Johnny De Fazio

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Johnny De Fazio
BornNovember 17, 1930
ResidencePittsburgh, Pennsylvania[1]
Professional wrestling career
Ring name(s)Johnny De Fazio
Debutearly 1960's

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 was an Allegheny County councilman from 1999 until 2019.

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  1. ^ "Wrestler Profiles: Johnny De Fazio". Online World of Wrestling. Retrieved 2008-05-05.

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