Don Callis


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: Don Callis appeared for only one night as “The General” in the World Wrestling Federation..
  • Don Callis became known as “The Jackal”, managing the Truth Commission and later, the Human Oddities..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..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..Semi-retirement:
  • June 10, 2005 – Hardcore Homecoming: Joey Styles & Cryus were the scheduled announcers, but Joel Gertner attacked Cyrus!