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[Orlando Jordan Gallery]
Wrestler: Orlando Jordan
Real Name: Orlando Jordan
Birthday: July 10, 1971
Hometown: Originally Richmond, Virginia
Moved to Miami, Florida
Marital Status:
Height & Weight: 6'4"-250 lbs
Trained by: Rocky Johnson
Debut: 2000
Previous Gimmicks: Orlando Johnson
Finishing Move: Orlando Magic (Swinging Neckbreaker)
Black Ice (Sitdown Shoulder Jawbreaker)
The Blackout (Complete Shot)
Favorite Moves: The Johnson Shuffle
Running Over Shoulder Powerslam
Notable Feuds: The Undertaker
Josh Mathews
The Big Show
John Cena
Booker T
John Heidenreich
Chris Benoit

  • MCW (Maryland Championship Wrestling) Heavyweight title (2);
  • WWE United States title defeating John Cena (March 3, 2005 - Smackdown!);


  • Maryland Championship Wrestling:


  • World Wrestling Entertainment - Smackdown! - Blue Chipper:
  • May 31, 2003 - Velocity: Orlando Jordan defeated Jamie Noble..
  • June 7, 2003 - Velocity: Crash Holly defeated Orlando Jordan..
  • June 14,2003 - Velocity: Orlando Jordan defeated Shannon Moore..
  • June 21,2003 - Velocity: A-Train defeated Orlando Jordan..
  • July 12, 2003 - Velocity: Orlando Jordan defeated Chris Kanyon..
  • July 19, 2003 - Velocity: A-Train defeated Orlando Jordan..
  • July 26, 2003 - Velocity: Orlando Jordan defeated Nunzio..
  • August 9, 2003 - Velocity: Orlando Jordan defeated Andy Anderson..
  • August 16, 2003 - Velocity: Matt Hardy defeated Orlando Jordan..
  • September 6, 2003 - Velocity: Sean Ohaire defeated Orlando Jordan..
  • September 20, 2003 - Velocity: Orlando Jordan defeated Chuck Palumbo..
  • September 27, 2003 - Velocity: Rhyno defeated Orlando Jordan..
  • October 2, 2003 - Smackdown!: Orlando Jordan defeated The Big Show by CO when Big Show had to run to the bathroom!
  • October 25, 2003 - Velocity: Orlando Jordan defeated Shannon Moore..
  • November 1, 2003 - Velocity: Orlando Jordan defeated Chris Kanyon..
  • November 6, 2003 - Smackdown!: Orlando Jordan defeated Bobby Rude in a "dark" match..
  • November 29, 2003 - Velocity: Orlando Jordan defeated Chris Kanyon..
  • December 6, 2003 - Velocity: Orlando Jordan defeated Greg Groothouse..
  • December 13, 2003 - Velocity: Orlando Jordan defeated Chris Kanyon..
  • January 3, 2004 - Velocity: Orlando Jordan & Shannon Moore defeated Akio & Sakoda..
  • January 17, 2004 - Velocity: Matt Morgan defeated Orlando Jordan In A Royal Rumble Qualifying Matchup..
  • January 24, 2004 - Velocity: Orlando Jordan defeated Chris Wolftime..
  • January 29, 2004 - Smackdown!: Brock Lesnar issued an open challenge, and promptly squashed Orlando Jordan!
  • February 14, 2004 - Velocity: Orlando Jordan defeated Chuck Palumbo..
  • February 28, 2004 - Velocity: Hardcore Holly & Orlando Jordan defeated The F.B.I..
  • March 6, 2004 - Velocity: Orlando Jordan defeated Nunzio..
  • March 13, 2004 - Velocity: Chuck Palumbo defeated Orlando Jordan..
  • April 3, 2004 - Velocity: Orlando Jordan defeated Brent Albright..
  • April 17, 2004- Velocity: Orlando Jordan defeated Johnny Stamboli..
  • April 24, 2004 - Velocity: Mark Jindrak defeated Orlando Jordan..
  • May 8, 2004 - Velocity: Orlando Jordan defeated Akio..

    World Wrestling Entertainment - Smackdown! - JBL's Cheif of Staff & United States Champion:
  • August 5, 2004 - Smackdown!: Orlando Jordan returned to Smackdown! and defeated Rene Dupree with a Missile Dropkick!
  • ~~~Orlando Jordan shocked everyone when he turned heel later in the evening, saving JBL from the Undertaker's wrath..
  • August 12, 2004 - Smackdown!: JBL announces Orlando Jordan as his new Chief of Staff and gets him a match with Undertaker!
  • ~~~In the main event, The Undertaker beat Orlando Jordan by Disqualification when JBL interfered,,
  • August 26, 2004 - Smackdown!: The Undertaker beat Orlando Jordan by DQ when JBL interfered (JBL's WWE title was on the line)..
  • September 30, 2004 - Smackdown!: JBL defeated Hardcore Holly by intentional DQ for assulting Holly with a steel chair..
  • ~~~Undertaker came on the screen and pointed out Orlando Jordan hanging unconcious from the rafters on the Taker symbol..
  • October 16, 2004 - Velocity: Orlando Jordan defeated Sho Funaki..
  • November 4, 2004 - Smackdown!: Booker T & Josh Mathews defeated John Bradshaw Layfield & Orlando Jordan..
  • November 11, 2003 - Smackdown!: Josh Mathews defeated Orlando Jordan with help from Booker T!
  • November 25, 2004 - Smackdown!: JBL & Orlando Jordan defeated Eddie Guerrero & Booker T when The Basham Brothers interfered!
  • December 2, 2004 - Smackdown!: The Undertaker beat JBL & Orlando Jordan w/Amy Webber by DQ in a Handicap Match..
  • December 9, 2004 - Smackdown!: Undertaker & Eddie Guerrero & Booker T beat JBL & Orlando Jordan & The Bashams..
  • January 16, 2005--Live Event: Orlando Jordan defeated Charlie Haas in a Royal Rumble Qualifying match..
  • January 27, 2005 - SD!: Eddie Guerrero & Booker T & Rey Mysterio defeated Luther Reigns & Mark Jindrak & Orlando Jordan..
  • January 30, 2005 - Royal Rumble: Orlando Jordan entered at #14 but was eliminated by Booker T..
  • February 10, 2005 - SD! in Japan: John Cena defeated Orlando Jordan in a #1 Contenders Tournament Match..
  • February 24, 2005 - Smackdown!: JBL has a "Celebration of Excellance" party which was interrupted/destroyed by The Big Show!
  • ~~~By Theodore Long's order ---- John Cena & The Big Show defeated John Bradshaw Layfield & Orlando Jordan in the main event!
  • March 3, 2005 - Smackdown!: Orlando Jordan defeated John Cena to win the United States title with help from the Cabinit!
  • March 10, 2005 - Smackdown!: JBL & Orlando Jordan "blow up" the Spinning United States title belt and bring back the old belt..
  • ~~~Main event: Eddie Guerrero & Rey Mysterio beat John Layfield & Orlando Jordan w/The Bashams to retain the Tag Team titles..
  • April 14, 2005 - Smackdown!: Orlando Jordan vs Booker T ended in a No Contest when the Bashams and Big Show interfered..
  • ~~~The match was turned into a 2-on-3 and The Big Show & Booker T defeated Orlando Jordan & The Bashams Brothers..
  • April 21, 2005 - Smackdown!: John Cena (WWE Champion) vs Orlando Jordan (United States Champion) in a NON TITLE match..
  • April 30, 2005- Velocity: United States Champion Orlando Jordan defeated Charlie Haas..
  • May 5, 2005 - Smackdown!: Booker T defeated Orlando Jordan in a NON TITLE match..
  • May 12, 2005 - Smackdown!: Orlando Jordan defeated Scotty Too Hotty to retain the U.S. Title in a match taped for Velocity..
  • 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..
  • May 26, 2005 - Smackdown!: Orlando Jordan defeated Mark Jindrak to retain the United States title in a match taped for Velocity..
  • June 2, 2005 - Smackdown!: Orlando Jordan defeated Shannon Moore (United States Title was NOT on the line) on Velocity..
  • June 9, 2005 - Smackdown!: Orlando Jordan defeated Hardcore Holly to retain the United States title in a match taped for Velocity..
  • June 12, 2005 - ECW One Night Stand: Orlando Jordan sat in the balcony as part of an anti-ECW crusade led by Eric Bischoff..
  • ~~~Bischoff's boys were shocked when 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!!
  • June 16, 2005 - Smackdown!: Orlando Jordan pinned Hardcore Holly while holding the ropes for leverage to retain the US title..
  • June 23, 2005 - Smackdown!: Orlando Jordan defeated Nunzio to retain the United States title in a match taped for Velocity..
  • July 14, 2005 - Smackdown!: Batista defeated Orlando Jordan in a NON TITLE match (JBL gave Batista a Clothesline from hell after!)
  • July 24, 2005 - Great American Bash: Orlando Jordan defeated Chris Benoit to retain the United States title..
  • July 28, 2005 - Smackdown!: Chris Benoit & Booker T w/Sharmell defeated Christian & Orlando Jordan..
  • August 4, 2005 - Smackdown!: Hardcore Holly defeated Orlando Jordan by DQ (Jordan retains US title) in a match taped for Velocity..
  • August 18, 2005 - Smackdown!: Randy Orton defeated Chris Benoit with help from Orlando Jordan and an RKO!
  • August 21, 2005 - Summerslam: Chris Benoit defeated Orlando Jordan to capture the United States title in 25 seconds!

    World Wrestling Entertainment - Smackdown! (vs Chris Benoit):
  • August 25, 2005 - Smackdown!: Batista & Chris Benoit & Rey Mysterio defeated John Layfield & Orlando Jordan & Eddie Guerrero..
  • September 1, 2005 - Smackdown!: Chris Benoit defeated Orlando Jordan by tap out in 23.4 seconds to retain the United States title..
  • September 9, 2005 - Smackdown!: Chris Benoit defeated Orlando Jordan by tap out in 22.5 seconds to retain the United States title..
  • September 16, 2005 - Smackdown!: Christian & Orlando Jordan defeated Chris Benoit & Booker T w/Sharmell in a tag team match..
  • September 23, 2005 - Smackdown!: Chris Benoit defeated Orlando Jordan by tap out in 49.8 seconds to retain the United States title..
  • September 30, 2005 - Smackdown!: Orlando Jordan beat Christian and Booker T in a 3-WAY to see who could impress Chris Benoit..
  • ~~~Chris Benoit was then allowed to pick his next challenger, but he couldn't chose so he made it a Fetal Fourway for No Mercy!
  • October 7, 2005 - Smackdown!: Booker T defeated Orlando Jordan after Sharmell tripped Orlando (Booker T didn't see it)..
  • October 9, 2005 - No Mercy: Chris Benoit defeated Christian and Booker T and Orlando Jordan in a 4-WAY to retain the US title..
  • October 14, 2005 - Smackdown!: Chris Benoit defeated Orlando Jordan with the Sharpshooter to retain the United States title..
  • November 4, 2005 - Smackdown!: The Legion of Doom defeated Simon Dean & Orlando Jordan in a match taped for Velocity..
  • November 11, 2005 - Smackdown!: Bobby Lashley defeated Orlando Jordan in a Survivor Series Team SD! Qualifying Match!
  • November 25, 2005 - Smackdown!: Bobby Lashley defeated Orlando Jordan..
  • December 3, 2005 - Velocity: Orlando Jordan defeated T.J Dalton..
  • December 9, 2005 - Smackdown!: Rey Mysterio (ribs taped) defeated JBL (eye patch) by DQ when Orlando Jordan interfered ..
  • ~~~MAIN EVENT: Batista & Rey Mysterio defeated John Bradshaw Layfield & Orlando Jordan w/Jillian Hall..
  • ~~~~~~JBL suffered a "knee injury" and limped backstage abandoning Orlando Jordan, who was destroyed by Batista..

    World Wrestling Entertainment - Smackdown! (Possible Repacking):
  • WWE planned to repackage "Orlando" with a Bi-sexual gimmick and give him a female valet named "Tampa" -- played by Trinity..
  • ~~~Weeks and months passed without any sign of a character change so I guess (as of April 2006) they changed their minds..
  • December 16, 2005 - Smackdown!: Orlando Jordan defeated Sho Funaki in a match taped for Velocity..
  • January 13, 2006 - Smackdown!: Orlando Jordan participated in a 20-Man Battle Royal for the World title (won by Kurt Angle)..
  • January 20, 2006 - Smackdown!: Randy Orton w/Sharmell defeated Orlando Jordan after Booker T whacked Jordan with his crutch!
  • January 29, 2006 - Royal Rumble: Orlando Jordan entered at #21 but was later eliminated by Randy Orton..
  • February 10, 2006 - Smackdown!: Chris Benoit defeated JBL and Matt Hardy and Orlando Jordan in a (US Title) #1 Contenders match..
  • February 17, 2006 - Smackdown!: The Boogeyman squashed Orlando Jordan in seconds and spit worms all over his face!
  • February 24, 2006 - Smackdown!: Paul Birchall defeated Orlando Jordan in a dark match..
  • March 17, 2006 - SmackDown!: Chris Benoit defeated Orlando Jordan by Submission (JBL smashed a beer-cooler on Benoit's head!)
  • March 24, 2006 - SmackDown!: Orlando Jordan participated in a Money in the Bank Qualifying Battle Royal (won by Bobby Lashley)
  • March 31, 2006 - SmackDown!: Orlando Jordan defeated Ace Steel in a match taped for Velocity..
  • April 14, 2006 - SmackDown!: Orlando Jordan defeated Adrian Lynch in a match taped for Velocity..
  • April 21, 2006 - SmackDown!: Chris Benoit & Bobby Lashley defeated Orlando Jordan & Fit Finlay..
  • April 28, 2006 - SmackDown!: Orlando Jordan defeated Scotty Too Hotty in a match taped for Velocity..
  • May 5, 2006 - SmackDown!: Matt Hardy defeated Orlando Jordan in a match taped for Velocity..
  • May 12, 2006 - SmackDown!: Gunner Scott (Brent Albright) defeated Orlando Jordan in a match taped for Velocity..
  • ~~~Later on Smackdown: Orlando Jordan tried to tell Nunzio that Big Vito was a cross-dresser but Nunzio wouldn't beleieve it..
  • May 26, 2006: Orlando Jordan was fired from World Wrestling Entertainment because of [extreme heat over who he was traveling with]..

    Independent Wrestling Circuit:
  • September 10, 2006--Maryland Championship Wrestling - Tribute To The Legends in Dundalk, Maryland: (Six-Man-Tag)..
  • ~~~Dan McDevitt & Chaz Warrington & Orlando Jordan w/Chastity beat DJ Hyde & Luke & J.D. Michaels w/April Hunter..
  • November 3, 2006--National Wrestling Superstars: Orlando Jordan defeated Trent Acid in a No-DQ match.