Typhoon



Height: 6'7"

Weight: 384 lbs

Real Name: Fred Ottman

DOB: 8/10/1956

Hometown: Tampa, Florida

Other Names: US Steel, Big Man Steel, Big Bubba, Tugboat Thomas, Tugboat(WWF), The Shockmaster(WCW), Master Mayhem, Uncle Fred

Wrestler Since: 1984

Finishing Maneuver: Splash

Previous PWI 500 Rankings: #352(1997), #202(1996), #162(1995), #78(1994), #103(1993), #71(1992), #230(1991)

Other Related Websites:
The Natural Disasters - Rollercoaster Bio
Typhoon - Online World of Wrestling Bio
Fred Ottman - Wikipedia Bio

History: (Under Construction)

Pay-Per-View/Show Summary: (16 - 10)
- WWF Saturday Night's Main Event #28 (September 18, '90) = Tugboat & Hulk Hogan won, via DQ, over Rhythm & Blues.
- WWF Survivor Series '90 (November 22) = Tugboat, Hulk Hogan, Jim Duggan & the Big Boss Man fought in an "Elimination" Match against Dino Bravo, Earthquake, Haku & the Barbarian. Tugboat was counted out. Hogan was the sole 'survivor'.
- WWF Royal Rumble '91 (January 19) = Tugboat competed in the Royal Rumble, which was won by Hulk Hogan.
- WWF The Main Event V (January 28, '91) = Tugboat & Hulk Hogan defeated Dino Bravo & Earthquake.
- WWF At The Omni (May 3, '91) = Tugboat pinned Colonel Mustafa.
- WWF Saturday Night's Main Event #28 (April 15, '91) = Tugboat competed in a "Battle Royal", which was won by Mr. Perfect.
- SWS Sumo Hall (June 7, '91) = Tugboat beat Roadblock.
- WWF Summerslam '91 (August 26) = The Natural Disasters (Typhoon & Earthquake) defeated the Bushwhackers.
- WWF at Royal Albert Hall (October 3, '91) = Typhoon competed in a "Battle Royal", which was won by Davey Boy Smith.
- WWF Survivor Series '91 (November 28) = The Natural Disasters & Irwin R. Schyster fought in an "Elimination" Match against the Big Boss Man & the Legion of Doom. Typhoon was eliminated by Hawk. The Legion of Doom "survived".
- SWS Tokyo Dome (December 12, '91) = The Natural Disasters lost to the WWF Tag-Team Champions, the Legion of Doom.
- WWF At The Omni (January 5, '92) = The Natural Disasters were beaten by the Legion of Doom.
- WWF Royal Rumble '92 (January 19) = The Natural Disasters won, via countout, over the WWF Tag Champs, the Legion of Doom.
- WWF Wrestlemania VIII (April 5, '92) = The Natural Disasters won, via countout, over the WWF Tag-Team Champions, Money Inc.
- WWF Summerslam '92 (August 29) = The Natural Disasters retained the WWF Tag Titles, beating the Beverly Brothers.
- WWF Survivor Series '92 (November 25) = The Natural Disasters & the Nasty Boys fought in a "Tag-Team Elimination" Match against the Beverly Brothers & Money Inc. The Natural Disasters "survived".
- WWF Royal Rumble '93 (January 24) = Typhoon competed in the Royal Rumble, which was won by Yokozuna.
- WWF UK Rampage '93 (April 11) = Typhoon pinned the Brooklyn Brawler.
- WCW Halloween Havoc '93 (October 24) = The Shockmaster, Charlie Norris & Ice Train won over Harlem Heat & the Equalizer.
- WCW BattleBowl (November 20, '93) = The Shockmaster & Paul Orndorff defeated Ricky Steamboat & Steven Regal. Later on, the Shockmaster competed in the "Winners Battle Royal", which was won by Vader.
- WCW Fall Brawl '93 (September 19) = The Shockmaster, Sting, Dustin Rhodes & Davey Boy Smith won a "Wargames" Match over Sid Vicious, Vader & Harlem Heat.
- WCW At The Omni (October 3, '93) = The Shockmaster & Dustin Rhodes took down Harlem Heat.
- WCW Clash of the Champions XXV (November 10, '93) = The Shockmaster beat the Equalizer.
- WCW Starrcade '93 (December 27) = The Shockmaster won over King Kong.
- WWF Wrestlemania X-7 (April 1, '01) = Tugboat competed in the "Gimmick Battle Royal", which was won by the Iron Sheik.

Title Summary:
- SWS Tag-Team Champion w/ Earthquake John Tenta (4/17/92 - 4/18/92)
- WWF World Tag-Team Champion w/ Earthquake (7/20/92 - 10/13/92)

PWI Achievement Awards: (0 wins, 1 1st RU, 1 2nd RU, 0 3rd RUs)
- 1990 Most Improved Wrestler, 2nd Runner-Up
- 1992 Tag-Team of the Year, 1st Runner-Up (Natural Disasters)