Preston Steele

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Title History

 

  • International Wrestling Association United States title defeating Cactus Jack (October 5, 1990);
  • International Wrestling Association Intercontinental title defeating Jules Strongbow (July 14, 1991);
  • International Wrestling Association Intercontinental title defeating Barry Horrowitz (October 24, 1993);
  • International Wrestling Association Intercontinental title defeating Doink the Clown (Febraury 26, 1994);
  • International Wrestling Association Intercontinental title defeating The Iron Sheik (July 12, 1995);
  • International Wrestling Association Intercontinental title defeating Tom Brandi (December 27, 1998);

 

Career Highlights

 

  • Preston Steele started wrestling in Ohio and Pennsylvania indy promotions early on teaming with Tom Brandi..
  • Preston Steele turned heel and took on Dr. San Siegel as his manager..
  • Preston Steele eventually turned on Dr. San Siegel and started feuding with his stable of wrestlers..
  • ~~~Dr. San Siegel’s stable consisted of The Iron Sheik, Demolition Ax, and The Original Sheik..
  • Preston Steele formed a tag team with T.C. Reynolds known as The American Patriots..
  • Preston Steele entered the IWA as a babyface, managed by Noelle..
  • October 5, 1990: Preston Steele defeated Cactus Jack in a Tournament Final to win the IWA United States title in Girard, Ohio..
  • Preston Steele’s feud with Dr. Sam Siegel continued when Siegel followed Steele into the IWA..
  • July 1, 1991: Thunderfoot #1 defeated Preston Steel for the IWA (renamed) Intercontinental title in Sydney, Australia..
  • July 14, 1991: Preston Steele defeated Jules Strongbow to regain the Intercontinental title in Sydney, Australia..
  • October 23, 1993: Barry Horrowitz defeated Preston Steele for the IWA Intercontinental title in Champion, Ohio..
  • ~~~A ringside photographer’s temporarily blinded Steele by shooting his flash off in Preston’s face!
  • October 24, 1993: Preston Steele defeated Barry Horrowitz to recapture the Intercontinental title in Warren, Ohio..
  • January 29, 1994: Kamala defeated Preston Steele to win the Intercontinental title in Hamilton, Ohio..
  • Febraury 26, 1994: Preston Steele defeated Doink The Clown (Matt Borne) to win the Intercontinental title in Girard, Ohio..
  • June 9, 1995: The Iron Sheik w/Dr. Sam Siegal defeated Steele for the Intercontental title in Liberty Township, Ohio..
  • July 12, 1995: Preston Steele defeated The Iron Sheik to regain the Intercontinental title in Cortland, Ohio..
  • Preston got involved in a feud between Debbie Combs by helping Malia Hosaka when the two were fighting over the Women’s title..
  • Johnny Valiant brought Greg Valenetine to the IWA and they stole Preston’s Intercontinental championship belt..
  • Early 1998: Preston Steele shattered his ankle in match vs Lord Zoltan in Cleveland, Ohio..
  • April 1998: Preston Steele was stripped of the Intercontental title due to his injury..
  • Late 1998: Preston Steele returned from his injury and feuded with former partner Tom Brandi and Typhoon..
  • December 27, 1998: Preston Steele defeated Tom Brandi for the Intercontinental title in Girard, Ohio..