Johnny Saint

Title History

  •  Joint Promotions British Lightweight title defeating Zoltan Boscik (May 12, 1971);
  • Joint Promotions World Lightweight title defeating Jim Breaks (November 3, 1976);
  • European Lightweight title defeating Jim Breaks (October 1979);
  • Joint Promotions World Lightweight title defeating Steve Grey (November 25, 1979);
  • European Lightweight title defeating Jackie Robinson (May 1983);
  • Joint Promotions World Lightweight title defeating Jackie Robinson (January 19, 1984);
  • Joint Promotions World Lightweight title defeating Jim Breaks (February 1985);
  • Joint Promotions World Lightweight title defeating Jon Cortez (November 1985);
  • Joint Promotions World Lightweight title defeating Jim Breaks (December 1985);
  • Joint Promotions World Lightweight title defeating Jon Cortez (April 14, 1986);
  • Joint Promotions World Lightweight title defeating Jon Cortez (June 5, 1986);
  • All Star Promotions World Lightweight title defeating Mike Jordan (May 24, 1988);
  • All Star Promotions World Lightweight title defeating Steve Grey (June 13, 1993);

 Career Highlights

  •  June 1958: Colin McDonald defeated Johnny Saint.
  • ~~~This was Johnny Saint’s first professional match.
  • November 6, 1970 – Joint Promotions: Johnny Saint defeated Jackie Robinson.
  • August 21, 1971 – Joint Promotions: Jim Breaks defeated Johnny Saint.
  • September 15, 1974 – Joint Promotions: Johnny Saint vs. Kevin Conneely ended in a 1-1 draw.
  • November 3, 1976: Johnny Saint defeated Jim Breaks for the World Lightweight title.
  • September 21, 1977 – Joint Promotions: Johnny Saint defeated Alan Sargeant.
  • May 31, 1978 – Joint Promotions: Johnny Saint vs. Steve Grey ended in a double knockout.
  • April 25, 1979 – Joint Promotions: Johnny Saint defeated Jim Breaks to retain the world lightweight title.
  • May 27, 1981 – Joint Promotions: Johnny Saint vs. Jon Cortez ended in a draw.
  • September 15, 1981 – Joint Promotions: Johnny Saint defeated Steve Logan.
  • November 18, 1981 – ASW: Johnny Saint vs. Vic Faulkner ended in a draw.
  • November 20, 1981 – Joint Promotions: Mal Sanders defeated Johnny Saint.
  • November 21, 1981 – Joint Promotions: Johnny Saint vs. Steve Grey ended in a no contest.
  • November 25, 1981 – Joint Promotions: Johnny Saint defeated Mal Sanders to retain the world lightweight title.
  • December 9, 1981 – Joint Promotions: Steve Grey defeated Johnny Saint.
  • November 5, 1985 – ASW: Jim Breaks defeated Johnny Saint.
  • November 22, 1985 – ASW: Mark Rocco & Rocky Moran defeated Johnny Saint & Mal Sanders.
  • March 1, 1986 – ASW: Johnny Saint defeated Jim Breaks.
  • June 28, 1986 – ASW: Chuck Cullen defeated Johnny Saint.
  • November 23, 1986 – ASW: Mark Rocco defeated Johnny Saint. Johnny Saint defeated Bobby Barnes.
  • January 13, 1987 – ASW: Johnny Saint defeated Mike Jordan.
  • April 24, 1987 – Joint Promotions: Johnny Saint defeated Mike Jordan.
  • April 28, 1987 – ASW: Johnny Saint defeated Robbie Brookside.
  • January 5, 1988 – ASW: Dave Finlay defeated Johnny Saint.
  • February 27, 1988: Johnny Saint defeated Mike Jordan.
  • March 12, 1988: Johnny Saint defeated Robbie Brookside.
  • March 16, 1988 – ASW: Dave Taylor defeated Johnny Saint. Mike Jordan defeated Johnny Saint.
  • May 21, 1988: Fit Finlay defeated Johnny Saint.
  • June 15, 1988 – Joint Promotions: Johnny Saint defeated Karl McGrath.
  • September 28, 1988 – Joint Promotions: Johnny Saint defeated Pete Lapaque.
  • March 7, 1991 – Reslo: Johnny Saint defeated Kid McCoy.
  • January 27, 1994 – ASW: Johnny Saint defeated Ricky Knight in the 1st round. Johnny Saint vs. The Dynamite Kid ended in a double count-out in the semi-finals.
  • February 6, 1996 – ASW: Johnny Saint defeated Jason Cross.
  • July 21, 1996 – Michinoku Pro: Super Delfin & Tiger Mask defeated Johnny Saint & Piloto Suicida.
  • July 24, 1996 – Michinoku Pro: Johnny Saint defeated Masato Yakushiji to retain the world lightweight title.
  • July 26, 1996 – Michinoku Pro: Johnny Saint vs. Piloto Suicida ended in a time limit draw.
  • July 28, 1996 – Michinoku Pro: Johnny Saint vs. Mens Teioh ended in a time limit draw.
  • July 29, 1996 – Michinoku Pro: Johnny Saint defeated Naohiro Hoshikawa.
  • August 1, 1996 – Michinoku Pro: Johnny Saint defeats Piloto Suicida.
  • August 2, 1996 – Michinoku Pro: Johnny Saint defeated Sugamoto.
  • August 3, 1996 – Michinoku Pro: Johnny Saint defeated Naohiro Hoshikawa.
  • August 4, 1996 – Michinoku Pro: Johnny Saint defeated Sugamoto.
  • October 10, 1996 – Michinoku Pro: Johnny Saint defeated Naohiro Hoshikawa in a world of sports rules match.
  • October 10, 1996 M-Pro: Johnny Saint defeated Naohiro Hoshikawa.
  • ~~~ This was Johnny Saint’s last match (for a long time).

Johnny Saint Returns to the ring:

  • September 25, 1999 – VDB: Rambo defeated Johnny Saint.
  • September 30, 2006: Johnny Saint acted as a guest timekeeper in Lowestoft, Norfolk.
  • October 1, 2006: Johnny Saint held a training session in Lowestoft, Norfolk.
  • November 24, 2007 – LDN: Johnny Saint defeated Johnny Kidd in a best 2 out of 3 falls match.
  • January 27, 2008 – IPW:UK: Andy Boy Simmonz defeated Johnny Saint to retain the IPW:UK title.
  • February 17, 2008 – OWP: Johnny Saint vs. Robbie Dynamite ended in a 1-1 draw.
  • March 8, 2008 – wXw: Johnny Saint vs. Mike Quackenbush ended in a 1-1 draw.
  • March 15, 2008 – IPW:UK: Johnny Saint defeated Chris Hero.
  • August 7, 2008 – LDN: Johnny Saint defeated Jon Ritchie.
  • November 8, 2008 – wXw/CHIKARA: Mike Quackenbush defeated Johnny Saint by knockout in round 4.
  • November 29, 2008 – LDN: Danny Collins defeated Johnny Saint.
  • March 27, 2009 – CHIKARA: The Masters Of A Thousand Holds (Johnny Saint, Jorge Rivera & Mike Quackenbush) defeated Incoherence (Delirious, Frightmare & Hallowicked) in the 1st round.
  • March 28, 2009 – CHIKARA: Team Uppercut (Bryan Danielson, Claudio Castagnoli & Dave Taylor) defeated The Masters Of A Thousand Holds (Johnny Saint, Jorge Rivera & Mike Quackenbush) in the quarter-finals of the King of Trios tournament.
  • July 11, 2009 – 1PW: Colt Cabana defeated Johnny Saint.
  • July 18, 2009 – LDN: Johnny Saint defeated Johnny Kidd.
  • September 16, 2009 – Plex World of Saint: Marcus Bash defeated Johnny Saint to retain the Plex Wrestling British title.
  • October 17, 2009 – Wrestling Legends Show: Johnny Saint defeated Johnny Kidd in a British rules match.
  • November 21, 2009 – LDN: Johnny Saint defeated Mal Sanders by disqualification. Johnny Saint also wins a battle royal.
  • February 13, 2010 – wXw: Johnny Kidd defeated Johnny Saint 2-1 in a world of sports rules match.
  • March 6, 2010 – World of Sports Legends Show: Johnny Saint vs. Richie Brooks ended in a 1-1 draw.
  • October 1-2, 2010 – ABC: Johnny Saint defeated Claude Roca.
  • June 4, 2011 – PBW: Liam Thomson defeated Johnny Saint.
  • July 9, 2011 – ABC: Johnny Saint defeated Claude Roca.
  • July 30, 2011 – CHIKARA: Johnny Kidd defeated Johnny Saint in a world of sports rules match.
  • July 31, 2011 – CHIKARA: Johnny Saint & Mike Quackenbush defeated Colt Cabana & Johnny Kidd.
  • August 16, 2011 – ABC: Tony Trivaldo defeated Johnny Saint to retain the ABC title.
  • June 13, 2015 – ICW: Johnny Saint & Manuel Majoli defeated Mr. Excellent & Psycho Mike.

  • Peter Sawyer wrote: Johnny Saint was a master of the bridge – using it to escape opponent’s hold and often just to frustrate the opponent.