[Austin Idol Gallery]
||October 26, 1949
||Billed from Las Vegas, NV
Currently lives in Pensacola, Florida
|Height & Weight:
||6'2" - 242 lbs
Mr. Gulf Coast
||Las Vegas leglock
Baron Van Raschke
Bam Bam Bigelow
NWA Australasian Tag Team titles w/Jimmy Golden (December 1, 1972);
NWA Georgia Television title (September 1979);
NWA Georgia Television title (January 12, 1980);
NWA Georgia Heavyweighttitle (March 29, 1980);
CWA (World) title (October 6, 1980);
CWA (World) tag team titles w/Dutch Mantell (November 1980);
NWA Southeastern Heavyweight title (1982);
NWA Alabama title (June 1982);
AWA International title (February 1983);
AWA International title (August 15, 1983);
NWA Southeastern Heavyweight title (August 1984);
AWA International title (October 3, 1984);
AWA International title (May 14, 1984);
NWA Alabama title (March 4, 1985);
AWA Southern Tag Team titles w/Jerry Lawler (December 8, 1985);
AWA Southern Heavyweight title (February 3, 1987);
AWA Southern Heavyweight title (March 27, 1987);
Southern Heavyweight title defeating Jerry Lawler in a steel cage (April 27, 1987);
Typical Interview or quote: "Austin Idol, rich, sexy & mean (darlin)....the women's pet...and the men's regret"
Austin Idol has wrestled in: Mid-Atlantic, AWA, USWA, CWA, Georgia, NWA, Florida, Global..
1975: Austin Idol was involved in a plane crash, along with Gary Hart, Buddy Colt, and Bobby Shane (who died)..
1978: Austin Idol first won the AWA Southern Heavyweight title from Jerry Lawler on Christmas night..
~~~They feuded for the first few months of 1979 before Idol lost a "Loser Leaves Town" match to Jerry Lawler..
Austin Idol was managed by Jimmy Hart & Paul E. Dangerously at different times during his career..
Austin Idol teamed with Tommy Rich to feud with Jerry Lawler & Bam Bam Bigelow..
April 27, 1987: Austin Idol defeated Jerry "The King" Lawler in a Steel Cage match to win the Southern title..
~~~As a result, forced the King to get his head shaved in the center of the ring!
1980: Austin Idol broke a trophy over Jerry Lawler's head..
Austin Idol challanged for the NWA World title; vs. Harley Race (1980), vs. Ric Flair (1982), vs. Jerry Lawler (1988)..