SMW (Smokey Mountain Wrestling) Beat the Champ Television title defeating Scott Studd for vacant (July 5, 1994);
SMW (Smokey Mountain Wrestling) tag team titles w/Brain Lee defeating Ricky Morton and Robert Gibson (August 6, 1994);
NWA world heavyweight title defeating Tracy Smothers [Tournament] (November 19, 1994);
PCW (Pennsylvania Championship Wrestling) United States title defeating Ray Odyssey for vacant title (December 1, 1995);
WWF world tag team titles w/Zip (aka Tom Prichard) defeating Henry and Phidas Godwinn (March 31, 1996);
ECW tag team titles w/Lance Storm defeating Furnas and Lafon and Axl and Balls in a 3-WAY (December 6, 1997);
ISPW (New Jersey) heavyweight title defeating Ace Darling and 2 Cold Scorpio in a 3-WAY (July 22, 1999);
NWA New Jersey State heavyweight title defeating Equalizer for vacant title (February 19, 2000);
XPW (Xtreame Pro Wrestling) heavyweight title defeating Damien Steele (February 26, 2000);
WCW world cruiserweight title by winning a 6-WAY match for vacant title (April 16, 2000);
JCW (Jersey Championship Wrestling) Television title defeating Don Montoya (September 7, 2001);
USA Pro Wrestling United States heavyweight title defeating Amazing Red (August 19, 2002);
WWC (World Wrestling Council) Television title defeating Fidel Sierra (June 7, 2003);
UWA (Universal Wrestling Association) heavyweight title defeating won a 4 way match (March 26, 2004);
UWA (Universal Wrestling Association) heavyweight title defeating Billy Reil and Balls Mahoney in a 3 Way Match (May 23, 2004);
USA Pro Wrestling United States heavyweight title defeating Mike Tobin (June 19, 2004);
NWA North Jersey heavyweight title defeating Crazy Ivan (October 24, 2004);
NWA Midwest heavyweight title defeating Ken Anderson (November 12, 2004);
In the Beginning:
Chris Candido formed a faction with Tom Brandi, Flex Lavender and Darren Wyse known as “Heart Throb 4” in IWCCW.
June 3, 1990: Chris Candido defeated Johnny Hot Body for the WWA (Larry Sharpe’s World Wrestling Association) Junior HW title.
March 6, 1992: Chris Candido pinned Chris Evans for the vacant WWA Junior heavyweight title.
March 6, 1993: Chris Candido and Chris Evans defeated The Lords of Darkness (Pain and Agony) for the WWA tag team title.
Smokey Mountain Wrestling:
April 1993: Chris Candido was awarded the Smoky Mountain Wrestling/WWA title.
April 3, 1993: Chris Candido and Johnny Hot Body defeated Tony Stetson and Larry Winters for the ECW World Tag Team title.
October 4, 1993: Chris Candido defeated Bobby Blaze for the SMW United States title in Jellico, Tennessee.
~~~After dropping the title back to Blaze, Chris Candido regained it from him five days later.
December 6, 1993: Chris Candido defeated Tracy Smothers for the SMW Television title.
June 19, 1994: Chris Candido became the first California Creative Wrestling champion by defeating Sabu in San Jose.
July 5, 1994: Chris Candido regained the SMW Television title but was defeated a month later by Lance Storm.
August 5, 1994 – Smokey Mountain Wrestling: Night Of The Legends: The Rock and Roll Express beat Brian Lee and Chris Candido.
~~~Ricky Gibson was handcuffed to Tammy Fytch during this tag team title match, which was won by the Rock’N’Roll Express.
November 19, 1994: Chris Candido pinned Tracy Smothers in the finals of a tournament to capture the NWA (New Jersey) title.
December 1, 1995: Wrestling as SKIP, Chris Candido defeated Ray Odyssey for the PCW United States title in Reading, Penn.
World Wrestling Federation – Skip and Sunny:
January 9, 1995 – RAW: Chris Candido defeated Barry Horowitz in a dark match.
Chris Candido and Tammy Sytch officially signed with the World Wrestling Federation and vacated the PCW US Title.
Chris Candido (Zip) and Tammy Sytch (Sunny) became known as the BodyDonnas in a fitness guru gimmick.
June 3, 1995 – Superstars: Skip defeated Scott Taylor.
June 5, 1995 – RAW: Skip pinned Barry Horowitz.
June 11, 1995 – Wrestling Challenge: Skip defeated Doug Smith.
June 24, 1995 – Superstars: Skip defeated John Chrystal.
June 26, 1995 – RAW: Skip pinned Scott Taylor (aka Scotty Too Hotty).
June 30, 1995 – House Show: Skip defeated Doink.
July 8, 1995 – House Show: The Undertaker defeated Skip in a casket match.
July 9, 1995 – Wrestling Challenge: Barry Horowitz defeated Skip.
July 22, 1995 – Superstars: Skip defeated Russ Greenberg.
July 23, 1995 – In Your House 2: Skip defeated Aldo Montoya in a dark match.
July 31, 1995 – RAW: Skip pinned Barry Horowitz.
August 5, 1995 – Superstars: Shawn Michaels defeated Skip.
August 26, 1995 – Superstars: The 1-2-3 Kid defeated Skip by count-out.
August 27, 1995 – SummerSlam: Barry Horowitz defeated Skip in an upset!
September 16, 1995 – Superstars: Hakushi defeated Skip.
September 24, 1995 – In Your House 3: Ahmed Johnson defeated Skip in a dark match.
September 25, 1995 – RAW: Marty Jannetty pinned Skip.
September 30, 1995 – Superstars: Hakushi and Barry Horowitz defeated Skip and Rad Radford.
October 9, 1995 – RAW: Fatu pinned Skip.
October 14, 1995 – Superstars: Skip defeated Sonny Rogers.
October 23, 1995 – RAW: Skip was in the #1 contenders battle royal for the Intercontinental title won by Owen Hart.
November 19, 1995 – Survivor Series: The Body Donnas (Rad Radford, Skip, The 1-2-3 Kid & Tom Prichard) defeated The Underdogs (Barry Horowitz, Bob Holly, Hakushi & Marty Jannetty) in a tag team elimination match.
November 20, 1995 – RAW: Skip and Savio Vega fought to a No Contest.
December 16, 1995 – Superstars: Skip defeated Rich Myers.
December 23, 1995 – Superstars: The Smoking Gunns defeated Rad Radford and Skip.
World Wrestling Federation – Skip, Zip and Sunny:
Skip and Sunny were joined by a new partner named Zip (played by Tom Prichard).
January 6, 1996 – Superstars: Skip defeated Rad Radford.
January 20, 1996 – Superstars: The BodyDonnas defeated Glen Ruth and Chaz Warrington.
January 21, 1996 – Royal Rumble: The Smoking Gunns defeated The Body Donnas to retain the tag team titles.
January 29, 1996 – RAW: The Godwinns defeated The BodyDonnas (Skip and Zip).
February 18, 1996 – In Your House 6: The Godwinns (Henry and Phinias) defeated The Bodydonnas (Skip and Zip) in a dark match.
February 19, 1996 – RAW: The BodyDonnas defeated Barry Horowitz and Aldo Montoya.
February 24, 1996 – Superstars: The BodyDonnas defeated AC Connor and Major Yates.
March 11, 1996 – RAW: Skip defeated Dwayne Johnson (The Rock) in dark match.
March 16, 1996 – Superstars: The BodyDonnas defeated The Bushwhackers in the quarter-finals of the tag team titles tournament.
March 23, 1996 – Superstars: The BodyDonnas defeated Savio Vega and Steve Austin in the semi-finals of the tag team titles tournament.
March 31, 1996 – Wrestlemania XII: The BodyDonnas (Skip and Zip w/Sunny) defeated The Godwinns to win the WWF tag team titles!
April 20, 1996 – Superstars: Tag team champions The BodyDonnas defeated Joe DeLeon and Steve Bradley to retain the titles.
April 28, 1996 – In Your House 7: The BodyDonnas defeated The Godwinns to retain the tag team titles.
May 3, 1996 – NEW: Ahmed Johnson defeated Skip.
May 4, 1996 – Superstars: The Bushwhackers defeated The BodyDonnas.
May 6, 1996 – RAW: The BodyDonnas defeated Techno Team 2000 (Travis and Troy).
May 18, 1996 – Superstars: Tag team champions The BodyDonnas defeated The New Rockers to retain the titles.
May 19, 1996 – House Show: The Godwinns defeated The BodyDonnas to win the tag team titles.
May 27, 1996 – RAW: The Smoking Gunns defeated The BodyDonnas to win the WWF tag team titles!
~~~After this match, Sunny left the BodyDonnas and became a Cowgirl, siding with the Smoking Gunns.
World Wrestling Federation – Skip and Zip:
June 10, 1996 – RAW: Marc Mero pinned BodyDonna Skip to qualify for the King of the Ring tournament.
June 23, 1996 – King of the Ring: The Bodydonnas defeated The New Rockers in a pre-show match.
~~~Skip and Zip introduced their replacement for Sunny. A blonde tranvestite with tatoos named “Cloudy”.
June 24, 1996 – RAW: The BodyDonnas defeated The Brooklyn Brawler and Jerry Fox.
July 13, 1996 – Superstars: The Body Donnas (Skip & Zip) defeated Rock Warner & Todd Becker.
July 21, 1996 – In Your House 9: The Bodydonnas defeated The Smoking Gunns in a non-title match.
August 3, 1996 – Superstars: The Body Donnas (Skip & Zip) defeated Randy Tyler & Sumito.
August 5, 1996 – RAW: The BodyDonnas defeated The New Rockers (Marty Jannetty and Leif Cassidy) by disqualification.
August 12, 1996 – RAW: Faarooq Asad pinned BodyDonna Skip.
August 18, 1996 – SummerSlam: The Smoking Gunns beat The Godwinns, The BodyDonnas and The Rockers to retain.
September 23, 1996 – RAW: Owen Hart and Davey Boy Smith defeated The BodyDonnas.
~~~This show was taped on April 26, and prominantly featured Chris Candido in a managerial roll dispite his injury to his leg.
Rest In Peace Chris Candido:
April 28, 2005: In a shocking and unfortunate turn of events, Chris Candido died of a blood clot due to surgery complications.
May 2, 2005: Among those in attendance at the wakes for Chris Candido included Tom Prichard, Balls Mahoney, Mick Foley, Shane Douglas, Jimmy Shoulders, Johnny Ova, George Napolitano, Amy Lee, Ken Sweeney, Johnny Diamond, Donnie Buci, Tommy Cairo, Tommy Dreamer, Al Snow, Simon Diamond, Mike O’Brien, Allison Danger, Devon Storm, Electra and Justin Credible.
May 3, 2005: Among those in attendance at the funeral for Chris Candido included Dixie Carter, Jeff Jarrett, Terry Funk, Howard Finkel, Jeremy Borash, Bob Ryder, Scott D’Amore, Shane Douglas, Billy Gunn, Sonny Siaki, C.M. Punk, Rob Feinstein, Steven DeAngelis, Sandman, Sabu, Terry Taylor and many of the names listed above.
~~Tammy Sytch was described as very strong and smiling most of the time, giving winks and hugs to those who were said.
~~It was reported as a nice touching service with one of the NWA tag team title belts draped over the casket during the mass.
~~TNA offered the belt if the family wanted to bury Candido with it due to his love for wrestling.
~~~RIP to Rocco Rock, Terry Gordy, Mike Lockwood, The Sheik, Mike Lozanski, Pitbull #2, Big Dick Dudley, Chris Candido.
May 20, 2006 – Frank Goodman’s UXW: Ghanda Rhea Akbar won Chris Candido Memorial Battle Royal.
November 18, 2006 – Chris Candido Cup: Slam Shady was the winner of the 8-Man Chris Candido Cup Tournament.
June 29, 2009 – Legends of The Arena: Chris Candido was inducted into the Hardcore Hall of Fame in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
March 21, 1972
Cherry Hill, New Jersey
Height and Weight
5'8" 225 lbs
Chris Candino (USWA)
The (Masked) Avenger (USWA)
"Hard Knox" Chris Candido
Skip of BodyDonnas
"No Gimmick Necessary"
Blonde Bombshell (Powerbomb from the top rope)
Top Rope Headbutt
New Jersey Jam (Leg Drop from Middle Rope)
Bobby Blaze (SMW)
Boo Bradley (SMW)
Tim Horner (SMW)
Tracy Smothers (SMW)
RockNRoll Express (SMW)
The Godwinns (WWF)
The Smoking Gunns (WWF)
Barry Horowitz (WWF)
Chris "The Edge" Evans (WWA)
Danny Davis (USWA)
Lance Storm (ECW)
The Artist (WCW)
Shane Douglas (XPW)