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Wrestler: Jerry Oates
Real Name:
Birthday:
Hometown: Columbus, Georgia
Marital Status:
Height & Weight:
Trained by:
Debut: 1974
Previous Gimmicks:
Finishing Move:
Favorite Moves: Spinning Toe Hold
Notable Feuds: "Easy" Ed Wiskoski
The Interns
The Martin Brothers
Oki Shikina & Yasu Fuji
Tank Patton & Buddy King
DI Bob Slaughter
Erik Watts (2004)



  • Georgia:
  • 1970: Jerry Oates debuted in Atlanta teaming with his legit brother in law Dick Steinborn in a main event loss to The Assassins..
  • ~~~The next night Oates beat The Great Ota by DQ on Atlanta Wrestling Television when Ota used illegal karate moves..
  • 1970 - Atlanta Christmas Card: Bob Griffin (making his Atlanta debut) defeated Jerry Oates with a small package..
  • 1970 - Florida: Jerry Oates & Dick Stienborn defeated Lee Wong & Oki Shikina and Flash Monroe & Oki Shikina in matches.
  • 1972: Jerry Oates knocked out Billy Spears in Atlanta, Georgia..
  • 1972: Jerry Oates defeated Billy Spears by DQ when Spears kept stomping him in the ropes..
  • 1972: Jerry Oates defeated Rotan Kadoka in Atlanta, Georgia..
  • 1972: Jerry Oates defeated Don Carson cleanly in Atlanta, Georgia..
  • Jerry Oates formed a great team with Mike George and feuded with The Interns..
  • 1975: Jerry Oates & Mike George defeated The Interns in "Loser Leaves Town" matches all around the circuit..
  • Jerry Oates later teamed up with his brother, Ted Oates, and feuded with the Martin Brothers..
  • Early 1976: Jerry Oates also had a run as Tag Team champions with Danny Littlebear..

    Georgia Championship Wrestling:
  • May 2004: Jerry Oates started a promotion with a familiar name in Columbus, Georgia called "Georgia Championship Wrestling"..
  • May 18, 2004--Georgia Championship Wrestling: Jerry Oates defeated Erik Watts..
  • June 29, 2004--Georgia Championship Wrestling: Jerry Oates & Glacier defeated Erik Watts & Lash Leroux..
  • July 27, 2004--Georgia Championship Wrestling: Erik Watts defeated Jerry Oates in a Texas Bullrope match..
  • November 6, 2004--Georgia Championship Wrestling: David Young & The Grappler beat Damien Steele & Jerry Oates by DQ..
  • December 18, 2004--Georgia Championship Wrestling: Bad Company (Sonny Siaki & Bull Buchanan) beat Jerry Oates & Erik Watts..
  • April 30, 2005--Georgia Championship Wrestling: Greg Brown defeated Jerry Oates in a Lumberjack Match..
  • May 28, 2005--GCW 1st Anniversary: Jerry Oates took a beating from Greg Brown & The Wrestler after the War Games Cage match..
  • June 4, 2005--GCW: Abdullah the Butcher & Erik Watts (sub for Jerry Oates) defeated The Wrestler & Greg Brown in 2:56..
  • ~~~Jerry Oates was too badly banged up from last week's angle with a nasty scar down his forehead from a deep blade job..
  • July 2, 2005--Georgia Championship Wrestling: Ted & Jerry Oates, who were a popular tag team in the 70s, had a special reunion..
  • ~~~In the main event: Jerry & Ted Oates defeated David Young & Chris Stevens with Erik Watts as referee.
  • August 6, 2005--Georgia Championship Wrestling: Masked Superstar & The Wrestler defeated Jerry & Ted Oates..
  • August 20, 2005--GCW: Jerry Oates & Erik Watts defeated Chris Stevens & David Young in an Australian Rules Tag Team Match..
  • September 10, 2005--Georgia Championship Wrestling: David Young & Mikal Adryan defeated Jerry Oates & Cassidy Riley..
  • July 15, 2006--NWA Great Championship Wrestling: Jerry Oates & Scott Fantastic defeated Chris Stevens & David Young..
  • July 22, 2006--NWA Great Championship Wrestling: Jerry Oates & Scott Fantastic defeated Harley Wood & Deathrow
  • September 23, 2006--NWA GCW: Jerry Oates retired and Bill and Diane Hewes were introduced as the new owners...


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