Bobby Rogers

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Title History

 

  • (Self proclaimed) WWF Light Heavyweight champion ();
  • AWC (Florida) Tag Team titles (3);
  • AWC (Florida) Light Heavyweight title (17);
  • SWF (Florida) Junior Heavyweight title ();
  • NWC (Florida) Junior Heavyweight title ();
  • IPW [Florida] Hardcore title ();
  • FOW (Future of Wrestling) World Heavyweight title (2);
  • FOW (Future of Wrestling) Tag Team titles w/Blare Rogers ();
  • FOW (Future of Wrestling) Hardcore title (2);

 

Career Highlights

Interesting Facts:

  • Created Future Of Wrestling (then named FWA – Florida Wrestling Association) in 1998.
  • Promoted events seeing: Dusty Rhodes, Kevin Sullivan, Abdullah The Butcher, Tatanka,
  • ~~~Terry Funk, Christopher Daniels, Curt Hennig, Jerry Lawler, The Fabulous Ones & more.
  • Has wrestled with FL’s IPW Hardcore, Rusty Brooks’ IPWA, and many other promotions.
  • Was influential in beginning the career of World Wrestling Federation Superstar Tatanka.
  • 1998: Bobby Rogers was voted Future Of Wrestling’s “Most Popular Wrestler of 1998″
  • ~~~Also received “Match of The Year” for his Christmas Tree Match with Pat McGuire
  • August 1999: Bobby Rogers lists his kidney for sale on (the Internet auction site) eBay.
  • ~~~The incident was mentioned on The Simpsons, Jeopardy, David Letterman & Jay Leno.
  • Once made a willing offer to have his pinky finger cut off on an ECW pay-per-view event.
  • ~~~The idea was quickly nixed by Paul Heyman, who believed Rogers was mentally wrong.
  • Early in his career, Rogers carried a WWF Light Heavyweight Title Belt – and claimed he was their Champion.
  • ~~~Rogers appeared with the belt on shows like: Rolanda, Sally Jesse, Marilyn Kagan, Gabrielle & Richard Bey.
  • Appeared on “The People’s Court”, in a worked case against wrestling referee Bruce Owens
  • ~~~Rogers claimed that Owens stole his belts; but Judge Jerry Sheinland spotted their work & threw the case outFuture Of Wrestling Results:
  • May 30, 1998 at May Madness: “Hardcore Hero” Bobby Rogers defeated Blare Rogers
  • August 1, 1998 at Flesh & Blood: Bobby & Blare Rogers no contested with The Dudleys
  • ~~~The Dudleys were Anthony “Snot Dudley” Michaels and Jeff “Schmuck Dudley” Roth
  • October 10, 1998 at The Future Is Now: Bobby Rogers lost to “Mr.Extreme” Pat McGuire
  • ~~~In a Hardcore Hardcore Gauntlet Match, also featuring Jed Diamond & Prince Ali Khan
  • ~~~Match was to crown the first ever FOW Hardcore Champion (which McGuire became)
  • ~~~Blare Rogers defended The Rogers’ tag belts by himself that night, but lost to Dudleys
  • December 12, 1998 at Hardcore Holiday 1998: Bobby Rogers defeated Pat McGuire
  • ~~~By beating Pat McGuire, Bobby Rogers became the new FOW Hardcore Champion
  • January 30, 1999 at Superbowl of Wrestling: Bobby Rogers beat Dennis Allen & Tank
  • ~~~This was a three way dance match for Bobby Rogers’ FOW Hardcore Championship
  • March 20, 1999 at Holy Bedlam: Rogers teams with Trikki Nikki & “Soulman” Alex G.
  • ~~~they were beat by Flex Magnum, Tank Morgan & Mike Larrea in an elimination match
  • March 20, 1999 at Retribution [evening show]: Bobby Rogers loses to Pat McGuire
  • ~~~Rogers lost his FOW Hardcore Title to Pat McGuire, as a result of losing this match
  • ~~~The FOW Hardcore Title was unified [temporarily] with the FOW Title McGuire held
  • May 1, 1999 at Cooper City Combat: Bobby Rogers beat “Mr. Extreme” Pat McGuire
  • ~~~This was a ladder match, and by winning, Rogers became FOW Heavyweight Champion
  • May 20, 1999 in Lima, Peru: Bobby Rogers was defeated by Prince Ali Khan
  • ~~~As a result of losing this, Rogers lost the FOW Heavyweight Championship to Khan
  • May 21, 1999 in Lima, Peru: Bobby Rogers lost to Prince Ali Khan & (winner) Jeff “J-Dawg” Brooks in a 3-way
  • May 22, 1999 in Lima, Peru: Bobby Rogers beat Prince Ali Khan in a No DQ Match
  • ~~~As a result of winning this, Rogers regained his FOW Heavyweight Championship Belt
  • May 23, 1999 in Lima, Peru: Bobby Rogers beat Prince Ali Khan in falls count anywhere
  • June 26, 1999 in Hollywood, Florida: Bobby Rogers competes in 10 Man Table Match
  • July 18, 1999 at Cape Coral Carnage: Rogers lost to Bobby Brooks in a weapons match
  • July 19, 1999: Bobby Rogers lost to FOW Heavyweight Champion “Dirty” Dennis Allen
  • July 27, 1999 in Arequippa, Peru: “Hardcore Hero” Bobby Rogers lost to The Bomb
  • July 28, 1999 in Arequippa, Peru: “Hardcore Hero” Bobby Rogers beat Tank Morgan
  • July 31, 1999 in Huancayo, Peru: Bobby Rogers lost to The Bomb & (winner) Tank Morgan in a 3-way dance
  • August 14, 1999 in Hollywood, FL: Bobby Rogers dq’ed against “Dirty” Dennis Allen
  • September 25, 1999 at Attempted Homicide: The Extreme Militia defeated Bobby Rogers & Jon Elias
  • November 6, 1999 at Back to The Future: Rogers lost to Jon Elias in a first blood match
  • November 1999 – April 2000: Rogers appears on FOW events in a booker-like position
  • April 29, 2000 at Shoots & Ladders: Bobby Rogers teamed with Earthquake & Typhoon
  • ~~~They lost to Larry Lane & Suicidal Tendencies after Natural Disasters turned on Rogers
  • April 2000 – December 2000: Rogers appears on FOW events in a booker-like position
  • December 16, 2000 at Hardcore Holiday 3: Bobby Rogers battled Jodi X to no contest
  • ~~~Special Guest Referee, Mayor of Davie, Harry Venis assisted Rogers towards the end
  • January 20, 2001 at New Year’s Revolution: Bobby Rogers & Harry Venis lost to Bobby Brooks & Jodi X
  • ~~~”Hardcore Redneck” Bobby Brooks pinned “The Hardcore Hero” Bobby Rogers to finish this tag match
  • January 2001 – June 2001: Rogers appears on FOW events in a booker-like position
  • June 17, 2001 at Hollywood Greyhound Track: Intergender Hardcore Rules Tag Match
  • ~~~Bobby Rogers and Silhouette were defeated by the duo of Bobby Brooks and Jodi X
  • July 14, 2001 in Davie, Florida at The Bergeron / Davie Rodeo Arena: Survivor Match
  • ~~~Bobby Rogers teamed with Maximum Capacity, Shred, Silhouette and Flex Magnum
  • ~~~They wrestled against The Market Crashers, Harry Venis, Fabulous Frank & Jodi X
  • ~~~They went to a no contest after The Market Crashers turned on their own team mates
  • October 6, 2001 at Octoberfist in Davie: Bobby Rogers lost to “Dirty” Dennis Allen
  • ~~~This was to determine who would be in control of FOW as Chief Event Coordinator
  • ~~~Following the match, Dennis Allen named Nick Mayberry new DPR and Flex Magnum new Chief of Staff
  • ~~~Later in the night, Rogers interfered in a match between Maximum Capacity & Punisher – and was beat up
  • December 1, 2001 at Hardcore Holiday: Intergender Tag Team Extreme X-Mas Tree Bout
  • ~~~”Hardcore Hero” Bobby Rogers and Jodi X defeated Nick Mayberry and Silhouette
  • ~~~This match was to determine who would be crowned the FOW Hardcore Champion
  • February 9, 2002 at Valentine’s & Violence: Interpromotional Angle [FOW & FSCW]
  • ~~~Rogers came to the ring with Jodi X, Mike Blake, Blare Rogers, Fabulous Frank, Harry Venis, Nick Mayberry,
  • ~~~Dennis Allen, Larry Lane, and Dennis Allen. They were confronted by Rusty Brooks and a slew of wrestlers
  • ~~~representing Brooks’ FSCW, who were tired of Rogers’ trash-talking. Rogers slapped Brooks before leaving.
  • February 2002 – August 2002: Rogers served in numerous positions on FOW events
  • September 21, 2002 at Davie Rodeo Arena in Davie, FL: 16-Man Bloody Royal III Match
  • ~~~Bobby Rogers competed in the match, eventually won by “Ram Man” Johnny Evans
  • ~~~Also in action were: Bobby Brooks, Dennis & Sean Allen, Nick Mayberry, Dave Johnson, Dan Evans & more
  • October 4, 2002 at FAU in Boca Raton, FL: Rogers participated in a CWA contract signing with Nick Mayberry
  • ~~~Rogers & Chuck Aurin beat Dennis & Sean Allen; following the match, Mayberry (in a mask) attacked Rogers
  • December 14, 2002 at Hardcore Holiday 5: Bobby Rogers interferes, hitting Bruno Sassi
  • ~~~In an FOW Title match, causing Sassi to lose the Title to “Mr. Perfect” Curt Hennig
  • December 28, 2002 at FOW TV Taping in World’s Gym / FOW Studios [Plantation, FL]:
  • ~~~Rogers was completely destroyed in a “worked shoot” match / incident with Billy FivesVarious Independent Results:
  • Debuted on July 28, 1990 in Miami, Florida; teaming with Falcon against “Mean” Mike Larrea & Les Adams.
  • June 30, 1998 in Atlanta, GA: Bobby & Blare Rogers defeated The Masked Assassins for the FOW Tag Belts
  • July 19, 2002 – Rusty Brooks’ FSCW in Hallandale, FL: Bobby Rogers and Abudadein appear during the event
  • July 27, 2002 – Rusty Brooks’ FSCW in Oakland Park, FL: Bobby Rogers and Abudadein appear at the event
  • ~~~Both FSCW appearances were done to promote a cross promotional angle between Rogers’ FOW & FSCW
  • October 11, 2002 – Coastal Wrestling Alliance’s Inaugural Brawl: Bobby Rogers wrestled against Bobby Brooks
  • ~~~Rogers was originally set to main event with Nick Mayberry, but he left the venue over a dispute with Rogers
  • October 12, 2002 – Nick Mayberry’s Hardkore Championship Wrestling “Hardkore & Confused” in Hollywood, FL
  • ~~~Rogers and a group of FOW talents were ejected from the building in a shoot incident betweeen he and HCW
  • November 30, 2002 at IPW and NWA Florida’s “Independent Armageddon”:
  • ~~~B. Rogers and Vanessa Harding managed David Babylon in a cruiserweight battle royal
  • ~~~Both David Babylon and Steve Madison were declared the winners [of the battle royal]
  • January 25, 2003 at IPW’s “The Aftermath”: Four Corners of Death [IPW Hardcore Title]
  • ~~~Bobby Rogers won the title; by defeating Chaos, Prime Evil (then champion) and KubiakMisc.:
  • 2005: Mike Rapuano [Bobby Rogers] was sentenced to 3 1/2 years in federal prison
  • ~~~Rogers was found guilty of using a counterfeit device and using intimidating force against a witness
  • ~~~This stems from federal charges that he defrauded several companies out of thousands of dollars
  • ~~~Rogers will not be eligible for parole until late 2007, and is currently serving his time in Miami, Florida