Balls Mahoney

American professional wrestler

Jonathan Rechner (April 11, 1972April 12, 2016),[2] better known by his ring name Balls Mahoney, was an American professional wrestler who was best known for his time in the World Wrestling Federation/Entertainment (WWE) and Extreme Championship Wrestling (ECW). He was born in Spring Lake Heights, New Jersey.

Balls Mahoney
Born(1972-04-11)April 11, 1972
Spring Lake Heights, New Jersey
DiedApril 12, 2016(2016-04-12) (aged 44)
Spring Lake Heights, New Jersey
Professional wrestling career
Ring name(s)Jon Rechner
Abbudah Singh
Abudda Dein
Balls Mahoney
Boo Bradley
Xanta Klaus
Mahoney
Billed height6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)[1]
Billed weight305 lb (138 kg)
Billed fromNutley, New Jersey
Trained byLarry Sharpe
Debut1987

On April 12, 2016, one day after his 44th birthday, Rechner died suddenly of cardiac arrest at his home in Spring Lake Heights, New Jersey.[3]

Championships and accomplishments

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  • Assault Championship Wrestling
    • ACW Heavyweight Championship (1 time)
    • ACW Hardcore Championship (1 time)
  • All World Wrestling League
    • AWWL Heavyweight Championship (1 time)
  • Extreme Championship Wrestling
  • Fight The World Wrestling
    • FTW World Heavyweight Championship (2 times)
  • International Wrestling Association
    • IWA Hardcore Championship (1 time)
  • International Wrestling Cartel
    • IWC World Heavyweight Championship (1 time)[4]
  • National Wrestling Superstars
    • NWS Hardcore Championship (1 time)
    • NWS Six Man Tag Team Championship (1 time) – with Ba-Bu and La-Fu[5]
  • Pro Wrestling Illustrated
    • PWI ranked him #99 of the top 500 singles wrestlers in the PWI 500 in 2000[6]
    • PWI ranked him #443 of the 500 best singles wrestlers of the PWI Years in 2003.[7]
  • Pro Wrestling Xtreme / Classic Championship Wrestling
    • PWX World Heavyweight Championship (1 time)
  • Smoky Mountain Wrestling
    • SMW Beat the Champ Television Championship (2 times)[2]
  • USA Xtreme Wrestling

Other websites

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  1. "TV Shows > ECW > Superstars > Balls Mahoney > Bio". WWE.com. Archived from the original on 2007-12-26.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 "Balls Mahoney Bio". Online World of Wrestling. Archived from the original on February 15, 2008. Retrieved February 9, 2008.
  3. WWE. "Balls Mahoney passes away". WWE.com. Retrieved April 13, 2016.
  4. "Independent Wrestling Results – November 2004". onlineworldofwrestling.com. Retrieved July 5, 2008.
  5. NWS Summer Brawlfest « Events Database « CAGEMATCH – The Internet Wrestling Database. Cagematch.net (July 14, 2012). Retrieved on 2016-10-16.
  6. "Pro Wrestling Illustrated Top 500 – 2000". Wrestling Information Archive. Archived from the original on August 2, 2008. Retrieved August 3, 2009.
  7. "PWI Years 500". Pro Wrestling Illustrated. Wrestling Information Archive. Archived from the original on July 7, 2011. Retrieved July 26, 2011.
  8. "USA Pro Heavyweight Championship History".
  9. "Independent Wrestling Results – January 2002". onlineworldofwrestling.com. Retrieved July 5, 2008.
  10. "Independent Wrestling Results – January 2003". onlineworldofwrestling.com. Retrieved July 5, 2008.
  11. "Independent Wrestling Results – March 2003". onlineworldofwrestling.com. Retrieved July 5, 2008.