Wahoo McDaniel

From Academic Kids

Missing image
Wahoo_McDaniel.jpg
Wahoo McDaniel

Edward Wahoo McDaniel (June 19, 1938 in Bernie, Louisiana - April 18, 2002 in Houston, Texas) a Native American who was a professional American football player turned professional wrestler.

Contents

Profile

Missing image
Wahoo_McDaniel_N.jpg
Wahoo McDaniel

Football Career

He played linebacker for the American Football League's Houston Oilers, Denver Broncos, New York Jets, and Miami Dolphins. Wahoo McDaniel is a member of the American Football League Hall of Fame.

Wrestling Career

Wahoo McDaniel is a legend in pro wrestling who wrestled in various NWA regions and also in the AWA. He had many great matches against Nature Boy Ric Flair, Greg the Hammer Valentine, and Tully Blanchard.

He formed successful tag teams with Jose Lothario, Ron Garvin, Billy Jack Haynes, Mark Youngblood and Tully Blanchard as the "Awesome Twosome".

Wahoo is considered to be one of the true tough guys in professional wrestling.

He wrestled as a heel and as a face. He was good at both and always had the fans behind him or against him, never in between.

Championships/Accomplishments

National Wrestling Alliance


Florida Championship Wrestling


Georgia Championship Wrestling

  • 2-Time Georgia Heavyweight Champion
  • 1-Time Georgia Tag Team Champion (with Tommy Rich)


World Class Championship Wrestling


Southwest Championship Wrestling

  • 2-Time Southwest Heavyweight Champion
  • 2-Time Southest Tag Team Champion (with Terry Funk and Ivan Putski)


Other Titles

  • 1-Time IWA Heavyweight Champion
  • 3-Time ACW Heavyweight Champion
  • 1-Time Big Time Wrestling Tag Team Champion (with Jay Eagle)
  • 1-Time UWA Tag Team Champion (with ?)
  • 1-Time NCW Heavyweight Champion
  • 1-Time SCW Tag Team Champion (with Ricky McDaniel)



  • Wahoo also won the PWI Most Popular Wrestler of the Year Award in 1976.

See also


Template:WWEUSchampions

Navigation

Academic Kids Menu

  • Art and Cultures
    • Art (http://www.academickids.com/encyclopedia/index.php/Art)
    • Architecture (http://www.academickids.com/encyclopedia/index.php/Architecture)
    • Cultures (http://www.academickids.com/encyclopedia/index.php/Cultures)
    • Music (http://www.academickids.com/encyclopedia/index.php/Music)
    • Musical Instruments (http://academickids.com/encyclopedia/index.php/List_of_musical_instruments)
  • Biographies (http://www.academickids.com/encyclopedia/index.php/Biographies)
  • Clipart (http://www.academickids.com/encyclopedia/index.php/Clipart)
  • Geography (http://www.academickids.com/encyclopedia/index.php/Geography)
    • Countries of the World (http://www.academickids.com/encyclopedia/index.php/Countries)
    • Maps (http://www.academickids.com/encyclopedia/index.php/Maps)
    • Flags (http://www.academickids.com/encyclopedia/index.php/Flags)
    • Continents (http://www.academickids.com/encyclopedia/index.php/Continents)
  • History (http://www.academickids.com/encyclopedia/index.php/History)
    • Ancient Civilizations (http://www.academickids.com/encyclopedia/index.php/Ancient_Civilizations)
    • Industrial Revolution (http://www.academickids.com/encyclopedia/index.php/Industrial_Revolution)
    • Middle Ages (http://www.academickids.com/encyclopedia/index.php/Middle_Ages)
    • Prehistory (http://www.academickids.com/encyclopedia/index.php/Prehistory)
    • Renaissance (http://www.academickids.com/encyclopedia/index.php/Renaissance)
    • Timelines (http://www.academickids.com/encyclopedia/index.php/Timelines)
    • United States (http://www.academickids.com/encyclopedia/index.php/United_States)
    • Wars (http://www.academickids.com/encyclopedia/index.php/Wars)
    • World History (http://www.academickids.com/encyclopedia/index.php/History_of_the_world)
  • Human Body (http://www.academickids.com/encyclopedia/index.php/Human_Body)
  • Mathematics (http://www.academickids.com/encyclopedia/index.php/Mathematics)
  • Reference (http://www.academickids.com/encyclopedia/index.php/Reference)
  • Science (http://www.academickids.com/encyclopedia/index.php/Science)
    • Animals (http://www.academickids.com/encyclopedia/index.php/Animals)
    • Aviation (http://www.academickids.com/encyclopedia/index.php/Aviation)
    • Dinosaurs (http://www.academickids.com/encyclopedia/index.php/Dinosaurs)
    • Earth (http://www.academickids.com/encyclopedia/index.php/Earth)
    • Inventions (http://www.academickids.com/encyclopedia/index.php/Inventions)
    • Physical Science (http://www.academickids.com/encyclopedia/index.php/Physical_Science)
    • Plants (http://www.academickids.com/encyclopedia/index.php/Plants)
    • Scientists (http://www.academickids.com/encyclopedia/index.php/Scientists)
  • Social Studies (http://www.academickids.com/encyclopedia/index.php/Social_Studies)
    • Anthropology (http://www.academickids.com/encyclopedia/index.php/Anthropology)
    • Economics (http://www.academickids.com/encyclopedia/index.php/Economics)
    • Government (http://www.academickids.com/encyclopedia/index.php/Government)
    • Religion (http://www.academickids.com/encyclopedia/index.php/Religion)
    • Holidays (http://www.academickids.com/encyclopedia/index.php/Holidays)
  • Space and Astronomy
    • Solar System (http://www.academickids.com/encyclopedia/index.php/Solar_System)
    • Planets (http://www.academickids.com/encyclopedia/index.php/Planets)
  • Sports (http://www.academickids.com/encyclopedia/index.php/Sports)
  • Timelines (http://www.academickids.com/encyclopedia/index.php/Timelines)
  • Weather (http://www.academickids.com/encyclopedia/index.php/Weather)
  • US States (http://www.academickids.com/encyclopedia/index.php/US_States)

Information

  • Home Page (http://academickids.com/encyclopedia/index.php)
  • Contact Us (http://www.academickids.com/encyclopedia/index.php/Contactus)

  • Clip Art (http://classroomclipart.com)
Toolbox
Personal tools