & Diamond Dallas Page in a Triple Cage Match to win the WCW World Title
– On May 22, 2000, Jarrett defeated Kevin Nash in a Falls Count Anywhere Match to win the vacant WCW World Title. He would lose the belt to Nash 2 days later, before regaining it from Ric Flair the next week
– At The Great American Bash ’00, Jarrett defeated Kevin Nash to retain the WCW World Title
– Jarrett was involved in the infamous Bash At The Beach 2000 incident, when he laid down for Hulk Hogan
– At Halloween Havoc ’00, Jarrett defeated Sting
– At Mayhem ’00, Jarrett defeated Buff Bagwell
– At Starrcade ’00, Jarrett, Ron Harris & Don Harris defeated The Filthy Animals (Billy Kidman, Konnan & Rey Misterio Jr)
– After WWF purchased WCW, Jarrett was famously fired on air by Vince McMahon
– In late 2001, Jarrett began competing in Australia’s WWA promotion
– At WWA Inception, Jarrett defeated The Road Dogg in a Cage Match to win the WWA World Heavyweight Title. Jarrett had earlier defeated Nathan Jones and Buff Bagwell to earn his spot in the final
– At WWA The Revolution, Jarrett defeated Brian Christopher to retain the WWA World Heavyweight Title
– In June 2002, Jeff & Jerry Jarrett formed a new promotion, Total Non-Stop Action Wrestling. The fledgling company affiliated itself with the NWA, becoming the group’s major promotion
– On June 19, 2002, NWA:TNA promoted it’s first show. Jarrett competed in the Gauntlet for the Gold match, won by Ken Shamrock
– On November 20, 2002, Jarrett defeated Ron Killings to win the NWA World Title
– At WWA The Retribution, Jarrett defeated Nathan Jones to retain the NWA World Title
– On December 11, 2002, Jarrett defeated Curt Hennig to retain the NWA World Title
– On January 22, 2003, Jarrett defeated BG James, Don Harris & Christopher Daniels in an Elimination Match to retain the NWA World Title
– On February 19, 2003, Jarrett defeated AJ Styles to retain the NWA World Title
– On April 16, 2003, Jarrett defeated D’Lo Brown to retain the NWA World Title
– On April 30, 2003, Jarrett defeated Raven to retain the NWA World Title
– At WWA The Reckoning, Jarrett defeated Sting to unify the NWA and WWA World Titles. The WWA belt was retired
– On June 4, 2003, Jarrett defeated Glenn Gilbertti to retain the NWA World Title
– On October 22, 2003, Jarrett defeated AJ Styles to win the NWA World Title
– On December 3, 2003, Jarrett defeated Styles to retain the NWA World Title
– On January 21, 2004, Jarrett fought El Leon to a no-contest in a Street Fight to retain the NWA World Title
– On February 4, 2004, Jarrett defeated Dustin Rhodes to retain the NWA World Title
– On March 17, 2004, Jarrett defeated Chris Harris to retain the NWA World Title
– On March 21, 2004, Jarrett defeated Latin Lover to win the AAA Rey de Reyes Title
– On June 2, 2004, Jarrett defeated Ron Killings, AJ Styles, Raven & Chris Harris in a King of the Mountain Match to win the NWA World Title. Incidentally, this was NWA:TNA’s 100th weekly event
– On July 7, 2004, Jarrett defeated Ron Killings to retain the NWA World Title
– On September 8, 2004, Jarrett defeated Jeff Hardy to retain the NWA World Title
– At Victory Road ’04, Jarrett again defeated Jeff Hardy to retain the NWA World Title
– At Final Resolution ’05, Jarrett defeated Monty Brown to retain the NWA World Title
– One week later, Jarrett defeated AJ Styles to retain the NWA World Title at an NWA Mid-Atlantic show
– At WrestleReunion ’05, Jarrett defeated Tully Blanchard with Kevin Von Erich as special guest referee to retain the NWA World Title
– On February 5, 2005, Jarrett defeated Ron Killings at an NWA Cyberspace show to retain the NWA World Title
– At Against All Odds ’05, Jarrett defeated Kevin Nash to retain the NWA World Title
– On February 20, 2005, Jarrett defeated Elix Skipper at a Ring of Glory event to retain the NWA World Title
– At Destination X ’05, Jarrett defeated Diamond Dallas Page to retain the NWA World Title
– On April 30, 2005, Jarrett defeated Slyk Wagner Brown to win the NWA Cyberspace Title
– On June 25, 2005, Jarrett defeated Michael Shane to retain the NWA Cyberspace Title
– At Sacrifice ’05, Jarrett & Rhino defeated Raven & Sabu
– On August 21, 2005, Jarrett defeated Abyss in a Cage Match to retain the NWA Cyberspace Title
– On September 15, 2005, Jarrett defeated Raven to win the NWA World Title
– On October 8, 2005, Jarrett defeated Rhino to win the WSW Heavyweight Title
– On October 21, 2005, Jarrett defeated Rhino, Sabu & Samoa Joe in a 4-Way Match to retain the NWA World Title
– At Bound For Glory ’05, Jarrett lost the NWA World Title to Rhino, but would win it back on the following Impact
– At Turning Point ’05, Jarrett defeated Rhino to retain the NWA World Title
– On December 29, 2005, Jarrett defeated BG James at an NWA Wrestle Birmingham event to retain the NWA World Title
– At Destination X ’06, Jarrett, Chris Harris, James Storm & Abyss defeated Brother Ray, Brother Devon, Rhino & Ron Killings
– At Slammiversary ’06, Jarrett defeated Christian Cage, Abyss, Ron Killings & Sting in a King of the Mountain Match to win the NWA World Title
– At Hard Justice ’06, Jarrett defeated Sting to retain the NWA World Title
– Following Bound For Glory ’06, Jarrett took a hiatus from his in-ring duties to focus on his TNA office role
– On April 12, 2007, Jarrett returned to TNA television, aiding Samoa Joe in a match with AJ Styles
– At Lockdown ’07, Team Angle (Kurt Angle, Jeff Jarrett, Sting, Samoa Joe & Rhino) defeated Team Cage (Christian Cage, Scott Steiner, Abyss, AJ Styles & Tomko) in a Lethal Lockdown Match with Harley Race as special guest enforcer
– Following Sacrifice ’07, Jarrett took time off for ‘personal reasons’. It was later revealed that his wife Jill was suffering from breast cancer. Sadly, she died barely two weeks after the event
– At Bound For Glory ’08, Jarrett defeated Kurt Angle with Mick Foley as special guest enforcer
– At Lockdown ’09, Team Jarrett (Jeff Jarrett, AJ Styles, Samoa Joe & Daniels) defeated Team Angle (Kurt Angle, Kevin Nash, Booker T & Scott Steiner) in a Lethal Lockdown Match
– In the summer of 2009, Jarrett was suspended by TNA amid rumours that he was romantically involved with the ex-wife (though still on-screen wife) of fellow TNA star Kurt Angle. Jeff & Karen Angle would marry in 2010
– In late 2009, Jarrett returned to TNA
– On March 22, 2010, Jarrett defeated Mick Foley in a No-DQ Loser Leaves TNA Match
– At Lockdown ’10, Team Hogan (Jeff Jarrett, Jeff Hardy, Rob Van Dam & Abyss) defeated Team Flair (Sting, James Storm, Robert Roode & Desmond Wolfe) in a Lethal Lockdown Match
– At No Surrender ’10, Jarrett & Samoa Joe defeated Kevin Nash & Sting
– At Turning Point ’10, Jarrett defeated Samoa Joe
– At Final Resolution ’10, Jarrett defeated Samoa Joe in a Submission Match
– At Against All Odds ’11, Jarrett defeated Kurt Angle
– At Lockdown ’11, Jarrett defeated Kurt Angle in a Best of 3 Falls Cage Match. Angle won the Submissions-only first fall, Jarrett won the pinfalls-only second fall and then escaped the cage to win
– At TripleMania XIX, Jarrett defeated El Zorro to win the AAA Heavyweight Title
– On July 31, 2011, Jarrett defeated Dr Wagner Jr & LA Par-K in an Elimination Match to retain the AAA Heavyweight Title
– At Final Resolution ’11, Jarrett was defeated by Jeff Hardy in a Cage Match. As a result, Jarrett was ‘fired’ from TNA, though in reality, he was overseeing TNA’s Ring Ka King promotion in India
– In 2012, Jarrett competed almost exclusively in Mexico for AAA
– At TripleMania XXI, Jarrett, Matt Morgan & Monster Pain defeated The Psycho Circus (Murder Clown, Monster Clown & Psycho Clown)
– Jarrett submitted his notice of resignation from TNA in December 2013
– In early 2014, Jarrett and country music star Toby Keith attempted to purchase TNA, but failed to agree a deal with Bob Carter, who reportedly demanded that his daughter Dixie retain an on-screen role
– On April 7, 2014, Jarrett & Keith formed a new promotion, Global Force Wrestling, which quickly signed working agreements with AAA and NJPW
– On August 10, 2014, Jarrett debuted in NJPW and joined the Bullet Club stable
– Global Force promoted it’s first show on January 4, 2015, taking control of the US airing of the traditional New Japan Tokyo Dome show


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