Rocco Rock - Pro Wrestler Profile

On this page, you find the full wrestling profile of Rocco Rock, 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.

Theodore James Petty was born in Woodbridge Township, New Jersey on September 1, 1953.

He died on September 21, 2002 at the age of 49.

Rocco Rock was inducted in the Hardcore Hall of Fame in 2002.

Profile Info

  • Gender Male
  • Real Name Theodore James Petty
  • Ring Names
    • Rocco Rock ( September 18, 1993 - September 21, 2002)
    • Cheetah Kid ( December 17, 1990 - September 15, 1994)
    • The Executioner ( January 19, 1993 - January 25, 1993)
    • Colonel DeKlerk ( November 20, 1990 - December 16, 1990)
    • Mario Savoldi ( September 28, 1990 - November 19, 1990)
    • Cheetah Kid ( January 1, 1978 - September 27, 1990)
  • Born September 1, 1953
  • Died September 21, 2002 (aged 49)
  • Nationality Nationality: United StatesUnited States
  • Birth Place Woodbridge Township, New Jersey
  • Billed From
    • Compton, California
  • Height 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
  • Weight
    • 250 lbs (113 kg)
  • Nicknames Flyboy

Career History

  • Roles
    • Wrestler ( January 1, 1978 - September 21, 2002)
  • Companies / Promotions
    Promotionfromto
    Promotion National Wrestling AllianceNWA March 27, 1998 April 15, 2000
    Promotion World Championship WrestlingWCW July 11, 1999 August 19, 1999
    Promotion World Wrestling EntertainmentWWF February 16, 1999 March 30, 1999
    Promotion World Championship WrestlingWCW January 15, 1996 August 16, 1998
    Promotion Extreme Championship WrestlingECW September 18, 1993 January 5, 1996
    Promotion World Championship WrestlingWCW June 1, 1990 December 16, 1990
    Promotion New Japan Pro WrestlingNJPWBrand Junior Heavyweight March 2, 1990 March 23, 1990
    Promotion American Wrestling AssociationAWA January 1, 1985 June 25, 1988
  • Face / Heel Turns
    Alignmentfromto
    Heel January 1, 1978 September 21, 2002
  • Images
    Jan 1978
    Jan 1978

  • Finishers
    • Powerbomb ( September 18, 1993 - September 21, 2002)
    • Somersault Senton ( January 1, 1978 - September 21, 2002)
    • Drive-By - with Rocco Rock - Assisted Somersault Senton ( September 18, 1993 - September 21, 2002)
  • Theme Songs
    • Theme Song ''We Like To Party'' by Jimmy Hart & JJ Maguire - with Johnny Grunge - Team ( January 8, 1996 - August 16, 1998)
    • Theme Song "Here Comes the Hotstepper" by Ini Kamoze - with Johnny Grunge - Team ( September 18, 1993 - January 5, 1996)
    • Theme Song "Chain Lightning" by Rush - Single ( March 2, 1990 - March 23, 1990)

Titles & Accomplishments

  • Halls of Fame
    • Hardcore Hall of Fame - Year 2002, Individual
  • Titles Won

    Eastern Championship Wrestling / Extreme Championship Wrestling

    • 4 ECW World Tag Team Championship (with Johnny Grunge)

    World Championship Wrestling

    • 1 WCW World Tag Team Championship (with Johnny Grunge)

    National Wrestling Alliance

    • 1 NWA World Tag Team Championship (with Johnny Grunge)

    i-Generation Superstars of Wrestling

    • 2 i-Generation Tag Team Championship (with Johnny Grunge)

    Independent Wrestling Association Mid-South

    • 1 IWA Mid-South Heavyweight Championship

    Insanity Pro Wrestling

    • 1 IPW Tag Team Championship (with Johnny Grunge)

    Main Event Championship Wrestling

    • 1 MECW Tag Team Championship (with Johnny Grunge)

    Maryland Championship Wrestling

    • 1 MCW Tag Team Championship (with Johnny Grunge)

    NWA New Jersey

    • 1 NWA United States Tag Team Championship (with Johnny Grunge)

    New-Wave Championship Wrestling

    • 1 NWCW Tag Team Championship (with Johnny Grunge)

    Superstars of Wrestling

    • 2 SOW Tag Team Championship (with Johnny Grunge)

    Turnbuckle Championship Wrestling

    • 1 TCW Tag Team Championship (with Johnny Grunge)

    Tri-State Wrestling Alliance

    • 1 TWA Brass Knuckles Championship

    Universal Wrestling Alliance

    • 2 UWA Heavyweight Championship
    • 1 UWA World Tag Team Championship (with Johnny Grunge)

    Universal Wrestling Association

    • 1 UWA Light Heavyweight Championship

    Other Titles

    • 1 WCCA Junior Heavyweight Championship
    • 1 WWWC Junior Heavyweight Championship
  • Other Accomplishments
    • New England Pro Wrestling Hall of Fame induction (class of 2010)
    • Cauliflower Alley Club's Other honoree (1995)

Relations

  • Tag Teams & Stables
    • The Public Enemy / South Philly Posse - Johnny Grunge ( September 18, 1993 - September 21, 2002)

Rocco Rock Game Appearances

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