Jacobs was first known as Angus King. when he debuted in the St. Louis, Missouri area with the CSWA which was owned and run by Jacobs's childhood friend Mark Morton. Jacobs later moved south and began wrestling as Doomsday, appearing as the Christmas Creature in the United States Wrestling Association (USWA) and as Unabomb in Smoky Mountain Wrestling (SMW), where he held the SMW Tag Team Championship with Al Snow in a team called The Dynamic Duo. During his time in the USWA, Jacobs (as Doomsday) held the USWA Heavyweight Championship. Jacobs also worked for Pro Wrestling Fujiwara Gumi under his real name. In 1993, Jacobs (as Bruiser Mastino) lost his only match for World Championship Wrestling (WCW) to Sting. In 1994 and 1995 Jacobs (as Doomsday) also wrestled in the World Wrestling Council (WWC) in Puerto Rico feuding with Invader #1.
World Wrestling Federation/Entertainment/WWE Early years (1995–1997)
Jacobs competed in his first World Wrestling Federation (WWF) bout as Mike Unabomb at the February 20, 1995 Raw taping, defeating Reno Riggina in a dark match. He wrestled intermittently as Unabomb through August.
Jacobs made his first television appearance with the company as Isaac Yankem, DDS, Jerry Lawler's private dentist, in a vignette on the June 26, 1995 episode of Raw. Placing emphasis on Jacobs's imposing height and weight, Yankem was portrayed as a monstrous figure whom Lawler had hired for the purpose of ridding the WWF of his longtime nemesis, Bret Hart.
Jacobs made his re-debut as Kane at Badd Blood: In Your House on October 5, 1997, by using The Undertaker's signature Tombstone Piledriver to cost him the victory in the first Hell in a Cell match against Shawn Michaels. In keeping with the notion that Kane had been scarred by the fire—and to conceal Jacobs's identity—the character wore a mask, sported long hair, and wore red and black ring attire that almost covered his entire body. Kane and The Undertaker feuded with one another over the following year, during which time their history vis-à-vis one another was expounded.
Pro Wrestling Illustrated
Feud of the Year (2013) vs. Daniel Bryan as a member of The Authority
Most Hated Wrestler of the Year (2013) as a member of The Authority
Tag Team of the Year (1999) with X-Pac
Ranked #4 of the top 500 singles wrestlers of the year in the PWI 500 in 2011
Ranked #186 of the 500 best singles wrestlers during the PWI Years in 2003
Smoky Mountain Wrestling
SMW Tag Team Championship (1 time) – with Al Snow
United States Wrestling Association
USWA Heavyweight Championship (1 time)
World Wrestling Federation/World Wrestling Entertainment/WWE
ECW Championship (1 time)
WCW Tag Team Championship (1 time) – with The Undertaker
World Heavyweight Championship (1 time)
WWF Championship (1 time)
WWF Hardcore Championship (1 time)
WWF/WWE Intercontinental Championship (2 times)
WWE Tag Team Championship (2 times) – with Big Show (1) and Daniel Bryan (1)
WWF/WWE/World Tag Team Championship (9 times) – with Mankind (2), X-Pac (2), The Undertaker (2), The Hurricane (1), Rob Van Dam (1) and Big Show (1)
Eighth Triple Crown Champion
Third Grand Slam Champion
Money in the Bank (SmackDown 2010)
Slammy Award (2 time)
Best Family Values (2010) Beating up Jack Swagger Sr.
Match of the Year (2014) Team Cena vs. Team Authority at Survivor Series.
Dr. Tom Prichard
Dr. Tom has spent over 40 years in professional wrestling. Beginning in 1972 Tom got his start taking pictures for various wrestling magazines and newspapers at the age of 12, eventually working his way into wrestling promoter Paul Boesch's office at age 16. He had his first match on October 20th, 1979 and then ventured to Los Angeles. It was non-stop from there. Tom traveled the United States as well as Japan in his early years, working in virtually every territory in the South and West Coast before finally landing in Knoxville, Tennessee for Smoky Mountain Wrestling.
As one half of the Heavenly Bodies, with Stan Lane and later Jimmy Del Rey, and managed by the legendary Jim Cornette, Dr. Tom finally made his debut in the WWE (WWF) at Summer Slam '93 in Detroit. The Heavenly Bodies faced the hometown favorites, Rick and Scott Steiner.
The later part of '95 saw Jimmy Del Rey go out with an injury and Dr. Tom was offered an opportunity to team with a young Chris Candido and Sunny to form "the Boddydonnas". While they found success at Wrestlemania 12 by winning the WWF tag team titles, Candido suffered an injury and once again Tom was left without a partner.
In the summer of 1996 the WWE (WWF) decided it was time they started developing their own stars from within the company. Dr. Tom had some previous experience while visiting his hometown of Houston and popping in on some local wrestlers and offering advice and tips through the years. Word got back to Vince McMahon who called Tom into his office one afternoon. He asked Tom if he would be interested in being the first trainer in what was then just a lone ring in the warehouse of WWE (WWF) studios. Dr. Tom's first three students were Mark Henry, Achim Albrect (Brakus), and Dwayne "the Rock" Johnson. From there the developmental system was born. Jim Ross was head of talent relations and Jim Cornette was on the creative team. They would find potential talent and send them to Tom to train from scratch, polish, or just knock some ring-rust off for an upcoming match! Tom trained stars and worked as a manager of the developmental systems in Louisville (OVW ) and Cincinnati (HWA) from '96-04 and was the head coach in McDonough GA (DSW '07-'12) and Tampa (FCW) from '07-'12. Tom then moved back to Knoxville, TN.
Tom has trained some of the top superstars of then and now including Kurt Angle, Edge, Mark Henry, Roman Reigns, Seth Rollins, Dean Ambrose, etc.