|John Wayne Murdoch|
|Born||August 20, 1988|
|Professional wrestling career|
John Wayne Murdoch
|Billed height||1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)|
John Wayne Murdoch is an American professional wrestler, currently working as a freelancer and is best known for his tenure with IWA Mid-South (IWA).
Murdoch wrestled mostly of his career in hardcore matches, sticking to the gimmick of an extreme wrestler. He competed in the CZW Tournament of Death 18 of Combat Zone Wrestling, where he got defeated by Jimmy Lloyd in a Shattered Dreams Panes Of Glass Death Match on June 22, 2019. He also competed in the CZW Tournament of Death 16, where he fell short to Jimmy Havoc and Rickey Shane Page in a Pain in the Glass Match of a first-round on June 10, 2017. At CZW Down With The Sickness 2016 on September 10, Murdoch competed in a eight-man tag team match where he teamed up with Dale Patricks, Reed Bentley and Josh Crane as Team IWA Mid-South, falling short to The Nation Of Intoxication (Conor Claxton, Danny Havoc, Devon Moore and Lucky 13). Murdoch also competed for Full Impact Pro (FIP), making two appearances at FIP Fallout 2015 Tag Team Tournament, one of them on October 23, where he teamed up with Reed Bentley and Trik Davis to defeat Team Outlaw Wrestling (Bull Bronson, Devin Cutter and Mason Cutter) in a six-man tag team match of a first-round, and on October 24, teaming up with the same partners, falling short to The Viking War Party (Frank Wyatt, The American Viking and The Little Viking) in a second-round match. At Blackcraft No Apologies, an event promoted by Blackcraft Wrestling on April 5, 2019, Mudroch participated in a 28-man battle royal where he competed against other superstars such as the winner Zicky Dice, Mance Warner, Swoggle and former ECW wrestler Justin Credible.
Murdoch is known for his long-time tenure with IWA Mid-South, where he won the IWA Mid-South Heavyweight Championship for the first time at the promotion's 19th Anniversary Show from October 9, 2015, by defeating Shane Mercer. At IWA Mid-South A Labor Of Love on August 31, 2018, Murdoch fell short to Aaron Williams and Michael Elgin in a three-way match for the IWA Mid-South Heavyweight Championship. He competed at IWTV Family Reunion 2021 Part 1 event from April 8, 2021, where he defeated Jake Crist to win the IWA Mid-South Heavyweight Championship for the sixth time. However, he later vacated the title on April 15, at IWA Mid-South Spring Fever 2021, after he won the IWA Mid-South Tag Team Championship by teaming up with Jake Crist, with whom he was in a feud and defeating The PD Express (Logan James and Tyler Matrix).