John Quinn

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Title History

 

  • NWA (Vancouver) Canadian Tag Team titles w/Bob Brown defeating Steve Bolus & Dean Higuchi (February 9, 1970);
  • NWA (Vancouver) Canadian Tag Team titles w/Dutch Savage defeating Steven Little Bear & Don Leo Jonathan (February 15, 1971);
  • Stampede North American Heavyweight title defeating Black Angus Campbell (October ??, 1971);
  • NWA (Vancouver) Canadian Tag Team titles w/Bob Brown defeating Steven Little Bear & Dutch Savage (????, 1972);
  • NWA (Tri State) North American Heavyweight title (as The Stomper) defeating Bill Watts (March ??, 1972);
  • NWA (Vancouver) Canadian Tag Team titles w/Bob Brown defeating Steven Little Bear & Dutch Savage (August 7, 1972);
  • NWA (Vancouver) Canadian Tag Team titles w/Bob Brown defeating Steven Little Bear & Dutch Savage (September 4, 1972);
  • NWA (Vancouver) Canadian Tag Team titles w/Gerry Romano defeating Mike Webster & The Brute (July 16, 1973);
  • SCW Western States Tag Team titles w/Paddy Ryan defeating Luke Brown & Ray Steele (November 20, 1973);
  • Stampede North American Heavyweight title defeating Les Thorton (????, 1974);
  • SCW Western States Heavyweight title Awarded (January 5, 1974);
  • Stampede North American Heavyweight title defeating Danny Little Bear (September 13, 1974):
  • Stampede International Tag Team titles w/Mr. Hito defeating Frankie Laine & Les Thorton (May 2, 1975);
  • NWA (Vancouver) Canadian Tag Team titles w/Kenji Shibuya defeating Jimmy Snuka & Don Leo Jonathan (May 17, 1976);
  • NWA (Vancouver) Pacific Coast Heavyweight title defeating John Tolos (August 9, 1976);
  • NWA (Vancouver) Canadian Tag Team titles w/Kurt von Hess defeating John Anson & Don Leo Jonathan (October 28, 1976);
  • IWA (Japan) World Tag Team titles w/Kurt von Hess defeating Isamu Teranish & Animal Hamaguchi [Tournament] (March 25, 1977);
  • NWA (Vancouver) Pacific Coast Heavyweight title defeating Don Wayt (February 13, 1978);
  • NWA (Vancouver) Canadian Tag Team titles w/Don Leo Jonathan defeating Don Wayt & Black Avenger (February 27, 1978);
  • (England) World Heavyweight title defeating Wayne Bridges (April 21, 1980);
  • (England) World Heavyweight title defeating Tony St. Clair (February 13, 1984);
  • (England) World Heavyweight title defeating Tony St. Clair (April ??, 1984);
  • (England) World Heavyweight title defeating Tony St. Clair [Tournament] (April 12, 1986);

 

Career Highlights

 

  • 1969: John Quinn (as Little John) formed a tag team with Grizzly Smith in Georgia and feuded with The Assassins.
  • 1972: Little John was the first man out in the first minute of an 18 man over the top rope battle royal..
  • ~~~Later that night, John Quinn gave Ox Baker a beating but Baker won the match after using the loaded elbow..

    Karen Alex wrote (March 2011): HELLO… BIG JOHN QUINN HAS BEEN LIVING IN HOPE, BRITISH COLOMBIA…. HE RECENTLY RETIRED FROM CAB DRIVING, DUE TO A DIABETES INFECTION ON HIS FOOT TO THE POINT OF ALMOST HAVING HIS LEG AMPUTATED…. JOHN IS A GOOD AND KIND MAN THAT DOES NOT DESERVE TO BE FORGOTTEN, I HOPE SOMEONE WILL LOOK HIM UP AND CATCH UP ON HIS LIFE. I WAS A CAB CLIENT, AND GOT TO KNOW JOHN A LITTLE, I WAS REALLY SAD TO SEE HIM BECOME SO ILL SO FAST. I WOULD LIKED TO KNOW HIM IN HIS WRESTLE YEARS. THANX FOR YOUR TIME.