Brad Armstrong

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Brad Armstrong passes away at age 51; read more here.

Title History

  • NWA Southeastern Tag Team titles w/Bob Armstrong defeating Dennis Condrey & Randy Rose (December ??, 1980);
  • NWA (Southeastern) United States Junior Heavyweight title won a Tournament (January 20, 1981);
  • NWA (Southeastern) United States Junior Heavyweight title defeating Jerry Stubbs (Febuary ??, 1981);
  • NWA Southeastern Tag Team titles w/Bob Armstrong defeating Dennis Condrey & Randy Rose (April ??, 1981);
  • NWA Southeastern Tag Team titles w/The Shadow (aka Norvell Austin) defeating ??????? (May 4, 1981);
  • NWA (Georgia) National Tag Team titles w/Bob Armstrong defeating Mr. Saito & Mr. Fuji [Tournament] (November 25, 1981);
  • NWA (Southeastern) United States Junior Heavyweight title defeating Scott McGhee (June 27, 1982);
  • NWA (Florida) Global Tag Team titles w/Terry Allen defeating Johnny Heffernan & Don Kent (April 13, 1983);
  • NWA Southeastern Tag Team titles w/Scott Armstrong defeating Dennis Condrey & Randy Rose (October ??, 1983);
  • NWA (Georgia) National Heavyweight title defeating Ted DiBiase (Febuary 18, 1984);
  • NWA (Georgia) National Heavyweight title defeating The Spoiler (May 4, 1984);
  • NWA (Georgia) National Tag Team titles w/Tim Horner defeating Ted Oates & Rip Rogers (November 4, 1984);
  • Mid South North American Heavyweight title defeating Ernie Ladd (December 5, 1984);
  • NWA (Southeastern) Continental Heavyweight title defeating Robert Fuller (March 14, 1986);
  • NWA (Southeastern) Continental Heavyweight title defeating Jerry Stubbs (June 23, 1986);
  • NWA (Southeastern) Continental Heavyweight title defeating Jerry Stubbs (September 8, 1986);
  • UWF (Mid South) World Tag Team titles w/Tim Horner defeating Rick Steiner & Sting (May 17, 1987);
  • CWF (Alabama/Knoxville) Tag Team titles w/Bob Armstrong defeating Jerry Stubbs & Tony Anthony (November 28, 1988);
  • WCW World Six Man Tag Team titles (as Badstreet) w/Michael Hayes & Jimmy Garvin defeating JYD & Tommy Rich in a Handicap Match (June 3, 1991);
  • WCW World Light Heavyweight title defeating Scotty Flamingo (July 5, 1992);
  • USWA Heavyweight title defeating Billy Jack Haynes (August 4, 1995);
  • SMW (Smoky Mountain Wrestling) Heavyweight title defeating Buddy Landel (August 12, 1995);
  • SMW (Smoky Mountain Wrestling) Heavyweight title defeating Terry Gordy (November 23, 1995);
  • TMW (Tennessee Mountain Wrestling) Tag Team titles w/Scott Armstrong defeating Ric Cannon & Stan Lee (September 19, 2004);
  • Exodus Wrestling Heavyweight title defeating George South Sr. (Febuary 19, 2005);
  • NWA Rocky Top Tag Team titles w/Ricky Morton defeating Bobby Eaton & Dennis Condrey (August 19, 2005);

Brad Armstrong Career Highlights

In The Beginning

Alabama Wrestling

Georgia Championship Wrestling

  • November 1981 – The Omni: Brad & Bob Armstrong team up to win the Thanksgiving Tag Team Tournament..
  • ~~~They defeated Luke Williams/Jonathon Boyd, Kevin Sullivan/Wayne Ferris & Mr. Saito/Mr. Fuji along the way..
  • 1982 – The Omni: Brad Armstrong teamed with Tito Santana for the Thanksgiving Tag Team Tournament..
  • ~~~They beat Hiro Matsuda/The Great Yatsu, then lost to the Moondogs (who eventually won the tournament)..
  • February 1984: Brad Armstrong (as the masked Mr. R) defeated Ted DiBiase for the NWA National Heavyweight title!
  • March 1984 – Southeastern Title Tournament: Brad Armstrong & The Spoiler fought to a Draw in the first round..
  • May 1984 – National Tag Team Title Tournament: Jake Roberts & Great Kabuki beat Brad Armstrong & Ronnie Garvin (1st Round)..
  • November 1984 – National Tag Team Title Tournament: Brad Armstrong teamed up with Jacques Rougeau for the Tournament..
  • ~~~They beat Bob Roop & Italian Stallion, Rip Rogers & Ted Oates, but lost to Scott & Bill Irwin in the Finals..

Mid-South Wrestling

  • March 1985 – Superdome Extravaganza: Brad Armstrong/Shawn Michaels/Terry Daniels defeated Edgar Thomas/Jack Victory/Thor..
  • May 1985 – Television Title Tournament: Jake Roberts (who later won the tournament) defeated Brad Armstrong in the 1st round..
  • June 1985 – Superdome Extravanganza: Michael Hayes & Buddy Roberts defeated Brad Armstrong & Brickhouse Brown..

Miscellaneous Wrestling

  • July 1986 – AJPW Budokan Hall: Hiro Saito defeated Armstrong to became the first PWF Junior Heavyweight Champion..
  • September 1986 – Alabama Title Tournament: Jerry Stubbs defeated Armstrong in the first round..
  • November 1986 – NWA Central States Title Tournament: Brad Armstrong vs Rick Rude went to a draw in the first round..
  • November 28, 1986–Starrcade: Brad Armstrong vs “Gorgeous” Jimmy Garvin ended in a no contest.
  • Brad Armstrong formed a popular tag team with Tim Horner, alling themselves the “Lightning Express”..
  • June 1987 – Mid-South Superdome Extravaganza: The Lightning Express beat Rick Steiner & Sting to retain the UWF Tag Titles..
  • Great American Bash 1987: The Lightning Express defeated Bubba Rogers & Angel of Death to retain the UWF Tag Team titles..
  • August 1987 – Mid-South Superdome Extravaganza: The Lightning Express defeated The Midnight Express by DQ..
  • June 8, 1988–Clash of the Champions: Barry Windham defeated Armstrong to retain the NWA United States Title.
  • September 7, 1988–Clash of the Champions: NWA Television champion Mike Rotunda vs. Brad Armstrong ended in a draw.
  • November 1988 – CWF Tag Team Title Tournament: Brad Armstrong teamed with The Bullet (actually his father under a mask)..
  • ~~~They defeated Ken Wayne & Alan Martin, but lost to the Dirty White Boy & Jerry Stubbs in the Finals..
  • Brad Armstrong once scored a clean pinfall on the legendary Ric Flair at a house show at some point in the 80s..

NWA: World Championship Wrestling

  • Brad Armstrong formed a tag team with Tim Horner known as The Lightning Express..
  • September 5, 1990–Clash of the Champions: The Master Blsters (Iron & Steel) defeated Brad Armstrong & Tim Horner.
  • Halloween Havoc 1990: Brad Armstrong pinned J.W. Storm..
  • November 20, 1990–Clash of the Champions: Big Cat defeated Brad Armstrong via submission.
  • February 24, 1991–Wrestle War: “Beautiful” Bobby Eaton defeated Armstrong.
  • January 21, 1992–Clash of the Champions: The Freebirds (Hayes & Garvin) defeated Brad Armstrong & Big Josh.
  • November 1992 – Clash of the Champions XXI: Flyin’ Brian Pillman defeated Brad Armstrong..
  • December 1992 – Starrcade: Brad Armstrong defeated Shanghai Pierce in a dark match..
  • January 13, 1993–Clash of the Champions: Chris Benoit defeated Brad Armstrong.
  • February 1993 – NJPW Sumo Hall: Akiri Nogami defeated Brad Armstrong..
  • Slamboree 1993: Brad Armstrong & Thunderbolt Patterson defeated Ivan Koloff & Baron von Raschke..
  • Oct-Nov 1993 – NJPW Super Grade Tag League III: Brad Armstrong & Sean Royal competed in the League..
  • Slamboree 1994: Paul Orndorff & Paul Roma defeated Brad & Brian Armstrong in a dark match..
  • June 1994 – NJPW Budokan Hall: Wild Pegasus & Black Tiger defeated Brad Armstrong & Dean Malenko..
  • Bash At The Beach 1994: Brad & Brian Armstrong defeated Bobby Eaton & Steve Keirn in a dark match..
  • Fall Brawl 1994: Brad & Brian Armstrong beat Bobby Eaton & Steve Keirn in another dark match..
  • January 25, 1995–Clash of the Champions: Brad & Scott Armstrong defeated Dick Slater & Bunkhouse Buck in a dark match.
  • Superbrawl V 1995: Paul Orndorff defeated Brad Armstrong in a dark match..

United States Wrestling Association & Smokey Mountain Wrestling

  • August 1995 – Superbowl of Wrestling: Brad Armstrong defeated Billy Jack Haynes to win the USWA Title..
  • Fire On The Mountain 1995: Brad Armstrong competed in a “Battle Royal” that was later ruled a No-Contest..
  • ~~~Later, Brad beat Brian Lee, then beat Buddy Landell in a “Lumberjacks with Tennis Rackets” Match to win the SMW Title!
  • Thanksgiving Thunder 1995: Brad Armstrong defeated Terry Gordy in a “Country Whipping” match for the SMW title!

World Championship Wrestling

  • February 19, 1996 – Nitro: Belfast Bruiser defeated Brad Armstrong..
  • May 20, 1996 – Nitro: Diamond Dallas Page defeated Brad Armstrong..
  • May 27, 1996 – Nitro: Bobby Walker defeated Brad Armstrong..
  • September 2, 1996 – Nitro: The Giant defeated Brad Armstrong..
  • September 16, 1996 – Nitro: Brad Armstrong defeated Hugh Morris..
  • September 23, 1996 – Nitro: Kevin Sullivan & Konnan defeated Juventud Guerrera & Armstrong..
  • October 14, 1996 – Nitro: Dean Malenko defeated Brad Armstrong..
  • November 4, 1996 – Nitro: Marcus Bagwell defeated Brad Armstrong..
  • August 23, 1997 – Saturday Night: Brad Armstrong defeated Prince Iaukea..
  • September 8, 1997 – Nitro: World Cruiserweight Champion Chris Jericho defeated Brad Armstrong by DQ..
  • October 4, 1997 – Saturday Night: Brad Armstrong defeated Lenny Lane..
  • November 24, 1997 – Nitro: Dean Malenko defeated Brad Armstrong..
  • World War III 1997: Brad Armstrong competed in the “3 Ring Battle Royal”, which was won by Scott Hall..
  • January 3, 1998 – Saturday Night: Disco Inferno defeated Brad Armstrong..
  • January 5, 1998 – Nitro: Rick Martel defeated Brad Armstrong..
  • January 10, 1998 – Saturday Night: Brad Armstrong defeated Joey Maggs..
  • January 26, 1998 – Nitro: Bill Goldberg defeated Brad Armstrong..
  • February 23, 1998 – Nitro: Ric Flair defeated Brad Armstrong..
  • June 30, 1998 – Nitro: El Vampiro defeated Brad Armstrong..
  • September 5, 1998 – Saturday Night: Lodi defeated Armstrong..
  • Superbrawl VIII 1998: Bill Goldberg defeated Armstrong..
  • July 1999: Brad Armstrong joined Master P’s No Limit Soldiers group, and was given a different gimmick..
  • July 1, 1999 – Thunder: Brad Armstrong & Swoll defeated Disorderly Conduct..
  • July 14, 1999 – Thunder: Brad Armstrong & Chase Tatum & Swoll defeated Fit Finlay & Dave Taylor & Steve Regal..
  • July 17, 1999 – Saturday Night: Brad Armstrong defeated Chip Minton..
  • July 31, 1999 – Saturday Night: Rey Mysterio Jr. & Brad Armstrong defeated Kendall Windham & Bobby Duncum Jr. by DQ..
  • Bash at the Beach 1999: Brad Armstrong/Konnan/Rey Mysterio/Swoll vs Curt Hennig/Bobby Duncum/Barry & Kendall Windham..
  • ~~~Elimination match — Brad Armstrong was eliminated by Curt Hennig. Rey Mysterio earned the win for his team..
  • August 5, 1999 – Thunder: Brad Armstrong & Swoll defeated Lenny Lane & Lodi..
  • August 7, 1999 – Saturday Night: Barry & Kendall Windham defeated Armstrong & Swoll..
  • August 28, 1999 – Saturday Night: Brad Armstrong & Swoll defeated Jerry Flynn & Hugh Morris by DQ..
  • September 18, 1999 – Saturday Night: Brad Armstrong defeated The Barbarian by DQ..
  • September 30, 1999 – Thunder: Brad Armstrong defeated Horace Hogan..
  • October 7, 1999 – Thunder: Brad Armstrong defeated Chris Adams..
  • October 21, 1999 – Thunder: Brad Armstrong defeated Kendall Windham..
  • Halloween Havoc 1999: Brad Armstrong defeated Berlyn (Alex Wright)..
  • Brad Armstrong dropped from WCW storylines and had a brief stint as “Buzzkill” which was a Vince Russo creation..

The Era of Nostalgia

  • May 18, 2004–Georgia Championship Wrestling: Masked Superstar & Sonny Siaki defeated Armstrong & Greg Brown.
  • July 10, 2004–Knoxville (Nostalgia Show): Bob & Brad & Scott Armstrong beat The Nightmare & Robert Fuller & Bob Orton Jr..
  • August 7, 2004–Continental Championship Wrestling Reunion: Jimmy Golden & Steve Armstrong defeated Brad & Scott Armstrong..
  • September 19, 2004–Tennessee Mountain Wrestling: Brad & Scott Armstrong beat Stan Lee & Ric Cannon to win Tag Team titles..
  • November 6, 2004–Georgia Championship Wrestling: Erik Watts defeated Armstrong to retain the Georgia Heavyweight Title..
  • November 26, 2004–Unknown Promotion: Brad Armstrong defeated Tom Prichard..
  • November 27, 2004–Continental Championship Wrestling: Tom Prichard defeated Brad Armstrong by Disqualification..
  • January 8, 2005–Carolina Championship Wrestling: George South Sr. defeated Brad Armstrong..
  • January 29, 2005 – WrestleReunion: Armstrong participated in a Legends Battle Royal which was won by Greg Valentine..
  • February 12, 2005–Carolina Championship Wrestling: Brad Armstrong defeated George South..
  • February 19, 2005- Exodus Wrestling: Brad Armstrong defeated George South Sr. to win EWA Heavyweight title..
  • May 7, 2005–Carolina Championship Wrestling: Ricky Morton & Brad Armstrong beat Dennis Condrey & Bobby Eaton in 2/3 falls..
  • May 12, 2005–Global Championship Wrestling: Theodore Tutweiler III & Night Prowler beat “Bullet” Bob & Brad Armstrong..
  • June 11, 2005–NWA Wrestle Birmingham: Ricky Morton & Brad Armstrong defeated Elix Skipper & River D’Angelo..
  • August 6, 2005–Georgia Championship Wrestling: Brad & Bob Armstrong vs Lee Thomas & John Bogie ended in a draw..
  • August 12, 2005–Wrestle Inc.: Bob & Brad & Scott Armstrong beat Robert Fuller & Jimmy Golden & Elix Skipper..
  • August 13, 2005–Pro Wrestling Evolution: Rainman beat Brad Armstrong and Ranger Ross and Simon Sermon in a 4-WAY..
  • August 19, 2005–NWA Rocky Top: Ricky Morton & Brad Armstrong beat The Midnight Express to win the Tag Team titles..
  • August 20, 2005–NWA Legends Convention: Brad Armstrong defeated Brad Anderson..
  • August 27, 2005–WrestleReunion: Don & Joe Muraco defeated Bob & Brad Armstrong..
  • November 6, 2005–Iron Ring Wrestling: The Midnight Express (Bobby Eaton & Dennis Condrey) beat Brad & Bob Armstrong..
  • November 19, 2005–Tribute to Starrcade: Brad Armstrong/Jeff Hardy/Jerry Lawler beat Dennis Condrey/Bobby Eaton/Jim Cornette..
  • February 17, 2006–New Generation Wrestling: Tim Horner & Brad Armstrong defeated Tom Prichard & Terry Taylor in 20 seconds
  • February 18, 2006–New Generation Wrestling: The Midnight Express (Eaton/Condrey) defeated Brad Armstrong & Tim Horner..
  • March 5, 2006–Legends PPV: Bob & Scott & Brad Armstrong w/Bobby Heenan beat The Midnight Express w/Jim Cornette..
  • April 7, 2006–NWA Wrestle-Birmingham: Brad Armstrong defeated Butcher Hayes…
  • May 4, 2006–Carolina Classic Wrestling: Brad Armstrong defeated George South Sr….
  • June 17, 2006–Pro Wrestling Evolution: Brad Armstrong & Darin Childs beat Murder One & Jacob Ladder..
  • July 14, 2006–NWA Wrestle Birmingham: David Young & Elix Skipper defeated Brad Armstrong & Scott Armstrong by DQ
  • August 26, 2006–IWA-Deep South: “Sweet & Sour” Larry Sweeny defeated Brad Armstrong….
  • ~~~MAIN EVENT: Scrub & Brad Armstrong defeated Larry Sweeney & Hallowicked in a tag team match..
  • September 16, 2006–Rock-N-Shock Benefit Show: Brad Armstrong vs Sergeant Buddy Parker ended in a No Contest..
  • ~~~MAIN EVENT: Brad Armstrong & Sergeant Buddy Parker beat Diamonds in the Rough (David Young & Elix Skipper)..

World Wrestling Entertainment

  • September 12, 2006: Brad Armstrong signed a contract with WWE and will be assigned to the ECW brand which was on Sci-Fi..
  • September 22, 2006–NWA Wrestle Birmingham: Brad Armstrong w/Bob Armstrong defeated McNasty w/Robert Fuller by DQ
  • October 7 & 8, 2006–WWE/ECW House Show: Brad Armstrong defeated Eric Perez……
  • October 27, 2006–WWE/ECW House Show: Brad Armstrong beat Eric Perez..
  • October 28, 2006–WWE/ECW House Show: Stevie Richards beat Brad Armstrong..
  • November 4 & 5 & 6, 2006–WWE/ECW House Show: Brad Armstrong defeated Eric Perez…
  • December 19, 2006–ECW on Sci Fi: Brad Armstrong joined Joey Styles & Tazz on commentary for one match on the show..
  • January 2, 2007–ECW on Sci Fi: Brad Armstrong once again joined Joey Styles & Tazz on commentary for one match..
  • February 9, 2007–NWA Wrestle Birmingham: Dennis Condrey vs Brad Armstrong ended in a No Contest…..
  • March 16, 2007–DSW House Show: Fit Finlay defeated Brad Armstrong in a special main event match……………………
  • March 17, 2007–DSW Park Slam: Fit Finlay & William Regal & David Taylor beat Brad Armstrong & The Majors Brothers..
  • June 11, 2007–RAW: The Mr. McMahon “character” was tragically killed when his private limousine exploded into a ball of flames..
  • July 4, 2007–Southern Extreme Championship Wrestling: Brad Armstrong defeated Nightmare by DQ..
  • July 7, 2007–IWA Deep South: Mitch Ryder defeated Brad Armstrong after hitting him with the Tennessee chain
  • July 17, 2007–All-Star Championship Wrestling: Brad Armstrong & Brad Thomas defeated Chick Donovan & Nightmare..
  • July 22, 2007–Southern Extreme Championship Wrestling: Bob & Brad Armstrong defeated Big Wood & Nightmare..
  • September 1, 2007–IWA Deep South: “Bullet” Bob & Brad Armstrong defeated Larry Sweeney & Mitch Ryder..
  • September 22, 2007–All-Star Championship Wrestling: Brad Armstrong beat Frankie Valentine his signature Russian Legsweep
  • ~~~Bobby Eaton & Scotty Lebevre w/Dillon Eaton defeated Brad Armstrong & The Bullet (sub for Ricky Morton)..
  • October 21, 2007–SECW: Brad Armstrong defeated Cru Jones in Villa Rica, Georgia….
  • December 23, 2007–Georgia Wrestling Promotions: Bob & Brad Armstrong defeated The Hollywood Brunettes..
  • January 20, 2008–SECW: Tommy Rich & Brad Armstrong beat Bulldog Raines & Rowdy Matiz in a West Georgia Tornado match
  • January 27, 2008–Southern Extreme Championship Wrestling: Ricky Morton & Brad Armstrong beat Will Owens & Sal Rinauro
  • September 20, 2008–SECW: Colt Derringer & Josh Stone vs. Brad Armstrong & Bulldog Raines went to a double countout..
  • October 11, 2008–SECW: Brad Armstrong & Bulldog Raines defeated Josh Stone & SECW champion Colt Derringer..
  • November 1, 2012 — Brad Armstrong passes away at the age of 51..