Rocky Johnson



Height: Unknown

Weight: Unknown

Real Name: Wayde Bowles

DOB: 8/24/1944

Hometown: Amherst, Nova Scotia (Billed From Toronto)

Other Names: Drew Glasteau, Sweet Ebony Diamond, "Soul Man"

Wrestler Since: 1964

Finishing Maneuver: Unknown

Previous PWI 500 Rankings: #258(1992), #286(1991)

Official Website: http://www.rockyjohnson.net/HOME.htm

Other Related Websites:
Rocky Johnson - Obsessed With Wrestling Bio
Rocky Johnson - Wikipedia Bio

History: (Under Construction)

Pay-Per-View/Show Summary: (4 - 6)
- JWA 1st Annual NWA Tag-Team League (September/November '70) = Johnson & Ernie Ladd competed in the league, which was won by Kantaro Hoshino & Antonio Inoki.
- Memphis Southern Tag-Team Title Tournament (March 14, '77) = Johnson & Bill Dundee lost in the first round to the eventual winners, Dennis Condrey & Phil Hickerson.
- NWA Florida Superbowl of Wrestling (January 25, '78) = Johnson won, via DQ, over Karl Kox.
- NWA/WWWF World Title Unification (February 23, '78) = Johnson & Pedro Morales fell to Mr. Saito & Mr. Sato.
- NWA/WWWF World Title Unification (October 29, '78) = Johnson & Jimmy Garvin won, via DQ, over Mr. Saito & Mr. Sato.
- NWA Central States Tag-Team Title Tournament (February 26, '79) = Johnson & Rufus R. Jones competed in the tournament, which was won by Randy Alls & Bryan St. John.
- NWA Hawaii Polynesian Hot Summer Night (August 3, '85) = Rocky & Ricky Johnson won the Polynesian Pacific Tag-Team Titles, defeating the Dirty White Boys.
- Memphis Southern Tag-Team Title Tournament (June 8, '87) = Johnson & Giant Hillbilly lost in the first round to Austin Idol & Tommy Rich. Mark Starr & Billy Travis won the tournament.
- Memphis Southern Tag-Team Title Tournament (July 11, '87) = Johnson & Bill Dundee beat Brickhouse Brown & Don Bass, then fell to Badd Company. Jeff Jarrett & Billy Joe Travis won the tournament.

Title Summary:
- NWA (Vancouver) Canadian Tag-Team Champion w/ Don Leo Jonathan (4/03/67 - 4/24/67)
- NWA (Detroit) World Tag-Team Champion w/ Ben Justice (1/18/69 - 69)
- NWA Americas Heavyweight Champion (1/16/70 - 3/06/70)
- NWA Beat The Champ Television Champion (3/70 - 4/15/70)
- NWA Beat The Champ Television Champion(2) (5/70 - 6/17/70)
- NWA Americas Heavyweight Champion(2) (5/15/70 - 6/10/70)
- NWA Americas Tag-Team Champion w/ Earl Maynard (70)
- NWA (San Francisco) World Tag-Team Champion w/ Pepper Gomez (9/18/71 - 5/13/72)
- NWA (San Francisco) United States Heavyweight Champion (11/05/71 - 2/12/72)
- NWA (San Francisco) World Tag-Team Champion(2) w/ Pat Patterson (12/06/72 - 4/25/73)
- NWA (San Francisco) World Tag-Team Champion(3) w/ Pat Patterson (5/02/73 - 8/01/73)
- NWA (San Francisco) World Tag-Team Champion(4) w/ Pat Patterson (11/73 - 3/06/74)
- NWA Georgia Heavyweight Champion (12/06/74 - 2/21/75)
- NWA Georgia Tag-Team Champion w/ Jerry Brisco (1/25/75 - 3/75)
- NWA Florida Television Champion (7/31/75 - ??)
- NWA Florida Heavyweight Champion (12/23/75 - 12/31/75)
- NWA Texas Tag-Team Champion w/ Jose Lothario (3/03/76 - ??)
- NWA Texas Heavyweight Champion (8/76 - 8/20/76)
- NWA Texas Heavyweight Champion(2) (76)
- NWA Florida Brass Knuckles Champion (76)
- NWA Southern Heavyweight Champion (11/01/76 - 4/11/77)
- NWA Florida Tag-Team Champion w/ Pedro Morales (77)
- NWA Florida Heavyweight Champion(2) (3/08/78 - 3/13/78)
- NWA Texas Brass Knuckles Champion (10/78 - ??)
- NWA Mid-America Heavyweight Champion (5/10/80 - 5/80)
- AWA Southern Tag-Team Champion w/ Jimmy Valiant (5/12/80 - 5/25/80)
- NWA Pacific Northwest Tag-Team Champion w/ Iceman Parsons (11/28/81 - 1/16/82)
- NWA Pacific Northwest Tag-Team Champion(2) w/ Brett Sawyer (6/02/82 - 7/30/82)
- NWA Pacific Northwest Heavyweight Champion (7/15/82 - 7/82)
- WWF World Tag-Team Champion w/ Tony Atlas (11/15/83 - 4/17/84)
- NWA Hawaii Polynesican Pacific Tag-Team Champion w/ Ricky Johnson (12/19/84 - 85)
- NWA Hawaii Polynesican Pacific Tag-Team Champion(2) w/ Ricky Johnson (8/03/85 - 4/16/86)
- AWA Southern Tag-Team Champion(2) w/ Soul Train Jones (4/06/87 - 5/04/87)
- CWA International Tag-Team Champion w/ Bill Dundee (7/06/87 - 9/87)

PWI Achievement Awards: (0 wins, 1 1st RU, 0 2nd RUs, 0 3rd RUs)
- 1976 Match of the Year, 1st Runner-Up (Johnson vs. Terry Funk)