Wrestler Spotlight: Johnny Lions

Johnny Lions WrestleZone
Photo credit Brian Battensby Photography

Alias – Johnny Lions, Johnny Lyons

Nicknames – ‘Tenacious’, ‘The Tenacious One’

Debut – 2005

Companies Wrestled For

  • Discovery Wrestling
  • Insane Championship Wrestling
  • Premier British Wrestling
  • Pride Wrestling
  • Reckless Intent Wrestling
  • Scottish School of Wrestling
  • Scottish Wrestling Alliance
  • Scottish Wrestling Entertainment
  • World Wide Wrestling League
  • WrestleZone

Titles & Accomplishments

  • 1x Scottish Wrestling Entertainment Heavyweight Champion
  • 1x Scottish Wrestling Entertainment Future Division Champion
  • 1x Scottish Wrestling Entertainment Tag Team Champion w/Damien
  • 1x World Wide Wrestling League Heavyweight Champion
  • 2x World Wide Wrestling League Tag Team Champion w/Tommy Turner (1 time) and w/Lucian Maynard Smith (1 time)
  • 2x WrestleZone Undisputed Champion
  • 2x WrestleZone Tag Team Champion w/Damien (1 time) and w/Scotty Swift (1 time)
  • 2018 World Wide Wrestling League Seven Deadly Sins Winner
  • 2018 World Wide Wrestling League International Challenge Tournament Winner

Signature Moves

  • Lion Cutter (Jumping Cutter)
  • Biggest Legdrop Ever (Diving Leg Drop)
  • Lion Bite (Missile Dropkick to back of a seated opponent)
  • Tenacious Gunn (STO Backbreaker followed by a Legdrop Bulldog)
  • Bearhug Hold/Biggest Legdrop Ever (Diving Legdrop) Combo w/Scotty Swift


  • The Tenacious Guns w/Tommy Turner
  • The Wild Lions w/Andy Wild
  • The Noble Lions w/Lucian Maynard Smith
  • The Steele Lions w/Benjamin Steele
  • Tenacious Sin w/Damien
  • The Swift Lions w/Scotty Swift
  • Revolution w/Damien & Chris Archer
  • w/Richard R. Russell

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