Typhoon / Tugboat - Pro Wrestler Profile

On this page, you find the full wrestling profile of Typhoon / Tugboat, 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.

Fred Ottman was born in Norfolk, Virginia on August 10, 1956, and he is currently 67 years old.

Profile Info

  • Gender Male
  • Real Name Fred Ottman
  • Ring Names
    • Typhoon ( May 25, 1994 - Present)
    • The Super Shockmaster ( January 3, 1994 - May 24, 1994)
    • The Shockmaster ( August 18, 1993 - January 2, 1994)
    • Typhoon ( June 17, 1991 - August 17, 1993)
    • Tugboat ( October 1, 1989 - June 16, 1991)
    • Tugboat Thomas ( September 9, 1989 - April 4, 1990)
    • Big Steele Man ( March 4, 1989 - July 8, 1989)
    • U.S. Steel ( September 24, 1988 - March 3, 1989)
    • Big Bubba ( June 22, 1985 - August 23, 1988)
    • Sigfried the Giant ( February 1, 1985 - June 21, 1985)
  • Born August 10, 1956 (age 67)
  • Nationality Nationality: United StatesUnited States
  • Birth Place Norfolk, Virginia
  • Billed From
    • Norfolk, Virginia
  • Height 6 ft 3 in (191 cm)
  • Weight
    • 383 lbs (174 kg)
  • Nicknames Uncle Fred

Career History

  • Roles
    • Part Time Wrestler ( September 5, 2009 - November 21, 2009)
    • Wrestler ( January 1, 1984 - April 1, 2001)
  • Promotions / Brands
    Promotionfromto
    Promotion World Wrestling EntertainmentWWF May 25, 1994 August 18, 1994
    Promotion World Championship WrestlingWCW August 18, 1993 January 11, 1994
    Promotion World Wrestling EntertainmentWWF September 9, 1989 July 18, 1993
    Promotion Continental Wrestling AssociationCWA October 4, 1986 November 16, 1987
  • Face / Heel Turns
    Alignmentfromto
    Face April 5, 1992Present
    Heel June 15, 1991 April 4, 1992
    Face January 1, 1984 June 14, 1991
  • Images History
    May 1994
    May 1994
    Sep 1993
    Sep 1993
    Aug 1993
    Aug 1993
    Jun 1991
    Jun 1991
    Sep 1989
    Sep 1989
    Jun 1989
    Jun 1989

  • Finishers
    • Tidal Wave - Running Splash
  • Theme Songs
    • Theme Song “Herculean”, by Fayman Jeffrey - Single ( August 18, 1993 - May 24, 1994)
    • Theme Song “Earthquake/The Quaker Shake”, by Jim Johnston and JJ Maguire - Team ( June 17, 1991 - December 12, 1992)
    • Theme Song “Tugboat Theme”, by Jim Johnston - Single ( September 9, 1989 - June 15, 1991)

Titles & Accomplishments

  • World Wrestling Entertainment

  • Championship Wrestling from Florida

    • 1 NWA Florida Heavyweight Championship

    Continental Wrestling Association

    • 1 AWA International Heavyweight Championship
    • 1 AWA Southern Tag Team Championship - 1 with Jerry Lawler, 1 with Goliath

    International Wrestling Association

    • 1 IWA United States Heavyweight Championship
    • 1 IWW Intercontinental Championship 

    Super World of Sports

    • 1 SWS Tag Team Championship - with Earthquake

    Universal Superstars of America

    • 1 USA Heavyweight Championship
  • Other Accomplishments
    • WON Worst Gimmick Award (1993) - as the Shockmaster

Relations

Typhoon / Tugboat Games Appearances (9)

WWE Main Series (3/24)

Other Games (6)

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