Austin Idol



Height: 6'2"

Weight: 242 lbs

Real Name: Dennis McCord

DOB: 10/26/1949

Hometown: Penascola, Florida (Billed from Las Vegas, Nevada)

Other Names: Dennis McCord, Mike McCord, Super Texan, Mr. Gulf Coast, "Universal Heartthrob"

Wrestler Since: 1972

Finishing Maneuver: Las Vegas Leglock

Previous PWI 500 Rankings: #191(1992), #72(1991)

Other Related Websites:
Austin Idol - Online World of Wrestling Bio
Austin Idol - Wikipedia Bio

History: (Under Construction)

Pay-Per-View/Show Summary: (9 - 6, 1 DCO, 2 DDQs)
- Georgia Omni Thanksgiving Tag-Team Tournament '79 (November 22) = Idol & the Masked Superstar defeated Stan Hansen & Wahoo McDaniel, Tony Atlas & Ray Candy, Dusty Rhodes & Mr. Wrestling II, and Jack & Jerry Brisco to win the tournament, as well as the vacated NWA Georgia Tag-Team Titles.
- Georgia Omni Thanksgiving Tag-Team Tournament '80 (November 27) = Idol & Kevin Sullivan lost in the first round to Gene & Ole Anderson. The Freebirds won the tournament.
- Georgia Omni Thanksgiving Tag-Team Tournament '81 (November 26) = Idol & Terry Gordy fought to a Double Disqualification with Michael Hayes & Big Red. The Armstrongs won the tournament.
- Georgia National Tag-Tea Title Tournament (May 20, '84) = Idol & Jerry Lawler fell in the first round to Ted DiBiase & the Spoiler. The Road Warriors won the tournament.
- Memphis Tag-Team Tournament (May 12, '86) = Idol & Jerry Lawler took down the MOD Squad, the Hunters, and Bill Dundee & Buddy Landel to win the tournament.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (August 31, '87) = Idol, Nick Bockwinkel, & Dick Slater beat Masanobu Fuchi, Samson Fuyuki, & Akio Sato.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (March 27, '88) = Idol & Tommy Rich fell to Tiger Mask & the Great Kabuki.
- Tri-State Wrestling Spring Spectacular (March 31, '90) = Idol was pinned by Paul Orndorff.
- Tri-State Wrestling Summer Sizzler (June 9, '90) = Idol lost, via DQ, to Jerry Lawler.
- Tri-State Wrestling Autumn Armageddon (September 15, '90) = Idol & Al Perez fought to a Double Countout with Chris Adams & Kevin von Erich.
- Tri-State Wrestling Summer Sizzler II (August 3, '91) = Idol fought to a Double Disqualification with Buddy Landel.
- USWA Memphis Memories (March 7, '94) = Idol, Brian Christopher, & Jerry Lawler won, via DQ, over Terry Funk, Doug Gilbert, & Eddie Gilbert. Later on, Idol competed in an "Elimination" Match, which was won by Jerry Lawler.

Title Summary:
- NWA Austra Asian Tag-Team Champion w/ Jimmy Golden (12/02/72 - 1/73)
- AWA Southern Heavyweight Champion (12/25/78 - 1/15/79)
- NWA (Southern Division) Southeastern Heavyweight Champion (7/13/79 - 79)
- NWA Georgia Television Champion (79)
- NWA Georgia Tag-Team Champion w/ the Masked Superstar (11/25/79)
- NWA Georgia Television Champion(2) (1/12/80 - 80)
- NWA Georgia Heavyweight Champion (3/29/80 - 6/08/80)
- CWA World Tag-Team Champion w/ Dutch Mantel (8/04/80 - 3/12/81)
- CWA World Heavyweight Champion (10/06/80 - 10/20/80)
- NWA Alabama Heavyweight Champion (82 - 9/11/82)
- NWA Southeastern Heavyweight Champion (12/82 - 83)
- CWA/AWA International Heavyweight Champion (2/83 - 3/07/83)
- CWA World Tag-Team Champion(2) w/ Jerry Lawler (8/08/83 - 8/15/83)
- CWA/AWA International Heavyweight Champion(2) (9/10/83 - 9/12/83)
- CWA/AWA International Heavyweight Champion(3) (10/03/83 - 4/23/84)
- CWA World Tag-Team Champion(3) w/ Dutch Mantel (11/21/83 - 11/28/83)
- CWA/AWA International Heavyweight Champion(4) (5/14/84 - 6/16/84)
- NWA (Northern Division) Southeastern Heavyweight Champion(2) (8/84 - 11/22/84)
- NWA (Northern Division) Southeastern Heavyweight Champion(3) (7/27/85 - 8/06/85)
- AWA Southern Tag-Team Champion w/ Jerry Lawler (12/09/85 - 12/30/85)
- TAS USA Heavyweight Champion (1/27/86 - 4/18/86)
- AWA Southern Heavyweight Champion(2) (2/02/87 - 4/20/87)
- AWA Southern Heavyweight Champion(3) (4/27/87 - 6/08/87)
- PWF World Tag-Team Champion w/ Stan Hansen (8/87 - 9/03/87)

PWI Achievement Awards: (1 win, 0 1st RUs, 1 2nd RU, 0 3rd RUs)
- 1975 Most Inspirational Wrestler
- 1987 Feud of the Year, 2nd Runner-Up (Idol & Tommy Rich vs. Jerry Lawler)