Henry O. Godwinn

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Title History

  • WWF Tag Team titles w/ Phinias I. Godwinn defeating Skip & Zip (May 19, 1996);
  • WWF Tag Team titles w/ Phinias I. Godwinn defeating The Headbangers (October 05, 1997);

Career Highlights

World Championship Wrestling

  • Mark Canterbury (as Shanghai Pearce) teamed with Dennis Knight (as Tex Slazenger) in WCW as a masked tag team.

World Wrestling Federation: Henry O. Godwinn (Heel)

  • January 22, 1995–Royal Rumble: Henry Godwinn entered the Rumble at #22 but was eliminated by Lex Luger..
  • February 6, 1995 – RAW: Henry Godwinn defeated Bill Weaver..
  • February 19, 1995 – Wrestling Challenge: Henry O. Godwinn defeated Jim Tilquist..
  • March 4, 1995 – Superstars: Henry Godwinn defeated Leroy Howard..
  • March 12, 1995 – Wrestling Challenge: Henry Godwinn defeated Leroy Howard..
  • March 20, 1995 – RAW: Razor Ramon defeated Henry Godwinn..
  • March 25, 1995 – Superstars: Henry Godwinn defeated Mark Starr..
  • April 3, 1995 – RAW: Henry Godwinn defeated Rich Myers..
  • April 9, 1995 – Wrestling Challenge: Henry Godwinn defeated Steve King..
  • April 15, 1995 – Superstars: Henry Godwinn defeated Nick Barberry..
  • April 17, 1995 – RAW: Henry Godwinn defeated Rich Myers..
  • May 13, 1995 – Superstars: Diesel defeated Henry Godwinn..
  • May 14, 1995 – Wrestling Challenge: Henry Godwinn defeated Gary Scott..
  • May 28, 1995 – Wrestling Challenge: Henry Godwinn defeated John Chrystal..
  • June 17, 1995 – Superstars: Henry Godwinn defeated Bret Hart by count-out..
  • June 26, 1995 – RAW: The Allied Powers (Lex Luger and The British Bulldog) defeated Henry O. Godwinn and Tatanka..
  • July 1, 1995 – Superstars: Henry Godwinn vs. Adam Bomb ended in a double count-out..
  • July 3, 1995 – RAW: Henry Godwinn defeated Barry Horowitz..
  • July 10, 1995 – RAW: The Allied Powers (Lex Luger & The British Bulldog) defeated Tatanka & Henry Godwinn..
  • Ted DiBiase “used” Henry Godwinn to do his dirty work until Godwinn realized it and slopped the Million Dollar Man!

World Wrestling Federation: Henry O. Godwinn (Babyface)

  • July 23, 1995–In Your House 2: Bam Bam Bigelow defeated Henry O. Godwinn..
  • August 5, Superstars: Henry Godwinn defeated Jerry Flynn..
  • August 6, 1995 – Wrestling Challenge: Henry Godwinn defeated Brickhouse Brown..
  • August 14, 1995 – RAW: Henry Godwinn defeated Russ Greenberg..
  • August 20, 1995 – Wrestling Challenge: Henry Godwinn defeated Mike Bell..
  • August 26, 1995 – Superstars: Henry Godwinn defeated The Brooklyn Brawler..
  • September 2, 1995 – Superstars: Henry Godwinn defeated AC Connor..
  • September 16, 1995 – Superstars: Henry Godwinn defeated King Kong Bundy..
  • September 23, 1995 – Superstars: The Million Dollar Corporation (Kama and Sid) defeated Bam Bam Bigelow and Henry O. Godwinn by count-out..
  • September 24, 1995–In Your House 3: Psycho Sid defeated Henry Godwinn..
  • October 7, 1995 – Superstars: The Million Dollar Corporation (Kama and Sid) defeated Bam Bam Bigelow and Henry O. Godwinn..
  • October 21, 1995 – Superstars: Henry Godwinn defeated Tim Knox..
  • October 22, 1995 – In Your House 4: Henry Godwinn defeated Sid in a dark match..
  • October 23, 1995 – RAW: Henry Godwinn vs. Terry Richards ended in a no contest. Henry Godwinn vs. Hunter Hearst Helmsley ended in a no contest..
  • November 6, 1995 – RAW: Henry Godwinn defeated Terry Richards (aka Rhyno)..
  • November 13, 1995 – RAW: Hunter Hearst Helmsley vs. Henry Godwinn ended in a No Contest..
  • November 19, 1995–Survivor Series: The Dark Side defeated The Royals in a Survivor Series Elimination Match..
  • ~~~The Undertaker & Henry Godwinn & Savio Vega & Fatu defeated King Mabel & HHH & Jerry Lawler & Isaac Yankem..
  • November 25, 1995–Superstars: Henry O. Godwinn defeated Jason Ahrndt..
  • December 17, 1995–In Your House 5: Hunter Heart Helmsley defeated Henry O. Godwinn in a Hog Pen Match..
  • December 23, 1995–Superstars: Henry O. Godwinn defeated The Brooklyn Brawler..
  • January 1, 1996 – RAW: Hunter Hearst Helmsley defeated Henry O. Godwinn..
  • January 13, 1996–Superstars: Owen Hart defeated Henry O. Godwinn..
  • January 21, 1996–Royal Rumble: Henry Godwinn entered the Rumble at #2 but was eliminated by Jake Roberts.

World Wrestling Federation: The Godwinn Cousins

  • Mark Canterbury (as Henry O. Godwinn) again teamed with Dennis Knight (as Phinias Godwinn) as The Godwinn Cousins..
  • January 29, 1996 – RAW: The Godwinns (Henry O & Phinneas I) defeated The BodyDonnas (Skip & Zip)..
  • February 3, 1996–Superstars: The Godwinns (Henry O. Godwinn and Phineas I. Godwinn) defeated Ed Moretti and James Samudo..
  • February 18, 1996–In Your House 6: The Godwinns (Henry & Phinias) defeated The Bodydonnas (Skip & Zip) in a dark match..
  • February 27, 1996–Superstars: The Godwinns (Henry O. Godwinn and Phineas I. Godwinn) defeated Joe Gomez and The Brooklyn Brawler..
  • March 2, 1996–Superstars: The Godwinns (Henry O. Godwinn and Phineas I. Godwinn) defeated The New Rockers (Leif Cassidy and Marty Jannetty) in the quarter-finals of the tag team titles tournament..
  • March 11, 1996 – RAW: The Godwinns (Henry O & Phinneas I) defeated Jerry Meade & Alex Porteau..
  • March 30, 1996–Superstars: The Godwinns (Henry O. Godwinn and Phineas I. Godwinn) defeated Owen Hart and The British Bulldog by disqualification in the tag team titles semi-finals tournament..
  • March 31, 1996–WrestleMania 12: The Bodydonnas defeated The Godwinns to win the vacant WWF Tag Team titles..
  • April 1. 1996–RAW: The Godwinns (Henry O. Godwinn and Phineas I. Godwinn) defeated Ken Paterson and Yoshihiro Tajiri..
  • April 13, 1996–Superstars: The Godwinns (Henry O. Godwinn and Phineas I. Godwinn) defeated Larry Sampson and Mike Starr..
  • April 22, 1996 – RAW: The Godwinns (Henry O & Phinneas I) defeated Yoshihiro Tajiri & Ken Patterson..
  • April 28, 1996–In Your House 7: The Bodydonnas defeated The Godwinns to retain the WWF Tag Team titles..
  • April 29, 1996 – RAW: The New Rockers (Marty Jannetty & Lief Cassidy) vs. The Godwinns ended in a Double Countout..
  • May 4, 1996–Superstars: The New Rockers (Leif Cassidy and Marty Jannetty) defeated The Godwinns (Henry O. Godwinn and Phineas I. Godwinn)..
  • May 19, 1996: The Godwinn Cousins defeated The Bodydonnas (Skip & Zip) to capture the WWF Tag Team titles..
  • May 26, 1996–In Your House 8: The Smoking Gunns defeated The Godwinns to win the WWF Tag Team titles..
  • June 3, 1996 – RAW: The Godwinns (Henry O & Phinneas I) defeated Techno Team 2000 (Travis & Troy)..
  • June 8, 1996–Superstars: The Godwinns (Henry O. Godwinn and Phineas I. Godwinn) defeatedThe Ringlords (Ringlord #1 and Ringlord #2)..
  • June 23, 1996–King of the Ring: The Smoking Gunns defeated The Godwinns to retain the WWF Tag Team titles..
  • July 6, 1996–Superstars: The Godwinns (Henry O. Godwinn and Phineas I. Godwinn) defeated Kevin Krueger and Sonny Rogers..
  • July 8, 1996 – RAW: The British Bulldog & Vader defeated The Godwinns (Henry O & Phinneas I)..
  • July 21, 1996–In Your House 9: Mankind defeated Henry O. Godwinn..
  • July 27, 1996–Superstars: The Godwinns (Henry O. Godwinn and Phineas I. Godwinn) defeated Lou Andrews and Mike Miller..
  • July 29, 1996 – RAW: The British Bulldog defeated Henry O. Godwinn..
  • August 12, 1996 – RAW: The Godwinns defeated T.L. Hopper & Who (Jim Neidhart under mask)..
  • August 18, 1996–SummerSlam: The Gunns w/Sunny beat The Godwinns and The Bodydonnas and The Rockers..
  • August 24, 1996–WWF Xperience: The Godwinns defeated The New Rockers (Marty Jannetty & Leif Cassidy)..
  • September 1, 1996–Superstars: The Godwinns (Henry O. Godwinn and Phineas I. Godwinn) defeated Bob Bolby and Matt Duvall..
  • September 30, 1996 – RAW: The Godwinns defeated The Grimm Twins (Jason & Jared)..
  • October 13, 1996–Superstars: The Godwinns (Henry O. Godwinn and Phineas I. Godwinn) defeated Owen Hart and The British Bulldog..
  • October 20, 1996–In Your House 11: The Godwinn Cousins defeated The NEW Rockers in a dark match..
  • October 21, 1996 – RAW: The Godwinns w/Hillbilly Jim defeated The Smoking Gunns (Billy & Bart Gunn)..
  • October 27, 1996–Superstars: The Godwinns (Henry O. Godwinn and Phineas I. Godwinn) defeated John Faulkner and Mike Diamond..
  • November 16, 1996–Survivor Series: The Godwinns & Furnas & Lafon beat Owen Hart & The Bulldog & The Rockers..
  • November 24, 1996–Superstars: The Godwinns (Henry O. Godwinn and Phineas I. Godwinn) defeated Nick Barberi and Roy Raymond.
  • December 16, 1996 – RAW: Fake Diesel & Fake Razor Ramon defeated The Godwinns (Henry O & Phinneas I)..
  • January 4, 1997–Shotgun Saturday Night: The Flying Nuns (Mother Smucker and Sister Angelica) defeated The Godwinns (Henry O. Godwinn and Phineas I. Godwinn)..
  • January 19, 1997–Royal Rumble: Henry Godwinn entered the Rumble at #29 but was eliminated by The Undertaker..
  • January 26, 1997–Superstars: Crush and Faarooq defeated The Godwinns, Doug Furnas and Phil LaFon & Owen Hart and The British Bulldog in a 4-way tag match..
  • January 27, 1997 – RAW: The Godwinns (Henry O. & Phinneas I.) defeated Vader & Mankind by Count Out..
  • February 1, 1997–Shotgun Saturday Night: The Godwinns vs. The Head Bangers ended in a no contest..
  • February 8, 1997–Shotgun Saturday Night: Blackjack Bradshaw defeated Henry O. Godwinn..
  • February 16, 1997–In Your House 13: The Godwinns defeated The Headbangers (Mosh & Thrasher)..
  • February 24, 1997 – RAW: The New Blackjacks (Bradshaw & Windham) defeated The Godwinns (Henry O. & Phinneas I.)..
  • March 22, 1997–Shotgun Saturday Night: Henry O. Godwinn vs. Blackjack Bradshaw ended in a no contest..
  • March 23, 1997–WrestleMania 13: The Headbangers beat The Godwinns and The Blackjacks and Furnas & LaFon..
  • April 7, 1997 – RAW: The British Bulldog & Owen Hart defeated The Godwinns to retain the Tag Team titles..
  • April 14, 1997 – RAW: The Godwinns (Henry O. & Phinneas I.) defeated Legion of Doom (Hawk & Animal)..
  • April 20, 1997–In Your House 14: Doug Furnas and Phil LaFon defeated The Godwinn Cousins..
  • April 26, 1997–Shotgun Saturday Night: The Legion of Doom defeated The Godwinns..
  • May 24, 1997 – Shotgun Saturday Night: The Godwinns defeated Doug Furnas and Phil LaFon..
  • June 14, 1997 – Shotgun Saturday Night: Henry O. Godwinn defeated Salvatore Sincere..
  • June 21, 1997 – Shotgun Saturday Night: The Godwinns defeated Ed Ramos and Salvatore Sincere..
  • June 23, 1997 – RAW: Legion of Doom (Hawk and Animal) defeated The Godwinns (Henry O. and Phinneas I.)..
  • July 6, 1997–In Your House 16: The Godwinns defeated The BlackJacks (Blackjack Bradshaw and Windham)..
  • July 19, 1997–Shotgun Saturday Night: The Godwinns defeated Bob Holly and Jesse James..
  • July 21, 1997 – RAW: The Godwinns defeated The New Blackjacks and The Headbangers in a 3-WAY Tag match
  • July 28, 1997 – RAW: The Godwinns defeated tag team champions Steve Austin and Dude Love by count-out..
  • August 3, 1997–SummerSlam: The Legion of Doom (Hawk and Animal) defeated The Godwinn Cousins..
  • August 4, 1997 – RAW: The Godwinns (Henry O. and Phinneas I.) defeated The Headbangers (Mosh and Thrasher)..
  • August 11, 1997 – RAW: Legion of Doom member Hawk defeated Henry O. Godwinn..
  • August 30, 1997–Shotgun Saturday Night: The Godwinns defeated Jesse James and Flash Funk..
  • September 7, 1997–Ground Zero: The Headbangers defeated Owen/Bulldog and Legion of Doom and The Godwinns..
  • September 8, 1997–RAW: The Headbangers (Mosh & Thrasher) defeated The Godwinns to retain the Tag Team titles..
  • September 9, 1997–Shotgun Saturday Night: The Godwinns defeated 8-Ball and Skull..
  • September 20, 1997–One Night Only: The Legion of Doom defeated The Godwinns in Birmingham, England..
  • September 27, 1997–Shotgun Saturday Night: Vader and The Patriot defeated The Godwinns..
  • October 4, 1997–Shotgun Saturday Night: Thrasher defeated Henry O. Godwinn..
  • October 5, 1997–Bad Blood: The Godwinn Cousins defeated The Headbangers to win the WWF Tag Team titles!
  • October 6, 1997 – RAW: The Headbangers (Mosh & Thrasher) defeated The Godwinns in a Lumberjack Non-title match..
  • October 13, 1997 – RAW: Legion of Doom (Hawk & Animal) defeated The Godwinns to win the WWF Tag Team Titles..
  • October 20, 1997 – RAW: The Godwinns vs. The Disciples of Apocalypse (Skull & 8-Ball) ended in a no contest..
  • October 25, 1997–Shotgun Saturday Night: The Godwinns defeated The New Blackjacks..
  • November 1, 1997–Shotgun Saturday Night: The Head Bangers defeated The Godwinns..
  • November 8, 1997–Shotgun Saturday Night: Henry O. Godwinn and The Road Dogg defeated Blackjack Bradshaw and Thrasher..
  • November 9, 1997–Survivor Series: The New Age Outlaws and The Godwinns defeated The Headbangers and The Blackjacks..
  • December 8, 1997 – RAW: Legion of Doom (Hawk & Animal) vs. The Godwinn Cousins ended in a No Contest..
  • December 11, 1997 – RAW: Thrasher defeated Henry O. Godwinn by disqualification.
  • December 20, 1997 – Shotgun Saturday Night: The Head Bangers defeated The Godwinns.
  • December 22, 1997 – RAW: The Headbangers (Mosh & Thrasher) defeated The Godwinns (Henry O. & Phinneas I.) by disqualification..
  • January 12, 1998 – RAW: The New Age Outlaws defeated The Headbangers and The Godwinns and The Truth Commission..
  • January 18, 1998–Royal Rumble: Henry Godwinn entered the Rumble at #25 but was eliminated by Farooq..
  • January 19, 1998 – RAW: The New Age Outlaws (Roaddog & Billy Gunn) beat The Godwinns to retain the Tag Team titles..
  • February 3, 1998–Raw is War: The Godwinns defeated The Quebecers by disqualification..
  • February 7, 1998–Shotgun Saturday Night: Los Boriquas defeated The Godwinns by disqualification..
  • February 15, 1998–No Way Out: The Godwinn Cousins defeated The Quebecers (Jacques Rougeau and Pierre Ouellet)..
  • February 28, 1998–Shotgun Saturday Night: Ricky Morton and Robert Gibson defeated The Godwinns.
  • March 29, 1998–WrestleMania 14: The Godwinn Cousins participated in a Tag Team Battle Royal (won by LOD 2000)..
  • April 4, 1998–Mayhem in Manchester: The Godwinn Cousins defeated Skull and 8-Ball in a Tag Team Strap match..
  • June 13, 1998 – Shotgun Saturday Night: Southern Justice defeated Ace Lynch and Danny Dominion..
  • June 26, 1998 – RAW: Bradshaw defeated Mark Canterbury in a Brawl-4-All match.

World Wrestling Federation: Southern Justice (Mark Canterbury & Dennis Knight)

  • August 1, 1998 – Shotgun Saturday Night: Southern Justice vs. The Head Bangers ended in a double disqualification..
  • August 9, 1998 – HEAT: Southern Justice vs. The Head Bangers ended in a double disqualification..
  • August 10, 1998 – RAW: Southern Justice vs. Animal and Darren Drozdov ended in a no contest..
  • August 16, 1998 – HEAT: Triple H and X-Pac defeated Southern Justice by disqualification..
  • August 23, 1998 – HEAT: Golga and Kurrgan defeated Southern Justice..
  • August 24, 1998 – RAW: The New Age Outlaws defeated Southern Justice..
  • August 31, 1998 – RAW: Southern Justice defeated The Headbangers..
  • September 7, 1998 – RAW: Southern Justice defeated Too Cool..
  • September 12, 1998 – Shotgun Saturday Night: Southern Justice defeated Too Much.
  • September 15, 1998 – RAW: Southern Justice vs. 8 Ball and Skull ended in a no contest.
  • September 21, 1998 – RAW: Southern Justice vs. The Disciples Of Apocalypse ended in a no contest..
  • September 24, 1998 – In Your House 24: Billy Gun, Road Dogg and X-Pac defeated Mark Canterbury, Dennis Knight and Jeff Jarrett.
  • September 28, 1998 – RAW: Southern Justice defeated The New Age Outlaws by Disqualification.

Tragedy

  • October 31, 2003: Mark’s son, William Jordan “Jordie” Canterbury was accidentally shot to death by a friend when he was 14.

World Wrestling Entertainment: 2006

  • February 2006: Mark Canterbury began training at OVW in the hopes of making a return to World Wrestling Entertainment..
  • March 15, 2006–OVW TV Tapings: Henry O. Godwinn defeated Chuckles The Clown in a dark match..
  • September 4, 2006 – RAW: Henry Godwinn defeated Eric Perez in a dark match..
  • September 8, 2006 – SmackDown!: Henry O. Godwinn defeated Bull Buchanan in a dark match..
  • September 15, 2006: WWE.com reported that Henry O. Godwinn officially resigned with WWE at the urging of Triple H.

Deep South Wrestling – Henry O. Godwinn & Ray Gordy

  • November 30, 2006–Deep South Wrestling: Ray Gordy and Henry O. Godwin defeated Shamus McCarthy and Francisco Ciatso..
  • December 8, 2006 – SmackDown!: Henry O. Godwinn and Ray Gordy defeated Rob Conway and Tatanka in a dark match..
  • December 23, 2006–Severe Attitude Wrestling: Henry Godwinn acted as “Special Enforcer” for a triple threat match..
  • January 25, 2007–Deep South Wrestling: Team Elite (Mike Knox and Derrick Neikirk) defeated Henry O. Godwinn and Ray Gordy.
  • February 1, 2007–Deep South Wrestling: Henry Godwinn and Ray Gordy defeated Robert Anthony and Bob “The Rebel” Hopkins.
  • February 8, 2007–Deep South Wrestling: Henry Godwinn and Ray Gordy defeated Keith Samson Walker and Johnny Curtis..
  • March 16, 2007 – SmackDown!: The Godwinns (Henry Godwinn and Cousin Ray) defeated Deuce and Domino w/Cherry in a dark match..
  • May 2007: Henry O. Godwinn was quietly released from his World Wrestling Entertainment contract.

Deep South Wrestling – Henry O. Godwinn

  • November 28, 2008–United Wrestling Alliance: Eric Darkstrom vs. Henry Godwinn ended in a no contest.
  • November 29, 2008–United Wrestling Alliance: Eric Darkstrom and Henry Godwinn defeated Shane Matthews and Bobby Eaton.
  • January 10, 2009–OCW: Henry O. Godwinn and Shane Matthews defeated Killer Kurt and Ryan Dookie.
  • March 7, 2009–BWF: Jimmy Valiant defeated Shangai Pierce.
  • April 1, 2009–IWA East Coast: Chris Chaos and Viper defeated Shangai Pierce and Maddog.
  • July 25, 2010–SSW: Reid Flair and Ricky Morton defeated Shanghai Pierce and Frank Parker.
  • December 1, 2012–GLCW: GLCW tag team champions Ax and Smash defeated Shanghai Pierce and Tex Slazenger to retain the titles.

Mark Cantabury

  • November 2011: Mark Canterbury spent time in an intensive care unit after a auto accident that took place in West Virginia.
  • ~~~the 47-year-old Mark Canterbury (aka Henry Godwinn) suffered a broken leg, broken ribs, and two punctured lungs.
  • ~~~Update from Dave Meltzer: An update on former WWF and WCW wrestler Mark Canterbury (Henry Godwinn aka Shanghai Pierce), who was in a severe auto accident earlier today in West Virginia according to reports. Catnerbury had both his spleen and appendix removed tonght. As they were doing surgery, they found a tumor on his appendix and had to remove it. One of his legs was broken in three places, and both of his lungs were punctured. They had to use the jaws of life to get him out of his car and he was rushed to the hospital by a helicopter.