The Ultimate Warrior - Pro Wrestler Profile

On this page, you find the full wrestling profile of The Ultimate Warrior, 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.

Warrior (born James Brian Hellwig) was born in Crawfordsville, Indiana on June 16, 1959.

He died on April 8, 2014 at the age of 54.

The Ultimate Warrior was inducted in the WWE Hall of Fame in 2014.

Profile Info

  • Gender Male
  • Real Name Warrior (born James Brian Hellwig)
  • Ring Names
    • The Ultimate Warrior ( November 10, 1998 - April 8, 2014)
    • Warrior ( September 13, 1998 - November 9, 1998)
    • The Ultimate Warrior ( October 25, 1987 - September 12, 1998)
    • Dingo Warrior ( June 30, 1986 - October 24, 1987)
    • Blade Runner Rock ( March 14, 1986 - June 14, 1986)
    • Justice ( November 23, 1985 - January 26, 1986)
  • Born June 16, 1959
  • Died April 8, 2014 (aged 54)
  • Nationality Nationality: United StatesUnited States
  • Birth Place Crawfordsville, Indiana
  • Billed From
    • Parts Unknown
  • Height 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
  • Weight
    • 280 lbs (127 kg)

Career History

  • Roles
    • Part Time Wrestler ( June 25, 2008 - June 25, 2008)
    • Wrestler ( November 23, 1985 - November 9, 1998)
  • Promotions / Brands
    Promotionfromto
    Promotion Nu-Wrestling EvolutionNWE June 25, 2008 June 25, 2008
    Promotion World Championship WrestlingWCW September 13, 1998 November 9, 1998
    Promotion World Wrestling EntertainmentWWF March 31, 1996 June 25, 1996
    Promotion World Wrestling EntertainmentWWF April 5, 1992 November 21, 1992
    Promotion World Wrestling EntertainmentWWF June 17, 1987 August 26, 1991
    Promotion World Class Championship WrestlingWCCW June 30, 1986 June 8, 1987
  • Face / Heel Turns
    Alignmentfromto
    Face September 20, 1986 November 9, 1998
    Heel January 1, 1986 September 19, 1986
    Face November 23, 1985 December 31, 1985
  • Images History
    Sep 1998
    Sep 1998
    Mar 1996
    Mar 1996
    Oct 1987
    Oct 1987
    Jun 1986
    Jun 1986
    Nov 1985
    Nov 1985

  • Finishers
    • Ultimate Splash - Big Splash, usually preceded by Gorilla Press Drop ( October 25, 1987 - November 9, 1998)
  • Theme Songs
    • Theme Song "One Warrior Nation" - Single ( September 13, 1998 - November 9, 1998)
    • Theme Song "Unstable" by Jim Johnston - Single ( October 25, 1987 - June 25, 1996)
    • Theme Song "The Warrior" by Scandal - Single ( June 30, 1986 - October 24, 1987)
    • Theme Song "Castle Walls" by Styx - Single ( November 23, 1985 - June 29, 1986)

Titles & Accomplishments

  • Halls of Fame
    • WWE Hall of Fame - Year 2014, Individual
  • World Wrestling Entertainment

  • World Class Wrestling Association

    • 1 WCWA Texas Heavyweight Championship
    • 1 WCWA World Tag Team Championship (with Lance Von Erich)

    Nu-Wrestling Evolution

    • 1 NWE Heavyweight Championship
  • Other Accomplishments
    • WWE Bronze Statue (2015)
    • 2014 WWE Slammy Award - Surprise Return of the Year
    • PWI Comeback of the Year (1992)
    • PWI Feud of the Year (1991 - vs. The Undertaker)
    • PWI Match of the Year (1990 - vs. Hulk Hogan at WrestleMania VI)
    • 9° in the PWI 500 (1992)

Relations

  • Tag Teams & Stables
    • The Ultimate Maniacs - Randy Savage ( August 11, 1992 - November 21, 1992)
    • Dingo Warrior & Rick Rude - Rick Rude ( August 11, 1986 - September 20, 1986)
    • The Freedom Fighters / The Blade Runners - Sting ( November 25, 1985 - June 14, 1986)

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