- 1974: Tank Patton worked in the Tennessee territory for Nick Gulas wrestling under the name, Doug Patton..
- ~~~He wrestled as a heel and teamed with Phil Hickerson — they were managed by Sam Bass..
- July 21, 1979–Superdome Extravaganza: Jerry Oates defeated Tank Patton..
- Tank Patton formed a tag team with a wrestler named Moon Mulligan in Southwest Championship Wrestling..
- 1978 & 1980: Tank Patton wrestled under a mask as “Black Terror” in Japan, forming a tag team with Abdullah The Butcher..
- December 31, 1998: Douglas Goodwin McMichen passed away from cancer..