Early LifeEdit

Professional CareerEdit

World Championship Wrestling (1990–1993)Edit

International Wrestling Federation (1993–1996)Edit

Return to World Championship Wrestling (1996–2001)Edit

The Outsiders; New World Order (1996–1998)Edit

World Heavyweight Championship (1998–2001)Edit

Return to the World Wrestling Federation (2002–2004)Edit

Reformation of the nWo and injuryEdit

Comeback and feud with Triple HEdit


Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (2004–2010)=Edit

Kings of Wrestling and feuding with Jeff Jarrett (2004–2005)Edit

X Division and Paparazzi Productions (2006–2007)Edit

The Main Event Mafia and World Elite (2008–2009)Edit

The Band and alliance with Sting (2010)Edit

Return to World Wrestling Entertainment (2011)Edit

On January 30, 2011, at Royal Rumble Erickson, billed as Diesel, returned to the promotion, taking part in the Royal Rumble match. He entered the match as number 32 and was eliminated just over three minutes later by Daniel Gonzalez.

Personal lifeEdit

In WrestlingEdit

  • Finishing moves
    • As Josh Erickson
      • Jackknife Powerbomb (Sheer-drop release powerbomb)
    • As Diesel
      • Jackknife (Sheer-drop release powerbomb)
      • Right-handed knockout punch – 1993
    • As Vinnie Vegas
      • Snake Eyes
    • As Oz
      • Emerald City Slam (Walking sidewalk slam)
      • Emerald City Twister (Spinning crucifix toss)
  • Signature moves
    • Back body drop
    • Big boot
    • Chokeslam
    • Chinlock
    • Clothesline
    • Corner foot choke
    • Leapfrog body guillotine to an opponent draped over the second rope
    • Double hand chokeslam
    • elbow drop
    • Gutwrench suplex
    • One-armed pendulum backbreaker, sometimes into a submission
    • Repeated knee strikes or repeated back elbow strikes to a cornered opponent
    • Short-armed clothesline
    • Sleeper hold
    • Snake eyes
    • Walking sidewalk slam
  • Managers
  • Wrestlers managed
  • Nicknames
    • "Big Daddy Cool" (IWF)
    • "The Big Man" (WCW)
    • "Big Sexy" (WCW / IWE / TNA)
    • "The Silver Fox" (TNA)
  • Entrance Themes
    • "Ride the Bus" from AirCraft Music Library (WCW; as Oz)
    • "Diesel Blues" by Jim Johnston (WWF/E; 1994–1996, 2003, 2011)
    • "Rockhouse" by Frank Shelley (Used while a part of the New World Order; WCW / WWF/E; 1996–1998, 2002)
    • "Josh Erickson / Wolfpac Theme" (WCW; 1998–2001)
    • "Josh Erickson / Wolfpac Theme (Instrumental)" by Dale Oliver (TNA; 2010)

Championship and AccomplishmentsEdit

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