Chris Candido - Pro Wrestler Profile

On this page, you find the full wrestling profile of Chris Candido, with his Career History, real name, age, height and weight, the Promotions he worked for, all the Face/Heel turns, the Championship Titles he won, his Finishers, Theme Songs, Tag Teams and Stables, his appearance changes through the years, and more.

Christopher Barrett Candito was born in Edison, New Jersey on March 21, 1972.

He died on April 28, 2005 at the age of 33.

Chris Candido was inducted in the Hardcore Hall of Fame in 2009.

Profile Info

  • Gender Male
  • Real Name Christopher Barrett Candito
  • Ring Names
    • Chris Candido ( September 22, 1996 - April 28, 2005)
    • Skip ( May 16, 1995 - September 23, 1996)
    • Chris Candido ( May 27, 1991 - May 15, 1995)
    • Underdog ( June 28, 1993 - July 23, 1993)
    • Sir Chris Candido ( April 2, 1993 - May 15, 1993)
    • Avenger ( March 20, 1993 - April 19, 1993)
    • Chris Candito ( January 11, 1992 - November 28, 1992)
    • Blonde Bomber ( March 21, 1986 - February 11, 1992)
  • Born March 21, 1972
  • Died April 28, 2005 (aged 33)
  • Nationality Nationality: United StatesUnited States
  • Birth Place Edison, New Jersey
  • Billed From
    • Spring Lake, New Jersey
  • Height 5 ft 8 in (173 cm)
  • Weight
    • 225 lbs (102 kg)
  • Nicknames Hard Knox; Mr. Charisma; The Suicide Blond; No Gimmicks Needed

Career History

  • Roles
    • Wrestler ( March 21, 1986 - April 28, 2005)
  • Companies / Promotions
    Promotionfromto
    Promotion TNA / Impact WrestlingTNA January 4, 2005 April 28, 2005
    Promotion INDY May 27, 1991 April 15, 2005
    Promotion New Japan Pro WrestlingNJPWBrand Heavyweight May 18, 2001 June 16, 2002
    Promotion National Wrestling AllianceNWA December 27, 2000 March 16, 2001
    Promotion World Championship WrestlingWCW March 16, 2000 June 21, 2000
    Promotion Extreme Championship WrestlingECW October 26, 1996 December 10, 1999
    Promotion World Wrestling EntertainmentWWF May 16, 1995 September 23, 1996
    Promotion Smoky Mountain WrestlingSMW March 18, 1993 February 26, 1995
    Promotion National Wrestling AllianceNWA July 10, 1993 November 19, 1994
    Promotion All Japan Pro WrestlingAJPW September 30, 1994 October 22, 1994
    Promotion Extreme Championship WrestlingECW April 2, 1993 May 15, 1993
  • Face / Heel Turns
    Alignmentfromto
    Heel October 26, 1996 April 28, 2005
    Face May 19, 1996 October 25, 1996
    Heel March 21, 1986 May 18, 1996
  • Images
    Oct 1996
    Oct 1996
    Mar 1986
    Mar 1986

  • Finishers
    • Blonde Bombshell - Top Rope Powerbomb ( January 11, 1992 - April 28, 2005)
    • Suicide Blonde - Diving Headbutt ( January 11, 1992 - April 28, 2005)
    • New Jersey Jam - Diving Leg Drop ( March 21, 1986 - April 28, 2005)
  • Theme Songs
    • Theme Song "Born & Raised" by Dale Oliver - Single ( February 25, 2005 - April 28, 2005)
    • Theme Song “Back In Black” by AC/DC - Single ( October 26, 1996 - April 15, 2005)
    • Theme Song "Smack" by Dale Oliver - Single ( January 4, 2005 - February 24, 2005)
    • Theme Song "Rock Box" by Ross Hardy & Brian White - Single ( April 16, 2000 - June 21, 2000)
    • Theme Song "Chris Candido Theme" by Jimmy Hart & Howard Helm - Single ( March 16, 2000 - April 15, 2000)
    • Theme Song "Body Donna" by Jim Johnston - with The BodyDonnas - Team ( May 16, 1995 - September 23, 1996)
    • Theme Song "Get the Funk Out" by Extreme - Single ( November 19, 1994 - February 26, 1995)
    • Theme Song "Suicide Blonde" by INXS - Single ( March 18, 1993 - November 18, 1994)

Titles & Accomplishments

  • Halls of Fame
    • Hardcore Hall of Fame - Year 2009, Individual
  • Titles Won

    World Wrestling Federation

    • 1 WWF World Tag Team Championship (with Zip)

    World Championship Wrestling

    • 1 WCW World Cruiserweight Championship

    Extreme Championship Wrestling

    • 3 ECW World Tag Team Championship (2 with Johnny Hotbody & Chris Michaels - Freebird rule; 1 with Lance Storm (

    National Wrestling Alliance

    • 1 NWA World Heavyweight Championship

    California Creative Wrestling

    • 1 CCW Heavyweight Championship

    Independent Superstars of Professional Wrestling

    • 1 ISPW Heavyweight Championship

    Jersey Championship Wrestling

    • 1 JCW Television Championship

    Legacy Wrestling Enterprises

    • 1 LWE World Heavyweight Championship

    Mid-American Wrestling

    • 1 MAW Heavyweight Championship

    NWA Midwest

    • 1 NWA Midwest Heavyweight Championship

    NWA New Jersey

    • 1 NWA New Jersey Heavyweight Championship

    Pennsylvania Championship Wrestling

    • 1 PCW United States Heavyweight Championship

    Smoky Mountain Wrestling

    • 2 SMW Beat the Champ Television Championship
    • 2 SMW Tag Team Championship (with Brian Lee)
    • 3 SMW United States Junior Heavyweight Championship

    United States Extreme Wrestling

    • 3 USEW United States Heavyweight Championship

    USA Pro Wrestling

    • 1 USA Pro United States Championship

    World Wrestling Association

    • 2 WWA Junior Heavyweight Championship
    • 1 WWA Tag Team Championship (with Chris Evans)

    World Wrestling Council

    • 1 WWC World Television Championship

    Xtreme Pro Wrestling

    • 1 XPW World Heavyweight Championship
  • Other Accomplishments
    • WWF World Tag Team Title Tournament Winner (1996 - with Zip)
    • NWA World Championship Tournament Winner (1994)
    • PWI Most Inspirational Wrestler of the Year (2005)
    • WON Most Underrated (1995)

Relations

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