Oct 23, 2009 - by Steve Gerweck
Real name: Jon Heidenreich
Weight: 300 lbs.
Date of birth: June 28, 1972
Hometown: New Orleans, LA
Pro debut: 2001
Trained by: UPW
Finishing move: Electric Chair
– In 2001, Heidenreich signed a WWE developmental contract, and was assigned to Ohio Valley Wrestling. Unfortunately for Heidenreich, he was eventually released by WWE.
– On October 20, 2002, Heidenreich and Nathan Jones defeated Shinjiro Otani and Masato Tanaka in Tokyo, Japan for the NWA Intercontinental Tag Team title.
– Heidenreich and Jones successfully defended the NWA Intercontinental Tag Team title against Jimmy Snuka Jr. and the Predator on October 25, 2002.
– Heidenreich, Jones, and Steve Corino beat Otani, Tanaka and Kuroge Wagyuta on November 24, 2002 in Fukuoka, Japan.
– Heidenreich and the Predator defeated Kintaro Kanemura and Shin’ya Hashimoto on May 29, 2003 in Tokyo.
– On May 30, 2003, Heidenreich, Corino, and Tom Howard defeated Katsuhisa Fujii, Hiro Yokoi, and Kohei Sato.
– A short time later, WWE resigned Heidenreich to the developmental roster.
– At the Great American Bash ’05, Road Warrior Animal and Heidenreich defeated MNM in Buffalo, NY to win the WWE Tag Team title.
– At No Mercy 2005, LOD ’05 and Christy Hemme defeated MNM and Melina.
– In January 2006, WWE released Heidenreich.
– Heidenreich defeated Abbad on October 28, 2006 to win the WWC Universal Heavyweight Championship.