Dawn Marie Johnston is a former professional wrestler, better known by her ring name, Dawn Marie. She was active in the 1980s and early 1990s. She wrestled primarily in the Japan, National Wrestling Federation (NWF), World Wrestling Federation (WWF), Delta Tiger Lillies (DTL) and Ladies Professional Wrestling Association (LPWA).
Professional wrestling career
Dawn Marie was a trainee of The Fabulous Moolah in South Carolina. Dawn Marie primarily wrestled in independent scene, making appearances for the National Wrestling Federation, Empire Wrestling Federation and others in the northeast.
Johnston toured Japan for All Japan Women's Pro-Wrestling in the mid 1980s. Her most prominent appearance was in a six-woman match in Japan during the summer of 1985, Johnston teamed with Desiree Petersen and Dump Matsumoto against Jaguar Yokota (Rimi Yokota) and the Jumping Bomb Angels (Noriyo Tateno and Itsuki Yamazaki).
World Wrestling Federation
Dawn Marie appeared a WWF shows in the northeast. Her best known appearances were in March 1986, when she wrestled for the WWF at the Boston Garden, teaming with Velvet McIntyre against Bull Nakano and Dump Masamoto. She wrestled as a part of Sensational Sherri's team at the Survivor Series in 1987. She also wrestled against The Fabulous Moolah at times.
In 1990, she competed in the LPWA and wrestled against Rustee Thomas, Magnificent Mimi, Kat LeRoux, and Reggie Bennett. Dawn also made appearances for Delta Tiger Lillies in California in 1991, wrestling The Fabulous Moolah and Kat LeRoux.