Terry Taylor - Pro Wrestler Profile

On this page, you find the full wrestling profile of Terry Taylor, 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.

Paul Worden Taylor III was born in Greenville, South Carolina on March 12, 1955, and he is currently 69 years old.

He is currently a Coach, working for WWE.

Profile Info

  • Gender Male
  • Real Name Paul Worden Taylor III
  • Ring Names
    • Terry Taylor ( August 11, 1992 - Present)
    • The Taylor Made Man ( February 19, 1992 - August 10, 1992)
    • Terrence Taylor ( January 31, 1991 - February 18, 1992)
    • Terry Taylor ( June 17, 1990 - January 30, 1991)
    • The Red Rooster ( September 13, 1988 - June 16, 1990)
    • Terry Taylor ( October 27, 1979 - September 12, 1988)
  • Born March 12, 1955 (age 69)
  • Nationality Nationality: United StatesUnited States
  • Birth Place Greenville, South Carolina
  • Billed From
    • Vero Beach, Florida
  • Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
  • Weight
    • 225 lbs (102 kg)
  • Nicknames Scary; Terrific; The Computerized Man of the 1990s

Career History

  • Roles

    • Coach ( May 17, 2012 - Present)
    • Producer ( September 1, 2002 - May 20, 2011)
    • Part Time Wrestler ( September 24, 2003 - November 25, 2006)
    • Wrestler ( April 20, 1996 - August 31, 2002)
    • Host ( November 15, 1999 - March 26, 2001)
    • Commentator ( March 2, 1999 - October 11, 1999)
    • Interviewer ( October 1, 1998 - October 11, 1999)
    • Producer ( January 1, 1996 - September 23, 1998)
    • Commentator ( September 18, 1993 - November 4, 1994)
    • Wrestler ( October 27, 1979 - October 22, 1994)
  • Promotions / Brands

    Promotionfromto
    Promotion World Wrestling EntertainmentWWE May 17, 2012Present
    Promotion TNA / Impact WrestlingTNA October 1, 2003 May 20, 2011
    Promotion National Wrestling AllianceNWA December 30, 2003 January 3, 2004
    Promotion World Wrestling EntertainmentWWE September 1, 2002 July 14, 2003
    Promotion World Championship WrestlingWCW November 15, 1999 March 26, 2001
    Promotion World Wrestling EntertainmentWWF October 1, 1998 October 11, 1999
    Promotion World Championship WrestlingWCW January 1, 1996 September 23, 1998
    Promotion World Championship WrestlingWCW September 18, 1993 October 22, 1994
    Promotion World Wrestling EntertainmentWWF September 21, 1992 August 6, 1993
    Promotion Extreme Championship WrestlingECW September 30, 1992 October 3, 1992
    Promotion World Championship WrestlingWCW August 21, 1990 August 10, 1992
    Promotion All Japan Pro WrestlingAJPW July 7, 1990 July 27, 1990
    Promotion World Wrestling EntertainmentWWF July 10, 1988 June 16, 1990
    Promotion World Class Championship WrestlingWCCW February 12, 1988 July 4, 1988
    Promotion Jim Crockett PromotionsJCP May 24, 1987 January 1, 1988
    Promotion National Wrestling AllianceNWA October 27, 1979 January 1, 1988
    Promotion Continental Wrestling AssociationCWA December 28, 1984 February 9, 1986
    Promotion Jim Crockett PromotionsJCP May 21, 1981 December 14, 1985
    Promotion Continental Wrestling AssociationCWA July 19, 1982 January 9, 1984
  • Images History

    May 2012
    May 2012
    Sep 1993
    Sep 1993
    Jun 1990
    Jun 1990
    Sep 1988
    Sep 1988
    Jan 1984
    Jan 1984
    Oct 1979
    Oct 1979
  • Face / Heel Turns

    Alignmentfromto
    Face April 20, 1996 August 31, 2002
    Face September 18, 1993 October 22, 1994
    Heel January 30, 1991 September 17, 1993
    Face January 7, 1989 January 29, 1991
    Heel August 1, 1988 January 6, 1989
    Face October 27, 1979 July 31, 1988

  • Finishers

    • Cock of the Walk - Sharpshooter ( October 27, 1979 - November 25, 2006)
    • The Five-Arm - Flying Forearm Smash ( October 27, 1979 - November 25, 2006)
    • Sitout Gutwrench Powerbomb ( October 27, 1979 - August 31, 2002)
    • Rooster Wing - Elevated Belly to Back Hammerlock ( September 13, 1988 - June 16, 1990)
  • Theme Songs

    • Theme Song "We Deliver!" by Howard Pfeifer - with The York Foundation - Team ( January 31, 1991 - January 31, 1992)
    • Theme Song "Hard Rock Cafe" by Pierre Pinto & Alexis Vedere - Single ( August 21, 1990 - January 30, 1991)
    • Theme Song "Rooster" by Jim Johnston - Single ( September 13, 1988 - June 16, 1990)
    • Theme Song "Champ" by P. Greedus - Single ( February 12, 1988 - July 4, 1988)

Titles & Accomplishments

  • World Championship Wrestling & National Wrestling Alliance

  • Mid-Atlantic Championship Wrestling / World Championship Wrestling

    • 1 NWA World Junior Heavyweight Championship
    • 1 WCW United States Tag Team Championship (with Greg Valentine)
    • 1 WCW World Six-Man Tag Team Championship (with Richard Morton & Thomas Rich)

    Border City Wrestling

    • 1 BCW Can-Am Tag Team Championship (with Cyrus)

    Central States Wrestling

    • 1 NWA Central States Television Championship
    • 1 NWA Central States Tag Team Championship (with Bob Brown)

    Continental Wrestling Association

    • 3 AWA Southern Heavyweight Championship
    • 1 AWA Southern Tag Team Championship (with Steve Keirn)
    • 2 CWA International Heavyweight Championship
    • 1 NWA Mid-America Heavyweight Championship

    Georgia Championship Wrestling

    • 1 NWA National Heavyweight Championship
    • 1 NWA National Television Championship

    Mid-Atlantic Championship Wrestling

    • 1 NWA Mid-Atlantic Tag Team Championship (with Rick Steiner)

    Mid-South Wrestling Association / Universal Wrestling Federation

    • 1 Mid-South North American Heavyweight Championship
    • 2 Mid-South Television Championship
    • 2 UWF World Television Championship
    • 2 UWF World Tag Team Championship (1 with Chris Adams, 1 with Jim Duggan)

    NWA Music City Wrestling

    • 1 NWA North American Heavyweight Championship

    Southeastern Championship Wrestling

    • 1 NWA Southeastern Heavyweight Championship (Northern Division)
    • 1 NWA Southeastern Television Championship

    World Class Wrestling Association

    • 1 WCWA Texas Heavyweight Championship
    • 1 WCWA World Tag Team Championship (with Iceman Parsons)
  • Other Accomplishments

    • Cauliflower Alley Club's Iron Mike Award (2014)
    • PWI Rookie of the Year (1980)
    • WON Most Underrated (1991, 1992)

Teams & Relations

Terry Taylor Games Appearances (1)

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