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);
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.
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.
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).
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.