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Rocky Johnson



Photo credit: World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc.

Photo credit: World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc.

Real name: Wayde Douglas Bowles
Height: 6’2″
Weight: 260 lbs.
Date of birth: August 24, 1944
Born: Amherst, Nova Scotia, Canada
Pro debut: 1964
Trained by: Peter Maivia, Rocky Bollie & Kurt Von Steiger
Finishing move: Johnson Shuffle/Dropkick

Biography

– On March 3, 1969, Rocky Johnson defeated Baron Mikel Scicluna
– On January 16, 1970, Rocky Johnson defeated The Great Kojika to win the NWA Americas Heavyweight Title
– On March 6, 1970, Fred Blassie defeated Rocky Johnson to win the NWA Americas Heavyweight Title
– On March 20, 1970, Rocky Johnson fought NWA Americas Heavyweight Champion Fred Blassie to a no-contest
– On May 15, 1970, Rocky Johnson defeated Fred Blassie to win the vacant NWA Americas Heavyweight Title
– On June 10, 1970, Fred Blassie defeated Rocky Johnson to win the NWA Americas Heavyweight Title
– On November 23, 1972, Lars Anderson & Paul DeMarco defeated Rocky Johnson & Pat Patterson by DQ to retain the NWA San Francisco Tag Team Titles
– On November 10, 1973, Don Muraco, Peter Maivia & Rocky Johnson defeated Dutch Savage, Kinji Shibuya & Mr Saito
– On November 15, 1974, Rocky Johnson fought NWA Georgia Heavyweight Champion Buddy Colt to a no-contest
– On December 6, 1974, Rocky Johnson defeated Buddy Colt to win the vacant NWA Georgia Heavyweight Title
– On February 21, 1975, Abdullah The Butcher defeated Rocky Johnson to win the NWA Georgia Heavyweight Title
– On July 9, 1975, Bob Roop defeated Rocky Johnson in a Lumberjack Match to retain the NWA Florida Heavyweight Title
– On July 31, 1975, Rocky Johnson defeated James J Dillon to win the NWA Florida Television Title
– On December 23, 1975, Rocky Johnson defeated King Curtis Iaukea to win the NWA Florida Heavyweight Title
– On December 31, 1975, Bruiser Brody defeated Rocky Johnson to win the NWA Florida Heavyweight Title
– On August 20, 1976, Seigfreid Steinke defeated Rocky Johnson to win the NWA Texas Heavyweight Title
– On November 1, 1976, Rocky Johnson defeated Jerry Lawler to win the NWA Southern Heavyweight Title
– On April 11, 1977, Jerry Lawler defeated Rocky Johnson to win the NWA Southern Heavyweight Title
– On July 20, 1977, Ivan Koloff defeated Rocky Johnson by DQ to retain the NWA Florida Heavyweight Title
– On August 23, 1977, Billy Graham defeated Rocky Johnson to retain the WWWF Heavyweight Title
– On December 21, 1977, Rocky Johnson defeated Ric Flair by countout
– On March 8, 1978, Rocky Johnson defeated Killer Karl Kox to win the NWA Florida Heavyweight Title
– On March 13, 1978, Bob Roop defeated Rocky Johnson to win the NWA Florida Heavyweight Title
– On April 28, 1980, Paul Ellering defeated Rocky Johnson to retain the AWA Southern Heavyweight Title
– On May 12, 1980, Rocky Johnson & Jimmy Valiant defeated Dennis Condrey & Dennis Schultz to win the AWA Southern Tag Team Titles
– On May 25, 1980, Gypsy Joe & Skull Murphy defeated Rocky Johnson & Jimmy Valiant to win th AWA Southern Tag Team Titles
– On June 13, 1980, Harley Race defeated Rocky Johnson to retain the NWA World Title
– On June 20, 1980, Sweet Ebony Diamond defeated NWA Television Champion Masked Superstar by DQ
– On July 26, 1980, Harley Race defeated Sweet Ebony Diamond to retain the NWA World Title
– On August 14, 1980, Sweet Ebony Diamond defeated NWA United States Champion Greg Valentine by DQ
– On August 15, 1980, Sweet Ebony Diamond defeated NWA Mid-Atlantic Heavyweight Champion The Iron Sheik by DQ
– On September 13, 1980, Jimmy Snuka & Ray Stevens defeated Paul Jones & Sweet Ebony Diamond to retain the NWA World Tag Team Titles
– On October 3, 1980, George Wells & Sweet Ebony Diamond defeated NWA Mid-Atlantic Tag Team Champions The Sheepherders (Luke & Butch) by DQ
– On December 6, 1980, Ivan Koloff defeated Sweet Ebony Diamond in an Russian Chain Match
– On March 29, 1981, Sweet Ebony Diamond defeated Bobby Duncum in a Texas Death Match
– On April 28, 1981, Greg Valentine fought Sweet Ebony Diamond to a draw to retain the NWA Mid-Atlantic Television Title
– On November 13, 1982, Andre The Giant & Rocky Johnson defeated WWF Tag Team Champions Mr Fuji & Mr Saito
– On February 15, 1983, Rocky Johnson defeated WWF Intercontinental Champion The Magnificent Muraco by DQ
– On February 19, 1983, Andre The Giant, Jimmy Snuka, Pedro Morales, Rocky Johnson & Salvatore Bellomo defeated Buddy Rose, Mr Fuji, Ray Stevens, Billy Graham & The Magnificent Muraco in a three-out-of-five falls match
– On March 6, 1983, Jimmy Snuka & Rocky Johnson defeated WWF Tag Team Champions The Wild Samoans (Afa & Sika) by DQ
– On May 15, 1983, Rocky Johnson defeated WWF Intercontinental Champion The Magnificent Muraco by countout
– On August 13, 1983, The Wild Samoans (Afa & Sika) defeated Rocky Johnson & Salvatore Bellomo to retain the WWF Tag Team Titles
– On November 15, 1983, Soul Patrol (Tony Atlas & Rocky Johnson) defeated The Wild Samoans (Afa & Sika) to win the WWF Tag Team Titles
– On December 7, 1983, Soul Patrol (Tony Atlas & Rocky Johnson) defeated Kurt Von Hess & Rene Goulet to retain the WWF Tag Team Titles
– On January 3, 1984, Soul Patrol (Tony Atlas & Rocky Johnson) defeated Bill Dixon & Charlie Fulton to retain the WWF Tag Team Titles
– On February 7, 1984, Soul Patrol (Tony Atlas & Rocky Johnson) defeated Mr Fuji & Tiger Chung Lee to retain the WWF Tag Team Titles
– On February 18, 1984, Soul Patrol (Tony Atlas & Rocky Johnson) defeated Roddy Piper & The Magnificent Muraco to retain the WWF Tag Team Titles
– On March 5, 1984, Soul Patrol (Tony Atlas & Rocky Johnson) fought Roddy Piper & Paul Orndorff to a double-DQ to retain the WWF Tag Team Titles
– On April 17, 1984, Adrian Adonis & Dick Murdoch defeated Soul Patrol (Tony Atlas & Rocky Johnson) to win the WWF Tag Team Titles
– On July 12, 1984, Adrian Adonis & Dick Murdoch defeated Rocky Johnson & SD Jones to retain the WWF Tag Team Titles
– On October 15, 1984, Greg Valentine defeated Rocky Johnson to retain the WWF Intercontinental Title
– On August 3, 1985, Ricky & Rocky Johnson defeated The Dirty White Boys (Len Denton & Tony Anthony) to win the NWA Polynesian Tag Team Titles
– On April 6, 1987, Rocky Johnson & Soul Train Jones defeated Big Bubba & Goliath to win the AWA Southern Tag Team Titles
– On May 4, 1987, Chick Donovan & Jack Hart defeated Rocky Johnson & Soul Train Jones to win the AWA Southern Tag Team Titles
– On July 6, 1987, Bill Dundee & Rocky Johnson defeated Badd Company (Paul Diamond & Pat Tanaka) to win the AWA International Tag Team Titles
– On August 3, 1987, Don Bass & Brickhouse Brown defeated Jerry Lawler & Rocky Johnson to win the AWA Southern Heavyweight Title for Bass
– On November 21, 1991, Rocky Johnson & Crash The Terminator defeated The Long Riders (Billy Mack & Tex Sallinger) to win the ICWA Tag Team Titles
– On November 29, 2003, Rocky Johnson defeated Mabel in a Boxing Match
– On March 29, 2008, Rocky Johnson was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame


Post Category: Hall of Fame, WWE Talent Roster

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