Jimmy Garvin - Pro Wrestler Profile

On this page, you find the full wrestling profile of Jimmy Garvin, 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.

James Williams was born in Tampa, Florida on September 25, 1952, and he is currently 71 years old.

Jimmy Garvin was inducted in the WWE Hall of Fame in 2016 as part of the Groups wing (as a member of The Fabulous Freebirds).

Profile Info

  • Gender Male
  • Real Name James Williams
  • Ring Names
    • Jimmy Garvin ( September 23, 1973 - February 10, 1996)
    • Jim Garvin ( January 27, 1972 - September 23, 1994)
    • Beau James ( November 1, 1968 - January 26, 1972)
  • Born September 25, 1952 (age 71)
  • Nationality Nationality: United StatesUnited States
  • Birth Place Tampa, Florida
  • Billed From
    • Badstreet U.S.A.
  • Height 5 ft 10 in (178 cm)
  • Weight
    • 235 lbs (107 kg)
  • Nicknames Gorgeous; Jam

Career History

  • Roles
    • Part Time Wrestler ( August 9, 1999 - August 2, 2000)
    • Wrestler ( November 1, 1968 - February 10, 1996)
  • Promotions / Brands
    Promotionfromto
    Promotion World Championship WrestlingWCW June 14, 1989 September 1, 1992
    Promotion Jim Crockett PromotionsJCP March 1, 1986 August 27, 1988
    Promotion National Wrestling AllianceNWA January 27, 1972 August 27, 1988
    Promotion American Wrestling AssociationAWA October 17, 1984 April 20, 1986
    Promotion All Japan Pro WrestlingAJPW August 23, 1984 September 12, 1984
    Promotion World Class Championship WrestlingWCCW February 18, 1983 July 23, 1984
    Promotion New Japan Pro WrestlingNJPW October 10, 1980 November 6, 1980
    Promotion Jim Crockett PromotionsJCP October 24, 1977 June 3, 1978
    Promotion Continental Wrestling AssociationCWA May 1, 1977 October 10, 1977
  • Face / Heel Turns
    Alignmentfromto
    Heel June 14, 1989 February 10, 1996
    Face February 21, 1987 June 13, 1989
    Heel February 18, 1983 July 16, 1987
    Face November 1, 1968 February 17, 1983
  • Images History
    Jun 1989
    Jun 1989
    Oct 1984
    Oct 1984
    Aug 1982
    Aug 1982
    May 1977
    May 1977
    Jan 1970
    Jan 1970

  • Finishers
    • Bombs Away - Brainbuster ( November 1, 1968 - August 2, 2000)
    • 911 - Stunner ( November 1, 1968 - February 10, 1996)
    • DDT ( November 1, 1968 - February 10, 1996)
  • Theme Songs
    • Theme Song "Sharp Dressed Man" by ZZ Top - Single ( February 18, 1983 - February 10, 1996)
    • Theme Song "Badstreet USA" by Michael Hayes & The Backstreet Band - with The Fabulous Freebirds - Team ( June 14, 1989 - September 3, 1994)
    • Theme Song "Gigolo" by Ernie Watts - Single ( August 23, 1984 - September 12, 1984)

Titles & Accomplishments

  • Halls of Fame
    • WWE Hall of Fame - Year 2016, Groups , The Fabulous Freebirds
  • World Championship Wrestling & National Wrestling Alliance

  • American Wrestling Association

    • 1 AWA World Tag Team Championship (with Steve Regal)

    Championship Wrestling from Florida

    • 2 NWA Florida Heavyweight Championship
    • 1 NWA Florida Bahamian Championship
    • 1 NWA Florida Global Tag Team Championship (with Big John Studd)
    • 2 NWA Florida Tag Team Championship (1 with Steve Keirn, 1 with Jack Brisco)
    • 2 NWA Southern Heavyweight Championship (Florida version)
    • 2 NWA United States Tag Team Championship (Florida version) (with Killer Kox)

    Continental Wrestling Association

    • 1 AWA Southern Tag Team Championship (with Bob Ellis)

    Global Wrestling Federation

    • 1 GWF Tag Team Championship (with Terry Gordy)

    NWA Tri-State - Mid-South Wrestling Association

    • 1 Mid-South Louisiana Heavyweight Championship
    • 1 NWA United States Tag Team Championship (Tri-State version) (with Herb Calvert)

    World Class Championship Wrestling

    • 4 NWA American Heavyweight Championship
    • 2 NWA Texas Heavyweight Championship
    • 1 WCCW Television Championship

Relations

  • Tag Teams & Stables
    • The Fabulous Freebirds - Michael Hayes, Terry Gordy, Brad Armstrong ( June 14, 1989 - September 3, 1994)
    • The Fabulous Freebirds / The Screaming Eagles - Michael Hayes ( February 13, 1990 - August 14, 1992)
    • Jimmy & Ronnie Garvin - Ronnie Garvin ( March 4, 1987 - July 10, 1988)
    • Jimmy Garvin & Steve Regal - Steve Regal ( October 18, 1984 - June 10, 1986)
    • Terry Gordy & Jimmy Garvin - Terry Gordy ( August 15, 1983 - June 29, 1984)
    • Jack Brisco & Jim Garvin - Jack Brisco ( January 29, 1980 - December 10, 1981)
    • Jim Garvin & Steve Keirn - Steve Keirn / Skinner ( October 3, 1978 - November 3, 1980)
    • Jim Garvin & Killer Karl Kox - Killer Karl Kox ( December 5, 1978 - March 15, 1979)
  • Managers Diamond Dallas PageDiamond Dallas Page
  • Family

Jimmy Garvin Games Appearances (2)

WWE Main Series (2/24)

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