Tuesday, February 13, 2007

Craig Pittman

Height: 6'2"
Weight: 270 lbs.
Birthday: 1959
Hometown: Long Island, New York
Trainer: The Assassin & Terry Taylor at the WCW Power Plant
Managers: Theodore Long
Craig Pittman was a professional wrestler and a United States Marine.

Craig Pittman was born in 1959 on Long Island, New York. He joined the United States Marine Corps upon graduating and achieved the rank of sergeant. He was a wrestler in the Marines and won several championships.

Craig trained to wrestle professionally and made his Professional wrestling debut: in 1994 in World Championship Wrestling as Sgt. Craig Pittman. (modelled on Sgt. Slaughter). He was nicknamed "The Pit Bull" because of his tenacity when he locked on his "Code Red" Armbar Submission hold.

Pittman feuded with Cobra and eventually hired Theodore Long to be his manager. Pittman left WCW in the late 1990's for the National Wrestling Alliance's Mid-Atlantic area. He wrestled there until retiring in early 2004.

Pittman entered ICW Pro Wrestling immediately upon leaving WCW. He battled Mean Marc Ash for the ICW title and then became Ash's tag team partner. Pittman also fought in a mixed martial arts competition in Japan. He won he first fight but lost his second. Can be seen in the documentary CHOKE.

2-time USA Senior Greco-Roman Champion (1989 and 1991)

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