Rocky Johnson - Pro Wrestler Profile

On this page, you find the full wrestling profile of Rocky Johnson, 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.

Rocky Johnson (born Wayde Douglas Bowles) was born in Amherst, Nova Scotia, Canada on August 24, 1944.

He died on January 15, 2020 at the age of 75.

Rocky Johnson was inducted in the WWE Hall of Fame in 2008.

Profile Info

  • Gender Male
  • Real Name Rocky Johnson (born Wayde Douglas Bowles)
  • Ring Names
    • Rocky Johnson ( January 1, 1964 - January 1, 1991)
    • Sweet Ebony Diamond ( May 21, 1980 - October 20, 1981)
  • Born August 24, 1944
  • Died January 15, 2020 (aged 75)
  • Nationality Nationality: CanadaCanada
  • Birth Place Amherst, Nova Scotia, Canada
  • Billed From
    • Washington, D.C.
    • Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Height 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
  • Weight
    • 260 lbs (118 kg)
  • Nicknames Soulman

Career History

  • Roles
    • Wrestler ( January 1, 1964 - January 1, 1991)
  • Companies / Promotions
    Promotionfromto
    Promotion National Wrestling AllianceNWA October 3, 1984 June 28, 1986
    Promotion World Wrestling EntertainmentWWF October 5, 1982 June 8, 1985
    Promotion National Wrestling AllianceNWA May 14, 1966 August 4, 1982
    Promotion World Wrestling EntertainmentWWWF February 20, 1969 June 2, 1969
  • Face / Heel Turns
    Alignmentfromto
    Face January 1, 1964 January 1, 1991
  • Images
    Jan 1964
    Jan 1964

  • Finishers
    • Johnson Shuffle - Three Left-handed Jabs followed by a Right-handed Knockout Punch ( January 1, 1964 - January 1, 1991)
    • Dropkick ( January 1, 1964 - January 1, 1991)
    • Boston Crab ( January 1, 1964 - January 1, 1991)

Titles & Accomplishments

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

    World Wrestling Federation

    • 1 WWF Tag Team Championship (with Tony Atlas)

    Big Time Wrestling

    • 4 NWA World Tag Team Championship (with Ben Justice)

    Championship Wrestling from Florida

    • 6 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

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

    International Championship Wrestling Alliance

    • 1 ICWA Tag Team Championship (with Crash the Terminator)

    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 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
    • St. Louis Wrestling Hall of Fame induction (class of 2008)

Relations

  • Tag Teams & Stables
    • The Soul Patrol - Tony Atlas ( August 23, 1983 - November 23, 1984)
    • Pedro Morales & Rocky Johnson - Pedro Morales ( September 6, 1977 - February 23, 1978)
    • Pat Patterson & Rocky Johnson - Pat Patterson ( July 24, 1972 - September 24, 1974)
    • Peter Maivia & Rocky Johnson - Peter Maivia ( January 21, 1971 - September 11, 1974)
    • Rocky Johnson & Pepper Gomez - Pepper Gomez ( July 7, 1971 - April 28, 1973)
  • Family

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