Pro Wrestler Profile - Rocky Johnson

Profile Info

Gender Male
Real Name Rocky Johnson (born Wayde Douglas Bowles)
Ring Names
  • Rocky Johnson
  • The Rock Sweet Ebony
  • Diamond
  • Drew Glasteau
Height 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight
  • 260 lbs (118 kg)
Born August 24, 1944
Died January 15, 2020 (aged 75)
Birth Place Amherst, Nova Scotia, Canada
Billed From
  • Washington, D.C.
  • Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Nicknames Soulman

Career History

Roles
  • Wrestler ( January 1, 1964 - January 1, 1991)
Companies / Promotions
Promotionfromto
Promotion National Wrestling Alliance NWA October 3, 1984 June 28, 1986
Promotion World Wrestling Entertainment WWE October 5, 1982 June 8, 1985
Promotion National Wrestling Alliance NWA May 14, 1966 August 4, 1982
Promotion World Wrestling Entertainment WWE February 20, 1969 June 2, 1969
Face / Heel Turns
Alignmentfromto
Face
Images
May 1966
May 1966
Finishers
  • Johnson Shuffle - 3 Left-handed Jabs followed by a Right-handed Knockout Punch
  • Boston Crab

Titles & Accomplishments

Hall of Fame
  • WWE Hall of Fame - Year 2008, Individual
Titles Won

World Wrestling Federation

  • 1 WWF Tag Team Championship (with Tony Atlas)

Championship Wrestling from Florida

  • 2 NWA Florida Heavyweight Championship
  • 1 NWA Florida Tag Team Championship (with Pedro Morales)
  • 1 NWA Florida Television Championship
  • 1 NWA Brass Knuckles Championship (Florida version)

Continental Wrestling Association

  • 2 AWA Southern Tag Team Championship (1 with Jimmy Valiant, 1 with Soul Train Jones)

Georgia Championship Wrestling

  • 1 NWA Georgia Heavyweight Championship
  • 1 NWA Georgia Tag Team Championship (with Jerry Brisco)
  • 1 NWA Mawith Tag Team Championship (with Danny Little Bear)

Mid-Atlantic Championship Wrestling

  • 2 NWA Mid-Atlantic Television Championship

NWA All-Star Wrestling

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

NWA Big Time Wrestling

  • 2 NWA Texas Heavyweight Championship
  • 1 NWA Texas Tag Team Championship (with Jose Lothario)
  • 1 NWA Brass Knuckles Championship (Texas version)

NWA Detroit

  • 1 NWA World Tag Team Championship (Detroit version) (with Ben Justice)

NWA Hollywood Wrestling

  • 1 NWA Americas Heavyweight Championship
  • 1 NWA Americas Tag Team Championship (with Earl Maynard)
  • 2 NWA Beat the Champ Television Championship

NWA Mid-America / Continental Wrestling Association

  • 1 NWA Southern Heavyweight Championship (Memphis version)
  • 1 CWA/AWA International Tag Team Championship (with Bill Dundee)

NWA San Francisco

  • 1 NWA United States Heavyweight Championship (San Francisco version)
  • 4 NWA World Tag Team Championship (San Francisco version) (3 with Pat Patterson, 1 with Pepper Gomez)

NWA Polynesian Wrestling

  • 2 NWA Polynesian Pacific Tag Team Championship

Pacific Northwest Wrestling

  • 1 NWA Pacific Northwest Heavyweight Championship
  • 2 NWA Pacific Northwest Tag Team Championship (1 with Brett Sawyer, 1 with Iceman Parsons)
Other Accomplishments
  • WWE Hall of Fame induction (class of 2008)
  • St. Louis Wrestling Hall of Fame induction

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