Jimmy Del Ray



Height: 5'10"

Weight: 230 lbs

Real Name: (I have seen David Ferrier and James Richlund)

DOB: 11/30/1962

Hometown: Tampa, Florida

Other Names: Jumo Kenya(FCW), Jimmy Backlund(FCW), Jimmy Graffiti(WCW), "Gigolo"(WWF)

Wrestler Since: 1985

Finishing Maneuver: Moonsault Bodyblock

Previous PWI 500 Rankings: #290(1996), #77(1995), #47(1994), #86(1993)

Other Related Websites:
The Heavenly Bodies - Rollercoaster Bio
Jimmy Del Ray - Obsessed With Wrestling Bio
Jimmy Del Ray - Wikipedia Bio
Wrestling One-on-One: Jimmy Del Ray Interview by Shannon Rose

History: (Under Construction)

Pay-Per-View/Show Summary: (16 - 24, 2 DDQs)
- SMW Hot August Night in Mo-Town (August 13, '93) = The Heavenly Bodies (Jimmy Del Ray & Tom Pritchard) & Jim Cornette lost, via DQ, to Bob, Scott, & Steve Armstrong.
- SMW Fire On The Mountain '93 (August 14) = Del Ray pinned Steve Armstrong.
- SMW K-Town Showdown (August 20, '93) = The Heavenly Bodies lost a "Four Corners" Match to the Bruise Brothers. The Rock-n-Roll Express and Scott & Steve Armstrong were the other participants.
- WWF Summerslam '93 (August 30) = The Heavenly Bodies lost to the WWF World Tag-Team Champions, the Steiner Brothers.
- SMW Big Apple Grapple (October 1, '93) = The Heavenly Bodies lost to the SMW Tag-Team Champs, the Rock-n-Roll Express.
- Amarillo Funk Free-For-All (October 28, '93) = The Heavenly Bodies fell to Dick Murdoch & Dory Funk Jr.
- WWF Survivor Series '93 (November 24) = The Heavenly Bodies won the SMW Tag-Team Titles, beating the Rock-n-Roll Express.
- SMW Thanksgiving Thunder '93 (November 25) = The Heavenly Bodies lost a "Non-Title Gang Fight" Match to the Bruise Brothers.
- SMW Thanksgiving Thunder '93 (November 26) = The Heavenly Bodies lost a "Non-Title Street Fight" Match to the Bruise Brothers.
- SMW Thanksgiving Thunder '93 (November 27) = The Heavenly Bodies lost a "Non-Title Street Fight" Match to the Bruise Brothers.
- SMW Thanksgiving Thunder '93 (November 28) = The Heavenly Bodies lost a "Non-Title Gang Fight" Match to the Bruise Brothers.
- SMW Christmas Chaos '93 (December 25) = The Heavenly Bodies defeated Doug & Mike Furnas.
- SMW Christmas Chaos '93 (December 26) = The Heavenly Bodies again beat Doug & Mike Furnas.
- SMW Christmas Chaos '93 (December 27) = The Heavenly Bodies once more defeated Doug & Mike Furnas.
- SMW Sunday Bloody Sunday (February 13, '94) = The Heavenly Bodies kept the SMW Tag Titles, but lost, via DQ, to the Rock-n-Roll Express.
- WWF Wrestlemania X (March 20, '94) = In a dark match, the Heavenly Bodies defeated the Bushwhackers.
- SMW Blue Grass Brawl II (April 1, '94) = The Heavenly Bodies lost the SMW Tag-Team Titles, losing a "Loser Leaves Town Steel Cage" Match to the Rock-n-Roll Express.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (June 3, '94) = The Heavenly Bodies fell to Abdullah the Butcher & Giant Kimala II.
- SMW Night of Legends (August 5, '94) = The Heavenly Bodies lost a "Street Fight" Match to Chris Jericho & Lance Storm.
- SMW Fire on the Mountain '94 (August 6) = The Heavenly Bodies were beaten by Tracy Smothers & Lance Storm.
- WWF Survivor Series '94 (November 23) = The Million Dollar Team (the Heavenly Bodies, Bam Bam Bigelow, King Kong Bundy, & Tatanka) fought in an "Elimination" Match against Guts & Glory (Lex Luger, Adam Bomb, Mabel, & the Smoking Gunns). Del Ray was eliminated by Luger. Bigelow & Bundy 'survived'.
- WWF World Tag-Team Title Tournament (January '95) = The Heavenly Bodies took down the Bushwhackers, then lost to the eventual winners, Bob Holly & the 1-2-3 Kid.
- WWF Royal Rumble '95 (January 22) = Del Ray competed in the Royal Rumble, which was won by Shawn Michaels.
- SMW Super Saturday Night Fever (January 28, '95) = The Heavenly Bodies fought to a Double Disqualification with the Gangstas.
- SMW Brawl in the Hall (February 25, '95) = The Heavenly Bodies won a "Street Fight" Match over the Gangstas.
- SMW Sunday Bloody Sunday II (February 26, '95) = The Heavenly Bodies & Jim Cornette defeated D-Lo Brown & the Gangstas.
- SMW Superbowl of Wrestling (August 4, '95) = The Heavenly Bodies won the SMW Tag-Team Titles, taking down Tracy Smothers & the Dirty White Boy.
- SMW Fire on the Mountain '95 (August 12) = The Heavenly Bodies, as the SMW Tag-Team Champs, lost, via DQ, to Tracy Smothers & the Dirty White Boy.
- SMW Carolina Cup Tag Team Tournament (August 13, '95) = The Heavenly Bodies won over Boo Bradley & Bobby Fulton, then lost in the finals to Tracy Smothers & the Dirty White Boy.
- USWA Tag-Team Title Tournament (August 28, '95) = The Heavenly Bodies lost in the first round to the eventual winners, PG-13.
- SMW Halloween Scream '95 (October 20) = The Heavenly Bodies retained the SMW Tag-Team Titles, beating Tracy Smothers & the Dirty White Boy.
- SMW Halloween Scream '95 (October 21) = The Heavenly Bodies & Terry Gordy won over Brad Armstrong, Tracy Smothers, & the Dirty White Boy.
- SMW Halloween Scream '95 (October 27) = The Heavenly Bodies stayed the SMW Tag Champs, winning a "Street Fight" Match over Tracy Smothers & the Dirty White Boy.
- SMW Halloween Scream '95 (October 28) = The Heavenly Bodies kept the SMW Tag-Team Titles, winning a "Double Chain Elimination" Match over Tracy Smothers & the Dirty White Boy. Robert Gibson was the special referee.
- SMW Thanksgiving Thunder '95 (November 23) = The Heavenly Bodies & Robert Gibson won, via DQ, over Ricky Morton, Tracy Smothers, & the Dirty White Boy.
- SMW Thanksgiving Thunder '95 (November 25) = The Heavenly Bodies & Robert Gibson fought to a Double Disqualification with Ricky Morton, Tracy Smothers, & the Dirty White Boy.
- ECW December to Dismember '95 (December 9) = The Heavenly Bodies fell to the Public Enemy. Later on, the Heavenly Bodies, the Eliminators, Stevie Richards, & Raven lost an "Ultimate Jeopardy Steel Cage" Match to the Public Enemy, the Pitbulls, & Tommy Dreamer.
- ECW House Party '96 (January 5) = Del Ray was pinned by Buh Buh Ray Dudley.
- WCW World War III '96 (November 24) = Jimmy Graffiti competed in the "Three-Ring World War III Battle Royal", which was won by the Giant.

Title Summary:
- IWA Light Heavyweight Champion (??/??/??)
- OMW Heavyweight Champion (??/??/??)
- PWF Light Heavyweight Champion (??/??/??)
- FCW Junior Heavyweight Champion (??/??/??)
- FCW Tag-Team Champion w/ Brett Sawyer (7/01/89 - 8/22/89)
- W*ING International New Generation World Junior Heavyweight Champion (6/12/92 - 4/29/93)
- SMW "Beat The Champ" Television Champion (8/16/93 - 9/13/93)
- SMW Tag-Team Champion w/ Tom Pritchard (11/24/93 - 2/18/94)
- SMW Tag-Team Champion(2) w/ Tom Pritchard (2/19/94 - 4/01/94)
- PCW (Pennsylvania) Tag-Team Champion w/ Tom Pritchard (7/21/95 - 7/22/95)
- SMW Tag-Team Champion(3) w/ Tom Pritchard (8/04/95 - 1/96)
- USWA World Tag-Team Champion w/ Tom Pritchard (8/07/95 - 8/21/95)
- WPA Junior Heavyweight Champion (??/??/??)

PWI Achievement Awards: (0 wins, 2 1st RUs, 0 2nd RUs, 1 3rd RU)
- 1993 Tag-Team of the Year, 3rd Runner-Up (Heavenly Bodies)
- 1993 Match of the Year, 1st Runner-Up (Heavenly Bodies vs. Steiner Brothers)
- 1995 Comeback of the Year, 1st Runner-Up (Heavenly Bodies)