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Wrestler: John Heidenreich
Real Name:
Birthday: June 28, 1972
Hometown: Los Angeles, California
Moved to New Orleans, Louisiana
Marital Status:
Height & Weight: 6'7 - 300lbs
Trained by: Ultimate University
Debut:
Previous Gimmicks: Big Jon Heidenreich
Big Bad John (OVW)
Finishing Move: Spinning Side Slam
Power Dunk
Favorite Moves: Modified Shoulderbreaker
Electric Chair Drop
Catapult Backbreaker
Notable Feuds: The Undertaker
Booker T


[John Heidenreich Gallery]

  • NWA: Intercontinental Tag Team titles w/Nathan Jones;
  • WWE Tag Team titles w/Road Warrior Animal defeating Mercury & Nitro (July 24, 2005);


  • In The Beginning + Japan:
  • 1992: John Heidenreich was a member of the Super Bowl Champion Washington Redskins..

    World Wrestling Federation & JAPAN:
  • 2001: John Heidenreich signed a developmental contract with the WWF, and was send to UPW for training..
  • October 20, 2002: John Heidenreich & Nathan Jones beat Shinjiro Ohtani & Masato Tanaka for the NWA Intercontinental Tag titles..
  • October 26, 2002: Shinya Hashimoto & Naoya Ogawa beat John Heidenreich & Nathan Jones to capture the NWA IC Tag Team titles..

    World Wrestling Entertainment - Little Johnny:
  • July 14, 2003 - RAW: John Heidenreich pinned Travis Tomko in a dark match..
  • September 29, 2003 - RAW: John Heidenreich debuts as a free agent and sells Steve Austin a ticket to get back into the building..
  • October 13, 2003 - RAW: John Heidenreich shows up again and asks Steve Austin to look at a tape and consider a tryout match..
  • ~~~Steve Austin agrees, and John Heidenreich warns that he didn't make the tape "Little Johnny" made it..
  • October 27, 2003 - RAW: John Heidenreich (storyline tryout) & The Hurricane defeated La Resistance!
  • November 3, 2003 - RAW: John Heidenreich & Trish Stratus defeated Steven Richards & Victoria in an intergender match..
  • December 14, 2003 - Armageddon: Rico defeated John Heidenreich with help from Miss Jackie (shown on Sunday Night Heat)..

    World Wrestling Entertainment - Heidenreich vs The Undertaker:
  • July 15, 2004 - Smackdown!: John Heidenreich vignettes are shown with him coming to Smackdown! with Manager Paul Heyman..
  • July 22, 2004 - Smackdown!: John Heidenreich defeated Shannon Moore in a dark match..
  • August 26, 2004 - Smackdown!: John Heidenreich & Paul Heyman debut on SD! and kicks the crap out of announcer Josh Matthews..
  • September 2, 2004 - Smackdown!: John Heidenreich showed up once again and this time brutally attacking Paul London..
  • September 9, 2004 - Smackdown!: John Heidenreich terrorizes Sho Funaki as well as Michael Cole by chasing him around the arena..
  • September 16, 2004 - Smackdown!: John Heidenreich kidnapped Michael Cole and held him hostage long enough to read him a POEM..
  • September 23, 2004 - Smackdown!: John Heidenreich walks into Vince McMahon's office and reads him a POEM... BY HEIDENREICH..
  • September 30, 2004 - Smackdown!: John Heidenreich appeared on top of the big floating SD! fist and read another Poem..
  • October 3, 2004 - No Mercy: JBL defeated The Undertaker in a "Last Ride" match when John Heidenreich jumped out of the Hurse!
  • ~~~John Heidenreich helped JBL stuff Undertaker into the Hurse, and then drove a truck full speed into it!
  • October 7, 2004 - Smackdown!: John Heidenreich attacked a group of fans who he felt were disrespecting him while he was reading..
  • October 14, 2004 - Smackdown!: John Heidenreich was forced to apoligize for his actions in order to avoid a lawsuit..
  • October 21, 2004 - Smackdown!: John Heidenreich is forced to wear a straight jacket, to which he says "It feels like home..."
  • November 4, 2004 - Smackdown!: John Heidenreich brutally assaulted the already injured Charlie Haas hitting a Shoulder-breaker..
  • November 14, 2004 - Survivor Series: The Undertaker defeated John Heidenreich with a tombstone piledriver..
  • November 18, 2004 - Smackdown!: John Heidenreich vs Charlie Haas was a No Contest when Heidenreich had a nervous breakdown..
  • December 9, 2004 - Smackdown!: Paul Heyman visits John Heidenreich in the mental hospital, and informs him that he can leave soon..
  • December 16, 2004 - Smackdown!: John Heidenreich returns to WWE, and sits in the middle of the ring to read a poem for Undertaker..
  • December 23, 2004 - Smackdown! in Iraq: The Undertaker defeated John Heidenreich when Heidenreich got intentionally counted out..
  • December 30, 2004 - SD! Night of Champions: The Undertaker pops out of a Casket and freaks out John Heidenreich..
  • January 6, 2005 - Smackdown!: The Undertaker defeated John Heidenreich & Paul Heyman and put Paul Heyman inside of a Casket!
  • January 20, 2005 - Smackdown!: John Heidenreich was spooked by a video of Undertaker opening a casket and seeing himself inside!
  • January 30, 2005 - Royal Rumble: The Undertaker defeated John Heidenreich in a CASKET MATCH (Kane & Gene Snitsky interfered!)
  • February 1, 2005--WWE Super Show in Hawaii: The Undertaker & Kane defeated Gene Snitsky & John Heidenreich..
  • February 6, 2005--WWE Super Show in Alaska: The Undertaker & Kane defeated Gene Snitsky & John Heidenreich..
  • February 19, 2005 - Velocity: John Heidenreich defeated Mike Mundo..
  • February 20, 2005 - No Way Out: Booker T defeated John Heidenreich by DQ when Heidenreich went absolutely ballistic!
  • February 24, 2005 - Smackdown!: John Heidenreich read a poem that explained that everyone now knows how brutal he can really be..
  • March 3, 2005 - Smackdown!: John Heidenreich defeated Booker T by DQ when Booker DDT'd Heidenreich on a folding chair..
  • March 10, 2005 - Smackdown!: Booker T defeated John Heidenreich in a NO DQ match after a frightening chairshot!!
  • March 17, 2005 - Smackdown!: Heidreinreich read a peom thanking Booker T for encouraging him to show the "Real Heidenreich"..
  • March 19, 2005 - Velocity: John Heidenreich defeated Sean Evans..
  • March 26, 2005 - Velocity: John Heidenreich defeated Robert Adams..
  • April 9, 2005 - Velocity: John Heidenreich defeated Sean Evans..

    World Wrestling Entertainment - The REAL Heidenreich (Legion of Doom):
  • April 14, 2005 - Smackdown!: Heidenreich read a poem about breaking wind (farting) as a tribute to the Windy City (Chicago)..
  • April 21, 2005 - Smackdown!: Heidenreich brought out The Brooklyn Brawler and read him a poem about New York City..
  • ~~~The Brooklyn Brawler responded by proclaiming that he would be known as "The Boston Brawler" so Heidenreich beat him up!!
  • May 12, 2005 - Smackdown!: John Heidenreich defeated Spike Dudley (Heidenreich celebrated with his 'friend' named Jordan)..
  • May 19, 2005 - Smackdown!: John Heidenreich defeated US Champion Orlando Jordan in a NON TITLE matchup..
  • May 22, 2005 - Judgment Day: Orlando Jordan defeated John Heidenreich to retain the United States title..
  • June 2, 2005 - Smackdown!: John Heidenreich destroyed Devon Nicholson and celebrated with his 'friend' Caitlin..
  • June 16, 2005 - Smackdown!: John Heidenreich made friends with the Divas only to have the party interrupted by Mercury & Nitro..
  • June 23, 2005 - Smackdown!: Joey Mercury defeated John Heidenreich (Michelle McCool had a catfight with Melina at ringside!)..
  • June 30, 2005 - Smackdown!: Melina Perez defeated Michelle McCool by pinning her with her feet on the ropes for leverage..
  • ~~~After the match, MNM came down and gave Michelle McCool the Snapshot finisher and then Heidenreich chased them away!
  • July 21, 2005 - Smackdown!: Road Warrior Animal & John Heidenreich squashed Nick Berk & Julio Dinero..
  • July 24, 2005 - Great American Bash: Animal & John Heidenreich defeated MNM (Mercury & Nitro) to win the Tag Team titles!
  • July 28, 2005 - Smackdown!: Road Warrior Animal & John Heidenreich destroyed Chris Hamrick & Scott Szili..
  • ~~~Before the match, Road Warrior Animal gave Heidenreich a pep talk and convinced him to give himself a mohawk..
  • August 4, 2005 - Smackdown!: Road Warrior Animal & John Heidenreich squashed Josh Daniels & Damian ????..
  • August 11, 2005 - Smackdown!: Road Warrior Animal & John Heidenreich squashed Scotty Sabre & Jason ????..
  • August 18, 2005 - Smackdown!: Road Warrior Animal & John Heidenreich squashed Ruffy Silverstein & J.P. Carson..
  • ~~~Before the match, Animal said that he knew Heidenreich has what it takes and gave him a set of LOD Spiked Shoulder pads..
  • August 25, 2005 - Smackdown!: John Heidenreich w/Animal defeated Joey Mercury w/Melina & Jillian & Nitro by DQ..

    World Wrestling Entertainment - Legion of Doom 2:
  • August 30, 2005: John Heidenreich learned that his father and kids had gone missing after Hurricane Katrina and could not find them..
  • September 1, 2005 - Smackdown!: John Heidenreich w/Animal defeated Joey Mercury w/Melina Perez & Johnny Nitro..
  • ~~~Melina Perez whacked Animal from behind, but she was caught and set up for the Doomsday Device but MNM saved her!
  • September 3, 2005: John Heidenreich is still searching for his father & children who were in New Orleans when Hurricane Katrina hit..
  • September 6, 2005: John Heidenreich finally got in contact with his wife, children and father, who thankfully were alive and safe..
  • September 9, 2005 - Smackdown!: The Legion of Doom defeated MNM (Mercury & Nitro w/Melina) to retain the Tag Team titles..
  • September 16, 2005 - Smackdown!: The Legion of Doom defeated MNM by DQ when Melina interfered to retain the Tag Team titles..
  • September 23, 2005 - Smackdown!: The Legion of Doom (Animal & Heidenreich) squashed Anthony Collett & Jared Steele..
  • September 30, 2005 - Smackdown!: The Legion of Doom vs Batista & Eddie Guerrero was a No Contest after MNM interfered..
  • October 7, 2005 - Smackdown!: The L.O.D. w/Christy Hemme beat William Regal & Paul Burchill by DQ when MNM interfered
  • ~~~Melina Perez ordered Mercury & Nitro to deliver a snapshot on Christy Hemme and then they retreated quickly!
  • October 9, 2005 - No Mercy: The Legion of Doom & Christy Hemme defeated MNM (Joey Mercury & Johnny Nitro & Melina)..
  • October 14, 2005 - Smackdown!: Mercury & Nitro & William Regal & Paul Birchall beat The L.O.D. & Psychosis & SuperCrazy..
  • October 22, 2005 - Velocity: John Heidenreich & Road Warrior Animal vs William Regal & Paul Burchill was a no-contest..
  • October 28, 2005 - Smackdown!: MNM beat The L.O.D. and Mexicools and Regal/Birchall in a 4-WAY to win the Tag Team titles!
  • November 4, 2005 - Smackdown!: The Legion of Doom defeated Simon Dean & Orlando Jordan in a match taped for Velocity..
  • November 11, 2005 - Smackdown!: The Legion of Doom defeated Nunzio & Big Vito in a match taped for Velocity..
  • November 18, 2005 - SD! Eddie Guerrero Tribute: The Legion of Doom defeated Lance Cade & Trevor Murdoch
  • November 25, 2005 - Smackdown!: The Dicks beat The Legion of Doom by spraying babyoil in Animal's eyes!
  • December 2, 2005 - Smackdown!: The Legion of Doom participated in a #1 Contenders Tag Team Battle Royal!
  • December 30, 2005 - Smackdown!: The Legion of Doom (Animal & Heidenreich) defeated Nunzio & Big Vito (Taped for Velocity)..
  • January 17, 2006: John Heidenreich was released from his World Wrestling Entertainment contract..

    Life After WWE:
  • February 25, 2006--Downsouth Championship Wrestling: John Heidenreich defeated Chris James..
  • March 18, 2006--UCW: The James Gang (B.G. & Kip James) defeated John Heidenreich & Mordekai ..
  • April 21, 2006--Appalachian Wrestling Federation: John Heidenreich made an appearance doing a run-in during a match..
  • April 27, 2006--Outlaw Championship Wrestling: Dave Scott defeated John Heidenreich .. .. .. ..
  • May 13, 2006--Championship Wrestling: KMF Inc. beat John Heidenreich & Josh Cody to retain the Tag Team titles..
  • June 17, 2006--Championship Wrestling: KMF Inc. defeated Josh Cody & John Heidenreich in a Chicago Street Fight..
  • June 14, 2006--AWA World Wide: John Heidenreich defeated Eddie Venom.....
  • July 7, 2006--Carolina Wrestling Association: John Heidenreich & Bobby Houston defeated Total Protection & Jake Manning..
  • July 8, 2006--Carolina Wrestling Association: John Heidenreich & Jason Jones defeated The Street Sweepers....
  • September 2, 2006--CWF Mid Atlantic: Ric Converse defeated John Heidenreich to retain the AWA World Heavyweight title..
  • ~~~After the match, challenger John Heidenreich congratulated Ric Converse and then turned on his manager Ty Dillinger..
  • September 16, 2006--Western Alliance Entertainment: Scott Norton & Aaron Aguilera defeated John Heidenreich & Horshu..
  • October 21, 2006--Championship Wrestling: John Heidenreich vs Chris Richards ended in a Double Disqualification..