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[Jimmy Garvin Gallery]
[Freebirds Gallery]
Wrestler: "Gorgeous" Jimmy Garvin
Real Name: Jimmy Williams
Birthday: September 25
Hometown:
Marital Status:
Height & Weight:
Trained by:
Debut: 1968
Previous Gimmicks:
Finishing Move:
Favorite Moves:
Notable Feuds: The Rougeau Brothers
David von Erich
Kevin von Erich
Chris Adams
Sunshine
Wahoo McDaniel
Magnum T.A.
Ric Flair
Brad Armstrong
Tracy Smothers
Steve Armstrong
Kevin Sullivan
The Varsity Club

  • NWA (Florida) United States Tag Team titles (2);
  • (Oklahoma) Tri-State United States Tag Team titles ();
  • NWA (Florida) Southern Heavyweight title (2);
  • NWA (Florida) Heavyweight title (2);
  • NWA (Florida) Tag Team titles (2);
  • Mid-South Louisiana Heavyweight title ();
  • (Florida) Global Tag Team titles ();
  • NWA (Florida/Bahamas) Heavyweight title ();
  • NWA (World Class) American Heavyweight title (4);
  • NWA (World Class) Texas Heavyweight title (3);
  • NWA (World Class) Television title ();
  • NWA (World Class) Tag Team titles ();
  • NWA (World Class) Six-Man Tag Team titles ();
  • AWA World Tag Team titles w/Steve Regal ();
  • NWA World Tag Team titles w/Michael Hayes ();
  • WCW World Tag Team titles w/Michael Hayes ();
  • NWA/WCW United States Tag Team titles w/Michael Hayes (2);
  • WCW World Six-Man Tag Team titles w/Michael Hayes & Badstreet ();
  • Carolinas) ACW Heavyweight title ();
  • GWF (Global Wrestling Federation) Tag Team titles ();


  • In The Beginning:
  • November 1, 1968: Jimmy Garvin made his debut (as a teenager) managing Terry Garvin at the old Phoenix Madison Square Garden..

    International Wrestling (Montreal):
  • Jimmy Garvin formed a tag team with his "brother" (actually step father) Ron Garvin and feuded with the Rougeau Family..

    World Class Championship Wrestling:
  • June 17, 1983 - Star Wars: David von Erich defeated Jimmy Garvin w/Sunshine to win the Texas Heavyweight title..
  • ~~~David von Erich also won the services of Jimmy Garvin & Sunshine on his ranch for one day..
  • July 4, 1983 - Star Wars: David von Erich beat Jimmy Garvin to win the held-up World Class Texas title..
  • September 5, 1983 - Star Wars: Kevin von Erich defeated Jimmy Garvin (American Champion) by Disqualification..
  • November 24, 1983 - Star Wars: Chris Adams defeated Jimmy Garvin to win the World Class American title..
  • December 25, 1983 - Star Wars: Jimmy Garvin defeated Chris Adams to reclaim the World Class American title..
  • January 30, 1984 - Star Wars: Chris Adams defeated Jimmy Garvin to win back the World Class American title..
  • May 6, 1984 - Parade of Champions: Chris Adams & Sunshine defeated Jimmy Garvin & Precious ..
  • July 4, 1984 - Star Wars: Chris Adams & Stella Mae French beat Jimmy Garvin & Precious in a "Loser Leaves Town" Cage match..
  • Jimmy Garvin was a close ally to the Fabulous Freebirds and eventually became a member of the group later in WCW..

    American Wrestling Association:
  • September 28, 1985 - AWA SuperClash: Kerry von Erich pinned Jimmy Garvin to retain the World Class Heavyweight title..
  • April 19, 1986 - NWA Crockett Cup: Jimmy Garvin & Black Bart defeated Brett Wayne & D.J. Peterson..
  • ~~~SECOND ROUND: Giant Baba & Tiger Mask defeated "Gorgeous" Jimmy Garvin & Black Bart to advance..
  • April 20, 1986 - AWA WrestleRock: The Road Warriors defeated The Freebirds (Garvin & Hayes) in a "Steel Cage" match..

    National Wrestling Alliance:
  • July 5, 1986 - Great American Bash: Wahoo McDaniel defeated Jimmy Garvin in an Indian Strap match..
  • July 26, 1986 - Great American Bash: Wahoo McDaniel defeated Jimmy Garvin in an Indian Strap match
  • November 28, 1986 - Starrcade: Brad Armstrong vs Jimmy Garvin ended in a NO CONTEST..

    National Wrestling Alliance - The Garvin Brothers:
  • April 10, 1987 - Crockett Cup: Ronnie & Jimmy Garvin defeated Italian Stallion & Ricky Lee Jones to advance..
  • April 11, 1987 - Crockett Cup: The Midnight Express (Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane) defeated Ronnie & Jimmy Garvin..
  • July 4, 1987 - Great American Bash: Ronnie & Jimmy Garvin defeated Vladimir Petrov & The Barbarian..

    National Wrestling Alliance:
  • November 26, 1987 - Starrcade: Sting & Michael Hayes & Jimmy Garvin vs Eddie Gilbert & Rick Steiner & Larry Zbyzsko..
  • January 24, 1988 - Bunkhouse Stampede: Sting & Jim Garvin defeated The Sheepherders (Luke Williams & Butch Miller)..
  • March 27, 1988 - The Clash: Mike Rotunda w/Kevin Sullivan defeated Jimmy Garvin w/Precious to retain the Television title..
  • April 22, 1988 - Crockett Cup: Jimmy Garvin defeated Kevin Sullivan in a "Prince of Darkness" match..
  • June 8, 1988 - The Clash: Jimmy & Ronnie Garvin defeated Rick Steiner & Mike Rotunda w/Kevin Sullivan..
  • July 10, 1988 - Great American Bash: Jimmy Garvin participated in a 5-on-5 Tower of Doom Cage match..
  • ~~~Winning Team: Steve Williams & Ron Garvin & Jim Garvin & The Road Warriors (Hawk & Animal)..
  • ~~~Losing Team: Kevin Sullivan & Mike Rotundo & Ivan Koloff & Al Perez & Russian Assassin I..

    National Wrestling Alliance - The Freebirds:
  • June 14, 1989: Jim Garvin & Michael Hayes defeated Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane (Tournament final) for the World Tag Team titles..
  • October 28, 1989 - Halloween Havoc: Jim Garvin & Michael Hayes defeated The Dynamic Dudes (Shane Douglas & Johnny Ace)..
  • May 19, 1990 - Capitol Combat: The RockNRoll Express defeated The Freebirds (Jim Garvin & Michael Hayes)..
  • June 13, 1990 - The Clash: Steve Armstrong & Tracey Smothers defeated The Freebirds (Jimmy Garvin & Michael Hayes)..
  • July 7, 1990 - Great American Bash: The Steiner Brothers defeated The Freebirds (Michael Hayes & Jimmy Garvin)..
  • September 5, 1990 - The Clash: Steve Armstrong & Tracey Smothers defeated The Freebirds (Jimmy Garvin & Michael Hayes)..
  • October 27, 1990 - Halloween Havoc: The Freebirds defeated The Renegade Warriors (Chris & Mark Youngblood)..
  • November 20, 1990 - The Clash: The Freebirds (Jimmy Garvin & Michael Hayes) defeated Steve Armstrong & Tracey Smothers..
  • December 16, 1990 - Starrcade: Tommy Rich & Ricky Morton defeated The Freebirds (Jimmy Garvin & Micheal Hayes)..
  • January 30, 1991 - The Clash: The Freebirds (Jimmy Garvin & Michael Hayes) defeated Tommy Rich & Allen Iron Eagle..
  • May 19, 1991 - Superbrawl: The Freebirds defeated Tracy Smothers & Steve Armstrong to win the U.S. Tag Team titles!
  • June 14, 1991 - The Clash: Tracy Smothers/Steve Armstrong/Tom Zenk defeated Michael Hayes/Jimmy Garvin/Badstreet..
  • July 14, 1991 - Great American Bash: Dustin Rhodes & The Young Pistols defeated The Freebirds & Badstreet (Brad Armstrong)..
  • September 5, 1991 - The Clash: The Freebirds (Hayes/Garvin) defeated The Patriots (Todd Champion & Firebreaker Chip)..
  • October 27, 1991 - Halloween Havoc: Johnny B. Badd defeated "Gorgeous" Jimmy Garvin..
  • December 29, 1991 - Starrcade: Marcus Bagwell & Jimmy Garvin defeated Tracy Smothers & Michael Hayes (Lethal Lottery)..
  • ~~~Jimmy Garvin participated in the two-ring Battle Bowl match at the end of the night which was won by Sting..
  • January 21, 1992 - The Clash: The Freebirds (Jimmy Garvin & Michael Hayes) defeated Brad Armstrong & Big Josh (aka Matt Borne)..
  • June 16, 1992 - The Clash: The Freebirds (Jimmy Garvin & Michael Hayes) defeated El Texano & Silver King..
  • July 12, 1992 - Great American Bash: Hiroshi Hase & Shinya Hashimoto defeated The Freebirds (Michael Hayes & Jimmy Garvin)..

    Retirement:
  • Jimmy Garvin is now an airline pilot..
  • October 8, 2006: Jimmy Garvin took a position on the creative team in World Wrestling Entertainment...
  • October 13, 2006: Just five days later Jimmy Garvin quit his position on the WWE creative team..