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2[[caption-width-right:300:As [[ NWA Mid-Atlantic Heavyweight Champion]]]]
4Paul Frederick (June 16, 1942 April 18, 2018) was an American {{professional wrestl|ing}}er and professional wrestling manager, better known by his ring name Paul Jones. He debuted in 1961 and wrestled all over the U.S., as well as in Canada and Japan, eventually making his home in the Carolinas. He later became a manager and is best known for his long feud with Jimmy Valiant.
6Along with his 3 reigns as NWA Mid-Atlantic Heavyweight Champion, he was a 2x NWA PNW Heavyweight Champion, a 1x NWA PNW Tag Team Champion with Pepper Martin, a 1x NWA (Mid-South) United States Tag Team Champion with Gorgeous George Jr., a 1x NWA Atlantic Coast Tag Team Champion with Nelson Royal, a 1x NWA Florida Brass Knuckles Champion, a 2x NWA Florida Television Champion, a 3x NWA Florida Heavyweight Champion, a 1x NWA Southern (Florida) Heavyweight Champion, a 5x NWA Mid-Atlantic Tag Team Champion (1x w/Bob Bruggers, 1x w/Tiger Conway Jr. and 3x w/Ricky Steamboat), a 5x NWA Mid-Atlantic Television Champion, a 6x NWA World (Mid-Atlantic) Tag Team Champion (1x w/Chief Wahoo [=McDaniel=], 1x w/Ricky Steamboat, 2x w/Baron Von Raschke, and 2x w/The Masked Superstar [Bill "Demolition Ax" Eadie]), a 1x NWA Georgia Heavyweight Champion and a 1x SAPW Heavyweight Champion.
8He has nothing to do with Music/LedZeppelin bandmember John Paul Jones, Music/ManfredMann bandmember Paul Jones, or the naval commander from UsefulNotes/TheAmericanRevolution John Paul Jones (from which the Led Zeppelin member named himself after).
11!!"Number One Tropes":
12* ArchEnemy: Jimmy Valiant was his most impotant enemy as a manager.
13* BaldOfEvil: As part of his feud as a heel manager against Jimmy Valiant, Valiant defeated him in a Hair vs. Hair Match at ''Starrcade 1986'', leaving Jones bald.
14* {{Heel}}: He spent his career as a manager as a heel.
15* IHaveManyNames: Also wrestled under the names Al Fredericks and Mr. Florida.
16* LoserLeavesTown: He defeated Valiant in a [[GimmickMatches Loser Leaves Town Tuxedo Street Fight]] at ''Starrcade 1984'', which famously led to Valiant becoming CharlieBrownFromOuttaTown.
17* NiceHat: Wore a black cowboy hat in his later days as a manager.
18* PowerStable:
19** He was the manager of Paul Jones' Army: Baron Von Raschke, Wrestling/IvanKoloff, Wrestling/SuperstarBillyGraham, Wrestling/ThePowersOfPain (The Warlord and Wrestling/TheBarbarian), Wrestling/{{Kamala}}, The Assassins (#1 and #2), Wrestling/AbdullahTheButcher, Wrestling/RickRude, Manny Fernandez, Shaska Whatley, Teijo Khan, Vladimir Petrov.
20** He was also a member of the [[Wrestling/SirOliverHumperdink House of Humperdink]].
21** (in SAPW): Jones' Rangers, with Ranger Ross, Bo Ragin, [[Wrestling/KenShamrock Vince Torelli]] and [[Wrestling/{{Tatanka}} Chris Chavis]].
22* RedBaron: "Number One", and [[MaliciousMisnaming an unwanted one]] in "Weasel" by other wrestlers he antagonized with.
23* RetiredBadass: He was a very successful singles and tag team wrestler in the southeastern territorial scene from the early 60s through the early 80s, but he had to retire from active wrestling in '82 due to accumulated back injuries.