Brian Blair defeated “Ravishing” Rick Rude for the Southern Heavyweight title.
Brian Blair defeated Jesse Barr for the Florida Heavyweight title.
World Wrestling Federation:
Brian Blair returned to the WWF to form a popular tag team with Jim Brunzel known as the Killer Bees.
The Killer Bees had a classic series of matches against Bret “The Hit Man” Hart and Jim “The Anvil” Neidhart.
The Killer Bees adopted a gimmick where they would put on masks during their matches to confuse their opponents and the referee.
August 28, 1986 – The Big Event: The Killer Bees (Jim Brunzell and B. Brian Blair) defeated Jimmy Jack Funk and Hoss Funk (w/ Jimmy Hart).
March 29, 1987 – Wrestlemania III: The Iron Sheik and Nikolai Volkoff defeated the Killer Bees by disqualification.
November 26, 1987 – Survivor Series: The Killer Bees and the Young Stallions were the surviving teams in a big tag team Survivor Series match that featured teams like the Hart Foundation, the British Bulldogs, the Rougeau Brothers, Demolition, and the New Dream Team.
August 1988: B.Brian Blair left the World Wrestling Federation leaving Jim Brunzel by himself.
Brian Blair became a successful regular on the U.S. Independent wrestling circuit.
Brian Blair won the Asian Pacific Heavyweight title.
Brian Blair and Steve Keirn captured the Florida Tag Team titles.
Real Life, Retirement and Politics:
Brian Blair was once married to Leroy McGuirk’s daughter, Mike McGuirk, who would later become a WWF Ring Announcer.
Blair Blair gives back to the community and is one of Tampa’s most respected citizens.
September 2002: Tampa Tribune had a brief note about Brian Blair running for County Commissioner in Tampa.
Brian Blair lost his election bid to Pat Frank in Tampa. Pat 51% (148,992 votes) to Brian 49% (144,608).
June 29, 2004: Brian Blair qualified for the Hillsborough County Commissioners District 6 office by turning in 6000+ signatures.
November 2, 2004: Brian Blair was elected in his race for County Commissioner over incumbent Bob Buckhorn by 216,430 to 214,062.
June 2010: Brian Blair qualified to run for the Florida House of Representatives, District 47.
April 2013 – Brian Blair was elected to the Cauliflower Alley Club General Board of Directors.
January 12, 1954
Currently resides in Tampa, FL
Height and Weight
The Killer Bee (Japan)
Killer Tim Brooks
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