Nathan Jones Biography
Nathan Jones was born on 21st August 1969. He is an Australian actor, powerlifting champion, strongman and retired professional wrestler. He held the WWA World Heavyweight Championship once in World Wrestling All-Stars and aligned himself with The Undertaker in World Wrestling Entertainment.
Nathan Jones was born in Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia. Before his career as a wrestler, Jones was sentenced to 16 years in 1987 at the age of 18 to Boggo Road Gaol for eight armed robberies between 1985–1987, two of which occurred in Tasmania. During the robberies, he became one of Australia’s most wanted and ended up serving seven years in a maximum-security prison.
In 1994, Nathan Jones was given one year work release before being discharged at the age of 25. While in prison, he was introduced to the sport of powerlifting. He is also alleged to have begun taking steroids during this time. Within a short space of time, he became the National Powerlifting Champion of Australia.
Nathan Jones Wrestler
World Wrestling All-Stars
After working as a bodyguard for multimillionaire Rene Rivkin, Nathan Jones began a career in wrestling during 2000 – 2002. Jones first gained fame working in World Wrestling All-Stars, making a large impression at the first WWA pay-per-view “Inception”, where he was accompanied to the ring by Rove McManus. However he was defeated after Rove was smashed with Jeff Jarrett’s guitar and Jones was hit with the Stroke.
During his time in the WWA, Nathan won the WWA World Heavyweight Championship on 7 April 2002 before losing the belt to Scott Steiner only 5 days later.
Pro Wrestling Zero1-Max
After the title loss, Nathan Jones began performing for Pro Wrestling Zero1-Max in 2002 June. On 20 October, Jones and Jon Heidenreich defeated Masato Tanaka and Shinjiro Otani to win the NWA Intercontinental Tag Team Championship. On 25 October, Jones and Heidenreich successfully retained the title against Jimmy Snuka Jr. and the Predator before losing the title the next day to Naoya Ogawa and Shinya Hashimoto.
World Wrestling Entertainment
After Nathan Jones initially signed his contract with World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE), he was unable to work in the United States because of visa issues stemming from his criminal history. In late 2002 and early 2003, Jones began performing in dark matches for World Wrestling Entertainment. He was originally promoted as a “Hannibal Lecter” type character. On the April 10, 2003 episode of SmackDown!, Jones made his televised WWE in-ring debut and defeated Bill DeMott
Nathan Jones Movies
- A Flying Jatt
- Mad Max: Fury Road
- The Protector
- Never Back Down: No Surrender
- The Condemned
- Charle’s Farm
- Conan the Barbarian
- Asterix at the Olympic Games
- Doom Runners
- Dark Ascension
- A Way of Life