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[Cyrus Gallery]
Wrestler/Manager/Broadcaster: Don Callis
Real Name: Don Callis
Birthday: October 13
Hometown: Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Marital Status:
Height & Weight: 6'2" - 210 lbs
Trained by: Tony Condello
Debut: 1989
Previous Gimmicks: The Natural (Canada)
Don Casablancas (Canada)
The Jackal (WWF)
Cyrus (ECW)
Finishing Move: Top Rope Knee Drop
Favorite Moves: Figure Four Leglock
The Superkick
Notable Feuds: Jerry Lynn
Erik Watts

  • BCW Tag Title title w/Terry Taylor;
  • WFWA Canadian Heavyweight title;
  • IWA International title;
  • All-Africa Mid-Heavyweight title;


  • Wrestling in Canada:
  • Don Callis was a very accomplished wrestler in Canada before turning his attention to managerial services..
  • Don Callis (wrestling as Don Casablancas) formed a tag team with Rick Martel known as "The Super Models"..
  • Don Callis & Rick Martel pitched the idea of bringing "The Super Models" to the WWF and negotiated but it never panned out..

    World Wrestling Federation:
  • Don Callis appeared in the WWF as "the Jackal", managing the Truth Commission and later, the Human Oddities..

    Extreme Championship Wrestling:
  • Don Callis popped up in ECW as "Cyrus" acting as announcer and TNN "Network Representative"..
  • ~~~Cyrus formed a faction known as The Network, with Rhyno, Steve Corino, Tajiri and others..

    NWA: Total Nonstop Action:
  • July 9, 2003 - TNA: Sandman accepts the Hard 10 Cup, and is attacked by Don Callis & Edward Chastaine (aka Iceberg)..
  • July 16, 2003 - TNA: Don Callis cuts a promo and claims that the fans don't want hardcore wrestling any more..
  • July 23, 2003 - TNA: Don Callis gives an interview and stats that fans are tired of seeing scantily clad women fight..
  • August 6, 2003 - TNA: Don Callis bans Jerry Lynn from the building and gives him the night off..
  • August 27, 2003 - TNA: Don Callis said his obsession is not with Jerry Lynn, it's with people following the rules..
  • January 14, 2004 - TNA: Don Callis' feud with NWA rep Erik Watts comes to a head when he threatens to quit if Watts isn't fired!
  • January 21, 2004 - TNA: Don Callis brings Jonny Fairplay into NWA: Total Nonstop Action..
  • January 28, 2004 - TNA: Don Callis defeated Erik Watts in a "Loser Quits" match when Goldylocks turned on Watts at the end!
  • Don Callis left TNA after accepting a full time job outside of the wrestling business..

    Semi-retirement:
  • June 10, 2005 - Hardcore Homecoming: Joey Styles & Cryus were the scheduled announcers, but Joel Gertner attacked Cyrus!