Greg Valentine



Height: 6'0"

Weight: 243 lbs

Real Name: Johnathan Winiski Jr

DOB: 9/20/51

Hometown: Seattle, Washington

Other Names: Johnny Fargo, Blue Knight(WWF), "The Hammer"(WWF)

Wrestler Since: 1968

Finishing Maneuver: Hammer Elbow, Figure-Four Leglock

Previous PWI 500 Rankings: #369(2000), #288(1999), #270(1998), #256(1997), #173(1996), #85(1995), #121(1994), #74(1993), #49(1992), #53(1991)

Official Website: http://www.gregvalentine.newpathproductions.com/

Other Related Websites:
Greg Valentine - Online World of Wrestling Bio
Greg Valentine - Wikipedia Bio

History: (Under Construction)

Pay-Per-View/Show Summary: (21 - 48, 1 Draw, 1 DCO)
- NJPW Sumo Hall (December 11, '75) = Valentine & Ricky Hunter fell to Kantaro Hoshino & Seiji Sakaguchi.
- AWA/WWWF Title Unification (March 25, '79) = Valentine won, via DQ, over the Canadian Champion, Dino Bravo.
- NWA Canadian Title Tournament (September 9, '79) = Valentine beat Pedro Morales and Maurice Vachon, before losing to the eventual winner, Dewey Robertson.
- Sam Muchnick Retirement Show (January 1, '82) = Valentine & Harley Race wrestled against David von Erich & Rufus R. Jones. (Results unknown)
- NWA Exhibition Stadium #1 (July 10, '83) = Valentine, as the NWA United States Champ, fought to a Double Countout with Wahoo McDaniel.
- NWA Starrcade '83 (November 24) = Valentine lost a "Dog Collar" Match to Roddy Piper.
- Florida Title Tournament (December 16, '83) = Valentine lost in the finals to Mike Rotunda.
- WWF The Brawl to End It All (July 24, '84) = Valentine fell to the World Champ, Hulk Hogan.
- WWF Wrestlemania I ('85) = Valentine lost, via countout, to the Junkyard Dog. Valentine stayed the Intercontinental Champion.
- WWF Ohio State Fair Show '85 (August 13) = The Dream Team (Valentine & Brutus Beefcake) fell to the U.S. Express.
- WWF Michigan State Fair (August 28, '85) = Valentine lost to the WWF World Champ, Hulk Hogan.
- WWF Saturday Night's Main Event #2 (October 3, '85) = The Dream Team beat Lanny Poffo & Tony Garea.
- WWF Saturday Night's Main Event #5 (February 15, '86) = The Dream Team stayed the WWF World Tag-Team Champions, winning over the British Bulldogs.
- WWF Wrestlemania II ('86) = The Dream Team lost the WWF Tag Titles to the British Bulldogs.
- WWF The Big Event (August 28, '86) = The Dream Team fell to the Rougeau Brothers.
- WWF Saturday Night's Main Event #7 (September 13, '86) = The Dream Team lost a "Three Falls" Match to the WWF Tag Champs, the British Bulldogs.
- WWF Wrestlemania III ('87) = The Dream Team defeated the Rougeau Brothers.
- WWF Legend's Battle Royal (November 16, '87) = The New Dream Team (Valentine & Dino Bravo) beat Brutus Beefcake & the Junkyard Dog.
- WWF Survivor Series '87 = The New Dream Team, the Hart Foundation, Demolition, the Headshrinkers & the Russians fought in an "Elimination" Match against the British Bulldogs, the Young Stallions, the Rougeau Brothers, the Killer Bees & Strike Force. The New Dream Team was eliminated by the Young Stallions, who 'survived' along with the Killer Bees.
- WWF Saturday Night's Main Event #14 (December 7, '87) = Valentine forced Koko B. Ware to submit.
- WWF Saturday Night's Main Event #15 (March 7, '88) = Valentine fell to Brutus Beefcake.
- WWF Wrestlemania IV ('88) = Valentine pinned Ricky Steamboat, then later lost to Randy Savage in the WWF World Title Tournament.
- WWF Survivor Series '88 = Valentine, Ron Bass, Bad News Brown, Danny Davis & the Honkytonk Man fought in an "Elimination" Match against the Ultimate Warrior, Brutus Beefcake, Sam Houston, Jim Brunzell & the Blue Blazer. Valentine was eliminated the the Ultimate Warrior, who was the sole 'survivor'.
- WWF Royal Rumble '89 = Valentine competed in the Royal Rumble, which was won by Big John Studd.
- WWF Wrestlemania V ('89) = Rhythm & Blues (Valentine & the Honkytonk Man) fell to the Hart Foundation.
- WWF Saturday Night's Main Event #22 (July 18, '89) = Valentine was beaten by Jimmy Snuka.
- WWF Summerslam '89 = Valentine lost, via DQ, to Hercules.
- WWF Survivor Series '89 = Valentine, Randy Savage, Dino Bravo & the Canadian Earthquake fought in an "Elimination" Match against Jim Duggan, Bret Hart, Ronnie Garvin & Hercules. Valentine was eliminated by Duggan. Savage, Bravo & the Earthquake 'survived'.
- WWF Saturday Night's Main Event #25 (January 3, '90) = Valentine lost, via DQ, to Jake Roberts.
- WWF Royal Rumble '90 = Valentine lost an "I Quit" Match to Ronnie Garvin.
- AJPW Tokyo Dome (April 13, '90) = Valentine was pinned by the Great Kabuki.
- WWF Saturday Night's Main Event #28 (September 18, '90) = Rhythm & Blues fell to Hulk Hogan & Tugboat.
- WWF Survivor Series '90 = Rhythm & Blues, Ted DiBiase & the Undertaker fought in an "Elimination" Match against Dusty Rhodes, Koko B. Ware & the Hart Foundation. Valentine was eliminated by Bret Hart. DiBiase was the sole 'survivor'.
- WWF Royal Rumble '91 = Valentine competed in the Royal Rumble, which was won by Hulk Hogan.
- WWF Wrestlemania VII ('91) = Valentine was beaten by the Earthquake.
- WWF Saturday Night's Main Event #29 (April 15, '91) = Valentine competed in a "Battle Royal", which was won by Mr. Perfect.
- WWF UK Rampage '91 (April 24) = Valentine pinned Haku.
- WWF Summerslam '91 = Valentine fell to Irwin R. Schyster.
- WWF At The Omni (October 13, '91) = Valentine lost to the Berzerker.
- WWF At The Omni (January 5, '92) = Valentine defeated the Brooklyn Brawler.
- WWF Royal Rumble '92 = Valentine competed in the Royal Rumble, which was won by Ric Flair.
- WCW At The Omni (March 8, '92) = Valentine & Terry Taylor beat Firebreaker Chip & Todd Champion.
- WCW At The Omni (April 12, '92) = Valentine fell to Tom Zenk.
- WCW At The Omni (May 10, '92) = Valentine fought to a Draw with Brian Pillman.
- WCW Wrestlewar '92 (May 17) = Valentine & Terry Taylor lost the WCW US Tag-Team Titles to the Fabulous Freebirds.
- WCW Beach Blast '92 (June 20) = Valentine forced Marcus Bagwell to submit.
- WCW At The Omni (July 5, '92) = Valentine was pinned by Dustin Rhodes.
- WCW At The Omni (August 16, '92) = Valentine, Dick Slater & the Barbarian won over Dustin Rhodes, Barry Windham & Ricky Steamboat.
- WCW Clash of the Champions XX (September 2, '92) = Valentine & Dick Slater fell to Arn Anderson & Bobby Eaton.
- WCW At The Omni (September 20, '92) = Valentine & Dick Slater were beaten by the Steiner Brothers.
- WWC 20th Anniversary Show (August 8, '93) = Valentine beat Invader #1 to win the vacated WWC Universal Title.
- ECW Kenwood High Show (November 14, '93) = Valentine fell to Johnny Gunn.
- WWF Survivor Series '93 = The Blue Knight, the Red Knight, the Black Knight & Jerry Lawler fought in an "Elimination" Match with Bret Hart, Owen Hart, Bruce Hart & Keith Hart. The Blue Knight was forced to submit to Owen. Bret, Bruce & Keith 'survived'.
- WWF Royal Rumble '94 = Valentine competed in the Royal Rumble, which was won by Bret Hart & Lex Luger.
- AWF Heavyweight Title Tournament (November '94) = Valentine beat Jim Powers, then fell to Chris Adams. Tito Santana won the tournament.
- NWA World Tag-Team Title Tournament (April 11, '95) = Valentine & Al Perez defeated Killer Brooks & Hercules, then fell to Dick Murdoch & Randy Rhodes. The Rock-n-Roll Express won the tournament.
- AWF Tag-Team Title Tournament (May '95) = Valentine & Tommy Rich beat Koko B. Ware & Tony Atlas in the finals to win the tournament.
- WCW 2nd Annual Ilio DiPaolo Memorial (June 6, '97) = Valentine & Dory Funk Jr lost, via DQ, to Gino Brito & Tony Parisi.
- WCW World War III '97 (November 23) = Valentine competed in the World War III Three-Ring Battle Royal, which was won by Scott Hall.
- WCW Boston Brawl (January 31, '98) = Valentine was beaten by Steve McMichael.
- Heroes of Wrestling (October 10, '99) = Valentine pinned George Steele.
- NWA World Title Tournament (September 19, '00) = Valentine was scheduled to face Joe Malenko in the first round, but both wrestlers no-showed.
- Wrestle Reunion #1 (January 29, '05) = Valentine won a Battle Royal to become the IWA Heavyweight Champion.
- Wrestle Reunion #2 (August 27, '05) = Valentine lost the IWA Heavyweight Title to Tito Santana.
- World Wrestling Legends PPV (March 5, '06) = Valentine lost, via DQ, to Jimmy Snuka.
- IWC Night of Legends 3 (March 24, '07) = Valentine was beaten by Tito Santana.
- IWC Night of Legends '08 (April 12) = Valentine lost to Brutus Beefcake.

Title Summary:
- NWA Americas Heavyweight Champion (2/14/1975 - 3/27/1975)
- NWA Americas Heavyweight Champion(2) (4/04/1975 - 4/1975)
- NWA Mid-Atlantic Television Champion (11/08/1976 - 11/30/1976)
- NWA Mid-Atlantic World Tag-Team Champion w/ Ric Flair (12/26/1976 - 5/08/1977)
- NWA Mid-Atlantic Television Champion(2) (1/19/1977 - 3/1977)
- NWA Mid-Atlantic World Tag-Team Champion(2) w/ Ric Flair (10/30/1977 - 4/1978)
- NWA Mid-Atlantic World Tag-Team Champion(3) w/ Baron von Raschke (6/07/1978 - 12/1978)
- NWA Canadian Heavyweight Champion (4/08/1979 - 6/03/1979)
- NWA Mid-Atlantic World Tag-Team Champion(4) w/ Ray Stevens (3/29/1980 - 5/10/1980)
- NWA United States Heavyweight Champion (7/26/1980 - 11/24/1980)
- NWA Television Champion(3) (1981)
- NWA Television Champion(4) (1981 - 9/16/1981)
- NWA United States Heavyweight Champion(2) (11/04/1982 - 4/16/1983)
- NWA United States Heavyweight Champion(3) (5/01/1983 - 12/14/1983)
- WWF World Tag-Team Champion w/ Brutus Beefcake (8/24/1985 - 4/07/1986)
- WCW United States Tag-Team Champion w/ Taylor-Made Man (2/17/1992 - 5/17/1992)
- WWC Universal Heavyweight Champion (8/08/1993 - 4/24/1994)
- IAW Heavyweight Champion (12/06/1993 - 2/05/1994)
- IAW Heavyweight Champion(2) (12/04/1994 - 6/05/1995)
- AWF Tag-Team Champion w/ Tommy Rich (5/21/1995 - 1995)
- IWA Heavyweight Champion (1/29/2005 - 8/27/2005)

PWI Achievement Awards: (3 wins, 2 1st RUs, 1 2nd RU, 1 3rd RU)
- 1975 Most Hated Wrestler
- 1977 Tag-Team of the Year, 3rd Runner-Up (Valentine & Ric Flair)
- 1979 Most Hated Wrestler
- 1980 Most Hated Wrestler, 1st Runner-Up
- 1983 Most Hated Wrestler
- 1986 Match of the Year, 1st Runner-Up (The Dream Team vs. the British Bulldogs)
- 1992 Match of the Year, 2nd Runner-Up (Royal Rumble)