Wahoo McDaniel



Height: 5'11"

Weight: 250 lbs

Real Name: Ed McDaniel

DOB: 6/19/1938

DOD: 4/19/2002

Hometown: Bernice, Oklahoma

Other Names: None

Wrestler Since: 1961

Finishing Maneuver: The Chop

Previous PWI 500 Rankings: #306(1996), #269(1995), #199(1994), #194(1993), #231(1992), #289(1991)

History: (Under Construction)

Pay-Per-View/Show Summary: (21 - 15, 1 DCO, 2 DDQs, 1 NC)
- CWF Florida Tag-Team Title Tournament (December 10, '68) = McDaniel & Jose Lothario lost in the finals to the Medics.
- NWF Superbowl of Wrestling (August 12, '72) = McDaniel & Chief White Owl lost to the NWF Tag-Team Champs, the Fargo Brothers.
- NWA Mid-Atlantic Crockett Cadillac Cup '76 (March 19) = McDaniel won the tournament.
- NWA World Tag Team Title Tournament (April 23, '78) = McDaniel & Andre the Giant beat Ric Flair & Greg Valentine, then lost to Ken Patera & the Masked Superstar. Paul Jones & Ricky Steamboat won the tournament.
- NWA Mid-South Superdome Extravaganza (December 25, '78) = McDaniel & Jim Shields defeated the Assassins, then fell to Bobby Jaggars & Jerry Brown in the NWA US Tag-Team Title Tournament. Dusty Rhodes & Andre the Giant won the tournament.
- NWA Georgia Tag-Team Title Tournament (May 18, '79) = McDaniel & Tommy Rich beat the Briscos, Dusty Rhodes & Dick Slater, and Ole Anderson & Ivan Koloff to win the tournament.
- NWA Georgia Tag-Team Title Tournament (November 22, '79) = McDaniel & Stan Hansen lost in the first round to the eventual winners, Austin Idol & the Masked Superstar.
- AJPW Real World Tag League '79 (November/December) = McDaniel & Frank Hill competed in the league, which was won by Terry & Dory Funk Jr.
- NWA Mid-South Superdome Extravaganza (August 2, '80) = McDaniel lost, via DQ, to the Grappler.
- Tri-State Heavyweight Title Tournament (September 7, '80) = McDaniel beat Haro Sonada, then lost to Mr. Pogo. Terry Gibbs won the tournament.
- NWA Mid-South Superdome Extravaganza (November 27, '80) = McDaniel & Ray Candy won over the Mexican Angel and the Turk.
- NWA Starrcade '83 (November 24) = McDaniel & Mark Youngblood were beaten by Dick Slater & Bob Orton Jr.
- NWA World Tag-Team Title Tournament (January 8, '84) = McDaniel & Buzz Sawyer fought to a Double Disqualification with the Road Warriors. Don Kernodle & Bob Orton Jr won the tournament.
- NWA Central States Tag-Team Title Tournament (March 29, '84) = McDaniel & Butch Reed took down the Mongols and Jim Duggan & Wayne Ferris, then lost to the eventual winners, the Grapplers.
- NWA Night of Champions (May 29, '84) = McDaniel fought to a Double Disqualification with the AJPW PWF Champion, Stan Hansen.
- NWA Florida Lords of the Ring (June 30, '84) = McDaniel, Jimmy Valiant, & the Junkyard Dog won over Angelo Mosca, Black Bart, & Ron Bass.
- WWC 11th Anniversary Show (September 15, '84) = McDaniel & the Youngbloods defeated the Super Medics.
- NWA Starrcade '84 (November 22) = McDaniel retained the NWA United States Heavyweight Title, pinning Billy Graham.
- NWA Florida Battle of the Belts (September 2, '85) = McDaniel lost a "Three Falls" Match to the NWA World Champion, Ric Flair.
- NWA Starrcade '85 (November 28) = McDaniel & Billy Jack Haynes fell to the Minnesota Wrecking Crew.
- NWA Florida Battle of the Belts II (February 14, '86) = McDaniel fought to a Double Countout with Bruiser Brody.
- NWA 1st Annual Jim Crockett Sr Memorial Tag-Team Tournament Cup (April 19, '86) = McDaniel & Mark Youngblood defeated Mike Miller & Bobby Jaggers, then fell to the eventual winners, the Road Warriors.
- AWA WrestleRock (April 20, '86) = McDaniel lost, via DQ, to Col DeBeers.
- NWA Great American Bash '86 (July 5) = McDaniel won an "Indian Strap" Match over Jimmy Garvin.
- NWA Great American Bash '86 (July 26) = McDaniel again won an "Indian Strap" Match over Jimmy Garvin.
- NWA Starrcade '86 (November 27) = McDaniel won an "Indian Strap" Match over Rick Rude.
- NWA 2nd Annual Jim Crockett Sr Memorial Tag-Team Tournament Cup (April '87) = McDaniel & Baron Von Raschke lost in the first round to the MOD Squad. Dusty Rhodes & Nikita Koloff won the tournament.
- WWC 15th Anniversary Show (September 10, '88) = McDaniel pinned Danny Spivey.
- AWA SuperClash III (December 13, '88) = McDaniel won an "Indian Strap" Match over Manny Fernandez.
- WCW Slamboree '93 (May 23) = McDaniel, Jim Brunzell, & Blackjack Mulligan fought to a No-Contest with Dick Murdoch, Don Muraco, & Jimmy Snuka.
- WCW Slamboree '95 (May 21) = McDaniel pinned Dick Murdoch.

Title Summary:
- NWA Florida Heavyweight Champion (5/01/1967 - 5/16/1967)
- NWA American Tag-Team Champion w/ Thunderbolt Patterson (6/27/1969 - 1969)
- NWA American Tag-Team Champion(2) w/ Thunderbolt Patterson (8/1969 - 1969)
- NWA Texas Tag-Team Champion w/ Antonio Pugliese (1969)
- NWA Texas Heavyweight Champion (10/1969 - 10/29/1969)
- NWA Texas Heavyweight Champion(2) (1/26/1970 - 4/1970)
- NWA American Heavyweight Champion (3/05/1971 - 12/11/1971)
- NWA American Tag-Team Champion(3) w/ Johnny Valentine (9/1971 - 1971)
- NWA American Tag-Team Champion(4) w/ Johnny Valentine (1971)
- IWA World Heavyweight Champion (11/09/1973 - 11/30/1973)
- NWA World (Mid-Atlantic) Tag-Team Champion w/ Paul Jones (5/15/1975 - 6/11/1975)
- NWA World (Mid-Atlantic) Tag-Team Champion(2) w/ Rufus R. Jones (11/27/1975 - 2/03/1976)
- NWA Mid-Atlantic Heavyweight Champion (6/29/1975 - 7/1975)
- NWA Mid-Atlantic Heavyweight Champion(2) (7/26/1975 - 9/20/1975)
- NWA Mid-Atlantic Heavyweight Champion(3) (5/03/1976 - 5/24/1976)
- NWA Mid-Atlantic Heavyweight Champion(4) (9/11/1976 - 10/16/1976)
- NWA Mid-Atlantic Heavyweight Champion(5) (12/27/1976 - 6/11/1977)
- NWA Mid-Atlantic Heavyweight Champion(6) (8/09/1977 - 9/07/1977)
- NWA Mid-Atlantic Heavyweight Champion(7) (4/02/1978 - 4/09/1978)
- NWA Florida Southern Heavyweight Champion (8/24/1978 - 11/12/1978)
- NWA American Heavyweight Champion(2) (5/13/1979 - 6/02/1979)
- NWA Georgia Heavyweight Champion (5/14/1979 - 7/30/1979)
- NWA Georgia Tag-Team Champion w/ Tommy Rich (5/18/1979 - 6/08/1979)
- NWA Georgia Heavyweight Champion(2) (8/1979 - 9/1979)
- SCW Heavyweight Champion (8/23/1980 - 1980)
- SCW Heavyweight Champion(2) (1981)
- SCW Tag-Team Champion w/ Ivan Putski (5/1981 - 8/1981)
- NWA Florida Television Champion (1981)
- NWA United States Heavyweight Champion (8/08/1981 - 10/04/1981)
- NWA United States Heavyweight Champion(2) (5/21/1982 - 6/07/1982)
- NWA United States Heavyweight Champion(3) (8/22/1982 - 11/04/1982)
- NWA World Tag-Team Champion(3) w/ Mark Youngblood (3/04/1984 - 4/04/1984)
- NWA World Tag-Team Champion(4) w/ Mark Youngblood (5/05/1984 - 5/08/1984)
- NWA United States Heavyweight Champion(4) (6/24/1984 - 7/1984)
- NWA United States Heavyweight Champion(5) (10/07/1984 - 3/23/1985)
- NWA Florida Southern Heavyweight Champion(2) (10/02/1985 - 11/19/1985)
- NWA National Heavyweight Champion (8/28/1986 - 9/28/1986)

PWI Achievement Awards: (1 win, 1 1st RU, 0 2nd RUs, 0 3rd RUs)
- 1976 Most Popular Wrestler
- 1976 Most Inspirational Wrestler, 1st Runner-Up