Johnny Ace

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Title History

  •  ICWA Florida Heavyweight title;
  • PWF (Florida) Tag Team titles w/Terminator defeating Steve Keirn & Mike Graham (September 20, 1988);
  • PWF (Florida) Tag Team titles w/Terminator defeating Brian Knobs & Jerry Sags (January 26, 1989);
  • FCW Florida Tag Team titles w/The Terminator defeating ????? & ????? ();
  • AJPW All Asia Tag Team titles w/Kenta Kobashi defeating Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers for vacant titles (September 7, 1990);
  • AJPW All Asia Tag Team titles w/Kenta Kobashi defeating Dan Kroffat & Doug Furnas (July 8, 1991);
  • AJPW (All Japan) Unified World Tag Team titles w/Steve Williams defeating Jun Akiyama & Mitsuharu Misawa (September 5, 1996);
  • AJPW (All Japan) Unified World Tag Team titles w/Kenta Kobashi defeating Akira Taue & Toshiaki Kawada (May 27, 1997);
  • AJPW (All Japan) Unified World Tag Team titles w/Kenta Kobashi defeating Gary Albright & Steve Williams (October 4, 1997);
  • AJPW (All Japan) Unified World Tag Team titles w/Mike Barton defeating Jun Akiyama & Kenta Kobashi (June 9, 1999);
  • OWF (Oregon Wrestling Federation) Heavyweight title;

Career Highlights

In The Beginning:

World Championship Wrestling:

All-Japan Pro Wrestling:

  • 1990: After AJPW cut its ties with WCW, Johnny Ace decided to stay with AJPW (where he became Head Ganjin Booker)..
  • Johnny Ace formed a tag team with the legendary Kenta Kobashi known as “GET” in Giant Baba’s All Japan promotion..
  • 2000: Johnny Ace retired from active wrestling after Mitsuhara Misawa’s Pro Wrestling NOAH split off from AJPW..

World Championship Wrestling:

World Wrestling Entertainment:

  • 2001: Johnny Ace signed with the World Wrestling Federation as a road agent after WCW was purchased..
  • ~~~It was said that Johnny Ace was being groomed to replace Jim Ross as head of WWE Talent Relation..
  • April 9, 2004: John Laurinatis officially replaced Jim Ross as the Vice President of WWE Talent Relations..
  • May 2007: John Laurinaitis’ official title became the Senior Vice President of Talent Relations..
  • April 1, 2012 – Wrestlemania 28: Team Johnny (Mark Henry, David Otunga, Dolph Ziggler, Christian, The Miz, and Jack Swagger) defeated Team Teddy (Santino Marella, Kofi Kingston, R-Tuth, Zack Ryder, Great Khali, and Booker T) to give John Laurinaitis full control of WWE television.
  • May 20, 2012 – Over the Limit: John Laurinaitis defeated John Cena (Big Show interfered).
  • June 17, 2012 – No Way out: John Cena defeated The Big Show in a Steel Cage match.  After the match Vince McMahon fired John Laurinaitis.
  • June 18, 2012–RAW: John Cena defeated John Laurainitis & David Otunga in a 2vs1 handicap match.