John Tatum

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Title History

 

  • WCCW (World Class) Televison title defeating Shawn Cody for vacant title (August 5, 1988);
  • UWF (Mid South) World Tag Team titles w/Jack Victory defeating Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers (October 26, 1986);
  • WCWA (World Class) Texas Tag Team titles w/Jack Victory defeating Skip Young in a Handicap Match (January 5, 1988);
  • WCWA (World Class) Texas Tag Team titles w/Jack Victory defeating Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers (Febuary 14, 1988);
  • ~~~This was a unique title change that took place after a game of high card for the vacant WCWA Texas Tag Team titles..
  • WCWA (World Class) Texas Tag Team titles w/Jack Victory defeating Steve & Shaun Simpson (April 8, 1988);
  • Wild West Tag Team titles w/Jack Victory defeating Steve Simpson & Terry Gordy (May 8, 1988);
  • WCWA (World Class) Texas Tag Team titles w/Jimmy Jack Funk defeating Steve & Shaun Simpson (September 5, 1988);
  • USWA Southern Heavyweight title defeating Bill Dundee (May 3, 1990);
  • USWA Southern Heavyweight title defeating Bill Dundee (July 4, 1990);
  • GWF (Global Wrestling Federation) Tag Team titles w/Rod Price defeating Steve Simpson [Handicap] (November 22, 1991);
  • GWF (Global Wrestling Federation) Tag Team titles w/Rod Price defeating Bill Irwin & Black Bart (January 10, 1992);
  • (Dallas) BDPW Heavyweight title ();
  • (Dallas) BDPW Tag Team title ();

 

Career Highlights

 

  • John Tatum was boyhood pals with Michael Hayes, Robert Gibson, and Percy Pringle III..
  • John Tatum started out being booked as the ‘cousin’ of Michael PS Hayes..
  • John Tatum worked some in World Class and Global and was in the tag team “Coast to Coast Connection” with Rod Price..
  • July 4, 1990: John Tatum defeated Bill Dundee for the USWA Southern Heavyweight title..
  • John Tatum now lives in Pensacola, Florida running his family’s business — the state fair..