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Petey Williams

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Petey Williams
Williams at an Alpha1 show in July 2012
Born (1982-08-26) August 26, 1982 (age 41)
Windsor, Ontario, Canada
Professional wrestling career
Ring name(s)Petey Williams
Billed height5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)
Billed weight179 lb (81 kg)
Billed fromWindsor, Ontario
Glendale, Arizona
Trained byScott D'Amore
DebutJanuary 23, 2002

Peter "Petey" Williams III[1] (born August 26, 1982) is a Canadian professional wrestler. He is best known for his time working with Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA). During his time there, he was the captain of Team Canada and was a two time TNA X Division Champion. Williams is known by the nickname "The Canadian Destroyer" because of his front flip piledriver finishing move of the same name.

Williams is a member of the band The High Crusade. He plays the guitar and harmonica with fellow wrestlers Alex Shelley and Chris Sabin as well as their friends Adam Tatro and Chris Plumb.[2] They released their debut album, It's Not What You Think, on September 7, 2010.[3]

Championships[change | change source]

  • Alliance Championship Wrestling
    • ACW Junior Heavyweight Championship (one time)[4]
  • Border City Wrestling
    • BCW Can-Am Tag Team Championship (one time) (with Bobby Roode)[5]
    • BCW Can-Am Television Championship (one time)[6]
  • CLASH Wrestling
    • CLASH Championship (one time)[7]
  • East Coast Wrestling Association
    • Super 8 Tournament (2005)[8]
  • Elite Wrestling Revolution
    • EWR Heavyweight Championship (two times)
  • Independent Wrestling Association Mid-South
    • IWA Mid-South Heavyweight Championship (one time)[9]
  • Lucha Libre USA
    • LLUSA Tag Team Championship (one time) (with Jon Rekon)[10]
  • New Korea Pro Wrestling Association
    • NKPWA Junior Heavyweight Championship (one time)[11]
  • NWA Upstate
    • NWA Upstate No Limits Championship (one time)[12]
  • Prime Time Wrestling
    • PTW Heavyweight Championship (one time)[13]
  • Pro Wrestling Illustrated
    • He was ranked #23 of the top 500 singles wrestlers in the PWI 500 in 2005.[14]
  • Total Nonstop Action Wrestling
  • Wrestling Observer Newsletter
    • Best Wrestling Maneuver (2004, 2005) (Canadian Destroyer)
    • Rookie of the Year (2004)

References[change | change source]

  1. "About". Petey-Williams.com. Archived from the original on 2013-12-20. Retrieved 2014-06-15.
  2. "Petey Williams adapts to a new life". Slam! Sports. Canadian Online Explorer. Retrieved 2014-06-15.[permanent dead link]
  3. "Shelley, Sabin, Petey jam on debut CD". Slam! Sports. Canadian Online Explorer. Retrieved 2014-06-15.[permanent dead link]
  4. "Accomplishments". Petey-Williams.com. Archived from the original on 2012-05-02. Retrieved 2014-06-15.
  5. "Border City Wrestling Can-Am Tag Team Title". Wrestling-Titles. Retrieved 2014-06-15.
  6. "Border City Wrestling Television Title". Wrestling-Titles. Retrieved 2014-06-15.
  7. "Event Results From Seize The Day V (01/21/12)". CLASH Wrestling. Archived from the original on 2014-04-05. Retrieved 2014-06-15.
  8. "Super 8 Tournament winners". East Coast Wrestling Association. Archived from the original on 2013-05-31. Retrieved 2014-06-15.
  9. "Independent Wrestling Association Mid-South Heavyweight Title". Wrestling-Titles. Retrieved 2014-06-15.
  10. "6/18 Lucha Libre USA TV taping: Spoiler results for more Season 2 episodes of MTV2 show, update on Season 2, notes from head of creative". Pro Wrestling Torch. Retrieved 2014-06-15.
  11. "NKPWA iMPACT 2009". Cagematch. Retrieved 2014-06-15.
  12. "NWA Upstate No Limits Championship history". Wrestling-Titles. Retrieved 2014-06-15.
  13. "Your New PTW Champion is…". Petey-Williams.com. Archived from the original on 2014-07-18. Retrieved 2014-06-15.
  14. "Pro Wrestling Illustrated (PWI) 500 for 2005". The Internet Wrestling Database. Retrieved 2014-06-15.
  15. "Full NWA TNA PPV Results - 8/11/04 - (New X Division Champion & much more)". WrestleView. Retrieved 2014-06-15.
  16. "Caldwell's TNA Impact Report 4/17: Ongoing coverage of Spike TV show". Pro Wrestling Torch. Retrieved 2014-06-15.
  17. "2007 PPV Results & Recaps". About.com. Archived from the original on 2014-07-11. Retrieved 2014-06-15.
  18. "TNA Says Goodbye To Petey Williams". Total Nonstop Action Wrestling. Archived from the original on 2009-02-21. Retrieved 2014-06-15.

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