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Wrestler: Johnny Parisi
Real Name: Joseph Dorgan
Birthday: July 3, 1975
Hometown: Grew up in Niagara Falls, NY
Moved in Buffalo, NY
Resides in Atlanta, GA
Billed from Long Island, NY
Marital Status: Married w/Child
Height & Weight: 5'10" - 250 lbs
Trained by: Sweet Daddy Siki
Debut: 1993
Previous Gimmicks: Johnny Parisi (WWE)
Johnny Swinger (WCW/ECW/TNA)
Finishing Move: "Swing Thing" Cobra Clutch Legsweep
Long Island Legsweep (WWE)
Favorite Moves: Swinging Cradled Neckbreaker
The Shaft (DDT)
Swinger Stinger
Notable Feuds: Roadkill & Danny Doring
America's Most Wanted
Simond Diamond
Tommy Suede


[Johnny Swinger Gallery]

  • EWF (New Jersey) Tag Team titles ():
  • BCW (Border City Wrestling) Can-Am Tag Team titles ();
  • CAPW (Cleveland All-Pro Wrestling) North American Heavyweight title ();
  • BCW (Border City Wrestling) Can-Am Heavyweight title ();
  • NWA World Tag Team titles w/Simon Diamond defeating America's Most Wanted (August 27, 2003);
  • MPW (Maxium Pro Wrestling) Tag Team titles w/Simon Diamond defeating The Black Hearts (September 12, 2003);
  • MXPW (Florida) Tag Team titles ();
  • GCW (Georgia Championship Wrestling) Tag Team titles ();
  • GCW (Great Championship Wrestling) Heavyweight title defeating Chris Stevens (November 11, 2006);
  • GCW (Great Championship Wrestling) Tag Team titles w/Bull Buchanan defeating Diamonds in the Rough (December 13, 2006);


  • In the Beginning:
  • Joseph Dorgan grew up in Niagara Falls and graduated in 1993 from Niagara Falls High, where he was voted Most Shy..
  • Joseph Dorgan is related to former 70s star Tony Parisi..

    World Championship Wrestling:
  • December 1, 1996 - WCW Pro: Alex Wright defeated Johnny Swinger..
  • February 2, 1997 - WCW Monday Nitro: The Giant defeated Top Gun & Johnny Swinger in a Handicap match..
  • March 9, 1997 - WCW Pro: Steve "Mongo" McMichael defeated Johnny Swinger..
  • March 22, 1997 - WCW Saturday Night: Rick Fuller defeated Johnny Swinger..
  • March 29, 1997 - WCW Saturday Night: Kevin Sullivan w/Jacqueline defeated Johnny Swinger..
  • April 27, 1997 - WCW Pro: Konnan defeated Johnny Swinger..
  • May 26, 1997 - WCW Monday Nitro: The Giant defeated Jerry Flynn & Johnny Swinger & Rick Fuller..
  • May 31, 1997 - WCW Saturday Night: Hugh Morris defeated Johnny Swinger..
  • July 6, 1997 - WCW Worldwide: Glacier defeated Johnny Swinger..
  • July 18, 1997 - WCW Saturday Night: Chavo Guerrero Jr. defeated Johnny Swinger..
  • September 13, 1997 - WCW Pro: Steve "Mongo" McMichael defeated Johnny Swinger with a Tombstone Piledriver..
  • October 5, 1997 - WCW Pro: Johnny Swinger defeated Jim Powers w/Teddy Long..
  • October 25, 1997 - WCW Worldwide: Johnny Swinger defeated Hardbody Harrison..
  • August 3, 1997 - WCW Saturday Night: Meng defeated Johnny Swinger..
  • August 30, 1997 - WCW Saturday Night: Prince Iaukea defeated Johnny Swinger..
  • September 6, 1997 - WCW Saturday Night: Syxx defeated Johnny Swinger..
  • November 1, 1997 - WCW Saturday Night: Konnan defeated Johnny Swinger with a Tequila Sunrise..
  • October 4, 1997 - WCW Saturday Night: Mike Rapada defeated Johnny Swinger..
  • November 2, 1997 - WCW Worldwide: Diamond Dallas Page defeated Johnny Swinger..
  • November 29, 1997 - WCW Worldwide: Johnny Swinger defeated Julio Sanchez (aka Julio Dinero)..
  • December 14, 1997 - WCW Pro: Johnny Swinger defeated Mike Rapada..
  • January 24, 1998 - WCW Saturday Night: Eddie Guerrero defeated Johnny Swinger..
  • March 7, 1998 - WCW Saturday Night: Chavo Guerrero Jr. defeated Johnny Swinger..
  • March 28, 1998 - WCW Saturday Night: Chavo Guerrero Jr. defeated Johnny Swinger..
  • March 28, 1998 - WCW Worldwide: Bill Goldberg defeated Johnny Swinger in a matter of seconds...
  • May 2, 1998 - WCW Pro: Johnny Swinger defeated Tokyo Magnum..
  • May 16, 1998 - WCW Saturday Night: Jerry Flynn defeated Johnny Swinger..
  • June 20, 1998 - WCW Worldwide: Johnny Swinger defeated Evan Kourageous..
  • June 20, 1998 - WCW Pro: Disco Inferno defeated Johnny Swinger..
  • July 6, 1998 - WCW Monday Nitro - Chavo Guerrero Jr. defeated Johnny Swinger..
  • July 11, 1998 - WCW Saturday Night: Ernest "The Cat" Miller defeated Johnny Swinger..
  • August 8, 1998 - WCW Saturday Night: Norman Smiley defeated Johnny Swinger..
  • September 12, 1988 - WCW Worldwide: Johnny Swinger defeated Sumo Fuji..
  • October 10, 1998 - WCW Saturday Night: Fit Finley defeated Johnny Swinger..
  • October 10, 1998 - WCW Worldwide: High Voltage defeated Johnny Swinger and Len Denton..
  • October 21, 1998 - WCW Saturday Night: Kaos defeated Johnny Swinger..
  • October 22, 1998 - WCW Thunder: Alex Wright defeated Johnny Swinger..
  • October 24, 1998 - WCW Saturday Night: Vincent defeated Johnny Swinger..
  • November 14, 1998 - WCW Saturday Night: Vincent defeated Johnny Swinger..
  • December 12, 1998 - WCW Saturday Night: Prince Iaukea defeated Johnny Swinger..
  • December 12, 1998 - WCW Worldwide: Disco Inferno defeated Johnny Swinger..
  • January 23, 1999 - WCW Saturday Night: Van Hammer defeated Johnny Swinger..
  • February 2, 1999 - WCW Worldwide: Vincent defeated Johnny Swinger..
  • February 13, 1999 - WCW Worldwide: Vincent defeated Johnny Swinger..
  • February 27, 1999 - WCW Saturday Night: Van Hammer defeated Johnny Swinger..
  • March 27, 1999 - WCW Worldwide: Johnny Swinger defeated Barry Horowitz..
  • April 24, 1999 - WCW Worldwide: Bobby Blaze defeated Johnny Swinger..
  • May 15, 1999 - WCW Saturday Night: Johnny Swinger defeated Adrian Byrd..
  • June 19, 1999 - WCW Saturday Night: Stevie Ray defeated Johnny Swinger..
  • July 10, 1999 - WCW Worldwide: Johnny Swinger defeated Barry Horowitz
  • July 24, 1999 - WCW Worldwide: Johnny Swinger defeated Ciclope..
  • September 6, 1999 - WCW Monday Nitro: Prince Iaukea defeated Johnny Swinger..

    Extreme Championship Wrestling:
  • May 14, 2000--Hardcore Heaven: Chilly Willy defeated Johnny Swinger in a DARK MATCH..
  • July 16, 2000--Heat Wave: Danny Doring & Roadkill & Kid Kash defeated C.W. Anderson & Simon Diamond & Johnny Swinger..
  • November 5, 2000--November to Remember: Simon Diamond & Johnny Swinger defeated Christian York & Joey Matthews..
  • December 3, 2000--Massacre on 34th Street: Simon Diamond & Johnny Swinger defeated Christian York & Joey Matthews..
  • January 7, 2001--Guilty as Charged: Simon Diamond & Johnny Swinger vs Balls Mahoney & Chilly Willy ended in a NO CONTEST..

    World Championship Wrestling - Cruiserweight Tag Team Tournament:
  • February 26, 2001 - Monday Nitro: Billy Kidman & Rey Mysterio defeated Johnny Swinger & Jason Lee..
  • ~~~Schiavone said that Johnny Swinger didn't want to conform to WCW standards thus his hiatus from WCW..
  • February 28, 2001 - WCW Thunder: Shane Helms defeated Johnny Swinger w/Jason Lee..

    World Wrestling:
  • April 14, 2001 - WWF Jakked: K-Kwik defeated Johnny Swinger...

    In the Meantime:
  • July 18, 2002 - Johnny Swinger wrestled Simon Diamond in a try-out "dark" match for the WWE..
  • November 28, 2002 - WWA European Tour: Johnny Swinger joins the World Wrestling All-Stars European Tour..
  • January 15, 2002--Border City Wrestling: Swinger won 3way over Chris Sabin & Gangrel - Brooklyn Brawler def Swinger for the BCW title..
  • January 16, 2002--Border City Wrestling: Johnny Swinger b Gangrel..
  • January 18, 2002--Marquee Wrestling: Big Vito b Johnny Swinger..
  • February 26, 2003 - NWA:TNA: Brian Lee & Slash defeat Simon Diamond & Johnny Swinger..
  • April 21, 2003 - RAW: Ernest "The Cat" Miller defeated Johnny Swinger in a dark match..
  • May 21, 2003 - WWA: Jerry Lynn defeated Johnny Swinger in the first round of a CW title tourniment..
  • May 23, 2003 - WWA: Jerry Lynn defeats Johnny Swinger, Chris Sabin & Frankie Kazarian to retain the CW title..
  • May 25, 2003 - WWA PPV: Chris Sabin b Jerry Lynn, Johnny Swinger & Frankie Kazarian to unify the TNA X-title & WWA CW title..
  • June 4, 2003 - NWA^TNA: C.M. Punk/Frankie Kazarian/Matt Styker defeated Kid Romeo/Johnny Swinger/Damien Dothar..

    NWA: Total Nonstop Action:
  • July 9, 2003 - NWA^TNA: America's Most Wanted defeated Johnny Swinger & Simon Diamond to retain the Tag Team titles..
  • July 23, 2003 - NWA^TNA: America's Most Wanted defeated Johnny Swinger & Simon Diamond AGAIN to retain..
  • August 13, 2003 - NWA^TNA: Dusty Rhodes & America's Most Wanted defeated Glen Gilbertti & Simon Diamond & Johnny Swinger..
  • August 20, 2003 - NWA^TNA: Johnny Swinger & Simon Diamond beat America's Most Wanted in a non-title bullrope match..
  • August 27, 2003 - NWA^TNA: Simon Diamond & Johnny Swinger w/Glen Gilbertti defeated America's Most Wanted to win the titles!
  • September 3, 2003 - NWA^TNA: Jarrett/Brown/Harris/Storm/Raven beat Douglas/Daniels/Diamond/Swinger/Styles in WAR GAMES..
  • September 17, 2003 - NWA^TNA: Simon Diamond & Johnny Swinger beat Shark Boy & Mad Mikey to retain the Tag Team titles..
  • September 24, 2003: Johnny Swinger underwent emergency appendectomy surgery for a ruptured appendix..
  • October 15, 2003 - NWA^TNA: Danny Doring & Roadkill (debut) defeated Simon Diamond & Johnny Swinger in a non-title match!
  • October 22, 2003 - NWA^TNA: Simon Diamond & Johnny Swinger defeated Roadkill & Danny Doring to retain the Tag Team titles..
  • November 19, 2003 - NWA^TNA: Simon Diamond & Johnny Swinger vs 3-Live Krew (BGJ/RK) went to a NO CONTEST (titles held up!)
  • November 26, 2003 - NWA^TNA: 3-Live Krew defeated Diamond/Swinger/Gilbertti to win the vacant NWA World Tag Team titles!
  • December 3, 2003 - NWA^TNA: America's Most Wanted defeated Diamond/Swinger and Gilbertti/Young to win a title shot next week!
  • December 17, 2003 - NWA^TNA: Simond Diamond & Johnny Swinger defeated DLo Brown & AJ Styles to win a tag title shot!
  • January 21, 2004 - NWA^TNA: Simon Diamond & Johnny Swinger defeated David Young & Glen Gilbertti..
  • February 14, 2004--Universal Championship Wrestling: Johnny Swinger beat Perry Saturn to retain the UCW Heavyweight title..
  • February 18 2004 - NWA^TNA: Simon Diamond finds out that Johnny Swinger had signed a Jarrett loyalty oath and the two splite up!
  • February 25 2004 - NWA^TNA: Simon Diamond vs Johnny Swinger goes to a NO CONTEST ..
  • April 14, 2004 - NWA^TNA: Simon Diamond defeated Johnny Swinger..
  • April 21, 2004 - NWA^TNA: Johnny Swinger & Glen Gilbertti w/Trinity defeated Simon Diamond & Sonny Siaki..
  • April 28, 2004 - NWA^TNA: Pat Kenney (Simon Diamond) & Sonny Siaki & Desire defeated Glen Gilbertti & Johnny Swinger & Trinity..
  • June 4, 2004 - TNA Impact: Sonny Siaki & Pat Kenney & Desire beat Jonny Swinger & Glen Gilbertti & Trinity in a "dark" match..
  • June 9, 2004 - NWA^TNA: America's Most Wanted defeated Johnny Swinger & Glen Gilbertti to retain the Tag Team titles..
  • June 11, 2004 - NWA^TNA: "Irish" Pat Kenney & Shark Boy defeated Johnny Swinger & Glen Gilbertti in a match taped for Xplosion..
  • June 16, 2004 - NWA^TNA: Sonny Siaki & Pat Kenney defeated Glen Gilbertti & Johnny Swinger in an "Ultimate Humiliation" match..
  • ~~~As a stipulation of the match, Gilbertti & Swinger must wear costumes of Siaki & Kenney's chosing for 30 days!
  • June 30, 2004 - NWA^TNA: Pat Kenney & Sonny Siaki defeated Glen Gilbertti & Johnny Swinger..
  • July 17, 2004--Buffalo Brawl: Ron Killings defeated Johnny Swinger in the first round of the Natural Tournament..
  • July 21, 2004 - TNA PPV: Shark Boy & D-Ray 3000 & Referee Mike Posey defeated Johnny Swinger & David Young..
  • August 10, 2004--GCW - Fred Ward Tribute: Johnny Swinger beat John Bogey, got a bye, then lost to Jason Cross in the finals..
  • October 15, 2004 - TNA Xplosion: The New York Connection w/Trinity defeated Jerrelle Clark & Mikey Batts..
  • October 22, 2004 - TNA Impact: New York Connection (Glen Gilbertti & Johnny Swinger) defeated Scott Papper & El Fuego..
  • November 15, 2004--UCW: Lex Luger & Buff Bagwell defeated Disco Inferno & Johnny Swinger..
  • November 26, 2004 - TNA Impact: America's Most Wanted defeated The NYC (Glen Gilbertti & Johnny Swinger w/Trinity)..
  • December 5, 2004 - Turning Point: Pat Kenney & Johnny B. Badd defeated The NYC (Glen Gilbertti & Johnny Swinger)..
  • December 17, 2004 - TNA Impact: Dustin Rhodes defeated Johnny Swinger (Absolutly Horrible Match)..
  • January 15, 2005--Georgia Championship Wrestling: Johnny Swinger & Glenn Gilbertti defeated The Wrestler & David Young..
  • February 11, 2005--UCW TV taping: Rick Steiner defeated Johnny Swinger by DQ..
  • February 12, 2005--Georgia Championship Wrestling: AJ & Damien Steele beat Glen Gilbertti & Johnny Swinger to win the Tag titles..
  • February 19, 2005--Georgia Championship Wrestling: Johnny Swinger defeated John Bogie (sub for Lance Dreamer)..
  • February 20, 2005--Vince Russo's GLORY Wrestling: Mike Sanders & Disco Inferno defeated Adam Jacobs & Johnny Swinger..

    World Wrestling Entertinment:
  • May 2005: Johnny Swinger debuted for Ohio Valley Wrestling tuning up for the ECW Pay Per View..
  • May 24, 2005--OVW TV Taping: Ken Doane defeated Johnny Swinger in a TV Title Tournament Match..
  • June 12, 2005 - ECW One Night Stand: Johnny Swinger made a non-wrestling cameo during the pay per view..
  • ~~~~~After the main event was over, Steve Austin showed up after the main event to throw a beer bash in honor of ECW..
  • ~~~~~Steve Austin, surrounded by ECW, challenegd the anti-ECW crusaders sitting in the balcony to come to the right for a fight!
  • ~~~~~The anti-ECW crusaders came down and squared off with ECW in a huge brawl which ended with ECW standing TALL!!
  • July 25, 2005 - RAW: Johnny Swinger wrestled as Johnny Parisi in a match taped for HEAT after his relative Tony Parisi..
  • August 22, 2005 - RAW: The Hurricane defeated Johnny Parisi in a match taped for HEAT..
  • August 29, 2005 - RAW: Eugene Dinsmore defeated Johnny Parisi in a match taped for HEAT..

    Deep South Wrestling - Johnny Parisi:
  • September 1, 2005--Deep South Wrestling: Mike Mizanin defeated Johnny Parisi..
  • September 5, 2005 - RAW: Matt Striker defeated Johnny Parisi in a match taped for HEAT..
  • September 8, 2005--Deep South Wrestling: Johnny Parisi defeated Ray Gordy..
  • September 15, 2005--Deep South Wrestling: High Impact (Mike Taylor & Tony Santorelli) defeated Kid Kash & Johnny Parisi..
  • September 22, 2005--Deep South Wrestling: Mac Daddy Johnson & Nick Mitchell defeated Kid Kash & Johnny Parisi..
  • September 26, 2005 - RAW: Johnny Parisi defeated Matt Striker in a match taped for HEAT..
  • September 29, 2005--Deep South Wrestling: Johnny Parisi w/Angel Williams defeated Ray Gordy..
  • October 6, 2005--Deep South Wrestling: Johnny Parisi w/Angel Williams defeated Lash LeRoux..
  • October 10, 2005 - RAW: Gene Snitsky defeated Johnny Parisi in a match taped for Sunday Night Heat!
  • October 13, 2005--Deep South Wrestling: Mike "The Miz" Mizanin defeated Johnny Parisi w/Angel Williams..
  • October 20, 2005--Deep South Wrestling: Johnny Parisi w/Angel Williams defeated Ray Gordy..
  • October 27, 2005--Deep South Wrestling: Johnny Parisi w/Angel Williams defeated Damien Damien Steele..
  • November 2005: Johnny Parisi suffered a knee injury that required surgury and time off..

    Deep South Wrestling - Johnny Parisi:
  • December 15, 2005--Deep South Wrestling: Kid Kash & Johnny Parisi defeated Nick Mitchell & Matt Striker..
  • January 19, 2006--Deep South Wrestling: Tony Santarelli defeated Johnny Parisi..
  • February 6, 2006 - RAW: Chavo Guerrero defeated Johnny Parisi in a match taped for HEAT..
  • February 9, 2006--Deep South Wrestling: Johnny Parisi defeated Damien Steele in a dark match...
  • February 13, 2006 - RAW: Kane defeated Johnny Parisi in a match taped for HEAT..
  • February 16, 2006--Deep South Wrestling: Roughhouse O'Reilly defeated Johnny Parisi...
  • March 2, 2006--Deep South Wrestling: Derrick Neikirk (DSW Champion) defeated Johnny Parisi in a Non-title match..
  • March 9, 2006--Deep South Wrestling: Johnny Parisi defeated Biohazard...
  • March 16, 2006--Deep South Wrestling: Johnny Parisi defeated Mike Knox by DQ in a dark match ...
  • March 23, 2006--Deep South Wrestling: Johnny Parisi & Tommy Suede defeated The Slaughter Boys in a dark match..
  • April 6, 2006--Deep South Wrestling: Team Elite (Derrick Neikirk & Mike Knox) defeated Johnny Parisi & Kevin Matthews ..
  • June 1, 2006--Deep South Wrestling: Johnny Parisi defeated Danny Gimondo.....
  • June 8, 2006--Deep South Wrestling: Johnny Parisi defeated Tommy Suede when Danny Gimondo threw in the towel!
  • June 9, 2006--Deep South Wrestling (Six Flags): Danny Gimondo defeated Johnny Parisi.........
  • June 15, 2006--Deep South Wrestling: Danny Gimondo defeated Johnny Parisi after Tommy Suede interfered..
  • June 22, 2006--Deep South Wrestling: Johnny Parisi defeated Tommy Suede..............
  • June 29, 2006--Deep South Wrestling: Tommy Suede beat Johnny Parisi (Parisi said if he lost he would leave DSW forever)..
  • June 29, 2006: Johnny Parisi was released from his WWE developmental contract..

    Back on the Independents:
  • July 15, 2006--NWA Great Championship Wrestling: Johnny Swinger defeated Cru Jones..
  • July 22, 2006--NWA Great Championship Wrestling: Johnny Swinger defeated Shaun Banks..
  • July 29, 2006--NWA Great Championship Wrestling: Scott Fantastic & Johnny Swinger beat Chris Stevens & Harley Wood.
  • August 5, 2006--NWA GCW: Johnny Swinger beat Chris Stevens (defending for David Young) to win the GCW Heavyweight Title!
  • August 19, 2006--NWA Great Championship Wrestling: David Young defeated Johnny Swinger..
  • September 23, 2006--NWA GCW: Chris Stevens beat Elix Skipper and Johnny Swinger in a No-DQ match to retain the GCW Title..
  • November 11, 2006--GCW: Johnny Swinger w/Quentin Michaels defeated Chris Stevens to capture the GCW Heavyweight title!
  • December 6, 2006--GCW: Johnny Swinger w/Quentin Michaels beat Elix Skipper w/Daffney to retain the GCW Heavyweight title..
  • December 13, 2006--GCW: Johnny Swinger & Bull Buchanan beat David Young & Elix Skipper w/Daffney to win the Tag Team titles!
  • December 20, 2006--Great Championship Wrestling: Raven defeated GCW Champion Johnny Swinger w/Sensational Sherri by DQ
  • January 3, 2007--Great Championship Wrestling: Scotty Beach beat GCW Champion Johnny Swinger w/Quentin Michaels by DQ
  • February 10, 2007--AWA W-1 South: Glacier/Bob Armstrong/David Young beat The Nightmare/Johnny Swinger/Bobby Hayes.