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Overview (4)

Born in Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Birth NamePierre Clermont
Nickname Pretty Boy
Height 6' 1" (1.85 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Pat Patterson was born on January 19, 1941 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada as Pierre Clermont. He is known for his work on WWE Raw (1993), Hitman Hart: Wrestling with Shadows (1998) and Hollywood Hulk Hogan: Hulk Still Rules (2002).

Trade Mark (6)

Trademark move: Stinkface (post retirement)
Trademark move: Atomic Drop
Trademark move: Sleeper Hold
Trademark move: Figure Four Leglock
Trademark move: Flying Knee Drop
Trademark move: Headbutt

Trivia (20)

One of the 100 greatest wrestlers of the 20th century (as determined by Inside Wresting).
One of the biggest supporters of Dwayne Johnson, also known as The Rock.
Worked with the WWE in the talent relations field as well as being a road agent/producer from the 1980's - 2000's. He is credited with coming up with the idea for the Royal Rumble match, as well as booking it for years.
Professional wrestler.
Was the first WWF Intercontinental Champion
Was a Stooge with Gerald Brisco for Vince McMahon. They were also members of Vince's Corporation and the McMahon-Helmsley Faction.
Was crowned the first WWF Intercontinental Champion on September 15, 1979. He was said to have won a tournament in Rio de Janeiro to gain the title. In reality the tournament never took place. It was WWE's way of renaming the title by claiming a tournament took place where Pat unified his North American Heavyweight Championship with a South American one. He held the Championship on the one occasion, losing to Olympic strongman Ken Patera on April 21, 1980, in Madison Square Garden, New York.
Served as color commentator during the early to mid-1980s for the WWF's syndicated and cable programs.
WWE Hall of Famer.
Wrestled as "Pretty Boy" Pat Patterson, in the late-50s to early-60s, which included wearing red lipstick and pink trunks while coming out with his pet Poodle.
In the early 1980s, he and Sgt. Slaughter had some of the most critically acclaimed and bloodiest matches of that time, wrestling in boot camp matches in many live cards. Their Alley Fight on April 21, 1981 was voted Wrestling Observer Newsletters Match of the Year.
Has worked for the WWF/E as an official, a road agent and as a part time booker. He is known for putting finishing touches on the booking of top matches.
Is the Godfather of Stephanie McMahon.
Inducted into the Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame in 2006 as part of the Blond Bombers, his tag team with 'Ray Stevens' (IV).
Notable Title Wins include: NWA Pacific Northwest Heavyweight championship; NWA Pacific Northwest Tag Team championship w/ Tony Borne (1) and The Hangman (1); NWA Brass Knuckles championship - Amarillo version; NWA North American Heavyweight championship - Amarillo version; NWA United States Heavyweight championship - San Francisco version (6); NWA World Tag Team championship - San Francisco version (9 total) w/ "Superstar" Billy Graham (1), Rocky Johnson (3), Peter Maivia (1), Moondog Mayne (1), Pedro Morales (1), Tony Garea (1) and Pepper Gomez (1); NWA Florida Tag Team championship w/ Ivan Koloff; NWA Florida Television championship; AWA World Tag Team championship w/ Ray Stevens; NWA Americas Heavyweight championship; Canadian International Tag Team championship w/ Raymond Rougeau (2) and Pierre Lefebvre (3); WWF North American Heavyweight championship; WWF Intercontinental championship; WWF Hardcore Championship; Cauliflower Alley Club (1995); WWE Hall of Fame (1996); PWI Stanley Weston Award (2004); Pro Wrestling Hall of Fame (2006) - as a member of the Blond Bombers.
Avid Golfer.
Resigned from the WWE as of October 2004. [October 2004]
Returned to the WWE yet again, laying out matches and scripts. [May 2005]
Underwent emergency heart surgery to remove a cyst from his main artery. [August 2006]
Published author.

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