Paul Diamond (2)

Title History

  • Texas All Star Texas Tag Team titles w/Nick Kiniski defeating Tudui & Wakahi (May 25, 1985);
  • Texas All Star Texas Tag Team titles w/Shawn Michaels Awarded (September 1, 1985);
  • Texas All Star Tag Team titles w/Shawn Michaels defeating Tony Torres & Ricky Santana (November 17, 1985);
  • CWA (Memphis) International Tag Team titles w/Jeff Jarrett defeating Tarzan Goto & Akio Sato (November 3, 1986);
  • CWA (Memphis) International Tag Team titles w/Pat Tanaka defeating Tarzan Goto & Akio Sato (December 13, 1986);
  • CWA (Memphis) International Tag Team titles w/Pat Tanaka defeating Luke Williams & Butch Miller (January ??, 1987);
  • CWA (Memphis) International Tag Team titles w/Pat Tanaka defeating Mark Starr & Steve Kiern (May 9, 1987);
  • AWA Southern Tag Team titles w/Pat Tanaka defeating Billy Travis & Jeff Jarrett (August 2, 1987);
  • AWA World Tag Team titles w/Pat Tanaka defeating Marty Jannetty & Shawn Michaels (March 19, 1988);
  • USWA World Tag Team titles w/Steven Dunn defeating Truth Commission (May 14, 1997);
  • TWA (Texas) Heavyweight title (as Venom) defeating Ken Johnson (October 16, 1999);
  • TWA (Texas) Heavyweight title (as Venom) defeating Tiger Steele (February 15, 2000);
  • CWF (Canada) Heavyweight title defeating Robby Royce (October 28, 2000);

Career Highlights

  • Thomas Boric played pro soccer with the Tampa Bay Rowdies before going full-time into wrestling..
  • Paul Diamond wrestled in San Antonio in a tag team called the American Breed with Nick Kiniski..
  • Paul Diamond later teamed with a young local kid named Shawn Michaels in a team known as American Force..
  • Paul Diamond first formed a tag team with Pat Tanaka in the Memphis territory in 1986..
  • Paul Diamond & Pat Tanaka moved onto AWA where they were known as Bad Company and managed by Diamond Dallas Page..
  • Paul Diamond & Pat Tanaka defeated Shawn Michaels & Marty Jannetty for the AWA World tag title in 1988..
  • Paul Diamond Diamond & Pat Tanaka wrestled in the WWF as the Orient Express, with Diamond as the masked Kato..
  • Paul Diamond also wrestled under a mask as Max Moon, replacing Konnan under the mask when he left the WWF..
  • Paul Diamond now runs the Paul Diamond Hard Knocks Pro Wrestling Academy..
  • Tom “Paul Diamond” Boric has moved to Huntsville, AL and has opened up a group called Rocket City Wrestling..
  • Tom Boric is married to Lisa Motley. She sometimes works as his valet, Cherry Velvet – they have 2 kids..
  • June 25, 1989 – AWA: AWA world heavyweight champion Larry Zbyszko defeated Paul Diamond to retain the title.
  • October 1, 1989 – AWA: Greg Gagne and Paul Diamond defeated Jonnie Stewart and Mike George in the semi-finals. The Destruction Crew (Mike Enos and Wayne Bloom) defeated Greg Gagne and Paul Diamond to win the tag team titles.
  • April 13, 1990 – AWA: AWA tag team champions The Destruction Crew (Mike Enos and Wayne Bloom) defeated Brad Rheingans and Paul Diamond to retain.
  • April 29, 1990 – Wrestling Challenge: The Rockers defeated Paul Diamond and Sonny Austin.
  • April 30, 1990 – MSG Network: Paul Diamond defeated Jim Powers.
  • May 13, 1990 – Wrestling Challenge: Jimmy Snuka defeated Paul Diamond.
  • May 26, 1990 – Superstars: The Hart Foundation (Bret Hart and Jim Neidhart) defeated Paul Diamond and Randy Neverman.
  • June 9, 1990 – Superstars: Tugboat defeated Paul Diamond.
  • June 17, 1990 – Wrestling Challenge: Jim Duggan defeated Paul Diamond.
  • June 23, 1990 – Superstars: WWE tag team champions Demolition defeated Joe Champ & Paul Diamond to retain the titles.
  • July 1, 1990 – Wrestling Challenge: The Rockers defeated Paul Diamond and The Brooklyn Brawler.
  • July 14, 1990 – Superstars: Jake Roberts defeated Paul Diamond.
  • July 22, 1990 – Wrestling Challenge: Jim Duggan defeated Paul Diamond.
  • July 28, 1990 – Superstars: Dusty Rhodes defeated Paul Diamond.
  • August 11, 1990 – Superstars: The Big Bossman defeated Paul Diamond.
  • August 12, 1990 – Wrestling Challenge: The Texas Tornado defeated Paul Diamond.
  • September 21, 1990 – MSG Network: Dustin Rhodes defeated Paul Diamond.
  • October 7, 1990 – Wrestling Challenge: Dusty Rhodes defeated Paul Diamond.
  • October 13, 1990 – Superstars: Jim Duggan defeated Paul Diamond.
  • October 20, 1990 – Superstars: WWE Intercontinental champion The Texas Tornado defeated Paul Diamond to retain the title.
  • October 21, 1990 – Wrestling Challenge: Marty Jannetty defeated Paul Diamond.
  • October 28, 1990 – Wrestling Challenge: Shane Douglas defeated Paul Diamond.
  • November 18, 1990 – Wrestling Challenge: Battle Kat defeated Paul Diamond.
  • November 24, 1990 – Superstars: The British Bulldog defeated Paul Diamond.
  • January 5, 1991 – Superstars: The Orient Express (Kato and Tanaka) defeated The Mulkey Brothers (Bill Mulkey and Randy Mulkey).
  • January 19, 1991 – Royal Rumble: The Rockers defeated The Orient Express.
  • January 20, 1991 – Wrestling Challenge: The Orient Express (Kato and Tanaka) defeated Cliff Sheets and Kevin Davis.
  • February 3, 1991 – Wrestling Challenge: WWE tag team champions The Orient Express (Kato & Tanaka) defeated Frankie Lancaster & Jim Powers to retain.
  • February 16, 1991 – Superstars: The Orient Express were in the tag team gauntlet #1 contenders match for the tag titles won by the Nasty Boys.
  • March 10, 1991 – Wrestling Challenge: The Orient Express (Kato and Tanaka) defeated Frankie Lancaster and Jim Powers.
  • March 15, 1991 – MSG Network: Kato defeated Shawn Michaels.
  • April 20, 1991 – Superstars: The Orient Express (Kato and Tanaka) defeated Rob Allen and Scott Casey.
  • April 22, 1991 – UK Rampage: The Rockers and Virgil defeated Kato, Tanaka and Mr. Fuji.
  • April 28, 1991 – Wrestling Challenge: The Orient Express (Kato and Tanaka) defeated Dale Wolfe and Jim Evans.
  • May 12, 1991 – Wrestling Challenge: The Legion Of Doom (Animal and Hawk) defeated The Orient Express (Kato and Tanaka).
  • May 26, 1991 – Wrestling Challenge: The Orient Express (Kato and Tanaka) defeated Dan Robbins and Gary Jackson.
  • June 1, 1991 – Superstars: The Orient Express (Kato and Tanaka) defeated Dave Sigfrids and George Mendison.
  • June 16, 1991 – Wrestling Challenge: The Orient Express (Kato and Tanaka) defeated Bobby Jones and Jim Cohen.
  • July 1, 1991 – MSG Network: Haku and the Barbarian defeated Kato and Mr. Fuji.
  • August 25, 1991 – House Show: Kato defeated Jim Powers.
  • August 26, 1991 – Summerslam: Koko B. War defeated Kato in a dark match.
  • September 21, 1991 – Superstars: Sid Justice defeated Kato.
  • November 24, 1991 – Wrestling Challenge: The Rockers defeated Kato and The Brooklyn Brawler.
  • November 27, 1991 – Survivor Series: Chris Chavis defeated Kato in a dark match.
  • November 30, 1991 – MSG Network: El Matador defeated Kato.
  • December 15, 1991 – Wrestling Challenge: WWE Intercontinental champion Bret Hart defeated Kato to retain the title.
  • January 19, 1992 – Royal Rumble: The New Foundation (Jim Neidhart and Owen Hart) defeated The Orient Express (Kato and Tanaka).
  • January 31, 1992 – MSG Network: Chris Walker defeated Kato.
  • February 2, 1992 – Wrestling Challenge: Bret Hart defeated Kato.
  • February 8, 1992 – Superstars: Virgil defeated Kato.
  • February 29, 1992 – Superstars: The Texas Tornado defeated Kato.
  • March 15, 1992 – Wrestling Challenge: Tatanka defeated Kato.
  • May 9, 1992 – Superstars: Crush defeated Kato.
  • May 30, 1992 – Superstars: The Legion Of Doom (Animal and Hawk) defeated Kato and Rick Mitchell.
  • June 6, 1992 – Superstars: High Energy (Koko B. Ware and Owen Hart) defeated Kato and Kevin Krueger.
  • June 14, 1992 – Wrestling Challenge: Virgil defeated Kato.
  • August 8, 1992 – Superstars: Kato defeated Phil Apollo in a dark match.
  • August 11, 1992 – Summerslam Spectacular: Tatanka defeated Kato.
  • August 31, 1992 – USWA: USWA tag team champions Jeff Jarrett and Jerry Lawler defeated Kato and Tanaka to retain the titles.
  • September 5, 1992 – Superstars: Crush defeated Kato.
  • September 15, 1992 – WAR/WWF: Chavo Guerrero and Paul Diamond defeated Nobukazu Hirai and Yoshiro Ito.
  • September 26, 1992 – Superstars: Komet Kit defeated Barry Horowitz.
  • September 27, 1992 – Wrestling Challenge: Komet Kid defeated Duane Gill.
  • October 10, 1992 – Superstars: Max Moon defeated Jerry Fox.
  • October 18, 1992 – Wrestling Challenge: Max Moon defeated The Brooklyn Brawler.
  • November 15, 1992 – Wrestling Challenge: Max Moon defeated Barry Horowitz.
  • November 29, 1992 – Wrestling Challenge: Max Moon defeated WT Jones.
  • December 5, 1992 – Superstars: Max Moon defeated Brian Costello.
  • December 27, 1992 – Wrestling Challenge: Max Moon defeated Duane Gill.
  • January 11, 1993 – RAW: WWE Intercontinental champion Shawn Michaels defeated Max Moon to retain the title.
  • January 24, 1993 – Royal Rumble: Max Moon was in the royal rumble match won by Yokozuna.
  • October 1, 1993 – NWA Bloodfest: Pat Tanaka and Paul Diamond defeated Axl and Ian Rotten. ECW tag team champions Johnny Hot Body and Tony Stetson defeated Pat Tanaka and Paul Diamond to retain the tiles.
  • October 2, 1993 – NWA Bloodfest: Pat Tanaka and Paul Diamond defeated The Public Enemy (Johnny Grunge and Rocco Rock). The Public Enemy (Johnny Grunge and Rocco Rock) defeated Bad Breed (Axl Rotten and Ian Rotten) & Pat Tanaka and Paul Diamond in a 3-way tag team steel cage match.
  • November 12, 1993 – ECW Terror at Tabor: Paul Diamond defeated Rocco Rock.
  • November 13, 1993 – ECW November to Remember: The Public Enemy (Johnny Grunge and Rocco Rock) defeated Badd Company (Pat Tanaka and Paul Diamond).
  • November 14, 1993 – MEWF/ASWA/ECW: Public Enemy (Johnny Grunge and Rocco Rock) defeated Pat Tanaka and Paul Diamond.
  • January 18, 1994 – ECW Hardcore TV: Pat Tanaka, Paul Diamond and Tommy Dreamer defeated Johnny Hot Body, Kevin Sullivan and The Tazmaniac.
  • January 25, 1994 – ECW Hardcore TV: Pat Tanaka and Paul Diamond defeated Kevin Sullivan and The Tazmaniac.
  • March 26, 1994 – ECW Ultimate Jeopardy: Don and Ron Harris defeated Paul Diamond and Pat Tanaka.
  • March 27, 1994 – ECW: ECW world heavyweight champion Shane Douglas defeated Paul Diamond to retain the title.
  • April 2, 1994 – Saturday Night: Ricky Steamboat defeated Haito. WCW United States champion Steve Austin defeated Haito in a dark match to retain the title.
  • April 9, 1994 – Saturday Night: Steve Austin defeated Haito.
  • April 16, 1994 – Saturday Night: Arn Anderson defeated Haito by DQ.
  • April 17, 1994 – Spring Stampede: Dave and Kevin Sullivan defeated Haito and Tanaka-San in a dark match.
  • April 23, 1994 – Saturday Night: Arn Anderson and Ricky Steamboat defeated Haito and Tanaka-san.
  • May 7, 1994 – WWA: Akita Kaos defeated Haito.
  • June 25, 1994 – Saturday Night: Johnny B. Badd defeated Haito.
  • June 30, 1994 – NJPW: American Machine, Black Tiger and Max Moon defeated El Samurai, Jushin Thunder Liger and Shinjiro Otani.
  • July 1, 1994 – NJPW: Keiji Muto and Masahiro Chono defeated Lord Steven Regal and Max Moon.
  • July 2, 1994 – Saturday Night: Flyin’ Brian defeated Haito.
  • July 2, 1994 – NJPW: Flying Scorpio and Max Moon defeated Raging Staff (Hiro Saito and Norio Honaga).
  • July 3, 1994 – NJPW: Power Warrior defeated Max Moon.
  • July 4, 1994 – NJPW: El Samurai, Jushin Thunder Liger and Shinjiro Otani defeated American Machine, Black Tiger and Max Moon.
  • July 5, 1994 – NJPW: Osamu Kido and Power Warrior defeated Lord Steven Regal and Max Moon.
  • July 6, 1994 – NJPW: Black Tiger, Flying Scorpio and Max Moon defeated Akira Nogami, El Samurai and Jushin Thunder Liger.
  • July 8, 1994 – NJPW: The Nasty Boys (Brian Knobbs and Jerry Sags) defeated Lord Steven Regal and Max Moon.
  • September 29, 1995 – MEWF: Too Cold Scorpio defeated Kato.
  • May 18, 1996 – AWF: Doink defeated Kato.
  • May 3, 1997 – USWA: USWA tag team champions The Truth Commission (Recon & The Interrogator) vs. Paul Diamond & Steven Dunn ended in a double disqualification to retain the titles.
  • June 7, 1997 – USWA: Mike Samples & The Truth Commission (Recon & The Interrogator) defeated Nick Dinsmore, Paul Diamond & Steven Dunn.
  • October 11, 1997 – ECW: Justin Credible defeated Paul Diamond.
  • October 16, 1997 – ECW: Paul Diamond defeated Prodigy.
  • October 18, 1997 – ECW: Paul Diamond defeated Spike Dudley.
  • October 25, 1997 – ECW: ECW world heavyweight champion Bam Bam Bigelow defeated Paul Diamond to retain the title.
  • October 30, 1997 – ECW: ECW world tag team champions The FBI (Little Guido & Tracy Smothers) defeated Al Snow & Paul Diamond to retain the titles.
  • October 31, 1997 – ECW Fright Fight: Paul Diamond defeated Al Snow.
  • November 1, 1997 – ECW: Paul Diamond defeated Chris Chetti.
  • November 4, 1997 – IWA Mid-South: Paul Diamond defeated Flash Flanagan.
  • November 8, 1997 – ECW Ultimate Jeopardy: Al Snow defeated Paul Diamond.
  • November 11, 1997 – IWA Mid-South: IWA Mid-South heavyweight champion Bull Pain vs. Paul Diamond ended in a double pin to retain the title.
  • November 18, 1997 – IWA Mid-South: Paul Diamond vs. Bull Pain for the vacant heavyweight title in a ladder match ended in a no contest.
  • November 20, 1997 – ECW: Tommy Dreamer defeated Paul Diamond.
  • November 30, 1997 – ECW November to Remember: Chris Chetti & Spike Dudley defeated Erin O’Grady & Paul Diamond in a dark match.
  • December 4, 1997 – ECW: Jerry Lynn defeated Paul Diamond.
  • December 9, 1997 – IWA Mid-South: Bull Pain defeated Paul Diamond to win the vacant heavyweight title.
  • December 16, 1997 – IWA Mid-South: Paul Diamond defeated Steven Dunn.
  • December 20, 1997 – ECW Hardcore TV: Al Snow defeated Paul Diamond.
  • December 27, 1997 – ECW: Paul Diamond defeated Adam Flash.
  • January 23, 1998 – ECW: John Kronus defeated Paul Diamond.
  • January 28, 1998 – ECW Hardcore TV: Al Snow defeated Paul Diamond.
  • September 18-19, 1999 – WWE House Show: TWA heavyweight champion Venom defeated Funaki to retain the title.
  • October 28, 2000 – CWF: Paul Diamond defeated Robby Royce to win the CWF heavyweight title.
  • December 1, 2000 – NHB: Wavell Starr defeated Paul Diamond.
  • February 10, 21, 2001 – CWF: Paul Diamond defeated Bryan Silver.
  • March 9, 2001 – CWF: Robby Royce defeated Paul Diamond to win the CWF heavyweight title.
  • March 17, 2001 – NHB: Chi Chi Cruz and Shane Madison defeated Brian Jewel and Paul Diamond.
  • March 21, 2001 – CWF: Paul Diamond defeated Chad Tatum.
  • April 18, 2001 – CWF: Paul Diamond defeated Gene Swan by disqualification.
  • April 20, 2001 – CWF: Steve Corino defeated Paul Diamond.
  • April 21, 2001 – CWF: The Machine defeated Paul Diamond.
  • May 12, 2001 – CWF: Maxi Moonie defeated Paul Diamond.
  • March 25, 2006 – BWCW: Kevin Baker and Michael Barnes defeated The Orient Express (Kato and Tanaka).
  • May 26, 2006 – BWCW: Doink The Clown and Kevin Baker defeated Kato and The Masked Grappler.
  • August 12, 2006 – BWCW: Duece Diamond and Rob Clooney defeated Dylan Knight and Kato. Kato and Pat Tanaka defeated Duece Diamond and Rob Clooney & Kevin Baker and Michael Barnes in a 3-way tag team elimination match.
  • October 28, 2007 – XICW: AT Huck, Roughhouse Rob & The Orient Express (Kato & Pat Tanaka) defeated 101 Proof (Joe Byrd & Levi Blue), Johnny Dynamo, Mike McMahon & N8 Mattson in a tag team elimination match.
  • November 18, 2007 – XICW: XICW tag team champions Jaimy Coxxx and Truth Martini defeated Joe Byrd and Levi Blue, Izzy High and Kid Hybrid, Kris Korvis and Whiplash, Ice Cold and Stone Cold & Kato and Pat Tanaka in a tag team gauntlet match to retain the titles.
  • April 18, 2008 – ASWF: The Orient Express (Kato & Pat Tanaka) defeated Joshua Masters & Kennedy Kendrick.
Born in Croatia
Grew up in Winnipeg
Moved to Huntsville, AL