Ed Ferarra initially wrestled in the Slammers Wrestling Federation in Southern California..
Ed Ferarra was hired by the WWF as a writer, teaming up with Vince Russo for many projects..
Ed Ferarra & Vince Russo jumped to the WCW writing staff and wrote in an on-air character for himself called Oaklahoma..
~~~The character was created to mock WWF announcer Jim Ross, and even poked fun at his bells palsy..
Late 2001: Ed Ferrara debuted in NWA Wildside and criticized the concept of women participating in wrestling..
~~~This began a feud with homosexual wrestler Lazz..
~~~A Five Minute Survival Match was booked for the Wildside Anniversary Show that year between the two..
~~~If Ferrera survived five minutes with Lazz, he got five minutes with the Wildside creative mind, NWA VP Bill Behrens..
~~~Lazz accidentally knocked out referee Jimmy Rivers, allowing Behrens to come out and hit Ferrara with a tennis racket!
~~~Lazz then hit his finisher, the Britney Spear, and Behrens entered the ring and physically slammed the unconcious hand of Rivers..
Ed Ferarra signed on as color commentator for Jerry Jarrett's upstart NWA Total Nonstop Action promotion..
June 19, 2002 - NWA: Total Nonstop Action Debut: Appears as an announcer on TNA's very first show..
August 2002: Ed Fererra leaves TNA to pursue "other opportunities"..