[James Mitchell Gallery]
Manager: "Devil" James Mitchell
Real Name: Jim Mitchell
Hometown: Orlando, Florida
Marital Status:
Height & Weight: 5'9" - 210 lbs.
Debut: 1989
Previous Gimmicks: Daryl Van Horn (Smokey Mountain)
James Vanderberg (WCW)
Sinister Minister
Father James Mitchell
Devil James Mitchell
Notable Feuds: Glacier
Ken Shamrock

Smokey Mountain Wrestling:

  • World Championship Wrestling:
  • Jim (as James Vandenburg) managed the duo of Mortis & Wrath as part of the Blood Runs Cold gimmick in WCW.

    Extreme Championship Wrestling:

  • NWA: Total Nonstop Action: Disciples of the New Church:
  • June 19, 2002 - NWA: Total Nonstop Action Debut: Joins the Jarrett Upstart promotion..
  • October 30, 2002 - TNA: Minister Jim Mitchell returns to TNA with Slash & Brian Lee to attack James Storm & Chris Harris..
  • July 9, 2003 - TNA: James Mitchell explains that he has recruited Shane Douglas to get at Raven - Later throws fire in Alexis' face!
  • August 6, 2003 - TNA: James Mitchell & Shane Douglas continue to play mind games with Raven and the Gathering..
  • November 5, 2003 - TNA: Raven defeated Father James Mitchell in a bloody "Last Man Standing" match..
  • January 7, 2004 - TNA: Julio Dinero & C.M. Punk defeated Raven & Sandman with help from.. Father James Mitchell!!
  • February 18, 2004 - TNA: Raven & Terry Funk defeated The Gathering (Julio Dinero & CM Punk) w/James Mitchell..
  • ~~~James Mitchell tried to use a stun gun on Raven, but Terry Funk threw himself in front and took the shock himself!
  • Jim Mitchell, in real life, spends his time running a karoake business in Florida..
  • February 20, 2005--Vince Russo's GLORY Wrestling: Jim Mitchell played the roll of "Devil" throughout the entire night..

    ECW One Night Stand:
  • June 12, 2005 - ECW One Night Stand: Super Crazy defeated Tajiri and Little Guido in an International Three Way Dance!
  • ~~~The FBI (JT Smith, Tracy Smothers, Tony Mamaluke, & Big Guido) and Sinister Minister & Mikey Whipwreck all got involved..

    NWA: Total Nonstop Action: Guiding Abyss:
  • July 1, 2005 - TNA Impact: Father James Mitchell returned to TNA as the manager of Abyss..
  • July 8, 2005 - TNA Impact: Abyss w/Father James Mitchell defeated Cassidy Riley (Abyss brawled with Raven afterwards)..
  • August 14, 2005 - TNA Sacrifice: Abyss w/Father James Mitchell defeated Lance Hoyt..
  • November 13, 2005 - TNA Genesis: Abyss w/Father James Mitchell defeated Sabu in a No-DQ match..
  • ~~~Abyss chokeslammed Sabu into a pile of thumb tacks! and then a Black Hole Slam onto a chair wrapped in barbed wire!
  • December 3, 2005 - TNA Impact: Abyss w/Father James Mitchell destroyed Kenny King (of Tough Enough fame) in a match..
  • ~~~Sabu appeared after the match with barbed wire, but Abyss had been trained not to be afraid of Sabu's barbed wire!
  • December 8, 2005 - TNA Impact: James Mitchell & Abyss were in the ring cutting a promo about the Barbed Wire match..
  • ~~~The lights went out, and when they came back on, Sabu was there and the ropes had magically turned into barbed wire!
  • December 17, 2005 - TNA Impact: Jeff Jarrett formed an alliance with AMW, Abyss & James Mitchell, Team Canada & Monty Brown!
  • December 31, 2005 - TNA Impact: Rhino defeated A-1 w/Scott D'Amore (Abyss attacked Rhino after the match!)..
  • ~~~Abyss finished Rhino off with a Black Hole Slam (Father James Mitchell & Scott D'Amore then shook hands)..
  • March 18, 2006 - iMPACT: Father James Mitchell & Abyss talked about challenging Christian Cage at Lockdown in a Cage..
  • March 25, 2006 - TNA iMPACT: Father James Mitchell & Alex Shelley stalked Christian Cage's wife Denise with a video camera.....
  • April 1, 2006 - TNA iMPACT: James Mitchell & Abyss attacked Christian Cage at his home and nearly drowned him in his pool..
  • April 23, 2006 - TNA Lockdown: Christian Cage defeated Abyss w/Father James Mitchell in a Steel Cage to retain the NWA title..
  • ~~~Christian did a splash off the top of the Cage, Abyss was planted face-first into thumb-backs. Abyss stole the NWA belt!
  • May 4, 2006 - TNA iMPACT: Father James Mitchell & Abyss dared Christian Cage to take back the NWA belt next week..
  • May 14, 2006 - TNA Sacrifice: Christian Cage defeated Abyss in a Full Metal Mayhem match to retain the NWA World title!
  • ~~~Father James Mitchell got involved in the match and was slammed onto the big pile of thumb tacks poured on the mat..
  • January 4, 2007 - TNA iMPACT: Father James Mitchell threatened a very tormented Abyss not to cross him or his secret will be out..
  • January 18, 2007 - TNA iMPACT: Sting abducted Father James Mitchell and beat him demanding he reveal Abyss' big secret.
  • January 25, 2007 - TNA iMPACT: Sting revealed Abyss' secret - that he was in prison for shooting his father in the back three times..
  • ~~~An extremely angry Abyss attacked Sting and brawled backstage, where Father James Mitchell threw a fireball in Sting's face!
  • February 1, 2007 - TNA iMPACT: Father James Mitchell challenged Sting to face Abyss in a Prison Yard match...
  • February 12, 2007 - TNA Against All Odds: Sting defeated Abyss w/Father James Mitchell in a Prison Yard match..