Tuesday, August 19, 2008

WCW: Todd Champion

Todd Bradford was born September 2, 1960 on September 2, 1960 in Los Angeles, California. He was a professional wrestler better known by his ring name, Todd Champion.

Todd Champion started out wrestling in the NWA's Jim Crockett Promotions in 1986. He was used as a jobber until he was sent to the Central States territory to team with D.J. Peterson to develop his skills. He and Peterson captured the Tag Team Titles while there and feuded with The MOD Squad and The Thunderfoots.

Todd then wrestled in Mexico as KGB where he continued to develop his skills. Champion returned to the United States in 1991 and formed a tag team called The Patriots with Firebreaker Chip in World Championship Wrestling. They feuded with The Fabulous Freebirds and The Young Pistols and captured the WCW United States Tag Team Championship and held it for 3 months.

In 1992, the Patriots disbanded and Champion went to the United States Wrestling Association where he feuded with Butch Reed and Jerry Lawler over the top title until being fired by Lawler for being reckless.

Champion went on to wrestle in the independent circuit, wrestling in Japan for Michinoku Wrestling under the ringname Perro Russo, until retiring in 2000.

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