Valentine originally won the title on June 11, 1977, with McDaniel regaining it in Raleigh, North Carolina two months later. McDaniel was originally a football player. With his first wife, Monta Rae, he had two daughters, Nikki, born in June 1963 and living in Houston and Cindi, born in October 1965 and living in Rowlett, Texas. McDaniel won the Mid-Atlantic title from Valentine on June 29, 1975, in Asheville, North Carolina. 1960s • 1970s • 1980s • 1990s . 4,370 Documented Matches as of April 4, 2011. [8], McDaniel was married five times to four different women. Hij worstelde voor verscheidene worstelorganisaties zoals American Wrestling Association en Jim Crockett Promotions. His father worked in oil and he moved to several towns before settling down in Midland, Texas while McDaniel was in middle school. He was awaiting a kidney transplant when he died of complications from diabetes and kidney failure on April 18, 2002. [5], In 1977, Johnny Valentine's son Greg Valentine attacked McDaniel and broke his leg in an angle to establish Greg as Johnny's successor. McDaniel was a major star in prominent National Wrestling Alliance affiliated promotions such as Championship Wrestling from Florida, Georgia Championship Wrestling, NWA Big Time Wrestling and Jim Crockett Promotions. Edward McDaniel (June 19, 1938 – April 18, 2002), better known by his ring name Wahoo McDaniel, was a Choctaw-Chickasaw Native American who achieved fame as a professional American football player, and later as a professional wrestler.He is notable for having held the NWA United States Heavyweight Championship five times. He also had a son, Zac, from a later marriage to Karen Reeves. While playing football for the Oklahoma Sooners (in college), he kicked a 91-yard punt, the 6th longest punt in NCAA history. Along that same line, Len Dawson has been quoted as saying: "The hardest hit I ever received on a football field was by Wahoo McDaniel.

Zijn beste posities in de American football waren linebacker en guard. and virtually every territory within the National Wrestling Alliance at one point or another. Wahoo McDaniel was a standout performer not only in professional wrestling, but also as a member of several successful N.F.L.

Now he just hopes to stay alive long enough to raise his son", "Wahoo McDaniel, 63, a Wrestler and a Folk Hero for Fans of the Early Jets", NWA Southern Heavyweight Title (Florida) history, NWA United States Tag Team Title (Florida) history, NWA World Tag Team Title (Florida) history, NWA Mid-Atlantic Heavyweight Title history, NWA/WCW United States Heavyweight Title history, NWA World Tag Team Title (Mid-Atlantic/WCW) history, "NWA Hall of Fame Class for 2011 announced", "NWA United States Heavyweight Title (1967-1968/05) - American Heavyweight Title (1968/05-1986/02)", SCW Southwest Television/Heavyweight Title history, Wahoo McDaniel on Online World of Wrestling,, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, ACW World Heavyweight Championship (1 time), NWA United States Championship Tournament (1984), This page was last edited on 20 October 2020, at 06:03. Ed "Chief Wahoo" McDaniel will always be recognized as one of the most influential Native American wrestlers of all time. Midden in de jaren 1990 begon zijn gezondheid te verslechteren en uiteindelijk verloor McDaniel zijn beide nieren. McDaniel was born in the small town of Bernice, Oklahoma in 1938. [4], McDaniel and Valentine went on to have a feud remembered to this day for the sheer force of their punch/chop exchanges, both men widely known for their hard-hitting style. The name "Wahoo" actually came from his father, who was known as "Big Wahoo". Wahoo McDaniel Match Results. Deze pagina is voor het laatst bewerkt op 13 jul 2019 om 09:53. Cindi is related to Sean P Mcdaniel and Tiki Tonette Mcdaniel as well as 4 additional people. Tijdens zijn carrière in de American football, maakte McDaniel in 1961 zijn debuut in het professioneel worstelen. In 1964 huurde Vince McMahon Sr. McDaniel voor een paar worstelwedstrijden in de World Wide Wrestling Federation (WWWF). While playing football for the Oklahoma Sooners (in college), he kicked a 91-yard punt, the 6th longest punt in NCAA history. On September 7, 1977, Valentine regained the title at the WRAL-TV studio tapings, breaking McDaniel's leg in the process. "[7], In 2019, he was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame. McDaniel was originally a football player. squads. In zijn laatste jaren als worstelaar was hij te zien in de Puerto Ricaanse worstelorganisaties. Valentine then infuriated fans (thus building up the demand for a rematch) by parading around in T-shirts which read "I Broke Wahoo's Leg" and "No More Wahoo.