Terry Taylor



Height: 6'1"

Weight: 240 lbs

Real Name: Paul W. Taylor III

DOB: 6/12/1955

Hometown: Atlanta, Georgia

Other Names: Dr. Feel Good, Taylor Made Man(WCW), Terrance Taylor(WCW), Red Rooster(WWF), "Terrible", "Scary", "Terrific"

Wrestler Since: 1979

Finishing Maneuver: Five-Arm, Cock of the Walk, Chicken Wing

Previous PWI 500 Rankings:

Official Website: http://terrytaylor.info/

Other Related Websites:
Terry Taylor - Obsessed With Wrestling Bio
Terry Taylor - Wikipedia Bio

History: (Under Construction)

Pay-Per-View/Show Summary: (26 - 31, 1 Draw)
- Georgia National Tag Team Title Tournament (November 27, '80) = Taylor & Steve Keirn beat Jerry Roberts & Steve O, then fell to the eventual winners, the Freebirds (Gordy & Roberts).
- Mid-South Superdome Extravaganza (April 7, '84) = Taylor won, via DQ, over Butch Reed.
- Mid-South Superdome Extravaganza (June 16, '84) = Taylor won the Mid-South Television Title, beating Krusher Khruschev.
- Mid-South Superdome Extravaganza (March 30, '85) = Taylor retained the Mid-South North American Heavyweight Title, winning, via DQ, over Kamala.
- Mid-South Superdome Extravaganza (June 1, '85) = Taylor lost to the NWA World Heavyweight Champion, Ric Flair.
- NWA Starrcade '85 (November 28) = Taylor lost the National Heavyweight Title to Buddy Landel.
- NWA 1st Annual Jim Crockett,Sr. Memorial Tag-Team Tournament Cup (April 19, '86) = Taylor & Steve Williams defeated Bill Dundee & Buddy Landell and Dino Bravo & Rick Martel before fighting to a Draw with Ivan & Nikita Koloff. The Road Warriors won the tournament.
- Mid-South Superdome Extravaganza (June 14, '86) = Taylor stayed the Mid-South Television Champion, taking down Buzz Sawyer.
- Mid-South Superdome Extravaganza (November 27, '86) = Taylor won a "Barbed Wire Steel Cage" Match over Buddy Roberts.
- Mid-South UWF Tag-Team Title Tournament (February 7, '87) = Taylor & Sam Houston defeated Terry Gordy & The Angel of Death, then lost to Rick Steiner & Sting. Later on, Taylor replaced Iceman Parsons as Chris Adams' partner, with the duo beating Steiner & Sting in the finals.
- Mid-South Superdome Extravaganza (April 11, '87) = Taylor & Chris Adams retained the UWF Tag-Team Titles, beating Rick Steiner & Sting.
- Mid-South Superdome Extravaganza (August 1, '87) = Taylor pinned Steve Cox.
- NWA Starrcade '87 (November 26) = Taylor lost the UWF Television Title to Nikita Koloff, who unified the belt with the NWA Television Title.
- WCCW 5th Von Erich Memorial Parade of Champions (May 8, '88) = Taylor stayed the WCCW Texas Heavyweight Champion, beating Chris Adams.
- WWF Wrestlefest '88 (July 31) = Taylor lost to Curt Hennig.
- WWF King of the Ring Tournament '88 (October 16) = Taylor defeated Marty Jannetty and Mike Sharpe, then fell to Randy Savage. Ted DiBiase won the tournament.
- WWF Survivor Series '88 (November 24) = The Red Rooster, Ted DiBiase, Haku, & the Twin Towers fought in an "Elimination" Match against Hulk Hogan, Randy Savage, Hillbilly Jim, Koko B. Ware, & Hercules. The Rooster was eliminated by Hogan, who 'survived' along with Savage.
- WWF Saturday Night's Main Event #19 (December 7, '88) = The Red Rooster fell to Tito Santana.
- WWF Royal Rumble '89 (January 15) = The Red Rooster competed in the Royal Rumble, which was won by Big John Studd.
- WWF Saturday Night's Main Event #20 (February 16, '89) = The Red Rooster defeated the Brooklyn Brawler.
- WWF Wrestlemania V (April 2, '89) = The Red Rooster won over Bobby Heenan.
- WWF Summerslam '89 (August 28) = The Red Rooster was beaten by Mr. Perfect.
- WWF King of the Ring Tournament '89 (October 14) = The Red Rooster lost in the first round to Haku. Tito Santana won the tournament.
- WWF Saturday Night's Main Event #24 (October 31, '89) = The Red Rooster again lost to Mr. Perfect.
- WWF Survivor Series '89 (November 23) = The Dream Team (The Red Rooster, Brutus Beefcake, Dusty Rhodes, & Tito Santana) fought in an "Elimination" Match against the Enforcers (The Big Boss Man, Bad News Brown, Rick Martel, & the Honkytonk Man. The Rooster was eliminated by the Boss Man. Beefcake & Rhodes 'survived'.
- WWF Royal Rumble '90 (January 21) = The Red Rooster competed in the Royal Rumble, which was won by Hulk Hogan.
- NWA Clash of the Champions XII (September 5, '90) = Taylor & Jackie Fulton fell to the Nasty Boys.
- NWA Halloween Havoc '90 (October 27) = Taylor beat Bill Irwin.
- NWA Starrcade '90 (December 16) = Taylor lost to Michael Wallstreet.
- WCW Clash of the Champions XIV (January 30, '91) = Taylor took down Ricky Morton.
- WCW WrestleWar '91 (February 24) = Taylor won a "No Disqualification" Match over Tom Zenk.
- WCW Superbrawl I (May 19, '91) = Terrance Taylor was pinned by Dustin Rhodes.
- WCW Clash of the Champions XV (June 14, '91) = Terrance Taylor lost, via DQ, to Dustin Rhodes.
- WCW Great American Bash '91 (July 14) = Terrance Taylor & Steve Austin lost a "Scaffold" Match to Bobby Eaton & PN News.
- WCW World Tag Team Title Tournament (July/September '91) = The York Foundation (Terrance Taylor & Richard Morton) lost in the first round to Todd Champion & Firebreaker Chip. Arn Anderson & Larry Zbyzsko won the tournament.
- WCW Clash of the Champions XVI (September 5, '91) = Terrance Taylor competed in a Battle Royal, which was won by El Gigante. Later on, Taylor was pinned by Van Hammer.
- WCW Halloween Havoc '91 (October 27) = Terrance Taylor lost to Bobby Eaton.
- WCW Starrcade '91 (December 29) = Terrance Taylor & Tom Zenk were beaten by Arn Anderson & Lex Luger.
- WCW Clash of the Champions XVIII (January 21, '92) = Terry Taylor & Tracey Smothers lost to Marcus Bagwell & Brian Pillman.
- WCW Superbrawl II (February 29, '92) = Taylor fell to Marcus Bagwell.
- WCW WrestleWar '92 (May 17) = Taylor & Greg Valentine lost the WCW United States Tag-Team Titles to the Freebirds (Gordy & Hayes).
- WCW Beach Blast '92 (June 20) = Taylor was pinned by Ron Simmons.
- NJPW Sumo Hall (August 10, '92) = Taylor fell to Kensuke Sasaki.
- WWF Royal Rumble '93 (January 24) = The Red Rooster competed in the Royal Rumble, which was won by Yokozuna.
- WWF European Rampage (April 25, '93) = In a dark match, Taylor won over Virgil.
- WCW Starrcade '93 (December 27) = In a dark match, Taylor beat the Equalizer.
- WCW Superbrawl IV (February 20, '94) = Taylor pinned Diamond Dallas Page.
- HWA 2nd Annual Pillman Memorial Show (May 19, '99) = Taylor took down Tom Pritchard.
- HWA 4th Annual Pillman Memorial Show (August 9, '01) = Taylor defeated Bobby Eaton. Ricky Steamboat was the special referee.
- NWA-TNA PPV (Show #62, September 24, '03) = Taylor beat Kid Kash.

Title Summary:
- NWA Southeastern Heavyweight Champion (80)
- NWA Southeastern Tag-Team Champion w/ Don Diamond (80)
- NWA National Television Champion (8/22/80 - 10/80)
- NWA Central States Television Champion (81)
- NWA Central States Tag-Team Champion w/ Bob Brown (4/09/81 - 81)
- NWA World Junior Heavyweight Champion (6/07/81 - 6/20/81)
- AWA/CWA Southern Heavyweight Champion (11/29/82 - 1/30/83)
- AWA/CWA Southern Heavyweight Champion(2) (2/14/83 - 3/21/83)
- NWA Mid-America Heavyweight Champion (12/01/83 - 12/26/83)
- Mid-South World Television Champion (6/16/84 - 9/26/84)
- AWA/CWA International Heavyweight Champion (12/30/84 - 7/07/85)
- Mid-South World Television Champion(2) (1/02/85 - 3/85)
- Mid-South North American Heavyweight Champion (3/13/85 - 5/22/85)
- AWA/CWA International Heavyweight Champion(2) (7/15/85 - 7/22/85)
- NWA National Heavyweight Champion (9/22/85 - 11/28/85)
- UWF (formerly Mid-South) World Television Champion(3) (5/25/86 - 9/28/86)
- UWF World Tag-Team Champion w/ Jim Duggan (12/27/86 - 1/23/87)
- UWF World Tag-Team Champion(2) w/ Chris Adams (2/07/87 - 4/12/87)
- UWF World Television Champion(4) (9/02/87 - 11/26/87)
- WCCW Texas Heavyweight Champion (2/26/88 - 7/88)
- WCCW Tag-Team Champion w/ Iceman Parsons (88 - 7/01/88)
- WCW World Six-Man Tag-Team Champion w/ Richard Morton & Thomas Rich (10/08/91 - 11/91)
- WCW United States Tag-Team Champion w/ Greg Valentine (2/17/92 - 5/17/92)
- NWA North American Heavyweight Champion (11/06/99 - 12/25/99)
- BCW Can-Am Tag-Team Champion w/ Cyrus (10/10/01 - 10/10/02)
- SCW (Spinebuster) Heavyweight Champion (6/26/04)

PWI Achievement Awards: (1 win, 0 1st RUs, 0 2nd RUs, 1 3rd RU)
- 1980 Rookie of the Year
- 1990 Match of the Year, 3rd Runner-Up (Royal Rumble)