Billy Graham



Height: 6'3"

Weight: 265 lbs

Real Name: Wayne Coleman

DOB: 9/10/43

Hometown: Paradise Valley, Arizona

Other Names: Wayne Coleman(Canada), "Superstar" (WWWF)

Wrestler Since: 1969

Finishing Maneuver: Bearhug

Official Website: http://www.superstarbillygraham.com/home.html

History: (Under Construction)

Pay-Per-View Summary: (4 - 6, 1 Draw)
- AWA Cominskey Park Show (September 7, 74) = Graham, Ray Stevens & Nick Bockwinkle lost to Larry Hennig, Ivan Putski & the Crusher.
- WWWF Baltimore Show (April 30, '77) = Graham won the WWWF Heavyweight Title, pinning Bruno Sammartino.
- Houston Super Sunday (May 29, '77) = Graham stayed the WWWF Champ, beating Mike York.
- Florida Superbowl of Wrestling (January 25, '78) = Graham, as the WWWF Champ, fought to a Draw in a "Three Falls" Match with NWA World Champ, Harley Race. Gorilla Monsoon & Don Curtis were the special referees.
- NJPW Budokan Hall (February 8, '78) = Graham retained the WWWF Title, winning, via countout, over Seiji Sakaguchi.
- WWWF Madison Square Garden Show (February 20, '78) = Graham lost the WWWF title to Bob Backlund.
- Mid-South Superdome Extravaganza (July 22, '78) = Graham fell to Dusty Rhodes.
- Florida Lords of the Ring (June 30, '84) = Graham was forced to submit to Billy Jack.
- NWA Starrcade '84 (November 22) = Graham lost to the NWA US Champ, Wahoo McDaniel.
- NWA Great American Bash '85 (July 6) = Graham, Konga the Barbarian & Abdullah the Butcher fell to Manny Fernandez, Buzz Tyler & Sam Houston.
- NWA Starrcade '85 (November 28) = Graham won an "Arm Wrestling" Match, via DQ, over the Barbarian.

Title Summary:
- NWA San Francisco Tag-Team Champion w/ Pat Patterson (1/71 - 9/18/71)
- NWA Hawaii Heavyweight Champion (1/09/74 - 74)
- IWA World Heavyweight Champion (8/16/74 - 10/07/74)
- NWA Texas Brass Knuckles Champion (7/75 - 75)
- NWA Florida Heavyweight Champion (11/76 - 3/77)
- NWA Florida Tag-Team Champion w/ Ox Baker (77 - 6/77)
- WWWF Heavyweight Champion (4/30/77 - 2/20/78)
- NWA Texas Brass Knuckles Champion(2) (1978)
- NWA Texas Brass Knuckles Champion(3) (1/18/80 - 80)

PWI Achievement Awards: (4 wins, 2 1st RUs, 3 2nd RUs, 1 3rd RU)
- 1973 Most Hated Wrestler
- 1977 Wrestler of the Year, 1st Runner-Up
- 1977 Match of the Year (Graham vs. Bruno Sammartino)
- 1977 Match of the Year, 1st Runner-Up (Graham vs. Dusty Rhodes)
- 1977 Most Hated Wrestler, 2nd Runner-Up
- 1978 Match of the Year (Graham vs. Bob Backlund)
- 1978 Match of the Year, 2nd Runner-Up (Graham vs. Dusty Rhodes)
- 1982 Most Hated Wrestler, 2nd Runner-Up
- 1987 Most Inspirational Wrestler, 3rd Runner-Up
- 1996 Inductee, Wrestling Observer Hall of Fame