Jimmy Snuka

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Title History

  • NWA Pacific Northwest Tag Team titles w/Frankie Laine defeating Norman Fredrick Charles and Jonathan Boyd (July 23, 1971);
  • NWA Pacific Northwest Tag Team titles w/Dutch Savage defeating Ripper Collins and Bull Ramos (October 27, 1973);
  • NWA Pacific Northwest Heavyweight title defeating Bull Ramos (November 16, 1973);
  • NWA Pacific Northwest Heavyweight title defeating Ripper Collins (February 23, 1974);
  • NWA Pacific Northwest Tag Team titles w/Dutch Savage defeating Mati Suzuki and Kurt Von Steiger (March 22, 1974);
  • NWA Pacific Northwest Heavyweight title defeating Ripper Collins (June 4, 1974);
  • NWA Pacific Northwest Heavyweight title defeating Rasputin (October 7, 1974);
  • NWA Pacific Northwest Heavyweight title defeating Bull Ramos (August 9, 1975);
  • NWA Pacific Northwest Tag Team titles w/ Dutch Savage defeating Norman Fredrick Charles and Jonathan Boyd (December 25, 1975);
  • NWA (Vancouver) Canadian Tag Team titles w/ Don Leo Jonathan defeating Seigfried Steinke and Gene Kiniski (April 12, 1976);
  • NWA Pacific Northwest Tag Team titles w/ Dutch Savage defeating Bull Ramos and Jesse Ventura (August 3, 1976);
  • NWA Pacific Northwest Tag Team titles w/ Dutch Savage defeating Buddy Rose and Jesse Ventura (November 5, 1976);
  • NWA Pacific Northwest Heavyweight title (March 13, 1977);
  • NWA Texas Heavyweight title defeating El Gran Goliath (May 27, 1977);
  • NWA Texas Tag Team titles w/Gino Hernandez defeating Mike York and Bruiser Brody (August 1977);
  • NWA Pacific Northwest Tag Team titles w/Dutch Savage defeating Iron Sheik and Bull Ramos (June 10, 1978);
  • NWA (Mid Atlantic) World Tag Team titles w/Paul Orndorff defeating Baron Von Raschke and Greg Valentine (December 1978);
  • NWA (Mid Atlantic) United States Heavyweight title defeating Ricky Steamboat [Tournament] (September 1, 1979);
  • NWA (Mid Atlantic) World Tag Team titles w/Ray Stevens defeating Jay Youngblood and Ricky Steamboat (June 22, 1980);
  • PWI (Pro Wrestling Illustrated) 1980 Tag Team of the Year (Jimmy Snuka and Ray Stevens)
  • NWA (Georgia) National Tag Team titles w/Terry Gordy defeating Steve O and Ted DiBiase (July 6, 1981);
  • PWI (Pro Wrestling Illustrated) 1982 Match of the Year (Jimmy Snuka vs. Bob Backlund)
  • PWI (Pro Wrestling Illustrated) 1983 Most Popular Wrestler (Jummy “Superfly” Snuka)
  • CWA (Memphis) International Tag Team titles w/J.T Southern defeating Tarzan Goto and Akio Sato (March 2, 1987);
  • ECW (Extreme Championship Wrestling) Heavyweight title defeating Salvatore Bellomo (April 25, 1992);
  • ECW (Extreme Championship Wrestling) Heavyweight title defeating Johnny Hot Body (July 14, 1992);
  • ECW (Extreme Championship Wrestling) Television title defeating Glen Osbourne [Tournament] (March 12, 1998);
  • NWA Tri State Heavyweight title defeating Viper (May 27, 2000);
  • USA Pro New York State Heavyweight title defeating Ken Sweeney (November 5, 2000);

Career Highlights

In The Beginning:

  • 1969: Jimmy Snuka mades his pro wrestling debut under the name Jimmy Kealoha wrestling in Hawaii.

Pacific Northwest Wrestling:

  • Jimmy Snuka moved on to Don Owen’s NWA: Pacific Northwest territory and quickly established himself as a huge fan favourite.
  • Jimmy Snuka formed a tag team with Dutch Savage and together they became six-time NWA Northwest Tag Team Champions.
  • Jimmy Snuka and Dutch Savage feuded with Jesse Ventura and Buddy Rogers over the Tag Team titles.
  • ~~~A singles rivalry between Jimmy Snuka and Jesse Ventura outgrew their respective tag team brawls.
  • Jesse Ventura reminisced over his rivalry with Jimmy Snuka at the WWE Hall of Fame ceremonies in 2004.
  • ~~~Ventura praised Snuka as a wise, selfless professional and credited Snuka’s fan base which helped strengthen their rivalry.
  • November 16, 1973: Jimmy Snuka defeated Bull Ramos to win his first NWA Pacific Northwest title.
  • Jimmy Snuka ended up holding the NWA Pacific Northwest Heavyweight title on six separate occasions.

Texas:

  • May 27, 1977 – NWA Texas: Jimmy Snuka won the Texas Heavyweight title.
  • Jimmy Snuka also wrestled in Japan, where he teamed regularly with Bruiser Brody.
  • Jimmy Snuka’s finishing move, the Superfly body splash became famous, that many promoters lifted their top rope ban.
  • August 1977: Jimmy Snuka and Gino Hernandez defeated Bruiser Brody and Mike York to win the Texas Tag Team titles.

Mid-Atlantic Wrestling:

  • Jimmy Snuka settled down in NWA Mid-Atlantic, where he became a villain for the first time!
  • Jimmy “Superfly” Snuka and Paul “Mr. Wonderful” Orndorff formed a successful tag team partnership.
  • December 1978: Jimmy Snuka and Paul Orndorff defeated Baron von Raschke and Greg Valentine to win the Tag Team titles.
  • Jimmy Snuka was later managed by “Nature Boy” Buddy Rogers.
  • September 1, 1979: Jimmy Snuka defeated Ricky Steamboat in the Tournament Final to win the vacant United States title.
  • June 22, 1980: Jimmy Snuka and Ray Stevens defeated Ricky Steamboat and Jay Youngblood to win the Tag Team titles.

World Wide Wrestling Federation:

  • Jimmy Snuka was also making appearances in New York for Vince McMahon Sr’s WWWF which was part of the NWA.
  • November 5, 1978: Jimmy Snuka and Paul Orndorff defeated Sgt. Jacques Goulet and Rudy Kay.
  • March 25, 1979 : Jimmy Snuka and Paul Orndorff defeated Ken Patera and Big John Studd to retain the NWA Tag Team titles.
  • November 4, 1979: Jimmy Snuka defeated Ric Flair to retain the NWA United States title.
  • November 18, 1979: Dewey Robertson (Canadian Champion) defeated Jimmy Snuka (NWA United States Champion).
  • December 30, 1979: Jimmy Snuka and Ray Stevens defeated Dewey Robertson and Ric Flair.
  • January 13, 1980: Dewey Robertson and Ric Flair defeated Jimmy Snuka and Ray Stevens.
  • March 29, 1981: Angelo Mosca (Canadian Champion) defeated Jimmy Snuka.

Georgia Championship Wrestling:

  • July 6, 1981: Jimmy Snuka and Terry Gordy defeated Ted DiBiase and Steve O to win the NWA National Tag Team titles.
  • July 4, 1982 – Georgia Championship Wrestling: Paul Orndorff defeated Jimmy Snuka by disqualification to retain the NWA National Title.

World Wrestling Federation – Heel:

  • 1982: Jimmy Snuka joined the World Wrestling Federation as a heel, managed by Captain Lou Albano.
  • Jimmy Snuka was now showcasing his talent to a larger and a more culturally diverse audience.
  • ~~~His unique wrestling style set a new standard of wrestling ability in the WWF.
  • ~~~He would also be the focus of some the most memorable events in the company’s history.
  • ~~~His tremendous speed, power and agility, combined with a fearless array of aerial tactics left many fans in awe.
  • ~~~He also popularised his finishing move, the “Superfly” top rope body splash.
  • March 12, 1982 – All Star Wrestling: Jimmy Snuka defeated Barry Hart in his WWF debut match.
  • Jimmy Snuka feuded with WWF Champion Bob Backlund, including a classic Steel Cage match.
  • April 26, 1982: Jimmy Snuka (MSG debut) defeated Bob Backlund (WWF Champion) by disqualification when Backlund refused to break a choke.
  • May 22, 1982: Jimmy Snuka defeated Intercontinental Champion Pedro Morales by Disqualification.
  • June 5, 1982: Jimmy Snuka defeated WWF Champion Bob Backlund by COUNT OUT.
  • June 28, 1982 – MSG: Bob Backlund defeated Jimmy Snuka in a famous “Steel Cage” match to retain the WWF title.
  • ~~~The Snuka/Backlund rivalry reached its peak, when Jimmy Snuka attempted his Superfly splash off the top of the cage!
  • ~~~Backlund, however, rolled out of the way in time as Jimmy Snuka came crashing down to the mat.
  • ~~~This would be the first of many unforgettable moments in Jimmy Snuka’s illustrious career.
  • ~~~The match itself was voted Pro Wrestling Illustrated Match of the Year in 1982.
  • August 2, 1982 – MSG: Jimmy Snuka defeated Intercontinental Champion Pedro Morales by COUNT OUT.
  • August 22, 1982 – Toronto: Bob Backlund defeated Jimmy Snuka in a Steel Cage match to retain the WWF title.
  • September 18, 1982: Bob Backlund defeated Jimmy Snuka to retain the WWF World title.
  • ~~~After the match, Backlund and Snuka shook hands, ending one of the greatest feuds in WWE history.
  • October 5, 1982: Jimmy Snuka and Lou Albano were guest of Buddy Rogers’ Corner interview segment.
  • October 8, 1982: Jimmy Snuka defeated Curt Hennig.

World Wrestling Federation – Babyface:

  • Jimmy Snuka turned face when Buddy Roger’s uncovered that Lou Albano was ripping Snuka off in the payoff.
  • ~~~Buddy Rogers began managing Jimmy Snuka, and then feuded with Ray Stevens, Lou Albano, and Fred Blassie.
  • November 12, 1982: Jimmy Snuka defeated Capt. Lou Albano at 4:50 when the referee stopped the match due to blood.
  • November 22, 1982: Jimmy Snuka defeated Capt. Lou Albano in 6 minutes.
  • November 25, 1982: Jimmy Snuka and Buddy Rogers defeated Cpt. Lou Albano and Ray Stevens.
  • December 4, 1982: Jimmy Snuka defeated Capt. Lou Albano by COUNT OUT.
  • December 10, 1982: Jimmy Snuka defeated Ray Stevens by disqualification.
  • January 14, 1983: Ray Stevens and Buddy Rose defeated Jimmy Snuka and Rocky Johnson by disqualification.
  • February 12, 1983: Jimmy Snuka defeated “Superstar” Billy Graham.
  • February 18, 1983: Andre the Giant and Jimmy Snuka defeated the Wild Samoans (Snuka did his Slash off Andre’s shoulders).
  • March 12, 1983: Jimmy Snuka wrestled Superstar Billy Graham in a Texas Death Match.
  • April 4, 1983: Jimmy Snuka defeated Intercontinental Champion Don Muraco by DISQUALIFICATION.
  • June 10, 1983: Jimmy Snuka and Chief Jay Strongbow defeated The Wild Samoans.
  • September 17, 1983: Jimmy Snuka and Buddy Rogers defeated Intercontinental Champion Don Muraco and Capt. Lou Albano.
  • October 22, 1983: Jimmy Snuka wrestled Intercontinental Champion Don Muraco in a “Strap Match” (result unknown).
  • October 17, 1983: Don Muraco defeated Jimmy Snuka in a “Steel Cage” Match to retain the IC championship.
  • ~~~After the match, Jimmy Snuka climbed to the top of the cage and nailed a Superfly Splash from the top!
  • October 22, 1983: Jimmy Snuka defeated Don Muraco by disqualification in a “Fujiian Strap Match”.
  • November 21, 1983: Jimmy Snuka wrestled Sgt Slaughter to a draw.
  • November 24, 1983: Jimmy Snuka and Arnold Skaaland defeated Don Muraco and Lou Albano.
  • November 26, 1983: Don Muraco and Captain Lou Albano defeated Jimmy Snuka and Arnold Skaaland (sub for Buddy Rogers).
  • November 1983: Jimmy Snuka defeated Sgt. Slaughter in a “Steel Cage” Match.
  • December 26, 1983: Jimmy Snuka and Arnold Skaaland defeated Don Muraco and Captain Lou Albano.
  • February 18, 1984: Andre the Giant and Jimmy Snuka defeated Sgt. Slaughter and David Schultz by disqualification.
  • March 20, 1984: Roddy Piper and David Schultz defeated Andre the Giant and Jimmy Snuka by disqualification.
  • ~~~Andre the Giant was knocked out cold by brass knucks and taken backstage, but returned later!
  • March 31, 1984: Andre the Giant and Tony Garea and Jimmy Snuka defeated The Samoans (Afa, Sika and Samu).
  • April 10, 1984: Jimmy Snuka and Tito Santana defeated Roddy Piper and David Schultz.
  • April 29, 1984: Andre the Giant and Jimmy Snuka and Tito Santana defeated Big John Studd and Adrian Adonis and Dick Murdoch.
  • April 30, 1984: Tito Santana and Jimmy Snuka defeated Adrian Adonis and Dick Murdoch.
  • June 23, 1984: Jimmy Snuka and Andre the Giant defeated Adrian Adonis and Dick Murdoch by disqualification.
  • June 24, 1984: Jimmy Snuka and Tito Santana defeated Adrian Adonis and Dick Murdoch by disqualification.
  • Jimmy Snuka appeared on the most famous episode of Piper’s Pit ever.
  • ~~~Roddy Piper antagonized Jimmy Snuka and attacked him by crushing a solid cocanut over his head!
  • July 1984: Jimmy Snuka defeated Roddy Piper in a “Fijiian Strap” match.
  • July 7, 1984: Jimmy Snuka defeated Roddy Piper.
  • August 25, 1984: Roddy Piper defeated Jimmy Snuka by COUNT OUT (Piper ‘broke’ Snuka’s neck during the match).
  • Jimmy Snuka enlisted the help of the Tonga Kid that resulted in tag matches against Piper, Bob Orton and Paul Orndorff.
  • December 28, 1984: Jimmy Snuka and The Tonga Kid vs Roddy Piper and Bob Orton Jr ended in a NO CONTEST.
  • January 12, 1985: Roddy Piper and Bob Ortan Jr. battled Jimmy Snuka and Tony Atlas to a DOUBLE disqualification.
  • January 21, 1985: Roddy Piper and Bob Orton Jr. defeated Jimmy Snuka and Junk Yard Dog in a “Texas Tornado” Match.
  • February 18, 1985 – War to Settle The Score: Jimmy “Superfly” Snuka defeated “Cowboy” Bob Orton Jr.
  • March 8, 1985: Roddy Piper defeated Jimmy Snuka by COUNT OUT in a “Lumberjack” match
  • March 17, 1985: Jimmy Snuka battled Roddy Piper to a DOUBLE DISQUALIFICATION.
  • March 31, 1985 – Wrestlemania I: Jimmy Snuka was the guest cornerman for Hulk Hogan and Mr. T.
  • Jimmy Snuka’s character appeared on the cartoon “Hulk Hogan’s Rock ‘n Wrestling”.
  • 1985: Jimmy Snuka also briefly teamed with Ricky Steamboat to form the “South Pacific Connection”.
  • April 24, 1985: Jimmy Snuka and Ricky Steamboat defeated Nikolai Volkoff and the Iron Sheik by COUNT OUT.
  • April 27, 1985: Ricky Steamboat and Jimmy Snuka won a Tag Team Battle Royale.
  • May 3, 1985: Ricky Steamboat and Jimmy Snuka defeated Roddy Piper and Bob Orton Jr. by disqualification.
  • May 4, 1985: Hulk Hogan and Jimmy Snuka defeated Roddy Piper and Bob Orton Jr.
  • May 18, 1985: Hulk Hogan and Jimmy Snuka defeated Don Muraco and Bob Orton Jr by disqualification.
  • Jimmy Snuka was unable to capture any titles in the WWF, and had a falling out with the company that led to his leaving.

American Wrestling Association:

  • Jimmy Snuka resurfaced in Verne Gagne’s AWA (American Wrestling Association).
  • April 20, 1986 – AWA WrestleRock: Jimmy Snuka and Greg Gagne defeated Nord the Barbarian and Bruiser Brody in a Cage.
  • May 2, 1987 – SuperClash II: Jimmy Snuka and Russ Francis defeated The Terrorist (Brian Knobbs) and The Mercenary (Ron Fuller).
  • June 28, 1986 – AWA Battle by the Bay: Jimmy Snuka defeated Jay York.
  • Jimmy Snuka began a bitter rivalry with Col DeBeers after DeBeers piledrove Snuka on the unforgiving concrete floor!
  • December 25, 1986 – AWA Brawl in St. Paul: Jimmy Snuka defeated Col. DeBeers by Count Out.

World Wrestling Federation:

  • 1989: The WWF began to show video vignettes of Jimmy Snuka on their television programming.
  • Wrestlemania V: “Superfly” Jimmy Snuka finally made his return to the WWF.
  • May 16, 1989: Jimmy Snuka defeated Ted Dibiase after Dibiase collided with Virgil on the ring apron.
  • May 27, 1989 – SNME: Jimmy Snuka defeated Boris Zhukov.
  • June 17, 1989 (Taped May 17, 1989): Honky Tonk Man attacked Jimmy Snuka with his guitar during the Brother Love Show!
  • June 22, 1989: Jimmy Snuka defeated Intercontinental Champion Rick Rude by disqualification.
  • July 1989: Jimmy Snuka fought, and usually defeated, Honky Tonk Man, at House Shows everywhere.
  • July 29, 1989 – SNME: Jimmy Snuka defeated Greg Valentine.
  • August 28, 1989 – SummerSlam: Ted DiBiase defeated Jimmy “Superfly” Snuka by COUNT OUT.
  • September 21, 1989 – SNME: Randy Savage defeated Jimmy Snuka.
  • September 30, 1989 – MSG: Jimmy Snuka defeated The Honky Tonk Man after Honky collided with Jimmy Hart on the ring apron.
  • October 14, 1989 – King of the Ring: Jimmy Snuka beat Barbarian (1st), beat Haku (2nd), but lost to Rick Martel in the semifinals.
  • November 1989: Jimmy Snuka started jobbing to Mr. Perfect at House Shows accross the country.
  • December 18, 1989: Jimmy Snuka defeated The Honky Tonk Man in a “Steel Cage” match.
  • January 15, 1990 – MSG: Jimmy Snuka and Ron Garvin vs The Honkytonk Man and Greg Valentine ended in a time limit draw.
  • January 21, 1990 – Royal Rumble: Jimmy Snuka entered at #17, but was eliminated by Hulk Hogan.
  • April 1, 1990 – Wrestlemania VI: Rick Rude defeated Jimmy Snuka.
  • April 13, 1990 – Tokyo Dome: Jimmy Snuka and Tito Santana defeated Masa Fuchi and Kenta Kobashi.
  • August 20, 1990: Jimmy Snuka defeated Hercules with the Splash off the top rope.
  • January 19, 1991 – Royal Rumble: Jimmy Snuka entered at #13, but was eliminated by Roadwarrior Hawk.
  • January 21, 1991 – MSG: The Undertaker defeated Jimmy Snuka after catching him in mid-air and hitting a tombstone piledriver.
  • March 24, 1991 – Wrestlemania VII: Jimmy Snuka was the first ever Wrestlemania opponent (victim) for The Undertaker.
  • March 30, 1991 – Tokyo Dome: Ishinriki and Yoshiaki Yatsu defeated Jimmy Snuka and The Barbarian.
  • April 24, 1991 – UK Rampage: Jimmy Snuka defeated The Barbarian.
  • April 28, 1991: The Orient Express defeated Jimmy Snuka and Koko B. Ware.
  • September 9, 1991: Ted Dibiase w/Sensational Sherri defeated Jimmy Snuka.
  • September 30, 1991: Greg Valentine and Kerry von Erich and Jimmy Snuka defeated Pat Tanaka and The Beverly Brothers.
  • January 19, 1992 – Royal Rumble: Jimmy Snuka entered at #19, but was eliminated by The Undertaker.
  • January 30, 1992: Shawn Michaels defeated Jimmy Snuka using the tights for leverage.
  • February 9, 1992: Shawn Michaels defeated Silver Shadow (Jimmy Snuka under a mask).
  • September 27, 1993 – RAW: Jimmy Snuka defeated Paul VanDale.
  • September 25, 1993 – MSG: Jimmy Snuka defeated Brian Christopher.
  • October 4, 1993 – RAW: Jimmy Snuka participated in a Intercontinental Battle Royal.
  • 1993: Jimmy Snuka left the company due to “personal problems” and began touring the independent scene.

Eastern Championship Wrestling:

  • Jimmy Snuka joined Eastern Championship Wrestling (which later became “Extreme”) and became their first World Champion.
  • April 25, 1992 – ECW: Jimmy Snuka defeated Salvatore Bellomo to become the first ECW Champion.
  • April 26, 1992: Johnny Hot Body defeated Jimmy Snuka to win the ECW Heavyweight title.
  • July 14, 1992: Jimmy Snuka defeated Johnny Hot Body to regain the ECW Heavyweight title.
  • The Snuka/Muraco feud was briefly rekindled in ECW as they fought over the ECW Heavyweight title.
  • September 30, 1992: Don Muraco defeated Jimmy Snuka to win the ECW Heavyweight title.
  • March 12, 1993: Jimmy Snuka defeated Glenn Osbourne in the Tournament Final to win the ECW Television title.
  • April 6, 1993 – ECW: Jimmy Snuka w/Eddie Gilbert defeated Larry Winters in the 1st round of the ECW TV Title Tournament.
  • April 21, 1993 – ECW: Jimmy Snuka w/Eddie Gilbert defeated Tommy Cairo in the semi finals of the ECW TV Title Tournament.
  • ~~~Jimmy Snuka w/Eddie Gilbert defeated Glen Osbourne in the finals to become the frist ever ECW Television Champion!
  • April 28, 1993 – ECW: Don Muraco and Jimmy Snuka w/Eddie Gilbert defeated The Hell Riders.
  • May 11, 1993 – ECW: Jimmy Snuka and Eddie Gilbert defeated J.T. Smith and Max Thrasher.
  • May 18, 1993 – ECW: Eddie Gilbert and Jimmy Snuka defeated J.T. Smith and Max Thrasher (After; Max Thrasher attacked J.T. Smith).
  • May 25, 1993 – ECW: Jimmy Snuka defeated Glen Osbourne to retain the ECW Television Title.
  • June 1, 1993 – ECW: Eddie Gilbert and Jimmy Snuka defeated Tommy Cairo and Glen Osbourne.
  • June 8, 1993 – ECW: Jimmy Snuka competed in a battle royal for the vacant Pennsylvania State Title which was won Tommy Cairo.
  • June 15, 1993 – ECW: Road Warrior Hawk defeated Jimmy Snuka by disqualification after Eddie Gilbert threw a fireball in Hawk’s face.
  • June 19, 1993 – ECW: Jimmy Snuka defeated J.T. Smith to retain the ECW Television Title.
  • June 19, 1993 – ECW: Jimmy Snuka defeated Tommy Cairo to retain the ECW Television Title.
  • July 13, 1993 – ECW: Tommy Cairo defeated Jimmy Snuka via reverse decision (Terry Funk comes out and tells ref Muraco interfered).
  • July 20, 1993 – ECW: Terry Funk vs. ECW Television champion Jimmy Snuka went to a No Contest.
  • August 3, 1993 – ECW: Jimmy Snuka defeated Tommy Cairo to retain the ECW Television Title.
  • August 17, 1993 – ECW: Stan Hansen defeated ECW Television champion Jimmy Snuka by disqualification.
  • October 1, 1993 – NWA Bloodfest: Terry Funk defeated Jimmy Snuka in a “Steel Cage” match to win the ECW TV title.
  • October 2, 1993 – NWA Bloodfest: Don Muraco and Jimmy Snuka defeated Public Enemy (Rocco Rock and Johnny Grunge) by forfiet
  • October 2, 1993 – NWA Bloodfest: Jimmy “Superfly” Snuka defeated Chad Austin.
  • October 5, 1993 – ECW: Clips were shown of Terry Funk defeated Jimmy Snuka in a “Steel Cage” match at Bloodfest Part 1.
  • October 12, 1993 – ECW: JT Smith and Terry Funk and Abdullah the Butcher beat Don Muraco and Jimmy Snuka and Kevin Sullivan.
  • October 19, 1993 – ECW: Jimmy “Superfly” Snuka defeated Chad Austin.
  • October 26, 1993 – ECW: Don Muraco and Jimmy Snuka defeated Bad Company via forfeit.
  • ~~~Before the match Public Enemy attacked Bad Company with Steel Chairs (Bad Breed attacks Public Enemy).
  • February 5, 1994 – The Night the Line was Crossed: Jimmy Snuka defeated Tommy Dreamer.
  • March 26, 1994 – ECW Ultimate Jeopardy: Jimmy Snuka defeated Tommy Dreamer in a “Steel Cage” match.
  • May 14, 1994 – When Worlds Collide: Jimmy Snuka defeated Kevin Sullivan.
  • August 13, 1994 – Hardcore Heaven: The Tazmaniac and Jimmy Snuka defeated The Pitbulls (#1 and #2).

Semi-Retirement:

  • May 23, 1993 – WCW Slamboree: Snuka/Muraco/Dick Murdoch vs Wahoo McDaniel/Blackjack Mulligan/Jim Brunzell (No Contest)
  • November 16, 1996 – Hall of Fame: Don Muraco inducted Jimmy Snuka into the WWF Hall of Fame.
  • November 17, 1996 – Survivor Series: Jimmy Snuka appeared as a member of a team during a Survivor Series match.
  • ~~~Jimmy Snuka was also a mystery partner along with Yokozuna, S.Vega and F.Funk against the fake Diesel, Razor, Farooq and Vader.
  • Jimmy Snuka appeared on WCW Nitro during the “Russo Era” taking on Jeff Jarrett in a steel cage match.
  • ~~~Snuka lost the match but managed to deliver his famous Superfly leap off the cage onto Jarrett.
  • Now in his fifties, Jimmy Snuka continues to work for various wrestling organizations on the indy circuit.
  • Jimmy Snuka’s bond with New York fans was strongly heard during an episode of the Late Show with David Letterman.
  • ~~~The Rock (who was a guest on the show) was naming a list of wrestlers who had inspired him, and Snuka was mention.
  • ~~~The audience responded in an overwhelming applause.

WWE Hall of Famer:

  • August 26, 2002 – RAW: Jimmy Snuka appeared on RAW to accept a Lifetime Achievement award from Eric Bischoff.
  • ~~~A video package of Snuka’s WWF moments was shown, and then Rosey and Jamal attacked the Superfly!
  • ~~~While Snuka was being helped from the ring, Chris Jericho attacked him again!
  • April 17, 2003 – Smackdown!: Roddy Piper has Sean O’Haire on Piper’s Pit, but Jimmy Snuka shows up and gets beat up, Rikishi saves.
  • December 27, 2003 – 3PW: Jimmy Snuka defeated Matt Striker.
  • February 14, 2004 – USA Pro Wrestling: Sabu and Jimmy Snuka defeated Halloween and Damien 666.
  • February 20, 2004 – UPW 5th Anniversary Show: Jimmy Snuka defeated Adam Pearce.
  • November 7, 2004 – TNA Victory Road: Roddy Piper has special guest Jimmy “Superfly” Snuka in the Pit with Piper.
  • January 29, 2005 – WrestleReunion: Roddy Piper/Jimmy Valiant/Jimmy Snuka beat Buddy Rose/Col Debeers/Bob Orton w/Sherri.
  • March 5, 2005: Jimmy Snuka defeated Greg Valentine in a cage match with Mick Foley as referee..
  • April 8, 2005 – American Wrestling Association: “Superfly” Jimmy Snuka defeated Johnny Stewart.
  • June 11, 2005 – EWF: Jimmy Snuka defeated Jeff King.
  • August 13, 2005 – Portland Wrestling: Jimmy Snuka defeated The Grappler.
  • October 3, 2005 – WWE Homecoming: Jimmy Snuka participated in a Legends Ceremony which included roughly 24 Legends.
  • October 31, 2005 – RAW: Eugene defeated Rob Conway by Disqualification when Conway whacked Eugene with a steel chair!
  • ~~~Jim Duggan, Kamala, Jimmy Snuka and Jerry Lawler made the save and all hit their finishers on Rob Conway.
  • November 1, 2005 – Taboo Tuesday: Eugene Dinsmore and Jimmy Snuka defeated Rob Conway and Tyson Tomko.
  • ~~~The Fans Chose Eugene’s Partner: 1) Jimmy Snuka (43%), 2) “Hacksaw” Jim Duggan (40%) and 3) Kamala (17%).
  • January 13, 2006 – East Coast Wrestling Association: Jimmy Snuka w/Captain Lou Albano defeated Mike Tobin.
  • March 5, 2006 – World Wrestling Legends PPV: “Superfly” Jimmy Snuka defeated Greg “The Hammer” Valentine w/Jimmy Hart.
  • April 26, 2006 – OVW TV Tapings: Dice attacked Jimmy Snuka while Duece Shade stood there and did not help his father.
  • April 29, 2006 – National Wrestling Superstars: Jimmy “Superfly” Snuka w/Captain Lou Albano defeated Johnny Candido.
  • May 13, 2006 – FEW: Jimmy “Superfly” Snuka defeated Brian “The Blade” Gamble.
  • May 20, 2006 – Connecticut Championship Wrestling: Jimmy “Superfly” Snuka defeated Kevin Landry.
  • July 1, 2006 – 1 Pro Wrestling: Darren Burridge and Jimmy Snuka defeated Jay Phoenix and Stevie Lynn
  • August 19, 2006 – IWC: Jimmy Snuka and Troy Lords and Jason Gory defeated Shirley Doe and Super Hentai and Dean Radford.
  • August 25, 2006 – TK (Tonga Kid) Productions: Jimmy “Superfly” Snuka defeated Black Metal ..
  • August 30, 2006 – OVW TV Tapings: The Untouchables attacked Jimmy “Superfly” Snuka until Runnels and Spears made the save.
  • September 29, 2006 – Top Rope Promotions: Jimmy “Superfly” Snuka vs Tito Santana ended in a No Contest..
  • September 30, 2006 – Funkdafied Wrestling Federation: Jimmy Snuka defeated Dark Karnival member Jo-Jo w/Chio.
  • October 6, 2006 – National Wrestling Superstars: Jimmy “Superfly” Snuka defeated Ace Darling.
  • October 7, 2006 – National Wrestling Superstars: Jimmy “Superfly” Snuka defeated Salvatore Sincere w/Rocco Dorsey.
  • October 21, 2006 – EWF: Jimmy Snuka and Caden Ames and Cristen Able beat Richard Cannon and Hank Calhoun and Wildman Rogers
  • October 27, 2006 – Brew City Wrestling: Jimmy Snuka and Din T. Moore and Frankie DeFalco defeated The Foreign Franchise
  • January 14, 2007 – NWA Indiana: Guy Lombardo and Jimmy “Superfly” Snuka defeated Devon Fury and Billy Bart
  • January 27, 2007 – -Powerhouse Wrestling of New England: “Superfly” Jimmy Snuka beat Gino Martino w/Johnny Fabulous
  • February 17, 2007 – Coastal Championship Wrestling: Phi Delta Slam beat Jimmy Snuka and Kenny Theisena (mayor of Davie, FL).
  • April 7, 2007 – Top Rope Promotions: Jimmy “Superfly” Snuka defeated Michael Sain in Bellingham, Massachusetts .
  • June 2, 2007 – NWS: The Patriot and Jimmy Snuka beat Danny Demanto and Kevin Matthews w/Royce Profit
  • June 11, 2007 – Vince McMahon Appreciation Night: Jimmy “Superfly” Snuka and The Iron Sheik cut promos about Mr. McMahon.
  • June 24, 2007 – Vengeance: Deuce and Domino w/Cherry defeated Jimmy Snuka and Sgt. Slaughter to retain the WWE Tag Team titles.
  • August 5, 2007 – Cleveland All-Pro Wrestling: Jimmy Snuka vs. “Wildfire” Tommy Rich ended in a Double Countout
  • September 8, 2007 – National Wrestling Superstars: Jimmy Snuka and Short Sleeve Sampson defeated J.D. Smooth and The Equalizer.
  • September 29, 2007 – Coastal Championship Wrestling: Bobby Sanford and Jimmy Snuka beat Anthony Michaels and Marcus Falk.
  • December 14, 2007 – Coastal Championship Wrestling: Ram Man and Jimmy Snuka defeated Anthony Michaels and Reiken
  • December 31, 2007 – National Wrestling Superstars: Tony Atlas and Jimmy Snuka defeated Salvatore Sincere and King Kaluha.
  • January 27, 2008 – Royal Rumble: WWE Hall of Famer Jimmy Snuka entered the Royal Rumble at #18, but was eliminated by Kane..
  • February 8, 2008 – CCW ( Florida ): Jimmy Snuka and Ram Man Evans defeated Aaron Epic and Matt Bateman and Ace Skyfighter.
  • March 14, 2008 – Top Rope Promotions: Brutus “The Barber” Beefcake vs. “Superfly” Jimmy Snuka ended in a No Contest.
  • March 22, 2008 – Coastal Championship Wrestling: Jimmy Snuka and Ram Man defeated Bobby Sanford and J.T. Flash.
  • October 4, 2008 – EWF: Real Deal Bob defeated “Superfly” Jimmy Snuka by disqualification to retain the EWF Heavyweight Title.
  • ~~~After the match; Jimmy Snuka hit Bob with the EWF title belt after an unsuccessful attempt by Bob.
  • ~~~Jimmy Snuka then did his famous Superfly splash of the top ropes to the pleasure of the fans!.
  • December 5, 2008 – NWS: Jimmy “Superfly” Snuka and The Patriot defeated Team Supreme (Nicky Oceans and Corvis Fear).
  • December 6, 2008 – NWS: Jimmy “Superfly” Snuka w/Goumba Johnny Diamond defeated Salvatore Sincere w/Gigalo Joe Jones.

World Wrestling Entertainment – Legends vs. Chris Jericho:

  • March 2, 2009 – RAW: Chris Jericho did a vintage Piper’s Pit interview with WWE Hall of Famer Jimmy “Superfly” Snuka.
  • ~~~Jimmy Snuka intimidated Jericho into running off-set but Jericho returned and viciously assaulted Snuka with a banana!
  • March 16, 2009 – RAW: Chris Jericho was confronted in the ring by Ric Flair, Roddy Piper, Jimmy Snuka, and Ricky Steamboat!
  • March 23, 2009 – RAW: Chris Jericho brutally assaulted Ric Flair, bloodying him, and smashing his prized gold wrist watch.
  • March 28, 2009 – International Wrestling Cartel: Jimmy “Superfly” Snuka defeated “Cowboy” Bob Orton.
  • April 5, 2009 – WrestleMania 25: Chris Jericho defeated Legends (Jimmy Snuka and Ricky Steamboat and Roddy Piper w/Ric Flair).
  • ~~~Jericho beat Snuka.. Jericho beat Piper.. Jericho beat Steamboat (who looked great).. Jericho then beat the crap out of Flair!
  • ~~~Chris Jericho challenged Hollywood actor Mickey Rourke to come into the ring and fight – Rourke knocked Jericho out cold!

WWE Hall of Famer:

  • August 1, 2009 – International Wrestling Cartel: Jimmy Snuka and Jon Bolen and Jimmy Vega$ and Michael Facade w/Domenic Denucci defeated Shane Taylor and Logan Shulo and Lord Zoltan and James Avery w/Mayor Mystery. Jimmy Snuka was there to do a meet and greet.
  • August 22, 2009 – NWS: Jimmy “Superfly” Snuka w/Chris Galloway defeated Salvatore Sincere w/King Ran-sid Akhbar Idu Stinq.
  • October 3, 2009 – IWC: Jimmy Snuka and John McChesney and Jimmy DeMarco defeated Ray Rowe and Shane Taylor and J-Rocc
  • November 28, 2009 – NWA New York: Jimmy “Superfly” Snuka and Sim “The Deuce” Snuka defeated Tripe X and Hellcat (Non-title).
  • March 25, 2010 – TWE: Jimmy Snuka and Bushwhacker Luke and Adam Slapoweitz beat Honky Tonk Man and Virgil and Celene Jian.
  • April 11, 2010 – Tri State Wrestling Alliance: Jimmy Snuka and Jimmy Cicero defeated Nicky Benz and Julio Dinero.
  • November 15, 2010 – Old School RAW: Santino Marella and Vladimir Kozlov defeated The Usos w/Tamina and Jimmy “Superfly” Snuka.
  • Jimmy Snuka helped pioneer wrestling in America, as he inspired a future generation of wrestlers such as Mick Foley, Tommy Dreamer, Jeff Hardy, Rob Van Dam to specialise in a fusion of areal and hardcore wrestling.