Oct 12, 2009 - by Steve Gerweck
Real name: Peter Polaco
Weight: 225 lbs.
Date of birth: October 16, 1973
From: Waterbury, CT
Hometown: Ozone Park, NY
Pro debut: October 16, 1992
Trained at: Hart Brothers Pro-Wrestling Camp
Finishing move: That’s Incredible
- On September 24, 1993, Polaco, wrestling as P.J. Walker, captured the RWF (Renegade Wrestling Federation) title from Bob Evans in Seekonk, MA.
- Polaco joined the WWF in 1993, facing Lex Luger in his debut. He became Aldo Montoya, the Portuguese Man O’ War in his original WWF stint.
- The WWF first loaned Polaco to the USWA (United States Wrestling Association), and then to ECW.
- Polaco entered ECW as PG 187.
- During a tag match with Jerry Lynn on September 20, 1997, PG 187 left with the self-proclaimed world’s most handsome man, Jason.
- When Polaco was granted his release from the WWF, he went full time with ECW. Paul Heyman developed the Justin Credible gimmick for him
- Credible lost to Mikey Whipwreck at the 1997 “November to Remember” pay-per-view, when Jason’s outside interference backfired.
- During a television taping in Buffalo in December 1997, Credible gained revenge and defeated Whipwreck.
- On December 26, 1997, Credible beat Tommy Dreamer in Queens, New York.
- At the ECW Arena in January 1998, Credible and Jason attacked the Great Sasuke.
- The massive Nicole Bass, and later in March 1998, Chastity both joined team Credible.
- In February 1998, after the death of Dreamer’s grandfather, Credible told him, “I’m sorry your grandfather died. I wish it was you instead of your worthless grandfather!”
- At Cyberslam ’98, Credible defeated Dreamer in a first blood match.
- Credible again defeated Whipwreck at WrestlePalooza on May 3, 1998, in Atlanta, Georgia.
- In the final match of their series at “Heatwave ’98,” Credible beat Jerry Lynn.
- On August 8, 1998, at the ECW Arena, the Sandman became Credible’s next victim. The Sandman signed with WCW a month later.
- With Jack Victory and Rod Price watching his back, Credible attacked Dreamer with a cane at the October ’98 ECW Arena show.
- Credible defeated Dreamer in the Stairway to Hell match at “Guilty as Charged ’99.”
- At Hardcore Heaven ’99, the Impact Players (Credible and Lance Storm) and Rhino defeated Raven, Dreamer, and the Sandman.
- Credible defeated Sabu at the 1999 “Anarchy Rulz” pay-per-view.
- The Impact Players defeated Raven and Dreamer to win the ECW World Tag Team title at the 2000 “Guilty As Charged.”
- The Impact Players claimed their second ECW World Tag Team title at Living Dangerously 2000. They defeated Mike Awesome and Raven and the team of Masato Tanaka and Dreamer in a three-way dance.
- At Cyberslam 2000, Credible pinned Dreamer for the ECW title minutes after Dreamer had defeated Taz for the championship.
- Credible defeated Storm at Hardcore Heaven 2000 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin to retain the ECW title.
- With ECWâ€™s future in doubt, Credible signed with the World Wrestling Federation in January 2001.
- On the February 12, 2001 episode of “Raw,” Credible returned to WWF television to second X-Pac.
- A short time later, Credible, X-Pac, and Albert formed X-Factor.
- At Backlash ’01 in Chicago, IL, X-Factor defeated the Dudley Boyz (Bubba Ray, D-Von, and Spike) in a six-man tag team match.
- On the July 9th episode of “Raw,” Credible joined Paul Heyman in the recreation of ECW.
- In September 2001, Credible, Mike Awesome, Scotty 2 Hotty, and Tommy Dreamer were sent to Puerto Rico to tour briefly with the IWA.
- In January 2003, Credible was released by WWE.
- On February 9, 2003, Credible defeated Steve Corino in Pottstown, PA to win the PWF Heavyweight title.
- On April 12, 2003, Credible defeated Lynn in Passaic, NJ for the ICW (Impact Championship Wrestling) title.
- Credible made his NWA TNA PPV debut on April 16, 2003.
- On August 16, 2003, Credible beat Terry Funk in Philadelphia, PA to capture the 3PW title.
- In late 2003, Credible (with partner Ekmo/Jamal) worked All Japan’s Real World Tag League.
- On November 5, 2005, Credible defeated Jerry Lynn in a “steel cage” match.
- Credible returned to ECW on the June 7, 2006 WWE vs. ECW head to head special in Dayton, OH.
- In September 2006, Credible was released by WWE.
- Wrestling as PJ Polaco, Credible faced Stevie Richards at the 2010 Hardcore Justice PPV.