Johnny Valiant

Profile Info

Gender Male
Real Name John L. Sullivan (born Thomas Sullivan)
Ring Names
  • Johnny Valiant
  • Johnny V
  • John L. Sullivan
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight
  • 245 lbs (111 kg)
Born November 25, 1946
Died April 4, 2018 (aged 71)
Birth Place Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Billed From
  • New York City, New York
Nicknames Luscious

Career History

Roles
  • Wrestler ( May 17, 1984 - November 18, 1989 )
  • Manager ( November 16, 1981 - November 26, 1987 )
  • Wrestler ( August 25, 1967 - November 15, 1981 )
Companies / Promotions
Promotionfromto
Promotion American Wrestling Association AWA March 4, 1989 November 18, 1989
Promotion World Wrestling Entertainment WWE May 17, 1984 March 13, 1988
Promotion American Wrestling Association AWA May 23, 1981 November 15, 1981
Promotion National Wrestling Alliance NWA August 25, 1967 October 2, 1981
Promotion World Wrestling Entertainment WWE August 18, 1978 July 10, 1981
Promotion All Japan Pro WrestlingAJPW February 4, 1980 March 5, 1980
Promotion American Wrestling Association AWA December 14, 1973 November 25, 1978
Promotion World Wrestling Entertainment WWE May 8, 1974 August 9, 1975
Promotion New Japan Pro Wrestling NJPW July 6, 1973 August 16, 1973
Promotion World Wrestling Entertainment WWE October 5, 1968 November 21, 1970
Face / Heel Turns
Alignmentfromto
Heel
Images
Oct 1968
Oct 1968

Titles & Accomplishments

Hall of Fame
  • WWE Hall of Fame - Year 1996 , Groups , as a member of the Valiant Brothers
Titles Won

World Wide Wrestling Federation

  • 2 WWWF World Tag Team Championship (1 with Jimmy Valiant, 1 with Jerry Valiant)

Big Time Wrestling (San Francisco)

  • 1 NWA World Tag Team Championship (San Francisco version) (with Jimmy Valiant)

Championship Wrestling from Florida

  • 1 NWA Florida Tag Team Championship (with Jimmy Valiant)
  • 1 NWA United States Tag Team Championship (Florida version) (with Jimmy Valiant)

Georgia Championship Wrestling

  • 1 NWA Georgia Tag Team Championship (with Jimmy Valiant)

World Wrestling Association

  • 1 WWA World Heavyweight Championship
  • 4 WWA World Tag Team Championship (with Jimmy Valiant)

Other Accomplishments
  • WWF Hall of Fame induction (class of 1996 - with Jimmy Valiant)
  • PWI Tag Team of the Year (1974 - with Jimmy Valiant)

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