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Nathan Jones

Title History

  • NWA Intercontinental Tag Team titles w/John Heidenrich;
  • WWA Heavyweight title;

Career Highlights

In The Beginning:

  • Nathan Jones represented Australia in the strongest man in the world competition in the USA..
  • Nathan Jones played Rugby League in his early years for the team Brisbane Norths in Australia..
  • Nathan Jones starred in Tony Jaa’s movie “Tom Yum Goong” where he had one of the greatest fight scenes ever..
  • Nathan Jones was a former bodyguard to entrepreneur and money man Rene Rivkin..
  • ~~~Rene Rivkin on the verge of going to prison for insider trading..
  • ~~~Rene Rivkin was already in prison for one whole day until he collapsed from a convenient life threatening illness..
  • October 11, 1997: Nathan Jones competed in the first ever Pride FC (Mixed Martial Arts event in Japan)..
  • ~~~Nathan Jones faced off against Japanese sumo wrestler Koji Kitao, who made Jones tap out to an Armbar submission..
  • ~~~That was Nathan’s first and only Mixed Martial Arts match. Nathan’s MMA record is 0-1..
  • Nathan Jones appeared in the movies including “Jackie Chan’s First Strike” as the big Russian Hitman (filmed in Australia)..
  • Nathan Jones worked for the NWA Zero-One promotion in Japan and teamed with John Heidenreich as “The Ultimate Army”..
  • October 20, 2002: John Heidenreich & Nathan Jones beat Shinjiro Ohtani & Masato Tanaka for the NWA Intercontinental Tag titles.
  • April 7, 2002 – WWA: Nathan Jones defeated Scott Steiner, Jeff Jarrett & Brian Christopher to win the WWA Heavyweight Title..
  • April 10, 2002 – WWA: Nathan Jones defeated Scott Steiner to retain the WWA Heavyweight title..
  • April 14, 2002 – WWA: Nathan Jones is defeated by Scott Steiner for the WWA Heavyweight title..

World Wrestling Entertainment:

  • Nathan was enrolled in the WWF training school but didn’t work out due to green-card issues..
  • November 2002: Nathan Jones receives several try-out matches with the WWE..
  • November 2, 2002 – WWF Live Event: Nathan Jones defeats Val Venis..
  • November 3, 2002 – WWF Live Event: Nathan Jones defeats Val Venis.
  • November 4, 2002 – RAW: Nathan Jones defeats Arch Kincaid in a “dark” match..
  • November 7, 2002 – Smackdown!: Nathan Jones defeats Doug Basham in a “dark” match..
  • November 9, 2002 – WWF Live Event: Nathan Jones defeats Val Venis..
  • November 10, 2002 – WWF Live Event: Nathan Jones defeats Crash..
  • November 11, 2002 – RAW: Nathan Jones defeats Rob Conway in a “dark” match.
  • November 28, 2002 – WWA European Tour: Nathan Jones joins the World Wrestling All-Stars European Tour..
  • January 25-27, 2003 – House Show: Nathan Jones defeated Matt Hardy Version 1.0.
  • February 1, 2003 – Velocity: Nathan Jones defeated Chris Kanyon in a dark match.
  • February 3, 2003 – House Show: Chris Benoit and Nathan Jones defeated Team Angle (Charlie Haas and Shelton Benjamin).
  • February 9, 2003 – House Show: Nathan Jones defeated Bill DeMott.
  • February 10, 17, 2003 – House Show: Nathan Jones and The Undertaker defeated A-Train and Bill DeMott.
  • February 20, 2003 – Smackdown!: Nathan Jones makes his first appearance saying he is ready to put his past behind him and wrestle..
  • February 27, 2003 – Smackdown!: Undertaker gets attacked by Big Show & A-Train but is saved by Nathan Jones..
  • March 8-10, 2003 – House Show: Nathan Jones defeated Chris Kanyon.
  • March 15, 2003 – Velocity: Nathan Jones defeated JR Ryder in a dark match.
  • March 15-16, 2003 – House Show: Nathan Jones and The Undertaker defeated A-Train and The Big Show.
  • March 6, 2003 – Smackdown!: Nathan Jones & Undertaker go through a “training” session, as Taker has agreed to show him the ropes..
  • ~~~In a match, Undertaker vs A-Train goes to a no contest with Nathan Jones & Big Show interferes..
  • March 27, 2003 – Smackdown!: Big Show & A-Train defeat Chris Benoit & Rhyno when Nathan Jones interferes..
  • March 30, 2003 – WrestleMania 19: Undertaker defeats Big Show & A-Train in a handicap match with help from Nathan Jones (11-0)..
  • ~~~Jones WAS scheduled to be Undertaker’s partner but Big Show & A-Train attacked him before the event..
  • April 10, 2003 – Smackdown!: Nathan Jones finally makes his in-ring debut defeating Bill DeMott..
  • April 12-14, 2003 – House Show: Nathan Jones defeated Bill DeMott.
  • April 15, 2003 – House Show: Nathan Jones defeated Jamie Noble.
  • April 17, 2003 – Smackdown!: Nathan Jones beats Nunzio by DQ when Palumbo/Stamboli interfere and smash Jones ankle on the steps..
  • May 2003: Nathan Jones will be heading down to Ohio Valley Wrestling for shaping up..
  • August 2003: Nathan Jones was in Mexico working on one of the biggest budget movies in history, “Troy,” starring Brad Pitt..
  • Editor’s Notes: Nathan Jones was the first person the character played by Brad Pitt killed in the movie Troy.
  • October 30, 2003 – Smackdown!: Nathan Jones returns as a member of the biggest team in wrestling history — TEAM LESNAR!
  • November 6, 2003 – Smackdown!: Chris Benoit and Kurt Angle defeated Brock Lesnar, Matt Morgan, Nathan Jones and The A-Train by disqualification in a handicap match.
  • November 13, 2003 – Smackdown!: Kurt Angle defeated Nathan Jones by disqualification when Matt Morgan ran in, Bob Holly makes the save!
  • November 16, 2003 – Survivor Series: Team Angle (Bradshaw, Chris Benoit, Hardcore Holly, John Cena and Kurt Angle) defeated Team Lesnar (Brock Lesnar, Matt Morgan, Nathan Jones, The A-Train and The Big Show) in a tag team elimination match.
  • November 20, 2003 – Smackdown!: Chris Benoit defeated Nathan Jones when he tapped out to the crippler crossface!
  • November 22-23, 2003 – House Show: Bradshaw and Chris Benoit defeated Matt Morgan, Nathan Jones and The Big Show in a handicap match.
  • November 27, 2003 – SmackDown: Nathan Jones was in the #1 contenders battle royal for the heavyweight title won by Chris Benoit. Nathan Jones defeated Shannon Moore.
  • December 4-5, 2003 – House Show: Bradshaw, Hardcore Holly and John Cena defeated Matt Morgan, Nathan Jones and The Big Show.
  • December 6, 2003: Nathan Jones has apparently decided to “quit” the business during a Smackdown! tour of Asia & Australia..
  • October 5, 2005–World Series Wrestling: Nathan Jones defeated Lee Star in a short match in Melbourne, Australia ..
  • October 7, 2005–World Series Wrestling: Nathan Jones defeated Mark Hilton..
  • October 8, 2005–World Series Wrestling: Nathan Jones defeated Mark Hilton..
  • 2006: Nathan Jones has a bit part in what is billed as Jet Li’s last kung fu movie called “Fearless,” which is opening in Asia
  • According to IMDB.com, Nathan Jones is Scheduled to star in Stone Cold Steve Austin‘s 2007 film The Condemned..
  • September 8, 2008: While going for a morning jog in Bankok (Thailand), Nathan Jones was sideswiped by a cement truck..
  • ~~~He suffered severe damage to his left arm and will be sideline for three months after recently signing with TNA (unconfirmed)..
Updated: May 16, 2024 @ 9:09 am

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Trained By

U.P.W

Debut

October 11, 1997-October 8, 2005

Birthday

August 21, 1970

Hometown

Sydney, Australia

Gender

Male

Height

6'10"

Weight

340lbs

Finishing Move(s)

Chokeslam

Favorite Move(s)

Big Boot,
Bodyslam Lift into Inverted DDT,
Catapult Lariat,
Gutwrench Slam,
Spinkick.

Notable Feuds

Jeff Jarrett (WWA),
Scott Steiner (WWA),
Big Show,
A-Train,
Full Blooded Italians

Status

Living