Brain Busters

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Title History

  • NWA tag team titles defeating the Rock N’ Roll Express (September 29, 1987);
  • NWA tag team titles defeating Lex Luger and Barry Windham (April 20, 1988);
  • WWF Tag Team Titles defeating Demolition (July 18, 1989);

Career Highlights

National Wrestling Alliance – The Four Horsemen:

  • Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard were members of the Four Horsemen with Ric Flair as their leader..
  • July 4, 1987 – Great American Bash: The SuperPowers defeated The Four Horsemen in a War Games Match..
  • ~~~SuperPowers = Dusty Rhodes, Nikita Koloff, The Road Warriors (Hawk & Animal), and Paul Ellering..
  • ~~~Four Horsemen = Ric Flair, Arn Anderson, Tully Blanchard, Lex Luger, and JJ Dillon..
  • September 29, 1987: Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard defeated The Rock N’ Roll Express to win the tag team titles..
  • November 26, 1987 – Starrcade: Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard defeated The Road Warriors by DQ..
  • March 27, 1988: Barry Windham & Lex Luger defeated Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard to win the Tag Team titles..
  • April 20, 1988: Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard defeated Barry Windham & Lex Luger to reclaim the Tag Team titles..
  • April 22-23, 1988 – Crockett Cup: Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard defeated Italian Stallion & Kendall Windham..
  • ~~~Quarter Finals: Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard received a bye to the Semi-finals..
  • ~~~Semi Finals: Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard defeated The Fantastics (Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers)..
  • ~~~Finals: Sting & Lex Luger defeated Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard to win the 1988 Crockett Cup..
  • July 9, 1988: The Road Warriors & Dusty Rhodes beat Ric Flair & Arn & Tully to capture the vacant 6-Man Tag titles..
  • July 10, 1988 – Great American Bash: Tully Blanchard & Arn Anderson vs Sting & Nikita Koloff ended in a draw..
  • September 10, 1988: The Midnight Express (Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane) beat Arn & Tully to capture the Tag Team titles.

World Wrestling Federation – The Brain Busters:

  • Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard signed with the WWF and debuted as the “Brain Busters” managed by Bobby Heenan..
  • October 4, 1988 – Superstars Tapings: Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard defeated Tommy Angel & Bob Emery in their debut..
  • January 15, 1989 – Royal Rumble: Arn & Tully enter at #16 & #17 and are both eliminated by Hulk Hogan..
  • March 11, 1989 – SNME: The Brain Busters vs The Rockers (Shawn Michaels & Marty Jannetty) ended in a DOUBLE COUNT OUT..
  • April 2, 1989 – Wrestlemania V: The Brain Busters defeated Strike Force (Tito Santana & Rick Martel)..
  • May 27, 1989 – SNME: The Brain Busters w/Bobby Heenan defeated Demolition (Tag Champions) by Disqualification..
  • July 29, 1989 – SNME: The Brain Busters w/Bobby Heenan defeated Demolition in a Best 2/3 Falls to win the Tag Team titles!
  • August 28, 1989 – Summerslam: The Brain Busters defeated The Hart Foundation in a NON TITLE match..
  • November 23, 1989 – Survivor Series: Ultimate Warrior/Jim Neidhart/The Rockers defeated Andre/Haku/Anderson/Bobby Heenan..
  • ~~~Tully Blanchard was released from WWF right after a surprise drug test before the show, and Arn left shortly afterwards..