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Encyclopedia > John T. Smith

John T. Smith, normally J.T. Smith, is an American professional wrestler, best known for his appearances with Extreme Championship Wrestling. Professional wrestling is a form of performance entertainment where the participants engage in simulated sporting matches. ... ECW logo from 1994-2001. ...

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Career

J.T. Smith became a well-known figure on the tri-state wrestling independent circuit before joining ECW. The Tri-State Region or Tri-State Area is a colloquialism used by residents in and around a region in the United States where three states meet. ... In professional wrestling, the independent circuit or indy circuit refers to the many independent promotions which are much smaller than major televised promotions, particularly the WWE. Specific promotions on the independent circuit are referred to as indy promotions or indies. ...


Extreme Championship Wrestling

In 1990, Smith met Cactus Jack, who he adopted as his role model. Smith would execute similar high-risk maneuvers to Jack, but, lacking the well-cushioned frame of his mentor, was considerably less capable of absorbing the bumps. On one occasion Smith botched an Asai moonsault and knocked himself unconscious, drawing jeers from the somewhat callous ECW fans. Smith received numerous injuries while trying to get over. 1990 is a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Michael Francis Mick Foley (born June 7, 1965) is an American professional wrestler and author. ... A bump occurs whenever a wrestler hits the mat or the arena floor after receiving a move from his/her opponent. ... To botch in professional wrestling means to attempt a scripted move that does not come out as it was originally planned, due to a mistake, a miscalculation, or a slip-up. ... Rey Mysterio performing a Springboard Seated Senton on D-Von Dudley Aerial techniques are used in professional wrestling to show of the speed and agility of a wrestler. ... In wrestling, the term over means making a wrestler look good. ...


On October 16, 1993 in North East, Maryland Smith won a battle royal to become the first ever ECW Maryland Heavyweight Champion. The title was abandoned later that year without Smith losing it. On March 6, 1994 Smith defeated The Tazmaniac for the ECW World Television Championship, and held the title until April 16 when he was beaten by Pit Bull #1. Later, Smith began a lengthy feud with Axl Rotten. October 16 is the 289th day of the year (290th in Leap years). ... 1993 is a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003). ... North East is a town located in Cecil County, Maryland. ... ... The ECW Maryland Championship was a short-lived title in ECW when they were known as Eastern Championship Wrestling. ... March 6 is the 65th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (66th in Leap years). ... 1994 was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International year of the Family. ... Pete Senerca Pete Senerca aka Tazz or Taz (born Peter Senerchia on October 11, 1967 in Brooklyn, New York) is a former professional wrestler who is now working as the color commentator for World Wrestling Entertainments SmackDown! brand alongside its play-by-play commentator Michael Cole. ... Champion Defeated Location Date Johnny Hot Body Larry Winters Philadelphia, PA 08-12-92 Jimmy Snuka Glen Osbourne Radnor, PA 03-12-93 Terry Funk Jimmy Snuka Philadelphia, PA 10-01-93 Sabu Terry Funk Philadelphia, PA 11-13-93 Tazz Sabu Philadelphia, PA 03-06-94 J.T. Smith... April 16 is the 106th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (107th in leap years). ... The Pitbulls; Anthony Durante (left) & Gary Wolfe Gary Wolfe is a professional wreslter best known as Pitbull #1 as one half of the tag-team called The Pitbulls, with Pitbull #2 Anthony Durante. ... A professional wrestling feud is a staged disagreement between two wrestlers or factions of wrestlers over a purported slight or insult. ... Brian Knighton is an American professional wrestler, better known as Axl Rotten. ...


Smith began training students at the ECW Wrestling Academy. The first graduate was Francine in 1994. A professional wrestling school is a school or gym that teaches students the necessary skills to become pro wrestlers. ... Francine Francine Fournier, normally simply Francine (born February 19, 1972 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), is an American professional wrestling valet. ...


In 1996, Smith formed a stable known as the Full Blooded Italians along with Little Guido, Tracy Smothers and Tommy Rich. While the F.B.I. claimed to be pure bred Italians, the fact that Smothers and Rich were Southern and Smith was African American made this claim seem implausible. Nonetheless, the F.B.I. achieved a degree of success, winning the ECW World Tag Team Championships twice. Smith began speaking with an Italian accent and deliberately botching moves, and finally got over. The ECW fans continued to jeer Smith when he attempted a maneuvers and failed, but this time with a degree of affection. 1996 is a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ... In professional wrestling, a stable is a group of wrestlers within a promotion who have a common element -- friendships, either real or storyline, a manager who manages all of them, or a common angle, which puts them together as a unit (recent examples include Evolution, La Résistance, The Cabinet... Full Blooded Italians or F.B.I. was a professional wrestling stable originally seen in Extreme Championship Wrestling (ECW) and later in World Wrestling Entertainments SmackDown! brand. ... James Maritato James Maritato, better known as Little Guido or Nunzio (born 1973) is an American professional wrestler performing for World Wrestling Entertainment on the Smackdown! brand, in its cruiserweight division. ... Tracy Smothers Tracy Smothers (born September 2, 1962 in Springfield, Tennessee) is an American Professional Wrestler. ... Thomas Richardson, better known as Wildfire Tommy Rich, is a former American professional wrestler. ... The Southern United States or the South, also known colloquially as Dixie, constitute a distinctive region covering a large portion of the United States, with its own unique heritage, historical perspective, customs, musical styles, and cuisine. ... African Americans, also known as Afro-Americans or black Americans, are an ethnic group in the United States of America whose ancestors, usually in predominant part, were indigenous to Sub-Saharan and West Africa. ... The ECW Tag-Team Championship was the tag team championship contested in Eastern Championship Wrestling and Extreme Championship Wrestling between June 1992 and March 2001. ...


After ECW

Smith appeared at both of the June 2005 ECW reunion shows. On June 10 at Hardcore Homecoming he accompanied fellow former F.B.I. member Tracy Smothers to ringside for his match with The Blue Meanie and enabled Smothers to win when he struck The Blue Meanie with a pair of brass knuckles. On June 12 at ECW One Night Stand Smith and several other F.B.I. members accompanied Little Guido to ringside as he faced Super Crazy and Yoshihiro Tajiri in a three way dance, but were unable to prevent him from being pinned and eliminated by Tajiri. Ongoing events • 2005 Kuomintang visits to Mainland • Bill C-38 (Canada gay marriage) • German Visa Affair 2005 • Expo 2005 in Aichi, Japan • Fuel prices • Election of OAS Secretary General • Stanislav Gross scandal in Czech republic Upcoming events Deaths in May May 3: Jagjit Singh Aurora May 3: Don Canham May... June 10 is the 161st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (162nd in leap years), with 204 days remaining. ... Hardcore Homecoming logo Hardcore Homecoming is an upcoming professional wrestling event being booked by former ECW World Heavyweight Champion, Shane Douglas. ... Brian Heffron is a professional wrestler better known as The Blue Meanie. ... Categories: Weapon stubs | M e weapons ... June 12 is the 163rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (164th in leap years), with 202 days remaining. ... ECW One Night Stand is an upcoming professional wrestling pay-per-view event promoted by World Wrestling Entertainment, scheduled to take place in New York City on June 12, 2005 at the Hammerstein Ballroom. ... Super Crazy Francisco Pantoja Islas aka Super Crazy is a Mexican professional wrestler performing for World Wrestling Entertainment on the Smackdown! brand, in its cruiserweight division. ... Tajiri spitting his trademark (see below) green mist in the face of Viscera Yoshihiro Tajiri (born September 29, 1970 in Yokohama, Kanagawa) is a Japanese professional wrestler performing in World Wrestling Entertainment on the RAW brand. ... ...


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Championships/Accomplishments


Extreme Championship Wrestling ECW logo from 1994-2001. ...


Tri-State Wrestling Alliance Champion Defeated Location Date Johnny Hot Body Larry Winters Philadelphia, PA 08-12-92 Jimmy Snuka Glen Osbourne Radnor, PA 03-12-93 Terry Funk Jimmy Snuka Philadelphia, PA 10-01-93 Sabu Terry Funk Philadelphia, PA 11-13-93 Tazz Sabu Philadelphia, PA 03-06-94 J.T. Smith... The ECW Maryland Championship was a short-lived title in ECW when they were known as Eastern Championship Wrestling. ...

  • 1-time TSWA Heavyweight Champion



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