Haystacks Calhoun - Pro Wrestler Profile

On this page, you find the full wrestling profile of Haystacks Calhoun, 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.

William Dee Calhoun was born in McKinney, Texas on August 3, 1934.

He died on December 7, 1989 at the age of 55.

Haystacks Calhoun was inducted in the WWE Hall of Fame in 2017 as part of the Legacy wing.

Profile Info

  • Gender Male
  • Real Name William Dee Calhoun
  • Ring Names
    • Haystacks Calhoun ( January 7, 1958 - May 3, 1980)
    • Country Boy Calhoun ( September 17, 1957 - June 25, 1959)
  • Born August 3, 1934
  • Died December 7, 1989 (aged 55)
  • Nationality Nationality: United StatesUnited States
  • Birth Place McKinney, Texas
  • Billed From
    • Morgan's Corner, Arkansas
  • Height 6 ft 4 in (193 cm)
  • Weight
    • 601 lbs (273 kg)

Career History

  • Roles
    • Wrestler ( December 13, 1956 - May 3, 1980)
  • Promotions / Brands
    Promotionfromto
    Promotion National Wrestling AllianceNWA December 13, 1956 May 3, 1980
    Promotion World Wrestling EntertainmentWWWF March 31, 1973 July 2, 1979
    Promotion New Japan Pro WrestlingNJPWBrand Heavyweight June 23, 1978 July 27, 1978
    Promotion Jim Crockett PromotionsJCP June 19, 1972 December 13, 1976
    Promotion American Wrestling AssociationAWA March 20, 1971 May 15, 1971
    Promotion World Wrestling EntertainmentWWWF July 27, 1968 August 26, 1969
    Promotion Jim Crockett PromotionsJCP January 19, 1959 March 5, 1968
    Promotion World Wrestling EntertainmentWWWF October 10, 1964 July 24, 1965
    Promotion Stampede WrestlingSTAMPEDE October 1, 1963 October 15, 1963
    Promotion American Wrestling AssociationAWA February 22, 1963 August 31, 1963
  • Face / Heel Turns
    Alignmentfromto
    Face December 13, 1956 May 3, 1980
  • Images History
    Dec 1956
    Dec 1956

  • Finishers
    • Big Splash ( December 13, 1956 - May 3, 1980)

Titles & Accomplishments

  • Halls of Fame
    • WWE Hall of Fame - Year 2017, Legacy
  • World Wrestling Entertainment

  • Big Time Wrestling

    • 1 BTW World Tag Team Championship (with Sweet Daddy Siki)

    Championship Wrestling From Florida

    • 1 NWA Florida Tag Team Championship (with Kevin Sullivan)

    Mid Atlantic Championship Wrestling

    • 1 NWA Southern Tag Team Championship (with Amazing Zuma)

    NWA: All-Star Wrestling

    • 2 NWA Canadian Tag Team Championship (Vancouver version) (with Don Leo Jonathan)

    NWA Tri-State

    • 1 NWA United States Tag Team Championship (Tri-State version) (with Jack Brisco)

    Worldwide Wrestling Associates

    • 1 WWA International Television Tag Team Championship (with Abe Jacobs)

Relations

  • Tag Teams & Stables
    • Haystacks Calhoun & Victor Rivera - Victor Rivera ( May 16, 1975 - June 5, 1975)
    • Haystacks Calhoun & Johnny Weaver - Johnny Weaver ( April 9, 1974 - May 4, 1974)
    • Billy Watson & Haystacks Calhoun - Billy Watson ( October 19, 1969 - September 26, 1971)
    • Haystacks Calhoun & Victor Rivera - Victor Rivera ( October 6, 1968 - September 13, 1969)
    • Haystacks Calhoun & The Amazing Zuma ( November 23, 1967 - March 5, 1968)
    • Abe Jacobs & Haystacks Calhoun - Abe Jacobs ( May 24, 1962 - December 10, 1965)
    • Haystacks Calhoun & Johnny Weaver - Johnny Weaver ( March 30, 1964 - December 3, 1965)

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