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After earning notoriety as a running back at the University of Tampa where he scored 21 career touchdowns and gained over 2000 all-purpose yards in his playing career, Orndorff failed to catch on in the NFL with both the Kansas City Chiefs and the New Orleans Saints. However, he did play for the Jacksonville Sharks of the World Football League in 1975. After one season in the WFL, he began training as a professional wrestler, and made his debut in 1976. At 5'11" tall, he weighed 253 pounds. In his earlier matches, he was unshaven and had a beefy, hairy chest. (See pics), But like most other professional wrestlers, he eventually began to shave his body. He began as a very technical wrestler applying a wide variety of holds. He was a dominating wrestler, and he often used crushing headlocks on his opponents. Many other holds were used as well, including scissors, armbars, and more. He turned heel in 1980, after he overslept for a match, and his "replacement, Jake "The Snake" Roberts won the title in his place. Orndorff signed with the World Wrestling Federation in late 1983 and made his debut in January 1984 with "Rowdy" Roddy Piper as his manager. Piper nicknamed Paul Orndorff “Mr. Wonderful," a nickname that he has used ever since. The matches on this DVD were from 1980-1984 and include the following matches, all shot in their entirety: Paul Orndorff vs Paul Ellering Interview Paul Orndorff vs Brian Blaire Paul Orndorff vs Tully Blanchard Paul Orndorff vs Larry Higgins Paul Orndorff vs Chic Donovan Paul Orndorff vs Ivan Koloff Paul Orndorff vs Mark Mattox Paul Orndorff vs Steve Lombardie Interview Paul Orndorff vs Jimmy Jackson Paul Orndorff vs Rocky Johnson Paul Orndorff vs Brian Blaire (again) Paul Orndorff vs Billy Travis Paul Orndorff vs Tony Garea (nice closeup headscissors on Orndorff by Garea) Paul Orndorff vs Spike Huber Paul Orndorff vs Billy Travis (again) Paul Orndorff vs Rick McGraw Paul Orndorff vs Joe Mirto All images included with this description are actual scans from the video, they are not file copies. DVD runs approximately 2 hours.