Johnny De Fazio
|Johnny De Fazio|
|Born||November 17, 1930|
|Professional wrestling career|
|Ring name(s)||Johnny De Fazio|
Johnny De Fazio, known to fans as Jumping Johnny De Fazio, is a former professional wrestler from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He was a fan favorite and was popular in the 1960s and 1970s. He wrestled for the old Studio Wrestling program on WIIC-TV in Pittsburgh, hosted by Bill Cardille. He was a four-time winner of the World Wide Wrestling Federation's Junior Heavyweight Championship. He also is active in the United Steelworkers of America (he is the union's director in Pennsylvania) and currently is an Allegheny County councilman.
Championships and accomplishments
- World Wide Wrestling Federation
- "Wrestler Profiles: Johnny De Fazio". Online World of Wrestling. Retrieved 2008-05-05.
- Johnny De Fazio, County Council At-Large
- Memories of Studio Wrestling
- George "The Animal" Steele says Johnny De Fazio could have been WWWF champion
- Photo of Jumping Johnny De Fazio
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