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  Jimmy Garvin - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jimmy Garvin (born James Williams on September 25, 1952 in Tampa, Florida) is a former professional wrestler.
Garvin and Adams would revive their feud ten years later in the Global Wrestling Federation, but the promotion went out of business before that angle got off the ground.
Garvin had worked in the past with Hayes, Buddy Roberts and Terry Gordy during the height of the Freebird-Von Erichs feud in World Class, and was always considered "The fourth Freebird".
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Jimmy_Garvin   (843 words)

  
 Ron Garvin - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
They were managed by their other "brother", Jimmy Garvin (actually Ron's stepson in real life).
Garvin made a name for himself as a singles wrestler in the Georgia and Alabama territories in the late 1970's after splitting with Terry and Jimmy.
Jimmy Garvin came to his rescue and they teamed for awhile against them before Ron had a singles feud with Cornette's bodyguard, Big Bubba Rogers.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Ron_Garvin   (553 words)

  
 Pro Wrestling Insider - Pro Wrestling News Inside & Out
Jimmy: And he had that double tendons in his hands, he was born that way, so his strength was enormous, if he ever got a hold of you.
Jimmy: I think he was fighting, and this is my opinion, I think he’s an old-school type guy, too, and when he got in there with likes of the Turner group, and guys that were slithering around in the upper offices there, I’m not sure he could play their game.
Jimmy: To me, it was one of those things that whoever won out the interview with Jimmy Crockett, because both of them were going in different directions, and neither one of them were having dinner at each other’s houses too often, if you know what I mean.
www.pwinsider.com /ViewArticle.asp?id=4360&p=1   (6041 words)

  
 Jimmy Garvin on his 23 years in wrestling
Garvin was wrestling for Crockett in 1988 when media mogul Ted Turner bought out the company and turned it from a regional territory into a national entity.
Garvin feels Crockett could not have won the promotional war with the WWF and that it was the right move on Crockett's part to sell the company to Turner.
Ronnie and Jimmy Garvin in Montreal in December 1999.
www.canoe.ca /SlamWrestlingBios/garvin_jimmy.html   (1408 words)

  
 SLAM! Sports - Wrestling - Jimmy Garvin shares rare footage
On the Subject of The Fabulous Freebirds, Garvin announced that anyone that purchases a signed 8 X 10 of him and Patty via his website automatically is entered to win a piece of Freebirds memorabilia too.
Garvin will be drawing the winner on his birthday, September 25, and said he will personally hand deliver the cape if the winner is in North America.
Garvin will also be launching a monthly section titled, "Stories of the Road", on the website, in which he tells, er, stories from the many roads he traveled.
slam.canoe.ca /Slam/Wrestling/2004/06/21/508567.html   (1321 words)

  
 The Armpit   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Garvin was the reigning Florida Southern Title holder and co-holder of the Florida Global Tag Titles with partner John Studd.
Jimmy Garvin and Sunshine came in and immediately began feuding with the Von Erich's, mainly David, over the NWA Texas Title.
David and Jimmy traded the title through the early part of 1983 with one of Garvin's losses forcing him and Sunshine to be David's "valet for a day." They had to wash his dog, bail hay, and all kinds of other assorted chores.
www.armpitwrestling.com /Guest/PitStopJul05.htm   (2393 words)

  
 Local - The Enquirer - March 29, 1997
Garvin, 20, had a previous run-in with police for allegedly trying to smuggle marijuana to an inmate in the county jail, authorities said.
His father, James Garvin Sr., said Jimmy had been suicidal since he was 14, when his parents divorced.
Garvin said he found Jimmy holding a gun and threatening to shoot himself.
www.enquirer.com /editions/1997/03/29/loc_forte.html   (713 words)

  
 Jimmy Garvin / NWA WRestling
To start with, I was a big fan of Jimmy Garvin in the World Class and AWA days.
That was a religious moment for me. Garvin mailed it in and went home that night not caring for one second for the fans that paid to see him.
Garvin's opponent was Tully Blanchard, one of the greatest wrestlers I personally have ever witnessed.
www.tvparty.com /80swrestling/19garvin.html   (824 words)

  
 Pro Wrestling Insider - Pro Wrestling News Inside & Out
In footage shot with Garvin's camcorder by Garvin or Bobby Fulton of the Fantastics tag team, the wrestlers act like any other sports team or fraternity, goofing around with each other in silly ways to keep the mood up.
I'd love to see Garvin throw down a separate commentary track as an extra just to give the buyer some insight into the timeframe of the clips and some thoughts on those who are featured.
Garvin intends to release a series of similar DVDs, with the next planned release featuring footage from backstage of a tour of Africa, featuring never before seen footage of the late Chris Adams.
www.pwinsider.com /ViewArticle.asp?id=3853&p=1   (606 words)

  
 Langston's youngsters get in game - The Washington Times: Sports   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Jimmy Garvin and friends are working some magic with children at Langston Golf Course in Northeast.
The Jimmy Garvin Langston Legacy Golf Tournament is scheduled Sept. 19-20 at Langston.
Garvin is not necessarily trying to develop the next Tiger Woods.
www.washtimes.com /sports/20030808-115947-1045r.htm   (990 words)

  
 World Class Tapes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Jimmy Garvin is David Von Erichs ranch-hand 2.
Sunshine had been Garvin's loyal valet for over a year, and Precious was supposed to be Sunshine's valet, but Sunshine soon found herself out of the picture.
JIMMY GARVIN v CHRIS ADAMS- Sunshine, who is now with Adams, interferes, costing Garvin the American Title.
www.prowrestlingtapes.com /wf_wccw.htm   (10337 words)

  
 Abilene Reporter News: SHNS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Ronnie Garvin also was billed as the brother of the late Terry Garvin (Terry Joyal) when the two teamed together in the 1960s and 1970s.
Jimmy Garvin, 52, also became a pilot upon retiring in September 1992, ending a 25-year career that saw him thrive as a singles performer and member of the Fabulous Freebirds.
Jimmy remains married to his wife Patti, who also served as his valet Precious, and has a web site dedicated to his wrestling career at www.jimmygarvin.com.
www.texnews.com /shns/story.cfm?pk=PROWRESTLING16-12-16-04&cat=SC   (963 words)

  
 Obsessed With Wrestling   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
January 1983: Jimmy Garvin & Sunshine resurfaced in Fritz von Erich's World Class Championship Wrestling in Dallas..
Jimmy Garvin introduced Sunshine II, meant to be Sunshine's assistant, but she messed up a match and blamed it on Sunshine..
Jimmy Garvin fired the original Sunshine and the second Sunshine became known as Precious
www.obsessedwithwrestling.com /profiles/s/sunshine.html   (579 words)

  
 Obsessed With Wrestling   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Ronnie Garvin was known as "Hands of Stone", a name which was given to him by Gordon Solie..
Ronnie Garvin teamed with Terry Garvin in the mid-60s and 70s and was particularly successful in the Southern US..
Ron Garvin became an official referee for the WWF and always favoured the faces, and was quick to DQ the heel!
www.obsessedwithwrestling.com /profiles/r/ronnie-garvin.html   (951 words)

  
 Sports- Missouri and Central States Spring 1984
Garvin takes her side and holds up Sunshine so "Assitant" can get in a few slaps.
Garvin is attempting to suplex Adams from the ring apron.
She was pissed at Garvin and used one of her friends to get back at him.
www.estragand.com /sports/rassle_csw2.asp   (2574 words)

  
 WCW Crockett Cup
Jimmy Valiant and Manny Fernandez beat Baron Von Raschke and The Barbarian.
Jimmy Garvin and Black Bart beat Brett Wayne and DJ Peterson.
Giant Baba and Tiger Mask II beat Jimmy Garvin and Black Bart.
www.wrestletapes.net /crockettcup.html   (553 words)

  
 Shoot with Jimmy Garvin - 5650
"Gorgeous" Jimmy Garvin was always a main player everywhere he went.
Garvin is open in talking about the start of his career all the way to his retirement.
This Shoot is not just a must for Jimmy Garvin fans, but it has lots of inside information on all the famous promotion's he worked for and all the big names he worked with.
www.rfvideo.com /index.asp?PageAction=VIEWPROD&ProdID=751   (445 words)

  
 Wrestletapes Main Page
Jimmy Snuka and Greg Gagne beat Bruiser Brody and Nord The Barbarian (13:38) in a "Steel Cage Match" when Snuka pinned Nord The Barbarian.
Jimmy Snuka and Russ Francis beat The Terrorist and The Mercenary (13:05) when Francis pinned Terrorist.
Jimmy Garvin and Steve Regal beat The Road Warriors to win the AWA World Tag Team Titles when Garvin pinned Animal.
www.wrestletapes.net /awamain.html   (1449 words)

  
 Golf Exposure   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The top 2 finishers in each age division (18 holes competitors only) will receive an all expenses paid invitation to participate and compete as a member of the 2006 United States junior golf team in the Second Annual Jimmy Garvin Legacy Bahamas golf tournament, held in the Grand Bahama Island, Bahamas.
The Second Annual Jimmy Garvin Legacy Bahamas golf tournament is a two-day team that includes adults and juniors.
Jimmy Garvin and the Langston Legacy Golf Corporation.
www.golfexposure.org /event5.html   (245 words)

  
 The Jimmy Coe Discography
Jimmy Coe didn't pick up the instrument he was going to play professionally until he was 16--rather late for a young musician in those days.
While Jimmy Coe did not record as prolifically in his 70s as Eddie Johnson, probably because of the sluggish pace of recording activity in Naptown, he is still going strong as of this writing.
Jimmy Coe on the Jumpin' at the Flagships mini-tour.
hubcap.clemson.edu /~campber/coe.html   (8624 words)

  
 1WRESTLING.COM - NEWSLINE - PRO WRESTLING'S DAILY NEWS SOURCE
Jimmy has been relatively silent since his departure from the grand scene several years ago.
Jimmy is back and ready to talk about his successful career that saw him wrestle as a featured talent in World Class, Canada, AWA, NWA, WCW, and more.
Jimmy currently has a one of a kind DVD for sale on http://www.jimmygarvin.com.
www.1wrestling.com /news/newsline.asp?news=19177   (686 words)

  
 Professional Wrestling Online Museum - Ring Chronicle Hall of Fame Inductee - The Fabulous Freebirds
Garvin was unveiled as the new Freebird, and the trio again went to the top.
Realizing they were better off on their own, Hayes and Garvin soon dropped their entourage and focused on winning the WCW World Tag Team titles again.
Garvin and Hayes, although still a highly respected team, nevertheless became a shell of what the original Fabulous Freebirds were.
www.wrestlingmuseum.com /pages/bios/halloffame/freebirdbio.html   (2319 words)

  
 World Championship Wrestling Results - 1990   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Ricky Morton and Robert Gibson defeated Michael Hayes and Jimmy Garvin in a "Corporal Punishment Match" (each man was given a leather strap to use) when Morton pinned Hayes with a sunset flip when Hayes was attempting to execute a second DDT on Gibson.
Tracey Smothers and Steve Armstrong (with Bob Armstrong) defeated Michael Hayes and Jimmy Garvin (with Buddy Roberts) at 8:32 when Smothers and Armstrong simultaneously scored the pin with two sunset flips on Hayes and Garvin.
Jimmy Garvin and Michael Hayes (with Little Richard Marley) defeated Steve Armstrong and Tracey Smothers when Hayes pinned Armstrong with a DDT after Marley had stripped Smothers.
us.1.p2.geocities.com /@thehistoryofwcw.com/WCW1990.html   (5343 words)

  
 Jimmy Garvin Shoot Interview DVD-R - Highspots.com - Highspots.com
Its a candid two-hour look at one of the most flamboyant, innovative, and controversial stars of the 80s and 90s.
Why the Gorgeous Jimmy Garvin/Precious vs Gentleman Chris Adams/Sunshine feud was so successful.
Why his relationship is strained with wrestling brother Ronnie Garvin.
www.highspots.com /product.asp?id=12873   (275 words)

  
 awa
Jimmy Garvin and Steve Regal vs. The Road Warriors
Jimmy Garvin and Steve Regal vs. Kevin Kelly and Paul Brown
Jimmy Garvin and Steve Regal vs. Scott Hall and Curt Hennig
www.geocities.com /battlevideo/awa.html   (422 words)

  
 Manzerman's Women's Wrestling Tapes - Ringside Distractions
Jimmy Garvin vs David Von Erich: Sunshine helps her man win by holding Von Erich's legs during the pin.
JIMMY GARVIN w/Sunshine VS: Sunshine does all she can to distract the referee but it's not enough.
JIMMY GARVIN w/Sunshine VS DAVID VON ERICH: Sunshine is a thorn in the side of David, but he gets the last laugh.
www.impacthosting.com /Manzerman/managers.html   (11545 words)

  
 Shoot with Ronnie Garvin - 5562
"Hands Of Stone" Ronnie Garvin sat down with RF Video for this exclusive Shoot Interview to discuss his entire career.
Find out who he respected, who he liked to work with and Garvin isn't afraid to give his true feelings on those he didn't respect including Dusty Rhodes.
You'll learn something about life in the territories and NWA as Garvin discusses his entire career.
www.rfvideo.com /index.asp?PageAction=VIEWPROD&ProdID=743   (390 words)

  
 BODYSLAMMIN' 4EVER - WCW UNITED STATES TAG TEAM TITLE(DEFUNCT)
Midnight Express (Bobby Eaton and Stan Lane) defeated Ron Garvin and Barry Windham in a 6-team a tournament final.
Tom Zenk and Brian Pillman defeated The Fabulous Freebirds (Michael Hayes and Jimmy Garvin) in a 8-team tournament final for the titles.
The Fabulous Freebirds (Michael Hayes and Jimmy Garvin) defeated Young Pistols (Tracy Smothers and Steve Armstrong) to win the titles.
www.bodyslamming.com /wcw/wcwustag.html   (184 words)

  
 WickedINK Creative Design - WeBLOG   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
WickedINK is proud to announce the official launch of Jimmy Garvin's new website.
Jimmy Garvin and Precious are childhood heroes of mine and they have now also become great clients and friends.
WickedINK is proud to announce that we are currently developing the official website for Professional Wrestling Legend "Gorgeous" Jimmy Garvin.
www.gregbo.com /BLOG/INKBlots.asp?offset=20   (799 words)

  
 John McAdam's December 2001 New Tape Update   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
JIMMY GARVIN v CHRIS ADAMS from Ft. Worth, 1983.
PEPPER GOMEZ v JIMMY VALIANT- Jimmy is rendered a bloody mess, so Johnny Valiant runs in- and the crowd verges on rioting.
Jimmy Valiant and Lazertron (Hector Guerrero) v Pez Whatley and Teijo Khan
www.johnmcadam.com /dec2001.htm   (2711 words)

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