PCO

Jan 4, 2019 - by Jamie Cruickshank

Real name: Carl Joseph Yvon Ouellet
Height: 6’1″
Weight: 300 lbs.
Date of birth: December 30, 1967
Hometown: Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec, Canada
Pro debut: 1987
Trained by: Gino Brito
Finishing move: Package Piledriver

Biography

– Ouellet began working in his native Canada in 1987
– In the early 90s, Ouellet toured Europe, working as Wild Carl Wallace
– In January 1993, the slightly-renamed Killer Karl Wallace began a brief run in Puerto Rico
– In May 1993, Ouellet worked a few shows for the Japanese WING group as ‘Bash The Terminator’
– In the summer of 1993, Ouellet joined the WWF and formed ‘The Quebecers’ alongside Jacques Rougeau
– In The Quebecers first WWF match, they defeated Rich Myers & Tony Webb on an episode of Superstars in July 1993
– On the September 13, 1993 episode of Raw, The Quebecers defeated The Steiner Brothers (Rick & Scott) by DQ in a Quebec Province Rules Match to win the WWF Tag Team Titles
– On the September 27 episode of Raw, The Quebecers defeated Barry Horowitz & The 123 Kid to retain the WWF Tag Team Titles
– At a WWF live event on January 17, 1994, The Quebecers defeated Marty Jannetty & The 123 Kid to regain the WWF Tag Team Titles, having lost them one week earlier on Raw
– At Royal Rumble 1994, The Quebecers defeated The Hart Brothers (Bret & Owen) by referee’s decision to retain the WWF Tag Team Titles
– At WrestleMania X, The Quebecers lost to Men On A Mission (Mabel & Mo) by countout, thereby retaining the WWF Tag Team Titles
– On a European tour in March 1994, The Quebecers traded the WWF Tag Team Titles back and forth with Men On A Mission (Mabel & Mo)
– On the April 11, 1994 episode of Raw, The Quebecers defeated Men On A Mission to retain the WWF Team Titles
– Following Jacques Rougeau’s October 1994 retirement, Ouellet was repackaged as Jean-Pierre Lafitte
– Lafitte wrestled his debut match on the April 17, 1995 episode of Raw, defeating Duke Droese
– Ouellet left the WWF in November 1995, following a reported backstage falling out with The Kliq
– In September 1996, Ouellet reunited with the out-of-retirement Jacques Rougeau as ‘The Amazing French Canadians’ in WCW
– Ouellet left WCW in the summer of 1997 and would revive the Jean Pierre Lafitte gimmick in Germany for the remainder of the year
– The Quebecers returned to the WWF in January 1998
– Ouellet was taken off TV in 1999, initially being sent to Memphis-based Power Pro Wrestling as ‘Kris Kannonball’, before a talent-sharing agreement with All Japan Pro Wrestling saw ‘Pierre Ouellet’ work a summer 1997 tour in Japan
– In January 2000, Ouellet left WWF once more
– In June 2000, Jean Pierre Lafitte began a short stint with ECW
– On August 14, 2000, Ouellet was awarded the WCW Hardcore Title by incumbent champion Lance Storm, but would lose the title to Norman Smiley later that night
– Ouellet wrestled several times in the early days of NWA-TNA as the masked ‘X’
– On January 17, 2004, Ouellet defeated The Arsenal to win the IWS Heavyweight Title
– On February 28, Ouellet defeated eXceSs 69 to retain the IWS Heavyweight Title
– On March 27, Ouellet defeated Kevin Steen to retain the IWS Heavyweight Title
– On August 22, Ouellet & Wild Dangerous Dan defeated Tray Hugh Mongus & Thunder to win the CPW Tag Team Titles
– On November 6, Ouellet & Dan defeated Mongus & Thunder to retain the CPW Tag Team Titles
– On April 16, 2005, Ouellet defeated Ricky Banderas to win the IWA Puerto Rico Intercontinental Title
– On September 29, 2009, Ouellet & Al Snow defeated La Resistance (Robert Conway & Sylvain Grenier) to win the TOW Tag Team Titles
– In February 2011, Ouellet announced his retirement from wrestling
– In May 2016, Ouellet returned to action, defeating Jake Matthews at an MWF event in Quebec
– On November 5, Ouellet defeated Hannibal to win the GNW Canadian Title
– On November 11, Ouellet defeated Jay P Starr to win the XZW Ironman Title
– On December 16, Ouellet defeated The Kickmaster to retain the XZW Ironman Title
– In 2018, Ouellet began experimenting with a Frankenstein-inspired character named PCO
– On January 20, 2018, Ouellet defeated Prince Stevenson to retain the XZW Ironman Title
– On February 17, Ouellet defeated Darkko to retain the XZW Ironman Title
– On February 24, PCO defeated Kobra to win the JCW Heavyweight Title
– On March 17, Ouellet defeated Bonesetter to retain the XZW Ironman Title
– On April 28, PCO defeated DGenerate to retain the JCW Heavyweight Title
– On May 12, Ouellet defeated Jeremy Prophet & Ad Hutchinson to retain the GNW Canadian Title
– By the summer of 2018, Ouellet was competing full time as PCO
– On June 16, PCO defeated Markus Blade to retain the JCW Heavyweight Title
– On September 8, PCO defeated Nate Webb, Tony Deppen & Gringo Loco to win the GCW Extreme Title
– On September 21, PCO defeated Jimmy Lloyd to retain the GCW Extreme Title
– On December 1, it was announced that PCO had signed with Ring Of Honor and joined Marty Scurll’s Villain Enterprises stable
– On December 29, PCO defeated Masato Tanaka to retain the GCW Extreme Title
– At ROH’s 17th Anniversary Show, Villain Enterprises (PCO & Brody King) defeated The Briscoes (Mark & Jay) in a Street Fight to win the ROH Tag Team Titles
– On the following episode of ROH Wrestling, Villain Enterprises (PCO, King & Marty Scurll) defeated The Kingdom (Matt Taven, Vinny Marseglia & TK O’Ryan) to win the ROH Six-Man Tag Team Titles
– On April 13, Villain Enterprises defeated Jeff Cobb, Jay Lethal & Rush to retain the ROH Six-Man Tag Team Titles
– The next day, Villain Enterprises defeated The Kingdom (Matt Taven, Vinny Marseglia & TK O’Ryan) to retain the ROH Six-Man Tag Team Titles
– At the 2019 NWA Crockett Cup event, Villain Enterprises (PCO & Brody King) defeated Tom Latimer & Royce Isaacs in the final of the eponymous tournament to win the NWA Tag Team Titles
– At War Of The Worlds 2019, Villain Enterprises (PCO, King & Marty Scurll) defeated Satoshi Kojima, Yuji Nagata & Jeff Cobb to retain the ROH Six-Man Tag Team Titles
– At Best In The World 2019, Villain Enterprises defeated Lifeblood (Mark Haskins, Tracy Williams & PJ Black) to retain the ROH Six-Man Tag Team Titles
– At Death Before Dishonor 2019, PCO defeated Kenny King in a No-DQ Match
– On the following episode of ROH Wrestling, Villain Enterprises (PCO, Brody King & Marty Scurll) defeated The Briscoes (Mark & Jay) & Dragon Lee to retain the ROH Six-Man Tag Team Titles
– On November 2, Villain Enterprises defeated Colt Cabana, Jeff Cobb & Cheeseburger to retain the ROH Six-Man Tag Team Titles
– At Final Battle 2019, PCO defeated Rush to win the ROH World Title
– On January 11, 2020, PCO defeated Rush to retain the ROH World Title
– At Bound By Honor 2020, PCO defeated Dragon Lee to retain the ROH World Title
– On November 13, 2021, PCO defeated Dick Durning & Channing Decker to win the vacant NPW Heavyweight Title
– On December 31, PCO defeated Matt Tremont to retain the GCW Extreme Title
– In early 2022, PCO joined Impact Wrestling as part of the ‘Honor No More’ ROH invasion
– At No Surrender 2022, Honor No More (PCO, Mike Bennett, Matt Taven, Kenny King & Vincent) defeated Rich Swann, Willie Mack, Chris Sabin, Steve Maclin & Rhino
– On May 1, PCO defeated Kobe Durst, Joshua Bishop & Levi Everett to win the vacant BLP Heavyweight Title
– On June 4, PCO defeated Xavier Walker to retain the BLP Heavyweight Title
– At Emergence 2022, Honor No More (PCO, Eddie Edwards, Mike Bennett, Matt Taven & Vincent) defeated Bullet Club (Karl Anderson, Doc Gallows, Ace Austin, Chris Bey & Hikuleo)

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