Jerry Jarrett

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[Jerry Jarrett Interview]

Title History

  • NWA (Mid America) Southern Tag Team titles w/Tojo Yamamoto defeating The Interns (October 19, 1970);
  • NWA Mid America Tag Team titles w/Jackie Fargo defeating Kurt & Karl Von Brauner (????, 1971);
  • NWA (Mid America) Southern Tag Team titles w/Tojo Yamamoto defeating Al & Don Greene (January 9, 1971);
  • NWA (Mid America) Southern Tag Team titles w/Tojo Yamamoto defeating Al & Don Greene (May 31, 1971);
  • NWA (Mid America) Southern Tag Team titles w/Tojo Yamamoto defeating Al & Don Greene (June 28, 1971);
  • NWA (Mid America) Southern Tag Team titles w/Tojo Yamamoto defeating The Bounty Hunters (January 1, 1973);
  • NWA (Mid America) Southern Tag Team titles w/Jackie Fargo defeating Bounty Hunters (Febuary 20, 1973);
  • NWA (Mid America) Southern Tag Team titles w/Jackie Fargo defeating Jim White & Jerry Lawler (April 18, 1973);
  • NWA (Mid America) Southern Tag Team titles w/Johnny Marlin defeating Jim White & Jerry Lawler (June 30, 1973);
  • NWA Southeastern Tag Team titles w/Tojo Yamamoto defeating ?????????? (May ??, 1974);
  • NWA (Mid America) Southern Tag Team titles w/Tojo Yamamoto defeating Al Greene & Phil Hickerson (October ??, 1974);
  • NWA Mid America Tag Team titles w/George Gulas defeating Ron & Don Wright (May 7, 1975);
  • NWA (Mid America) Southern Tag Team titles w/Jackie Fargo defeating The Scorpion & Don Greene (?????, 1976);
  • CWA (Memphis) World Tag Team titles w/Tojo Yamamoto defeating Austin Idol & Dutch Mantell in a Tournament (July 28, 1980);

Career Highlights

In The Beginning:

  • Jerry Jarrett is the father of multi-time NWA World Heavywieght Champion Jeff Jarrett..

A Career as a Wrestler:

A Career as a Promoter :

  • Jerry Jarrett headed up Mid-Southern Wrestling in Memphis, the CWA, & the USWA for decades upon retiring from active wrestling..
  • Jerry Jarrett held ownership of World Class Championship Wrestling and worked in the mid-1990’s with the WWF..

NWA: Total Nonstop Action:

  • 2002: Jerry Jarrett starts a new promotion to compete with the WWE under the NWA banner, called Total Nonstop Action..
  • June 18, 2003 – NWA^TNA ANNIVERSARY: Jerry Jarrett appears on TNA PPV for the first time to celebrate its 1 YEAR Anniversary!
  • May 19, 2004: Jerry Jarrett is admitted to hospital after suffering from chest pains and dizziness..
  • May 23, 2004: Jerry Jarrett underwent a triple bypass heart surgery in Nashville, Tennessee..
  • September 25, 2004: Jerry Jarrett was hospitalized again due to an irregular heartbeat..
  • September 2009: Jerry Jarrett returned to wrestling as a consultant for Reno Riggins’ Showtime All-Star Wrestling..