Don Callis

@CyrusOverHuge

[Cyrus GALLERY]

Title History

  • BCW Tag Title title w/Terry Taylor;
  • WFWA Canadian Heavyweight title;
  • IWA International title;
  • All-Africa Mid-Heavyweight title;

Career History

Wrestling in Canada:

  • Don Callis was a very accomplished wrestler in Canada before turning his attention to managerial services..
  • Don Callis (wrestling as Don Casablancas) formed a tag team with Rick Martel known as “The Super Models”..
  • Don Callis & Rick Martel pitched the idea of bringing “The Super Models” to the WWF and negotiated but it never panned out..

World Wrestling Federation:

  • October 3, 1997 – House Show: Jim Neidhart defeated The General.
  • Don Callis became known as “The Jackal”, managing the Truth Commission and later, the Human Oddities..
  • October 11, 1997 – Shotgun Saturday Night: The Disciples Of Apocalypse (8-Ball and Skull) defeated The Truth Commission (The Interrogator and The Jackyl) by disqualification.
  • October 13, 1997 – RAW is WAR: The Disciples Of Apocalypse (8-Ball and Skull) (w/Chainz & Crush) defeated The Truth Commission (Recon and Sniper) (w/Jackyl & The Interrogator) by disqualification.
  • October 25-26, 1997 – House Show: The Jackyl defeated Salvatore Sincere.
  • October 27, 1997 – IWA: The Natural defeated Jim Brunzell.
  • October 31, 1997 – House Show: The Jackyl defeated Brakus.
  • November 2, 1997 – House Show: Brakus defeated The Jackyl.
  • November 9, 1997 – Survivor Series: The Truth Commission (Jackyl, Recon, Sniper and The Interrogator) defeated The Disciples Of Apocalypse (8-Ball, Chainz, Crush and Skull) in a tag team elimination match.
  • November 10, 1997 – RAW is WAR: The Head Bangers (Mosh and Thrasher) defeated The Truth Commission (Recon and Sniper) (w/Jackyl & The Interrogator).
  • November 22, 1997 – Shotgun Saturday Night: The Truth Commission (The Interrogator and The Jackyl) defeated Dan Dalton and Donny Rude.
  • November 27, 1997 – IWA: The Natural defeated Paul Marcoux.
  • November 29, 1997 – Shotgun Saturday Night: The Interrogator (w/The Jackyl) defeated The Hardy Boyz (Jeff Hardy and Matt Hardy).
  • January 3, 1998 – Shotgun Saturday Night: The New Blackjacks (Blackjack Bradshaw and Blackjack Windham) defeated The Truth Commission (Recon and Sniper) (w/The Jackyl) by disqualification.
  • January 5, 1998 – RAW is WAR: The Disciples Of Apocalypse (8-Ball and Skull) defeated The Truth Commission (Recon and Sniper) (w/The Jackyl).
  • January 10, 1998 – Shotgun Saturday Night: The Jackyl defeated Scott Taylor.
  • January 28, 1998 – IWA: The Jackyl defeated Glen Kulka.
  • February 23, 1998 – RAW is WAR: The Truth Commission (Kurrgan, Recon and Sniper) (w/The Jackyl) defeated The Disciples Of Apocalypse (8-Ball, Chainz and Skull).
  • April 3, 1998 – BCW: Scott D’Amore defeated Jackyl.
  • August 11, 1999 – RCW: The Jackyl defeated Dez Reznor.
  • December 4, 1999 – NHB: Jackyl defeated Tim Reznor.
  • February 12, 2000 – NHB: Jackyl defeated Tamara. Jackyl defeated Johnny Malibu.
  • September 21, 2000 – NHB: Cyrus defeated Tim Proven.

Extreme Championship Wrestling:

  • Don Callis popped up in ECW as “Cyrus” acting as announcer and TNN “Network Representative”..
  • ~~~Cyrus formed a faction known as The Network, with Rhyno, Steve Corino, Tajiri and others..
  • October 1, 2000 – ECW Anarchy Rules: Joel Gertner defeated Cyrus.
  • January 7, 2001 – ECW Guilty As Charged: Cyrus and Jerry Lynn defeated Christian York and Joey Matthews.

Independent Circuit:

  • April 8, 2001 – TRCW: Cyrus and Shane Madison defeated Donny DiCaprio and Will Damon.
  • July 5, 2001 – TRCW: Donny DiCaprio and Will Damon defeated Cyrus and TJ Bratt.
  • July 14, 2001 – BCW: Disco Inferno and Jim Duggan defeated Cyrus and Scott D’Amore.
  • September 28, 2001 – NHB: Cyrus defeated Dr. Luther.
  • October 10, 2001 – BCW: Cyrus defeated Terry Taylor. Cyrus and Terry Taylor defeated Jack Damage and Tyson Dux to win the tag team titles.
  • October 27-28, 2001 – POW: Crash Crimson and Cyrus The Virus defeated Max Fiend and Vance Nevada.
  • November 27, 2001 – BCW: Cyrus and Terry Taylor defeated Jack Damage and Tyson Dux to retain the tag team titles.
  • January 23, 2002 – BCW: Nova, Simon Diamond and Tornado defeated Cyrus, Johnny Swinger and Terry Taylor.
  • January 30, 2002 – NHB: Don Callis and Terry Taylor defeated Dr. Luther and Johnny Swinger.
  • March 12, 2002 – BCW: Sabu and Scott D’Amore defeated Cyrus and Terry Taylor by disqualification. Cyrus & Taylor retains the tag team titles. Simon Diamond defeated Cyrus.
  • April 26, 2002 – NHB: Cyrus defeated Terry Taylor.
  • May 4, 2002 – BCW: Cyrus The Virus and Terry Taylor defeated Gutter and Hacker to retain the tag team titles.
  • August 15, 2002 – BCW: Cyrus and Terry Taylor defeated El Tornado and Tyson Dux to retain the tag team titles.
  • January 11, 2003 – MAW: Lauden Payne and The Jackyl defeated Hype Gotti and Jayden Draigo.
  • April 25, 2003 – NHB: Cyrus defeated Shane Douglas in a steel cage match.
  • July 24, 2003 – BCW 10th Year Anniversary Show: Bobby Clancy, Mickey Doyle and Scott D’Amore defeated Chris Pillon, Cyrus and Denny Kass.
  • August 6, 2003 – POW: Cyrus and Wavell Starr defeated Apocalypse and El Asesino.
  • August 7, 2003 – POW: Cyrus and Wavell Starr defeated Apocalypse and Jerry Lynn.
  • August 8, 2003 – POW: Cyrus defeated Dice Steele.
  • August 9, 2003 – POW: Cyrus and Wavell Starr defeated Apocalypse and Dice Steele.
  • August 10, 2003 – POW: Apocalypse and Honey Dipper Dan defeated Cyrus and Juggernaut.
  • September 4, 2003 – POW: Cyrus defeated Ozz. Dice Steele, Ozz and Ricky Solar defeated Crash Crimson, Cyrus and Kerry Brown.
  • November 30, 2003 – PWA: Chris Steele, Don Callis and The Highlander vs. Johnny Devine, Juggernaut and Rick Vain ended in a no contest.

NWA: Total Nonstop Action:

  • July 9, 2003 – TNA: Sandman accepts the Hard 10 Cup, and is attacked by Don Callis & Edward Chastaine (aka Iceberg)..
  • July 16, 2003 – TNA: Don Callis cuts a promo and claims that the fans don’t want hardcore wrestling any more..
  • July 23, 2003 – TNA: Don Callis gives an interview and stats that fans are tired of seeing scantily clad women fight..
  • August 6, 2003 – TNA: Don Callis bans Jerry Lynn from the building and gives him the night off..
  • August 27, 2003 – TNA: Don Callis said his obsession is not with Jerry Lynn, it’s with people following the rules..
  • January 14, 2004 – TNA: Don Callis’ feud with NWA rep Erik Watts comes to a head when he threatens to quit if Watts isn’t fired!
  • January 21, 2004 – TNA: Don Callis brings Jonny Fairplay into NWA: Total Nonstop Action..
  • January 28, 2004 – TNA: Don Callis defeated Erik Watts in a “Loser Quits” match when Goldylocks turned on Watts at the end!
  • Don Callis left TNA after accepting a full time job outside of the wrestling business..
  • June 10, 2005 – Hardcore Homecoming: Joey Styles & Cryus were the scheduled announcers, but Joel Gertner attacked Cyrus!
  • December 5, 2017: Impact Wrestling, announced Callis as the promotion’s new executive vice president, alongside Scott D’Amore.
  • April 22, 2018L Callis featured as the color commentator for the Impact Wrestling PPV “Impact Wrestling Redemption” as well as the following episode of Impact.