John Tenta

[John Tenta GALLERY]

[Dino Bravo & Earthquake]  [Natural Disasters] [Dungeon of Doom] [Human Oddities]

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Title History

  • UWA (Vancouver) World Heavyweight title defeating Timothy Flowers (September 1987);
  • UWA (Vancouver) Canadian Heavyweight title defeating J.R Bundy (November 28, 1987);
  • UWA (Vancouver) World Heavyweight title defeating Richie Magnet (1988);
  • SWS (Japan) Tag Team titles w/Typhoon defeating Shunji Takano and George Takano (April 17, 1992);
  • WWF World Tag Team titles w/Typhoon defeating Irwin R. Schyster and Ted DiBiase (July 20, 1992);

 Career Highlights

In The Beginning

  • John Tenta attended Louisiana State University before going to Japan to take up the sport of Sumo Wrestling.
  • John Tenta signed a big contract with All Japan Pro Wrestling which was run by the legendary Giant Baba.

World Wrestling Federation

  • Tenta debuted when Dino Bravo pulled the “large” man out of the audience to sit on his back while he did push-ups.
  • ~~~”Big John” then sat on Ultimate Warrior’s back, but SQUASHED HIM like a bug!
  • ~~~”Big John” was then given the name “The Canadian Earthquake”, but the Canadian part was eventually dropped.
  • Earthquake and Dino Bravo teamed up for the next several months against men like Ultimate Warrior and Hulk Hogan.
  • January 3, 1989 – AJPW: John Tenta defeated Leo Burke.
  • November 23, 1989 – Survivor Series: The King’s Court (Dino Bravo, Earthquake, Greg Valentine & Randy Savage) defeated The 4x4s (Bret Hart, Hercules, Jim Duggan & Ronnie Garvin) in a tag team elimination match.
  • January 13, 1990 – Superstars: Earthquake defeated Mike Shelton.
  • January 21, 1990 – Royal Rumble: Earthquake was in the Royal Rumble match won by Hulk Hogan.
  • January 28, 1990 – Wrestling Challenge: Earthquake defeated Lee Peak.
  • February 3, 1990 – Superstars: Earthquake defeated Mark Justice.
  • February 11, 1990 – Wrestling Challenge: Earthquake defeated Jim Evans.
  • February 17, 1990 – Superstars: Earthquake defeated Mark Young.
  • February 19, 1990 – MSG Network: Earthquake defeated Ronnie Garvin.
  • March 11, 1990 – Wrestling Challenge: Earthquake defeated Mark Ming.
  • March 31, 1990 – Superstars: Earthquake defeated Bob Allen.
  • April 1, 1990 – Wrestlemania: Earthquake defeated Hercules.
  • April 8, 1990 – Wrestling Challenge: Earthquake defeated Jim Gorman.
  • April 28, 1990 – Superstars: Earthquake defeated Paul Perez.
  • April 28, 1990 – Saturday Night Main Event: Earthquake defeated Hillbilly Jim.
  • May 6, 1990 – Wrestling Challenge: Earthquake defeated Mike Durk.
  • May 12, 1990 – Superstars: Earthquake defeated Jerry Monti.
  • June 16, 1990 – Superstars: Earthquake defeated Jim Evans.
  • June 24, 1990 – Wrestling Challenge: Earthquake defeated Mike Pocari.
  • June 30, 1990 – Superstars: Earthquake defeated Mark Thomas.
  • July 15, 1990 – Wrestling Challenge: Earthquake defeated Scott Colton.
  • July 28, 1990 – Superstars: Earthquake defeated Alan Reynolds.
  • August 12, 1990 – Wrestling Challenge: Earthquake defeated Red Tyler.
  • August 27, 1990 – Summerslam: Hulk Hogan defeated Earthquake by count-out.
  • September 1, 1990 – Superstars: Earthquake defeated Ron Cumberledge.
  • September 16, 1990 – Wrestling Challenge: Earthquake defeated Sonny Blaze.
  • September 22, 1990 – Superstars: Earthquake defeated Brian Costello.
  • October 14, 1990 – Wrestling Challenge: Earthquake defeated Tom Bennett.
  • November 17, 1990 – Superstars: Earthquake defeated Tom King.
  • November 22, 1990 – Survivor Series: The Hulkamaniacs (Hulk Hogan, Jim Duggan, The Big Boss Man & Tugboat) defeated The Natural Disasters (Dino Bravo, Earthquake, Haku & The Barbarian) in a tag team elimination match.
  • November 25, 1990 – Wrestling Challenge: Earthquake defeated Jim Evans.
  • December 8, 1990 – Superstars: Earthquake defeated Mike Daniels.
  • December 16, 1990 – Wrestling Challenge: Earthquake defeated Jim McPherson.
  • January 13, 1991 – Wrestling Challenge: Earthquake defeated Don Steel.
  • January 19, 1991 – Superstars: Earthquake defeated Randy Hunter.
  • January 19, 1991 – Royal Rumble: Earthquake was in the royal rumble match won by Hulk Hogan.
  • January 27, 1991 – Wrestling Challenge: Earthquake defeated Alan Reynolds.
  • January 28, 1991 – The Main Event V: Hulk Hogan and Tugboat defeated The Canadian Earthquake and Dino Bravo.
  • March 2, 1991 – Superstars: Earthquake defeated William Ford.
  • March 15, 1991 – MSG Network: Tag team champions The Hart Foundation (Bret Hart & Jim Neidhart) defeat Dino Bravo & Earthquake to retain the titles.
  • March 23, 1991 – Superstars: Earthquake defeated Scotty Williams.
  • March 30, 1991 – SWS: John Tenta defeated Koji Kitao.
  • April 7, 1991 – Wrestling Challenge: Earthquake defeated Mike Shelton.
  • April 24, 1991 – UK Rampage: Earthquake defeated Jake Roberts by DQ.
  • April 27, 1991 – Superstars: Jake Roberts defeated Earthquake by DQ.
  • May 26, 1991 – Superstars: Earthquake defeated Gary Richards.
  • June 1, 1991 – Superstars: Earthquake defeated Kevin Krueger.

World Wrestling Federation – The Natural Disasters

  • Earthquake formed a tag team with Typhoon (aka Tugboat, who had turned on Hogan) known as The Natural Disasters.
  • June 15, 1991 – Superstars: Earthquake & The Nasty Boys (Brian Knobbs & Jerry Sags) defeated The Bushwhackers (Butch & Luke) & Tugboat.
  • June 26, 1991 – Superstars: The Natural Disasters (Earthquake & Typhoon) defeated Bill Sampson & Bob Abbott.
  • July 7, 1991 – Wrestling Challenge: The Natural Disasters (Earthquake & Typhoon) defeated Matthew Burns & Scott Carlson.
  • July 13, 1991 – Superstars: The Natural Disasters (Earthquake & Typhoon) defeated Bob Frazier & Koko B. Ware.
  • July 14, 1991 – WrestleFest: Jim Duggan defeated Earthquake.
  • July 21, 1991 – Wrestling Challenge: The Natural Disasters (Earthquake & Typhoon) defeated Matthew Burns & Scott Carlson.
  • August 3, 1991 – Superstars: The Natural Disasters (Earthquake & Typhoon) defeated Doug Carson & Stan Saxon.
  • August 11, 1991 – Wrestling Challenge: Jake Roberts defeated Earthquake in a dark match. The Natural Disasters (Earthquake & Typhoon) defeated Hutch Thomas & Mike Russell.
  • August 22, 1991 – House Show: Earthquake defeated Hawk.
  • August 24, 1991 – Superstars: The Natural Disasters (Earthquake & Typhoon) defeated Andy Garcia & Russ Greenberg.
  • August 26, 1991 – Summerslam: The Natural Disasters (Earthquake and Typhoon) defeated The Bushwhackers (Luke and Butch).
  • September 1, 1991 – Wrestling Challenge: The Natural Disasters (Earthquake & Typhoon) defeated Chris Michaels & Sonny Blaze.
  • September 8, 1991 – Wrestling Challenge: The Natural Disasters (Earthquake & Typhoon) defeated Paul Perez & Phil Apollo.
  • September 14, 1991 – Superstars: The Natural Disasters (Earthquake & Typhoon) defeated Brian Donahue & Mike Fury.
  • September 28, 1991 – Superstars: The Natural Disasters (Earthquake & Typhoon) defeated Joe Milano & Martin Roy.
  • October 3, 1991 – Royal Albert Hall: Earthquake defeated The Big Bossman.
  • October 6, 1991 – Wrestling Challenge: The Natural Disasters (Earthquake & Typhoon) defeated Mark Thomas & Tony Diamond.
  • October 19, 1991 – Superstars: The Natural Disasters (Earthquake & Typhoon) defeated Barry Hardy, Duane Gill & Jim Arnon in a handicap match.
  • November 3, 1991 – Wrestling Challenge: The Natural Disasters (Earthquake & Typhoon) defeated The Rockers (Marty Jannetty & Shawn Michaels).
  • November 11, 1991 – Survivor Series Showdown: The Big Bossman defeated Earthquake by disqualification.
  • November 16, 1991 – Superstars: The Natural Disasters (Earthquake & Typhoon) defeated Burt Stiles & Tom Stone.
  • November 27, 1991 – Survivor Series: The Big Boss Man & The Legion Of Doom (Animal & Hawk) defeated Irwin R. Schyster & The Natural Disasters (Earthquake & Typhoon) in a tag team elimination match.
  • December 1, 1991 – Wrestling Challenge: The Natural Disasters (Earthquake & Typhoon) defeated Jason Headings & Mario Mancini.
  • December 12, 1991 – SWS: SWS tag team champions The Legion Of Doom (Animal & Hawk) defeated The Natural Disasters (Earthquake & Typhoon) to retain the titles.
  • December 14, 1991 – Superstars: The Natural Disasters (Earthquake & Typhoon) defeated Bill Pierce & Kevin Drake.
  • January 5, 1992 – Wrestling Challenge: The Natural Disasters (Earthquake & Typhoon) defeated Brian Donahue & Robert Taylor.
  • January 11, 1992 – Superstars: The Natural Disasters (Earthquake & Typhoon) defeated Bobby Jones & Ken Johnson.
  • January 19, 1992 – Royal Rumble: The Natural Disasters defeated The Legion of Doom (Tag Champs) by count-out.
  • February 1, 1992 – House Show: Animal defeated Earthquake.
  • February 8, 1992 – Superstars: The Natural Disasters (Earthquake & Typhoon) defeated Bob Avery & Ray Hammer.
  • February 10, 1992 – House Show: Animal and the Big Bossman defeated The Natural Disasters (Earthquake & Typhoon).
  • March 8, 1992 – Wrestling Challenge: The Natural Disasters (Earthquake & Typhoon) defeated Bob Avery & Brad Avery.
  • March 14, 1992 – Superstars: The Natural Disasters (Earthquake & Typhoon) defeated Jim Cooper & Paul Simpson.
  • March 28, 1992 – Superstars: The Natural Disasters (Earthquake & Typhoon) defeated Bob Morgan & Dale Wolfe.
  • April 5, 1992 – Wrestlemania 8: The Natural Disasters defeated Money Inc. (Tag Champs) by count-out.
  • April 16, 1992 – SWS: Ric Flair & The Natural Disasters (Earthquake & Typhoon) defeated Ashura Hara, Genichiro Tenryu & Takashi Ishikawa.
  • April 17, 1992 – SWS: The Natural Disasters (Earthquake & Typhoon) defeated George Takano & Shunji Takano to win the SWS tag team titles.
  • April 18, 1992 – SWS: King Haku & Yoshiaki Yatsu defeated The Natural Disasters (Earthquake & Typhoon to win the WSW tag team titles.
  • April 25, 1992 – Superstars: The Natural Disasters (Earthquake & Typhoon) defeated Kent Carlson & Tom Stone.
  • May 3, 1992 – Wrestling Challenge: The Natural Disasters (Earthquake & Typhoon) defeated The Brooklyn Brawler & Warren Bianchi.
  • May 10, 1992 – Wrestling Challenge: Earthquake defeated Ted DiBiase by DQ.
  • May 30, 1992 – Superstars: The Natural Disasters (Earthquake & Typhoon) defeated Duane Gill & Mike Fury.
  • June 13, 1992 – Superstars: The Natural Disasters (Earthquake & Typhoon) defeated The Executioners.
  • July 6, 1992 – Wrestling Challenge: The Natural Disasters (Earthquake & Typhoon) defeated Barry Hardy & Brian Costello.
  • July 18, 1992 – Superstars: The Natural Disasters (Earthquake & Typhoon) defeated Duane Gill & The Brooklyn Brawler.
  • July 20, 1992 – Superstars: The Natural Disasters defeated Money Inc (Ted DiBiase and IRS) to win the WWF Tag Team titles in a dark match.
  • August 8, 1992 – Superstars: The Natural Disasters (Earthquake & Typhoon) defeated Brian Brieger & Brian Donahue to retain the titles.
  • August 29, 1992 – Summerslam: The Natural Disasters defeated The Beverly Brothers to retain.
  • September 6, 1992 – Wrestling Challenge: The Natural Disasters (Earthquake & Typhoon) defeated Craig Brown & Kevin Neal to retain the tag team titles.
  • September 12, 1992 – Superstars: The Natural Disasters (Earthquake & Typhoon) defeated Doug Somers & Joe Turner to retain the tag titles.
  • September 21, 1992 – Prime Time Wrestling: Earthquake defeated Ted DiBiase.
  • September 27, 1992 – Wrestling Challenge: The Natural Disasters (Earthquake & Typhoon) defeated Doug Somers & Iron Mike Sharpe to retain the titles.
  • October 3, 1992 – Superstars: The Natural Disasters (Earthquake & Typhoon) defeated Barry Horowitz & Bob Bradley to retain the tag team titles.
  • October 13, 1992 – Wrestling Challenge: The Natural Disasters (Earthquake and Typhoon) defeated Brian Costello and Jim Peterson.
  • October 18, 1992 – Wrestling Challenge: The Natural Disasters (Earthquake & Typhoon) defeated Ken Johnson & Victor Reeves to retain the tag team titles.
  • October 24, 1992 – Superstars: The Natural Disasters (Earthquake & Typhoon) defeated Bill Jordan & Tom Stone to retain the tag team titles.
  • October 26, 1992 – Survivor Series Showdown: Earthquake defeated Irwin R. Schyster by disqualification.
  • November 1, 1992 – Wrestling Challenge: Money Inc. (Irwin R. Schyster & Ted DiBiase) defeated The Natural Disasters (Earthquake & Typhoon) to win the tag team titles.
  • November 21, 1992 – Superstars: The Natural Disasters (Earthquake and Typhoon) defeated Mike Kramer and Steve Walker.
  • November 25, 1992 – Survivor Series: The Nasty Boys (Brian Knobbs & Jerry Sags) & The Natural Disasters (Earthquake & Typhoon) defeated Money Inc. (Irwin R. Schyster & Ted DiBiase) & The Beverly Brothers (Beau Beverly & Blake Beverly) in a tag team elimination match.

World Wrestling Federation – Earthquake

  • January 24, 1993 – Royal Rumble: Earthquake entered the royal rumble at #23 and was eliminated by Yokozuna.
  • February 13, 1993 – Superstars: Yokozuna defeated Earthquake in a dark match.
  • February 20, 1993 – Superstars: Bam Bam Bigelow defeated Earthquake by count-out.
  • June 15, 1993 – NJPW: The Hell Raisers (Hawk Warrior & Power Warrior) defeated John Tenta & King Haku.
  • January 31, 1994 – RAW: Earthquake defeated Corey Student.
  • February 19, 1994 – Superstars: Earthquake defeated Jim Messenger.
  • February 20, 1994 – Wrestling Challenge: Earthquake defeated Bastion Booger.
  • February 28, 1994 – RAW: Earthquake defeated Black Phantom.
  • March 6, 1994 – Wrestling Challenge: Earthquake defeated Iron Mike Sharpe.
  • March 12, 1994 – Superstars: Earthquake defeated Bastion Booger.
  • March 20, 1994 – WrestleMania 10: Earthquake defeated Adam Bomb.
  • March 27, 1994 – Wrestling Challenge: Earthquake defeated The Brooklyn Brawler.
  • April 2, 1994 – Superstars: Earthquake defeated Reno Riggins.
  • April 4, 1994 – RAW: Earthquake defeated Adam Bomb in a rematch.
  • April 10, 1994 – Wrestling Challenge: Earthquake defeated Duane Gill.
  • April 16, 1994 – Superstars: Earthquake defeated Eric Cody.
  • April 18, 1994 – RAW: Earthquake defeated Mike Bell.
  • April 24, 1994 – Wrestling Challenge: Earthquake defeated Mike Mabuccia.
  • May 8, 1994 – Superstars: Earthquake defeated Corey Student.
  • May 14, 1994 – Superstars: Earthquake defeated A.C. Connor (D-Lo Brown).
  • May 16, 1994 – RAW: Earthquake defeated Yokozuna in a Sumo match.

World Championship Wrestling – 1994 – Avalanche!!

  • John Tenta jumped ship to WCW, where he was known as “Avalanche” and aligned himself with Kevin Sullivan and The Butcher.
  • November 16, 1994 – Clash of the Champions 29: Hulk Hogan and Sting and Dave Sullivan beat Kevin Sullivan and The Butcher and The Avalanche.
  • November 19, 1994 – Worldwide: Kevin Sullivan and Avalanche defeated Brian and Scott Armstrong.
  • December 10, 1994 – Worldwide: Avalanche and Kevin Sullivan defeated Brian Costello and Chris Michaels.
  • December 17, 1994 – Saturday Night: Avalanche defeated Tommy Stevenson and Doug Allen in a handicap match.
  • December 17, 1994 – Worldwide: Three Faces Of Fear (Avalanche, Kevin Sullivan & The Butcher) defeated The Armstrongs (Brad, Brian and Scott Armstrong).
  • December 24, 1994 – Saturday Night: Avalanche and Kevin Sullivan defeated Bobby Baker and Gary Jackson.
  • December 27, 1994 – Starrcade: Sting defeated Avalanche by disqualification.
  • January 14, 1995 – Saturday Night: Avalanche and Kevin Sullivan defeated Al Phillips and Bob Morgan.
  • January 14, 1995 – Worldwide: Kevin Sullivan and Avalanche defeated Brian Costello and Vern Henderson.
  • January 21, 1995 – Worldwide: Kevin Sullivan and Avalanche defeated Ron Oakes and Chris Nelson.
  • January 25, 1995 – Clash of the Champions 30: Sting defeated Avalanche.
  • January 28, 1995 – Saturday Night: Avalanche defeated Alex Davis and Mark Glory in a handicap match.
  • February 11, 1995 – Saturday Night: Avalanche defeated Scott Studd.
  • February 17, 1995 – Worldwide: Three Faces Of Fear (Avalanche, Butcher & Kevin Sullivan) defeated Brad Armstrong, Brian Armstrong & Scott Armstrong.
  • February 19, 1995 – Superbrawl V: Randy Savage and Sting defeated “Big” Bubba Rogers and Avalanche.
  • February 25, 1995 – Saturday Night: Hulk Hogan and Randy Savage defeated The Butcher and Avalanche.
  • March 18, 1995 – Saturday Night: The Shark defeated John Chrystal and Mike Khoury in a handicap match.
  • March 19, 1995 – Uncensored: Randy Savage defeated Avalanche by DQ.
  • March 25, 1995 – Saturday Night: The Shark defeated Avalanche.
  • April 1, 1995 – Saturday Night: The Shark defeated Avalanche.
  • August 5, 1995 – Saturday Night: Kamala and The Shark defeated David Sierra and Ricky Santana.

World Championship Wrestling – 1995 – Shark Attack!!

  • John Tenta was transformed into “The Shark” and joined the Dungeon of Doom.
  • September 11, 1995 – Nitro: Shark defeated Mark Starr in a dark match.
  • September 17, 1995 – Fall Brawl: Hulk Hogan, Lex Luger, Randy Savage & Sting defeated The Dungeon Of Doom (Kamala, Meng, Shark & Zodiac) in a war games rules match.
  • September 25, 1995 – Nitro: Shark defeated Mark Starr in a dark match.
  • October 2, 1995 – Nitro: Meng and Shark defeated The Renegade and Jim Duggan in a dark match.
  • October 9, 1995 – Nitro: Sting defeated The Shark to retain the United States title.
  • October 23, 1995 – Nitro: The Shark defeated The Renegade in a dark match.
  • October 28, 1995 – Saturday Night: Lex Luger defeated The Shark.
  • October 30, 1995 – Nitro: Scott Norton vs The Shark ended to a Double Count-out.
  • November 23, 1995 – Nitro: Scott Norton defeated The Shark.
  • November 26, 1995 – World War III: The Shark participated in the 60-MAN 3-ring battle royal won by Randy Savage.
  • February 10, 1996 – Worldwide: The Shark defeated Bobby Starr.
  • March 16, 1996 – Saturday Night: The Shark and The Barbarian defeated Hulk Hogan and Randy Savage by disqualification.
  • March 30, 1996 – Saturday Night: WCW TV champion Lex Luger defeated The Shark to retain the title.
  • May 27, 1996 – Nitro: The Giant defeated The Shark to retain the World Heavyweight title.
  • May 19, 1996 – Slamboree: The American Males (Marcus Bagwell and Scotty Riggs) defeated The Shark and Maxx Muscle.

World Championship Wrestling – John Tenta

  • John Tenta had a revelation and started wrestling under his real name, John Tenta.
  • John Tenta was attacked by “Big” Bubba Rogers, who shaved off half of Tenta’s hair and beard!
  • June 3, 1996 – Nitro: John Tenta defeated Big Bubba Rogers by Count-Out.
  • June 8, 1996 – Saturday Night: John Tenta defeated Larry Kean.
  • June 15, 1996 – Saturday Night: John Tenta defeated Top Gun.
  • June 16, 1996 – Great American Bash: John Tenta defeated Big Bubba Rogers.
  • June 17, 1996 – Nitro: John Tenta defeated Big Bubba Rogers.
  • June 29, 1996 – Saturday Night: John Tenta defeated Earl Robert Eaton.
  • July 1, 1996 – Nitro: The Giant defeated John Tenta to retain the World Heavyweight title.
  • July 7, 1996 – Bash at the Beach: John Tenta defeated Big Bubba in a Carson City Silver Dollar Match.
  • September 9, 1996 – Nitro: John Tenta defeated Randy Savage by count-out.
  • September 15, 1996 – Worldwide: Konnan defeated John Tenta.
  • October 5, 1996 – Saturday Night: The Faces of Fear defeated Ron Studd and John Tenta.
  • November 2, 1996 – Saturday Night: Jeff Jarrett defeated John Tenta.

World Wrestling Federation – Human Oddities

  • John Tenta returned to the WWF, under a leather mask, using the name “Golga” in the Human Oddities.
  • February 21, 1998 – Shotgun Saturday Night: John Tenta defeated Mike Davis in a dark match.
  • May 25, 1998 – RAW: Golga (w/Crackhead Bob, Hank, Jackyl, Paul Silva, Princess Luna, The Angry & The Drunken Dwarf) defeated Thrasher (w/Mosh).
  • May 30, 1998 – Shotgun Saturday Night: Golga defeated Thrasher in a dark match.
  • June 6, 1998 – Shotgun Saturday Night: Dustin Runnels defeated Golga in a dark match.
  • June 15, 1998 – RAW: Golga and Kurrgan were in the #1 contenders tag team titles, royal rumble match won by Kane and Mankind.
  • June 20, 1998 – Shotgun Saturday Night: The Oddities (Golga and Kurrgan) defeated Chris Young and Joe White.
  • July 25, 1998 – Shotgun Saturday Night: The Headbangers defeated Golga and Kurrgan.
  • August 3, 1998 – RAW: Golga (w/Sable) defeated Marc Mero (w/Jacqueline).
  • August 23, 1998 – HEAT: The Oddities (Golga and Kurrgan) defeated Southern Justice (Dennis Knight and Mark Canterbury).
  • August 30, 1998 – Summerslam: The Oddities (Giant Silva, Golga & Kurrgan) (w/Luna) defeated Kai En Tai (Dick Togo, Mens Teioh, Sho Funaki & Taka Michinoku) (w/Yamaguchi-San) in a handicap match.
  • September 12, 1998 – RAW Saturday Night: The Disciples Of Apocalypse (8-Ball & Skull) (w/Paul Ellering) defeated The Oddities (Golga & Kurrgan) (w/Giant Silva, Luna, Shaggy 2 Dope & Violent J).
  • September 27, 1998 – HEAT: Golga defeated Headbanger Mosh.
  • October 17, 1998 – Shotgun Saturday Night: Too Much defeated Golga and Kurrgan.
  • October 18, 1998 – HEAT: The Oddities defeated Los Boriquas in a 6 man tag team match.
  • October 20, 1998 – RAW: Kai En Tai (Dick Togo, Mens Teioh, Sho Funaki & Taka Michinoku) defeated The Oddities (Golga, Kurrgan, Shaggy 2 Dope & Violent J) by disqualification.
  • October 24, 1998 – Shotgun Saturday Night: Golga and Kurrgan and Giant Silva beat Steve Boz and Mike Anthony and Kevin Quinn.
  • October 25, 1998 – HEAT: “Double J” Jeff Jarrett defeated Golga.
  • November 1, 1998 – HEAT: The Brood (Edge and Christian and Gangrel) defeated The Oddities (Golga and Kurrgan and Giant Silva).
  • November 2, 1998 – RAW: The Oddities (Golga & Kurrgan) (w/Cartman, Giant Silva & Princess Luna) defeated Al Snow & Mankind.
  • November 16, 1998 – RAW: D-Generation X (Billy Gunn, The Road Dogg & X-Pac) defeated The Oddities (Giant Silva, Golga & Kurrgan) (w/Princess Luna, Shaggy 2 Dope & Violent J).
  • November 23, 1998 – RAW: The Head Bangers (Mosh & Thrasher) defeated The Oddities (Golga & Kurrgan) (w/Giant Silva, Princess Luna, Shaggy 2 Dope & Violent J).
  • December 12, 1998 – Shotgun Saturday Night: Golga and Kurrgan and Giant Silva beat Lance Diamond and Steve Corino and Jimmy Cicero.
  • December 13, 1998 – Rock Bottom: The Headbangers defeated Kurrgan and Golga.
  • December 20, 1998 – HEAT: The Head Bangers (Mosh and Thrasher) defeated The Oddities (Golga and Kurrgan) by disqualification.
  • December 27, 1998 – HEAT: Headbanger Mosh (w/Thrasher) defeated Golga (w/George Steele, Giant Silva, Kurrgan & Luna) by disqualification.
  • January 9, 1999 – Shotgun Saturday Night: The Disciples Of Apocalypse (8-Ball and Skull) defeated The Oddities (Golga and Kurrgan) in a dark match.
  • January 10, 1999 – HEAT: The Oddities (Golga and Kurrgan) defeated The Head Bangers (Mosh and Thrasher).
  • January 23, 1999 – Shotgun Saturday Night: Skull and 8-Ball beat Golga and Kurrgan & Too Much in a 3-WAY Elimination match.
  • January 24, 1999 – Royal Rumble: Golga was in the Royal Rumble match won by Mr. McMahon.
  • February 7, 1999 – HEAT: Too Much (Brian Christopher and Scott Taylor) defeated The Oddities (Golga and Kurrgan).
  • February 20, 1999 – Shotgun Saturday Night: Skull and 8-Ball and Too Much defeated Golga and Kurrgan and Giant Silva.
  • February 21, 1999 – HEAT: Too Much and The Disciples Of Apocalypse defeated The Oddities in a 8 man tag team match.

Retirement

  • John Tenta ran a wrestling school out of Sanford, Florida and promoted occasional cards in the area.
  • April 1, 2001 – WrestleMania X-Seven: Earthquake competed in a gimmick battle royal which was won by The Iron Sheik.

John Tenta vs. Cancer

  • May 2004: John Tenta revealed on the Wrestlecrap forum that he has advanced bladder cancer and will be starting chemotherapy.
  • August 17, 2004: John Tenta announced on the WrestleCrap Forum that he was given 13-to-18 months to live WITHOUT treatment.
  • ~~~He has a new tumor in his left lung. 2 lymph nodes are enlarged in his heart and he’s undergoing 4 chemotherapy sessions a day.
  • November 2005: John Tenta was told the tumor in his hip didn’t react to chemo-therapy and has actually grown larger.
  • ~~~He also has four large tumors on his lungs. His doctor has told him that the chances of long term survival are 10% to 20%..
  • June 7, 2006: John “Earthquake” Tenta passed away after a lengthy battle with bladder cancer at the age of 42..