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[Devon Storm Gallery]
Wrestler: Devon Storm
Real Name: Chris Ford
Birthday: March 4, 1974
Hometown: Rutherford, New Jersey
Marital Status: Married to Dina Caravella
Height & Weight: 6'1" - 230 lbs.
Trained by: Iron Mike Sharpe's School of Wrestling
Debut: January 1992
Previous Gimmicks: "Dangerous" Devon Storm
Devon Storm
Crowbar (WCW)
Tempest (TNA)
Salem (XPW)
Judas (XPW)
Storm (Indies)
Finishing Move: The Mind Bender (Sitout Front Suplex)
The Eye of the Storm (Inverted DDT)
Favorite Moves: Northern Lights Suplex
Jumping off Stuff
Catapult Splash
Catapult Leg Drop
Quebrada
Pescada
Crowbar Swing
Notable Feuds: David Flair
Reno
The Wall
Sabu (WWA)

  • East Coast Professional Wrestling Tag Team Titles w/Kodiak Bear (June 1994);
  • International Fighting Network title defeating El Mascarado (June 1994);
  • Mid-Eastern Wrestling Federation title defeating Chad Austin (December 29, 1995);
  • Mid-Eastern Wrestling Federation Tag Team titles w/Mark Shrader defeating Rockin' Rebel & Thomas Rodman (March 2, 1997);
  • New Jack City Wrestling LIght Heavyweight title defeating Ace Darling (March 14, 1997);
  • NWA Light Heavyweight title defeating Reckless Young (February 1998);
  • NWA United States Tag Team titles w/Ace Darling defeating the Misfits (February 28, 1998);
  • Eternity Wrestling Assocation Tag Team titles w/Ace Darling defeating Slayer & Lupis (August 29, 1998);
  • NWA 2000 Tag Team titles w/Ace Darling defeating Harley Lewis & Lupus;
  • East Coast Wrestling Association w/Ace Darling winning a tourniment (November 28, 1998);
  • NWA New York Television title defeating Lord Zieg (May 8, 1999);
  • WCW Hardcore Title defeating Reno (November 6, 1999);


  • In The Beginning:
  • June 1994: Devon Storm & Kodiak Bear captured the East Coast Professional Wrestling (ECPW) tag team titles..
  • November 4, 1994: Devon Storm beat El Mascarado to become the 1st ever IFN (International Fighting Network) champion in Lodi, NJ..
  • December 29, 1995: Devon Storm defeated Chad Austin for the MEWF (Mid-Eastern Wrestling Federation) title in Essex, MD..

    Extreme Championship Wrestling:
  • April 20, 1996--Hostile City Showdown: Taz defeated Devon Storm by COUNT OUT..
  • November 16, 1996--November to Remember: Too Cold Scorpio beat Devon Storm in 1-minute in a "Loser Leaves Town" match..
  • December 7, 1996--Holiday Hell: Balls Mahoney defeated Devon Storm..

    Northeast Indy Circuit:
  • March 2, 1997: Devon Storm & Mark Shrader beat Rockin' Rebel & Thomas Rodman for the MEWF Tag Team titles in Baltimore, MD..
  • March 14, 1997: Devon Storm pinned Ace Darling for the New Jack City Wrestling (NJCW) Light Heavyweight title..

    World Wrestling Federation - Brief Stint LHW Division:
  • July 28, 1997 - WWF RAW: Devon Storm defeated Ace Darling..
  • November 10, 1997 - WWF RAW: Taka Michinuko defeated Devon Storm..

    The Independent Circuit:
  • Valentine's Day 1998: Devon Storm beat Reckless Youth in a tournament final to crown a new NWA Light Heavyweight champion!
  • February 28, 1998: Devon Storm & Ace Darling beat the Misfits for the NWA United States Tag Team title in Philadelphia, PA.
  • July 25, 1998 - WWF Shotgun: The New Midnight Express defeated Devon Storm & Eric Sbracchia..
  • August 29, 1998 - WWF Shotgun: Skull & 8-Ball defeated Devon Storm and Ace Darling..
  • August 29, 1998: Devon Storm & Ace Darling beat Slayer & Lupus to win the EWA (Eternity Wrestling Assocation) Tag Team titles..
  • 1998: Devon Storm spent part of the year working as a physical therapist..
  • Devon Storm & Ace Darling defeated Harley Lewis & Lupus for the NWA 2000 Tag Team titles in Cherry Hill, NJ..
  • November 28, 1998: Devon Storm & Ace Darling won a tournament to capture the East Coast Wrestling Association Tag titles!
  • April 3, 1999 - WWF Shotgun: Droz defeated Devon Storm...
  • April 10, 1999 - WWF Shotgun: D'Lo Brown defeated Devon Storm...
  • May 8, 1999: Devon Storm defeated Lord Zieg for the NWA New York Television title in Staten Island, NY..

    World Championship Wrestling:
  • Late 1999: Devon Storm signed with World Championship Wrestling and was assigned to the WCW Power Plant..
  • ~~~Devon Storm eventually debuted on WCW Saturday Night amd was later given a new name and gimmick --- CROWBAR..
  • January 3, 2000 - Nitro: David Flair & Crowbar defeated won a Lethal Lottery Tag Team Tournament to win the Tag Team titles!
  • ~~~FIRST ROUND: David Flair & Crowbar defeated Lash Leroux & Midnight..
  • ~~~SECOND ROUND: David Flair & Crowbar defeated Buff Bagwell & Vampiro..
  • ~~~THIRD ROUND: David Flair & Crowbar defeated Kevin Nash & Scott Steiner to win the World Tag Team titles!
  • January 16, 2000 - Souled Out: Vampiro defeated David Flair and Crowbar in a Triangle Match..
  • January 19, 2000 - Thunder: Big Vito & Johnny the Bull defeated David Flair & Crowbar to capture the Tag Team titles..
  • January 31, 2000 - Nitro: Big Vito & Johnny the Bull defeated David Flair & Crowbar in a "Bensonhurst Street Fight" match..
  • February 16, 2000 - Thunder: Big Vito defeated Crowbar in a Philadelphia Street Fight..
  • February 20, 2000 - SuperBrawl: The Mamalukes defeated David Flair & Crowbar in a "Sicilian Stretcher" match..
  • May 15, 2000 - Nitro: Crowbar & Daffney defeated Chris Candido & Tammy Sytch (Daffney wins the Cruiserweight title)..
  • May 17, 2000 - Thunder: Ric Flair & Arn Anderson defeated David Flair & Crowbar & Daffney..
  • May 22, 2000 - Nitro: Daffney defeated Crowbar to retain the Cruiserweight title..
  • June 14, 2000 - Thunder: David Flair defeated Crowbar..
  • July 5, 2000 - Thunder: Crowbar defeated David Flair..
  • November 6, 2000 - Thunder: Crowbar defeated Reno to win the WCW Hardcore title in Chicago, IL..
  • Mayhem 2000: Crowbar defeated Reno AND Big Vito to retain the Hardcore title in Milwaukee, WI..
  • March 2001: Devon Storm was released from his WCW contract..

    Back on the Indy Circuit:
  • April 10, 2001 - Smackdown!: Devon Storm received the first of many try-out matches with the WWF in Philadelphia, PA..
  • August 11, 2001: Crowbar defeated Roadkill and Billy Reil in a three way dance on a MECW show at ECW Arena..
  • October 2001: Crowbar embarked on a tour of Australia with the upstart World Wrestling All-stars promotion..
  • February 24, 2002 - WWA Revolution: Devon Storm defeated Sabu in a NO DQ match on PPV in Las Vegas, NV..
  • April 7, 2002 - WWA House Show: Sabu defeated Devon Storm..
  • July 10, 2002 - NWA: TNA: Devon Storm debuted in TNA PPV as "Tempest", a member of James Mitchell's New Church..
  • December 7, 2002--National Wrestling Superstars: Danny Doring defeated Devon Storm..
  • December 13, 2002--Phoenix Championship Wrestling: Matt Vandal defeated Devon Storm..
  • January 18, 2003 - Xtreme Pro Wrestling: Malice defeated Devon Storm..
  • January 25, 2002--CSWF: Devon Storm defeated Slyk Wagner Brown in the best match of the night..
  • May 3, 2003--Phoenix Championship Wrestling: Devon Storm defeated Trent Acid..
  • March 8, 2003 - Xtreme Pro Wrestling: Devon Storm (wrestling as "Salem") defeated Vic Grimes..
  • May 12, 2003 - RAW: Devon Storm w/Daffney defeated Mike Bell in a dark match..
  • May 15, 2003 - Smackdown!: Joey Matthews defeated Crowbar w/Daffney in a dark match..
  • May 21, 2003 - WWA: Devon Storm defeated Australia-based Mark Mercedes..
  • May 25, 2003 - WWA PPV: Devon Storm defeated Konnan in a "Falls Count Anywhere" match..
  • June 11, 2003 - NWA^TNA: Sandman defeated Devon Storm in a Hard 10 Tournament match..
  • September 22, 2003 - RAW: Scott Steiner defeated Crowbar in a match taped for SUNDAY NIGHT HEAT..
  • September 25, 2003 - Smackdown!: Sean O'Haire defeated Crowbar in a match taped for Velocity..
  • June 2004: Chris Ford currently works at Health South (in NJ) as a site coordinator and as an outpatient physical therapist..
  • July 5, 2004: Chris Ford (aka Devon Storm) will be getting married on 8/7 to valet Dina Caravella..
  • October 30, 2004--Cyberspace Wrestling Federation: Abyss beat Crowbar (as a result Vince Russo fired Crowbar from Team TNA)..
  • December 26, 2004--NMW: Vic D Vine defeated Crowbar in a Street Fight with Mick Foley as the referee to win the Northeast title..
  • June 4, 2005--NWS - ECW Style Show: Chris Chetti defeated Crowbar (Devon Storm)..
  • July 30, 2005--NWA Cyberspace: Bobby Rude defeated Crowbar (Devon Storm)..
  • September 10, 2005--Piledriver Pro's debut show: Danny Doring defeated Crowbar by Disqualification..
  • September 25, 2005--NWA Cyberspace: Chris Harris defeated Crowbar (Devon Storm)..
  • December 3, 2005--ECWA: Devon Storm reunited with his former tag partner Ace Darling..
  • January 13, 2006--ECWA: Crowbar (Devon Storm) defeated The Japanese Assassin....
  • January 28, 2006--East Coast Wrestling Association: The Valedictorians defeated Devon Storm & Ace Darling..
  • February 26, 2006--Maryland Championship Wrestling: Danny Doring defeated "Crowbar" Devon Storm(MCW Title Tournament)..
  • March 4, 2006--ECWA: The Valedictorians defeated Devon Storm & Ace Carling..
  • March 25, 2006--Frank Goodman's UXW: Sabu defeated Crowbar (Devon Storm)....
  • April 8, 2006--Liberty States Wrestling: Crowbar defeated Don Montoya...
  • June 3, 2006--National Wrestling Superstars: Matt Hyson defeated Trent Acid and Crowbar in a 3-WAY..
  • June 3, 2006--Children’s Benefit Show: Crowbar defeated The Prophet
  • September 30, 2006--Liberty States Wrestling: Crowbar defeated Josh Daniels...
  • March 3, 2007--NWA Pro East: Crowbar defeated Judas Young in Lodi, New Jersey ..