Wildfire began his career under the Jarretts and Tojo Yamamoto before before he began traveling between
Tennessee, Georgia, and Alabama for the NWA. While he won several regional titles along the way, it was in
April 1981 when he cemented his place in history, becoming the NWA World Heavyweight Champion by defeating
Harley Race. He subsequently spent time working Memphis and WCW before he settled in as the "Big Don," the
new leader of the Italian stable the FBI in ECW. Currently, Tommy runs a wrestling school, the "Tommy Wildfire Rich
School of Wrestling in Myrtle Beach. His organization continues to give to the community, holding several
charity shows throughout the year.
Tommy appeared on Episode 341: Matt's WildFire Birthday BASH!!!