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Bob Brown

Title History

 

  • MWC (Madison Wrestling Club) Heavyweight title (as Bobo Brown) defeating Frenchy Champagne (????, 1960);
  • MWC (Madison Wrestling Club) Heavyweight title defeating George Eakin (September 27, 1960);
  • MWC (Madison Wrestling Club) Heavyweight title defeating George Eakin (December 6, 1960);
  • MWC (Madison Wrestling Club) Heavyweight title defeating George Eakin (May 30, 1961);
  • MWC (Madison Wrestling Club) Heavyweight title defeating Bobby Jones (October 10, 1961);
  • MWC (Madison Wrestling Club) Tag Team titles w/John DePaulo defeating Buddy Sprott & George Eakin (November 28, 1961);
  • MWC (Madison Wrestling Club) Heavyweight title defeating George Eakin (June 12, 1962);
  • MWC (Madison Wrestling Club) Heavyweight title defeating George Eakin (November 6, 1962);
  • MWC (Madison Wrestling Club) Tag Team titles w/Bill Kochen defeating Frenchy Champagne & George Eakin (March 5, 1963);
  • MWC (Madison Wrestling Club) Tag Team titles w/Lorne Corlett defeating Frenchy Champagne & George Eakin (November 12, 1963);
  • MWC (Madison Wrestling Club) Tag Team titles w/Bill Kochen defeating Bill & Lloyd Antonation (April 7, 1964);
  • NWA (Central States) North American Tag Team titles w/Bob Geigal won a Tournament (August ??, 1965);
  • NWA (Central States) United States Heavyweight title defeating Bobby Shane (????, 1966);
  • NWA (Central States) North American Tag Team titles w/Bob Geigal defeating Jack Donovan & The Viking (September 22, 1966);
  • NWA (Central States) North American Tag Team titles w/Bob Geigal defeating Bob Ellis & The Viking (October 19, 1967);
  • NWA (Central States) North American Tag Team titles w/Bob Geigal defeating Klondike Bill & Ron Etchison (Febuary 1, 1968);
  • NWA Central States Heavyweight title defeating Thor Hagen [Tournament] (June 4, 1968);
  • NWA (Central States) North American Tag Team titles w/Bob Geigal defeating Sonny Myers & Ron Etchison (September 5, 1968);
  • NWA (Vancouver) Canadian Tag Team titles w/Dutch Savage defeating Earl Maynard & Dean Ho (June 9, 1969);
  • NWA (Vancouver) Canadian Tag Team titles w/Dutch Savage defeating John Tolos & Don Leo Jonathan (September 29, 1969);
  • NWA (Vancouver) Canadian Tag Team titles w/John Quinn defeating Steve Boulas & Dean Ho (Febuary 9, 1970);
  • NWA (Vancouver) Pacific Coast Heavyweight title defeating Don Leo Jonathan (October 9, 1970);
  • NWA (Vancouver) Pacific Coast Heavyweight title defeating Steven Little Bear (September 20, 1971);
  • NWA (Vancouver) Canadian Tag Team titles w/Gene Kiniski defeating Steven Little Bear & Dean Ho (October 11, 1971);
  • NWA (Vancouver) Canadian Tag Team titles w/Gene Kiniski defeating Steven Little Bear & Mark Lewin (January 24, 1972);
  • NWA (Vancouver) Pacific Coast Heavyweight title defeating Mark Lewin (Febuary 7, 1972);
  • NWA (Vancouver) Canadian Tag Team titles w/John Quinn defeating Steven Little Bear & Dutch Savage (August 7, 1972);
  • NWA (Vancouver) Canadian Tag Team titles w/John Quinn defeating Steven Little Bear & Dutch Savage (September 4, 1972);
  • NWA Central States Heavyweight title defeating Danny Little Bear (June ??, 1973);
  • NWA Central States Heavyweight title defeating Harley Race (October 11, 1973);
  • NWA (Central States) World Tag Team titles w/Al Hayes defeating Mike George & Jim Brunzell (Febuary 28, 1974);
  • NWA Central States Heavyweight title defeating Don Fargo (July 4, 1974);
  • NWA Central States Heavyweight title defeating Harley Race (August 1, 1974);
  • ESA (Maritimes) North American Heavyweight title defeating Leo Burke (July 29, 1975);
  • ESA (Maritimes) International Tag Team titles w/The Patriot won a Tournament (September ??, 1975);
  • NWA Central States Heavyweight title defeating Mike George (April 10, 1976);
  • NWA Central States Heavyweight title defeating Mike George (September 5, 1976);
  • NWA Central States Heavyweight title defeating Bob Sweetan (October 30, 1977);
  • NWA (Central States) World Tag Team titles w/Alexi Smirnoff defeating ???????? (April 6, 1978);
  • NWA (Central States) World Tag Team titles w/Bob Sweetan defeating Jesse Ventura & Tank Patton (October 14, 1978);
  • NWA Central States Tag Team titles w/Gama Singh defeating The Turk & Jerry Brown (August 11, 1979);
  • NWA Central States Heavyweight title defeating Assassin (Febuary 4, 1980);
  • NWA Central States Tag Team titles w/Dick Murdoch defeating Ernie Ladd & Bruiser Brody (March 20, 1980);
  • NWA Central States Tag Team titles w/Pat O` Connor defeating Pak Song & Kabuki (June 18, 1980);
  • NWA Central States Tag Team titles w/Rufus R. Jones defeating Killer Karl Kox & Kabuki (August 14, 1980);
  • NWA Central States Heavyweight title defeating Killer Karl Kox (August 16, 1980);
  • NWA Central States Heavyweight title defeating Mike George (October 23, 1980);
  • NWA Central States Tag Team titles w/Terry Taylor defeating Mike & Pat Kelly (April 9, 1981);
  • NWA Central States Heavyweight title defeating Bob Sweetan (December 14, 1981);
  • NWA Central States Tag Team titles w/Buzz Tyler defeating Hercules Hernandez & Dewey Robertson (November 21, 1982);
  • NWA Central States Heavyweight title defeating Dewey Robertson (May 12, 1983);
  • NWA Central States Tag Team titles w/Buzz Tyler won a Tournament (May 26, 1983);
  • NWA (Vancouver) International Tag Team titles w/Buzz Tyler defeating Terry Adonis & Timothy Flowers (May 30, 1983);
  • NWA (Vancouver) Canadian Tag Team titles w/Al Tomko defeating Rick Patterson & Timothy Flowers (July 24, 1983);
  • NWA Central States Tag Team titles w/Buzz Tyler defeating Abdullah the Great & Roger Kirby (September 22, 1983);
  • AGPW (Atlantic Grand Prix) North American Tag Team titles w/Great Pogo Langie defeating ?????? (May ??, 1984);
  • NWA Central States Tag Team title w/Marty Jannetty defeating Gypsy Joe & Mr. Pogo (December 9, 1984);
  • NWA Central States Heavyweight title defeating Brett Sawyer (December 17, 1985);
  • NWA Central States Heavyweight title defeating Marty Jannetty (June ??, 1986);
  • NWA Central States Heavyweight title defeating Bill Dundee (Febuary 27, 1987);
  • AGPW (Atlantic Grand Prix) North American Tag Team titles w/Rick Valentine defeating Dino Ventura & Kid Dynamite (June 26, 1987);
  • NWA Central States Heavyweight title defeating Earthquake Farris (October 30, 1987);
  • NWA Central States Tag Team titles w/Cuban Assassin defeating Steve Ray & Rick Patterson [Tournament] (Febuary 6, 1988);
  • AGPW (Atlantic Grand Prix) North American Tag Team titles w/Masa Chono defeating Cuban Assassin & Leo Burke (July ??, 1988);
  • Stampede International Tag Team titles w/Kerry Brown defeating Biff Wellington & Chris Beniot (June 9, 1989);

 

Career Highlights

In The Beginning:

  • October 16, 1938: Robert Harold Brown was born in the town of Shoal Lake, Manitoba..
  • Bob Brown was given the “Bulldog” nickname in grade school and it stuck with him his entire life..
  • Bob Brown became a police officer until he was given the chance to get in the pro-wrestling ring..
  • Bob Brown trained early in his career in Minneapolis with Verne Gagne and Bronko Nagurski..Vancouver:
  • 1969-1974: Bob Brown wrestled for the Vancouver-based All-Star Wrestling promotion..
  • 1969: Bob Brown formed very successful tag teams with Gene Kiniski and Big John Quinn..Central States:
  • Bob Brown frequently wrestled in Bob Geigel’s NWA Central States territory (Missouri & Kansas & Iowa)..
  • Bob Brown won the Central States Heavyweight title and was Tag Champions with partners Pat O’Connor and Dick Murdoch..
  • Bob Brown often worked as the booker of the Kansas City office, and for several other promotions..Miscellaneous:
  • April 20, 1986 – AWA WrestleRock: Giant Baba defeated “Bulldog” Bob Brown..Stampede Wrestling:
  • Bob Brown frequently worked in Stu Hart’s Stampede Wrestling promotion in Western Canada..
  • 1989: Bob Brown won the Stampede International Tag Team titles which he won with his “son” Kerry Brown (legitimate nephew)..
  • 1989: Bob Brown doubled in the Stampede territory as a color commentator next to the famous Ed Whalan..Retirement:
  • 1996: Bob Brown retired from wrestling after a massive heart attack..
  • Bob Brown was particularly successful in Western Canada, the Maritimes, and the Kansas City territory..
  • Bob Brown was working as a security officer on the Flamingo Floating Casino in Kansas City, Missouri..
  • February 5, 1997: “Bulldog” Bob Brown died at the age of 60 in Kansas City, Missouri..

 

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