Steve Williams - Pro Wrestler Profile

On this page, you find the full wrestling profile of Steve Williams, 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.

Steven Franklin Williams was born in Lakewood, Colorado on May 14, 1960.

He died on December 29, 2009 at the age of 49.

Steve Williams was inducted in the WWE Hall of Fame in 2020 as part of the Legacy wing.

Profile Info

  • Gender Male
  • Real Name Steven Franklin Williams
  • Ring Names
    • Steve Williams ( May 26, 1982 - June 1, 2009)
  • Born May 14, 1960
  • Died December 29, 2009 (aged 49)
  • Nationality Nationality: United StatesUnited States
  • Birth Place Lakewood, Colorado
  • Billed From
    • Norman, Oklahoma
  • Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
  • Weight
    • 285 lbs (129 kg)
  • Nicknames Dr. Death

Career History

  • Roles
    • Wrestler ( August 27, 2005 - June 1, 2009)
    • Coach ( March 12, 2006 - August 30, 2006)
    • Wrestler ( May 26, 1982 - July 22, 2004)
  • Promotions / Brands
    Promotionfromto
    Promotion INDY August 27, 2005 June 1, 2009
    Promotion Ohio Valley WrestlingOVW March 12, 2006 August 30, 2006
    Promotion INDY May 9, 2003 July 22, 2004
    Promotion All Japan Pro WrestlingAJPW January 2, 2000 January 13, 2003
    Promotion World Championship WrestlingWCW November 29, 1999 December 19, 1999
    Promotion World Wrestling EntertainmentWWF July 14, 1998 March 30, 1999
    Promotion All Japan Pro WrestlingAJPW February 21, 1990 June 12, 1998
    Promotion Extreme Championship WrestlingECW August 3, 1996 March 14, 1997
    Promotion World Championship WrestlingWCW May 11, 1992 December 28, 1992
    Promotion New Japan Pro WrestlingNJPWBrand Heavyweight July 4, 1986 December 13, 1990
    Promotion National Wrestling AllianceNWA January 14, 1983 February 6, 1990
    Promotion World Championship WrestlingWCW November 21, 1988 February 6, 1990
    Promotion Jim Crockett PromotionsJCP July 2, 1987 November 20, 1988
    Promotion World Class Championship WrestlingWCCW March 11, 1985 December 25, 1985
  • Face / Heel Turns
    Alignmentfromto
    Face May 30, 1989 June 1, 2009
    Heel November 9, 1988 May 29, 1989
    Face May 26, 1982 November 8, 1988
  • Images History
    Feb 2000
    Feb 2000
    Jul 1998
    Jul 1998
    Aug 1996
    Aug 1996
    Nov 1988
    Nov 1988
    Nov 1984
    Nov 1984
    May 1982
    May 1982

  • Finishers
    • Oklahoma Stampede ( May 26, 1982 - June 1, 2009)
    • Doctor Bomb - Gutwrench Powerbomb ( May 26, 1982 - June 1, 2009)
    • Backdrop Driver - High-angle Belly to Back Suplex ( May 26, 1982 - June 1, 2009)
  • Theme Songs
    • Theme Song "I Love It Loud" by KISS - Single ( January 2, 2000 - January 13, 2003)
    • Theme Song "Boomer Sooner" by Arthur M. Alden - Single ( November 29, 1999 - December 29, 1999)
    • Theme Song "I Love It Loud" by KISS - Single ( February 21, 1990 - June 12, 1998)
    • Theme Song "Decibel" - Single ( May 11, 1992 - December 28, 1992)
    • Theme Song "Born in the USA" by Bruce Springsteen - Single ( July 4, 1986 - December 13, 1990)
    • Theme Song "Bad to the Bone" by George Thorogood - Single ( May 26, 1982 - December 6, 1987)

Titles & Accomplishments

  • Halls of Fame
    • WWE Hall of Fame - Year 2020, Legacy
  • World Championship Wrestling & National Wrestling Alliance

    Misc. Championships

  • All Japan Pro Wrestling

    • 1 Triple Crown Heavyweight Championship
    • 8 AJPW Unified World Tag Team Championship (5 with Terry Gordy, 1 with Gary Albright, 1 with Vader, 1 with Johnny Ace)

    Asylum Championship Wrestling

    • 1 ACW Heavyweight Championship

    International Wrestling Association of Japan

    • 1 IWA World Tag Team Championship (with Ryo Miyake)

    NWA Mid-Atlantic Championship Wrestling

    • 1 NWA Mid-Atlantic Heavyweight Championship

    Mid-South Wrestling Association / Universal Wrestling Federation

    • 2 Mid-South Tag Team Championship (with Ted DiBiase)
    • 1 UWF World Heavyweight Championship
    • 1 UWF World Tag Team Championship (with Ted DiBiase)

    Universal Wrestling Federation (Herb Abrams)

    • 1 UWF World Heavyweight Championship
    • 1 UWF SportsChannel Television Championship
  • Other Accomplishments
    • George Tragos/Lou Thesz Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame induction (class of 2007)
    • AJPW World's Strongest Tag Determination League Winner (1990, 1991 - with Terry Gordy; 2000 - with Mike Rotundo)
    • AJPW January 2 Korakuen Hall Heavyweight Battle Royal Winner (1995, 2000)
    • NWA World Tag Team Championship Tournament Winner (1992 – with Terry Gordy)
    • IWA World Tag Team Title Tournament Winner (2003 – with Ryo Miyake)
    • UWF SportsChannel Television Title Tournament Winner (1991)
    • Cauliflower Alley Club's Lou Thesz Award (2008)
    • PWI Most Improved Wrestler of the Year (1985)
    • PWI Tag Team of the Year (1992 - with Terry Gordy)
    • 8° in the PWI 500 (1991)
    • WON Match of the Year (1996 - with Johnny Ace vs. Mitsuharu Misawa & Jun Akiyama on 06/07 in Tokyo, Japan)
    • WON Tag Team of the Year (1992 - with Terry Gordy)
    • WON Strongest Wrestler (1987–1990)
    • WON Most Improved (1985)
    • WON Rookie of the Year (1982)
    • Wrestling Observer Newsletter Hall of Fame induction (class of 2011)

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