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Johnny Z

Johnny Z

Nickname: The Natural Born Leader, The Saviour Of Professional Wrestling In Oklahoma, The Smartest Man In Wrestling

Height: 6' 1"

Weight: 225 lbs

From: Lawton, OK

Birthday: Aug 8th

Pro Debut: August 19, 2002

Aliases: Dr. John Zorthos, "The Professional" John Zorthos

Feds Worked For: ACW, IZW, MStW, MSWA, OWP, GPCW, TOPW, TxPW, Christian Wrestling Alliance (TX)

Finisher: Big Boot in the Corner

Signature Moves: Floatover DDT, Second Rope Bulldog, Final Impact (Hangman Neckbreaker), Suicide Plancha, Top Rope Legdrop

 

Career Highlights: -ACW Tag Team Champion (4x; 2 each w/ Julian Wolfenbarger and Brandon Bishop)
-IZW Champion (5x)
-IZW Impact Division Champion
-IZW Tag Team Champion (9x; 7 w/ Bernie D, 1 each w/ Damon Windsor and Jermaine Johnson & Damien Morte [as a faction])
-MSWA Mid-South Champion (2x)

Affiliates: Julian Wolfenbarger, Brandon Bishop, Impact, Inc., Chief Executive Order, Double D, Shawn McHale, Erica, Impact Elite

Notable Feuds: Brandon Bishop, Brad Michaels, Seth Allen, Pimpology, Julian Wolfenbarger, Team Shenanigans, Mike Iles, Mitch Carter, Gary Tool, Bernie Donderwitz, Aaron Neil, Double D, Impact, Inc., Brent Albright, Impact Elite, Shawn McHale, Damon Windsor, Copycat, Jermaine Johnson

Other Facts: -Brother of pro wrestler Jeff Wolfenbarger. Together they were known as The Professionals.
-Former Co-Owner of IZW
-Former member of Chief Executive Order
-Current member of Impact, Inc.
-Former member of Impact Elite
-Former member of the Future Hall of Famers
-Former commissioner of ACW
-Former Co-commissioner of IZW. He took that position after firing former Co-Commissioner Steve O and taking a leave of absence from the active roster in IZW. He returned to the active duty roster at March Mayhem on March 19, 2011. He appointed himself Co-Commissioner again in March, 2016, but relenquished the title to his brother at the 2016 Sudden Impact event.
-Host of the "Catching Some Z's" Interview segment on IZW events.
-Former color analyst for the IZW "Impact TV" show.
-Voted Most Hated Wrestler of the Year, Feud of the Year (w/ Jermaine Johnson vs. Aaron Neil vs. Kevin Morgan) and Match of the Year (w/ Bernie D vs. BLK-OUT) in the 2009 Oklafan Year-End Awards.
-Voted Most Hated IZW Superstar and IZW Feud of the Year (vs. Double D) in the 2010 IZW Year-End Awards.
-Voted Wrestler of the Year, Most Hated Wrestler of the Year and Feud of the Year (w/ Bernie D) in the 2010 Oklafan Year-End Awards.
-Voted Most Popular Wrestler of the Year in the 2011 IZW Year-End Awards.
-Voted Most Hated Wrestler of the Year (as part of Impact, Inc.) in the 2012 Oklafan Year-End Awards
-Voted Feud of the Year (vs. Erica), Impact Moment of the Year and Match of the Year (w/ Jermaine Johnson, Double D & The Old School Suckas vs. Brandon Bishop's Impact, Inc.) in the 2012 IZW Year-End Awards
-Voted Most Hated Wrestler of the Year (as part of Impact, Inc./Impact Elite) in the 2013 Oklafan Year-End Awards
-Voted Superstar of the Year in the 2013 IZW Year-End Awards
-Voted Most Hated Wrestler of the Year (as a member of Impact, Inc.), Feud of the Year (vs. Jermaine Johnson vs. Double D) and Match of the Year (vs. Double D vs. Striker vs. Copycat vs. Damon Windsor vs. Brandon Bishop vs. Randy Price vs. Brad Michaels vs. O'Malley vs. Kevin Morgan) in the 2014 Oklafan Year-End Awards
-Voted Most Hated Wrestler, Feud of the Year (vs. Jermaine Johnson vs. Double D) and Match of the Year (vs. Double D vs. Striker vs. Copycat vs. Damon Windsor vs. Brandon Bishop vs. Randy Price vs. Brad Michaels vs. O'Malley vs. Kevin Morgan) in the IZW Year-End Awards.
-Voted Superstar of the Year, Moment of the Year, Match of the Year (vs. Double D & Jermaine Johnson) and Feud of the Year (vs. Brad Michaels) in the 2015 IZW Year-End Awards
-Voted Match of the Year (vs. Brad Michaels) in the 2016 IZW Year-End Awards
-Ranked #40 in the 2005 Oklafan Top 50
-Ranked #46 in the 2006 Oklafan Top 50
-Ranked #26 in the 2007 Oklafan Top 50
-Ranked #31 in the 2009 Oklafan Top 50
-Ranked #17 in the 2010 Oklafan Top 50
-Ranked #35 in the 2011 Oklafan Top 50
-Ranked #33 in the 2012 Oklafan Top 50
-Ranked #6 in the 2013 Oklafan Top 50
-Ranked #30 in the 2014 Oklafan Top 50
-Ranked #16 in the 2015 Oklafan Top 50

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Complete Calendar

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Spotlight in History

  • 1970 Tim Woods & George Scott def. The Outlaws (Dusty Rhodes & Dick Murdoch) for the WCCW American Tag Team Champion
  • 1984 Buddy Landel def. Bill Dundee for the MSW Television Champion
  • 2007 Joe Herell def. Shane Rawls for the UWF06 Heavyweight Champion
  • 2007 Frankie Dee became the UWF06 Femme Fatale Champion
  • 2012 Terry Montana & Richie Adams def. The Swamp Men (Amphibian & Reptile) for the ComPro Tag Team Champions
  • 2012 Steven Sterling def. Kyle Kelly for the ComPro Showtime Champion

Week of Sun 12-10 to Sat: 12-16

  • 12-10 1962 Tony Borne def. Bull Curry for the WCCW Texas Brass Knuckles Champion
  • 12-10 1968 Danny Miller def. The Spoiler for the WCCW Texas Heavyweight Champion
  • 12-10 1979 Mark Lewin def. David Von Erich for the WCCW Texas Heavyweight Champion
  • 12-10 1988 Kerry Von Erich became the WCCW World Champion
  • 12-10 2005 Kenny Campbell def. Carnage for the IZW Hardcore Champion
  • 12-10 2005 Impact Inc. (John Zorthos & Bernie Donderwitz) became the IZW Tag Team Champions
  • 12-10 2010 Robbie Awesome became the MERC Patriot Champion
  • 12-10 2011 Jake O'Brien def. Bobby Burns for the SRPW Heavyweight Champion
  • 12-10 2011 Khaos def. Ray Martinez for the SRPW United States Champion
  • 12-10 2011 Ray Martinez def. Khaos for the SRPW United States Champion
  • 12-10 2016 Skyler Fayden def. Dimitri Alexandrov for the UWE United States Champion
  • 12-10 2016 Big Smooth & Zakk Sinizter def. The Initiative (Brett Irons & Dimitri Alexandrov) for the UWE Tag Team Champions
  • 12-11 1959 Danny McShain def. Mr. Moto for the WCCW Texas Brass Knuckles Champion
  • 12-11 1971 The Spoiler def. Wahoo McDaniel for the WCCW American Heavyweight Champion
  • 12-11 2010 Kareem Sadat def. Outlaw for the SWCW Heavyweight Champion
  • 12-11 2010 Damien Morte def. Kevin James Sachez for the SWCW Hardcore Champion
  • 12-11 2010 Martin Justice def. Ric Payne for the OECW Heavyweight Champion
  • 12-11 2016 Jerry Bostic def. Chris Cambridge for the IWR Heavyweight Champion
  • 12-11 2016 Ky-Ote & Montego Seeka became the IWR Tag Team Champions
  • 12-12 1966 Jack Brisco & Lou Thesz def. The Assassins for the TSW United States Tag Team Champion
  • 12-12 1977 Fritz Von Erich def. Ox Baker for the WCCW American Heavyweight Champion
  • 12-12 1980 Bugsy McGraw def. Bruiser Brody for the WCCW Texas Brass Knuckles Champion
  • 12-12 2009 Michael York & Reckless def. Dawn of Extreme (Ty Thunder & Crucifer) for the ComPro Tag Team Champions
  • 12-12 2009 Shane Morbid def. Draven Cross for the ComPro Heavyweight Champion
  • 12-12 2009 Boss Campbell became the ComPro Oklahoma X Division Champion
  • 12-12 2009 Damien Morte def. Maniac Mike for the BYEW Caution Champion
  • 12-12 2009 The Canadian Luchadore def. Boss Campbell for the ComPro Oklahoma X Division Champion
  • 12-12 2009 Maniac Mike def. Damien Morte for the BYEW Caution Champion
  • 12-12 2015 Skylar Slice def. Killista for the ComPro Oklahoma X Division Champion
  • 12-12 2015 Wade Argento def. Richie Adams for the ComPro Showtime Champion
  • 12-12 2015 Patient Zero def. Richie Adams for the ComPro Heavyweight Champion
  • 12-13 1988 Jerry Lawler def. Kerry Von Erich for the WCCW World Champion
  • 12-13 1988 Eric Embry def. Jeff Jarrett for the WCCW World Light Heavyweight Champion
  • 12-13 1997 The Stud Factory (Chuck Singer & Dexter Hardaway) def. Generation X (Ian St. James & Zane Morris) for the OPW Oklahoma Tag Team Champion
  • 12-13 2003 X-Cal became the SRPW Light Heavyweight Champion
  • 12-13 2003 Leather became the SRPW Womens Champion
  • 12-13 2014 J. R. Orullian def. Billy Ray for the NAW Heavyweight Champion
  • 12-13 2015 Chris Cambridge def. Jerry Bostic for the IWR Heavyweight Champion
  • 12-14 1979 Gino Hernandez & El Gran Markus def. Jose Lothario & El Halcon for the WCCW American Tag Team Champion
  • 12-14 2013 The Brotherhood of Mayhem (Malice & Menace 2nd) became the OWA Tag Team Champions
  • 12-15 1970 Tim Woods & George Scott def. The Outlaws (Dusty Rhodes & Dick Murdoch) for the WCCW American Tag Team Champion
  • 12-15 1984 Buddy Landel def. Bill Dundee for the MSW Television Champion
  • 12-15 2007 Joe Herell def. Shane Rawls for the UWF06 Heavyweight Champion
  • 12-15 2007 Frankie Dee became the UWF06 Femme Fatale Champion
  • 12-15 2012 Terry Montana & Richie Adams def. The Swamp Men (Amphibian & Reptile) for the ComPro Tag Team Champions
  • 12-15 2012 Steven Sterling def. Kyle Kelly for the ComPro Showtime Champion
  • 12-16 2016 Father Padge def. Psycho Mike for the MSWA Oklahoma Champion
  • 12-16 2016 Buster Cherry became the MSWA Mid-South Heavyweight Champion
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