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Jimmy Garvin

Knowledge Identifier: +Jimmy_Garvin


Jimmy Garvin

Retired American professional wrestler add

Category: Wrestling

Born in 1952.

Countries: United States (62%), Florida (10%), New Mexico (10%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: Steve Regal, Florida, John Cena

Linked to: American Wrestling Association




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Jimmy Garvin was born in 1952 add something


Garvin began his wrestling career in November 1968 at the age of 16 as "'Beau James"' add something


He toured the Mid-Southern and Florida territories from 1978 until 1983 add something


In 1982, Garvin won the NWA Southern Heavyweight Championship from Sweet Brown Sugar add something


Brian Blair - On July 11, 1982 Blair beat Jimmy Garvin for the NWA Florida Championship and defended it successfully against such legends such as Stan Hansen and Bruiser Brody


Garvin replaced the original Precious with his cousin, Sunshine, and joined World Class Championship Wrestling in 1983 add something


David Von Erich - During his stay in Florida, David met and became great friends with Gorgeous Jimmy Garvin, convincing Garvin to come to World Class Championship Wrestling in Texas in early 1983 and they created an angle for a feud between them, which culminated with David winning the held-up WCCW Texas State Title at The Tarrant County Convention Center on July 4, 1983


Sunshine temporarily left WCCW in 1984 and was replaced in the feud with her "truck driving aunt", Stella Mae French add something


Adams and Stella Mae continued to compete in mixed tag team matches against Garvin and Precious until they defeated them in a "Loser Leaves Town" cage match in July 1984 add something


Steve Regal - In 1985, the AWA began teaming him with "Gorgeous" Jimmy Garvin and, with the help of the Fabulous Freebirds, surprisingly defeated the Road Warriors to win the tag title


After losing the titles to Scott Hall and Curt Hennig in 1986 in Albuquerque, New Mexico, New Mexico, he went to the NWA's Jim Crockett Promotions add something


Garvin and McDaniel would feud throughout the summer and fall of 1986 in a series of "Indian Strap" matches add something


Bill Dundee - Dundee had a brief run in the NWA's Jim Crockett Promotions, Central States Wrestling and Florida Championship Wrestling in 1986 where he teamed with Jimmy Garvin and feuded with Sam Houston for the NWA Central States Heavyweight Championship


Scott Hall - Hall formed a tag team with Curt Hennig, and they defeated Jimmy Garvin and Steve Regal for the AWA World Tag Team Championship on January 18, 1986, in a 58 minute match in Albuquerque, New Mexico, New Mexico


He sent her gifts and this caused lots of buildup for a big cage match between Flair and Jimmy during the 1987 Great American Bash stop in Greensboro, North Carolina, North Carolina for Flair's NWA World Title add something


In 1987, Jimmy's "brother" Ron , was in a feud with Jim Cornette and his stable add something


One of the bigger matches during that feud was when the two teams were matched against each other during the 1987 Jim Crockett Memorial Cup tag team tournament add something


During the 1988 Great American Bash in Baltimore, Maryland held in July, Jimmy and Sullivan each captained 5 men teams opposing each other in the first ever "Tower of Doom" match add something


In 1988, Garvin had a feud with Kevin Sullivan and his Varsity Club add something


In September 1988, Garvin left to sell a broken leg that he had gotten from Sullivan and Mike Rotunda add something


Garvin's reign with the Mid-Atlantic version of the NWA World Tag Team Championship occurred after the Mid-Atlantic promotion was sold to Ted Turner in November 1988 and remained World Championship Wrestling add something


Garvin returned to Jim Crockett Promotions in June 1989 minus Precious and became the newest member of the Fabulous Freebirds by winning the World Tag Team Titles with Michael Hayes at Clash of the Champions VII. The titles were won as part of a tournament for them that had been ongoing add something


Buddy Roberts - Roberts managed Hayes and Jimmy Garvin in one match against Steve Armstrong and Tracy Smothers in the NWA, retired for good in 1990


In 1991, under the new company name of World Championship Wrestling , the Freebirds added a masked Freebird, Badstreet, and they feuded with the "Southern Boys" add something


Brad Armstrong (wrestler) - In May 1991, Brad started wrestling in disguise as "Badstreet" , a masked member of The Fabulous Freebirds alongside Michael Hayes and Jimmy Garvin


By 1992, Badstreet and their managers were gone and the Freebirds had no direction add something


They had some minor feuds and Garvin left WCW in September 1992 and went to the Global Wrestling Federation, where he reformed the Freebirds with Terry Gordy and Hayes add something


He won the Tag Team Titles with Gordy in 1994 add something


They were the last champions before the promotion folded in September 1994 and he retired shortly thereafter add something


Garvin is prominently featured in "The Triumph and Tragedy of World Class Championship Wrestling" DVD released by World Wrestling Entertainment in late 2007 add something


On February 29, 2016, it was announced that Garvin will be inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame as part of The Fabulous Freebirds add something


On April 2, 2016, Garvin was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame as part of The Fabulous Freebirds add something