Jimmy Garvin



Height: 5'10"

Weight: 235 lbs

Real Name: James Williams

DOB: 9/25/1952

Hometown: Tampa, Florida

Other Names: Beau James, "Gorgeous"

Wrestler Since: 1968

Finishing Maneuver: Bombs Away, DDT

Previous PWI 500 Rankings: #332(1995), #173(1994), #241(1993), #61(1992), #93(1991)

Other Related Websites:
The Fabulous Freebirds - Rollercoaster Bio
Jimmy Garvin - Online World of Wrestling Bio
Jimmy Garvin - Wikipedia Bio

History: (Under Construction)

Pay-Per-View/Show Summary: (26 - 29, 2 Draws, 1 DDQ)
- Mid-South Coliseum (October 16, '73) = Jimmy Garvin, Steve Clements, & Jimmy Kent lost to Randy Curtis, Terry Latham, & DeWayne Peale.
- Mid-South Coliseum (July 4, '77) = Jim Garvin & Bob Ellis won the Southern Tag-Team Titles, beating Dennis Condrey & Phil Hickerson.
- NWA/WWWF World Title Unification (October 29, '78) = Garvin & Rocky Johnson won, via DQ, over Mr. Sato & Mr. Saito.
- NWA World Junior Heavyweight Title Tournament (February '80) = Garvin competed in the tournament, which was won by Ron Starr.
- NWA Florida Last Tangle In Tampa (August 3, '80) = Garvin beat Bobby Jaggers.
- Mid-South Superdome Extravaganza (November 27, '80) = Garvin took down Terry Latham.
- Mid-South Superdome Extravaganza (April 18, '81) = Garvin & Jake Roberts fell to The Grappler & the Super Destroyer.
- Mid-South Superdome Extravaganza (July 4, '81) = Garvin defeated Frank Dusek.
- Mid-South Superdome Extravaganza (November 26, '81) = Garvin was beaten by Ed Wiskowski.
- WCCW Wrestling Star Wars (June 17, '83) = Garvin lost a "Valet For A Day" Match, via DQ, to David von Erich.
- WCCW Independence Day Star Wars '83 (July 4) = Jimmy Garvin lost to David von Erich, who won the vacated Texas Heavyweight Title.
- WCCW Labor Day Star Wars '83 (September 5) = Garvin, as the NWA American Heavyweight Champion, lost, via DQ, to Kevin von Erich.
- WCCW Thanksgiving Star Wars '83 (November 24) = Garvin lost the NWA American Heavyweight Title to Chris Adams.
- WCCW Christmas Star Wars '83 (December 25) = Garvin won back the NWA American Heavyweight Title, pinning Chris Adams.
- WCCW Wrestling Star Wars (January 30, '84) = Garvin lost the American Heavyweight Title to Chris Adams.
- WCCW 1st Von Erich Memorial Parade of Champions (May 6, '84) = Garvin & Precious fell to Chris Adams & Sunshine.
- WCCW Independence Day Star Wars '84 (July 4) = Garvin & Precious lost a "Loser Leaves Town Steel Cage" Match to Chris Adams & Stella Mae French.
- NWA/AWA Star Wars (February 24, '85) = Garvin won, via DQ, over the AWA World Heavyweight Champion, Rick Martel. Later on, Garvin & Larry Zbyszko competed in a "Tag-Team Battle Royal", which was won by Sgt. Slaughter.
- AWA SuperClash I (September 28, '85) = Garvin lost to the Texas Heavyweight Champion, Kerry von Erich.
- NWA Great American Bash '86 (July 5) = Garvin lost an "Indian Strap" Match to Wahoo McDaniel.
- NWA Great American Bash '86 (July 26) = Garvin lost another "Indian Strap" Match to Wahoo McDaniel.
- NWA Starrcade '86 (November 27) = Garvin fought to a 15-Minute Draw with Brad Armstrong.
- NWA Great American Bash '87 (July 4) = Jimmy & Ronnie Garvin defeated Vladimir Petrov & the Barbarian.
- NWA Great American Bash '87 (July 31) = Jimmy & Ronnie Garvin fought to a Double Disqualification with the NWA Florida Tag-Team Champions, the Sheepherders.
- NWA Starrcade '87 (November 26) = The Freebirds (Garvin & Michael Hayes) & Sting fought to a 15-Minute Draw with Eddie Gilbert, Rick Steiner, & Larry Zbyszko.
- NWA Bunkhouse Stampede (January 24, '88) = In a dark match, Garvin & Sting won, via DQ, over the Sheepherders.
- NWA Clash of the Champions I (March 27, '88) = Garvin lost an "Amateur Wrestling" Match to the NWA Television Champion, Mike Rotunda.
- NWA Clash of the Champions II (June 8, '88) = Jimmy & Ronnie Garvin beat the Varsity Club (Mike Rotunda & Rick Steiner).
- NWA Great American Bash '88 (July 10) = Jimmy & Ronnie Garvin, Steve Williams, & the Road Warriors won a "Tower of Doom" Match over Ivan Koloff, Al Perez, Mike Rotunda, Kevin Sullivan, & the Russian Assassin.
- NWA Clash of the Champions VII (June 14, '89) = The Freebirds (Garvin & Michael Hayes) defeated the Dynamic Dudes and the Midnight Express to win the vacated NWA World Tag-Team Titles.
- NWA Great American Bash '89 (July 23) = The Freebirds (Garvin, Terry Gordy, & Michael Hayes) & the Samoan Swat Team lost a "Wargames" Match to Steve Williams, the Midnight Express, & the Road Warriors.
- NWA Clash of the Champions VIII (September 12, '89) = The Freebirds (Garvin & Michael Hayes) retained the NWA World Tag Titles, taking down the Steiner Brothers.
- NWA Halloween Havoc '89 (October 28) = The Freebirds (Garvin & Michael Hayes) kept the NWA World Tag-Team Titles, beating the Dynamic Dudes.
- NWA Clash of the Champions IX (November 15, '89) = The Freebirds (Garvin & Michael Hayes) won, via DQ, over the Road Warriors.
- NWA WrestleWar '90 (February 25) = The Freebirds (Garvin & Michael Hayes) lost to the NWA United States Tag Champs, Brian Pillman & Tom Zenk.
- NWA Capital Combat (May 19, '90) = The Freebirds (Garvin & Michael Hayes) lost a "Corporal Punishment" Match to the Rock-n-Roll Express.
- NWA Clash of the Champions XI (June 13, '90) = The Freebirds (Garvin & Michael Hayes) were beaten by the Young Pistols.
- NWA Great American Bash '90 (July 7) = The Freebirds (Garvin & Michael Hayes) lost to the Steiner Brothers.
- NWA Clash of the Champions XII (September 5, '90) = The Freebirds (Garvin & Michael Hayes) fell to the Young Pistols.
- NWA Halloween Havoc '90 (October 27) = The Freebirds (Garvin & Michael Hayes) defeated the Youngbloods.
- NWA Clash of the Champions XIII (November 20, '90) = The Freebirds (Garvin & Michael Hayes) took down the Young Pistols.
- NWA Starrcade '90 (December 16) = The Freebirds (Garvin & Michael Hayes) fell to Tommy Rich & Ricky Morton.
- WCW Clash of the Champions XIV (January 30, '91) = The Freebirds (Garvin & Michael Hayes) took down Tommy Rich & Allen Iron Eagle.
- WCW WrestleWar '91 (February 24) = The Freebirds (Garvin & Michael Hayes) won the WCW World Tag-Team Titles, beating Doom.
- WCW Superbrawl I (May 19, '91) = The Freebirds (Garvin & Michael Hayes) took down the Young Pistols.
- WCW Clash of the Champions XV (June 14, '91) = The Freebirds (Garvin, Michael Hayes, & Badstreet) fell to Tom Zenk & the Young Pistols.
- WCW Great American Bash '91 (July 14) = The Freebirds (Garvin, Michael Hayes, & Badstreet) lost an "Elimination" Match to Dustin Rhodes & the Young Pistols.
- WCW Clash of the Champions XVI (September 5, '91) = The Freebirds (Garvin & Michael Hayes) defeated Todd Champion & Firebreaker Chip.
- WCW Halloween Havoc '91 (October 27) = Garvin was pinned by Johnny B Badd.
- WCW Starrcade '91 (December 29) = Garvin & Marcus Bagwell took down Michael Hayes & Tracy Smothers. Later on, Garvin competed in the "Two-Ring Battle Bowl Final" Match, which was won by Sting.
- WCW Clash of the Champions XVIII (January 21, '92) = The Freebirds (Garvin & Michael Hayes) won over Brad Armstrong & Big Josh.
- WCW WrestleWar '92 (May 7) = The Freebirds (Garvin & Michael Hayes) won the WCW United States Tag-Team Titles, defeating Terry Taylor & Greg Valentine.
- WCW Clash of the Champions XIX (June 16, '92) = The Freebirds (Garvin & Michael Hayes) beat El Texano & Silver King.
- WCW Great American Bash '92 (July 12) = The Freebirds (Garvin & Michael Hayes) were beaten by Hiro Hase & Shinya Hashimoto.
- WCW Superbrawl IV (February 20, 94) = Garvin fell to Johnny B. Badd.

Title Summary:
- AWA Southern Tag-Team Champion w/ Bob Ellis (7/04/77 - 9/77)
- NWA Florida United States Tag-Team Champion w/ Killer Karl Kox (12/05/78 - 1/79)
- NWA Florida Heavyweight Champion (1/09/79 - 5/79)
- NWA Florida United States Tag-Team Champion(2) w/ Killer Karl Kox (79)
- NWA Florida Southern Heavyweight Champion (3/31/79 - 79)
- NWA Florida Tag-Team Champion w/ Steve Keirn (7/79 - 8/25/79)
- NWA (Tri-State) United States Tag-Team Champion w/ Herb Calvert (11/05/79 - 12/79)
- NWA Florida Tag-Team Champion(2) w/ Jack Brisco (3/10/80 - 6/80)
- Mid-South Louisiana Heavyweight Champion (3/81 - 5/01/81)
- NWA Florida Heavyweight Champion(2) (5/03/82 - 7/11/82)
- NWA Florida Southern Heavyweight Champion(2) (8/11/82 - 10/31/82)
- NWA Florida Global Tag-Team Champion w/ Big John Studd (82 - 11/14/82)
- NWA Florida Bahamian Champion (12/82 - 12/07/82)
- NWA Texas Heavyweight Champion (3/83 - 4/04/83)
- NWA American World Heavyweight Champion (7/25/83 - 11/24/83)
- WCCW Television Champion (10/24/83 - 10/31/83)
- NWA American Heavyweight Champion(2) (12/25/83 - 1/30/84)
- NWA American World Heavyweight Champion(3) (4/02/84 - 4/04/84)
- NWA American World Heavyweight Champion(4) (4/84 - 5/18/84)
- AWA World Tag-Team Champion w/ Steve Regal (9/29/85 - 1/18/86)
- NWA (Mid-Atlantic) World Tag-Team Champion w/ Michael Hayes (6/14/89 - 11/01/89)
- WCW United States Tag-Team Champion w/ Michael Hayes (5/19/91 - 8/12/91)
- WCW World Six-Man Tag-Team Champion w/ Michael Hayes & Badstreet (6/03/91 - 8/05/91)
- WCW United States Tag-Team Champion(2) w/ Michael Hayes (5/17/92 - 6/25/92)
- GWF Tag-Team Champion w/ Terry Gordy (6/03/94 - 9/21/94)

PWI Achievement Awards: (0 wins, 0 1st RUs, 0 2nd RUs, 1 3rd RU)
- 1989 Tag-Team of the Year, 3rd Runner-Up (Garvin & Michael Hayes)