Brutal Bob



Title History

  • NWA New England Television Championship (2 times);
  • NECW Heavyweight Championship (2 times);
  • PLW World Championship;
  • PLW World Tag Team Championship with Maniacal Mark;
  • PWI ranked him #440 of the 500 best singles wrestlers in the PWI 500 in 2001;
  • PWI ranked him #405 of the 500 best singles wrestlers in the PWI 500 in 2002;
  • PWI ranked him #400 of the 500 best singles wrestlers in the PWI 500 in 2003;

Career Highlights [Courtesy in part of]

Independent circuit

  • 1991 – Bob Evans debuted for Power League Wrestling.
  • November 1991 – PLW: Bob Evans and Maniacal Mark, collectively known as Brutal Brigade, became the first ever PLW World Tag Team Champions.
  • December 12, 1991 –  PLW: Bob Evans and Maniacal Mark lost the Tag Team Championships to Darkside (Brian Flynn and Shawn Williams).
  • May 16, 1993, – PLW: Evans defeated Scott Z. to win the PLW World Championship.
  • June 1993 – PLW: Bob Evans vacated the title.
  • Bob Evans has competed for numerous independent promotions during his career, including Century Wrestling Alliance (CWA), East Coast Wrestling Alliance (ECWA), Northeast Championship Wrestling (NCW), New York Wrestling Connection (NYWC), Top Rope Promotions (TRP), World League Wrestling (WLW), Northeast Wrestling (NEW), Liberty States Pro Wrestling (LSPW), Chaotic Wrestling (CW), Premier Wrestling Federation Northeast (PWF) and Anarchy Championship Wrestling (ACW).
  • 2000 – Bob Evans debuted for New England Championship Wrestling.
  • April 27, 2001 – NECW: Bob Evans defeated Slyk Wagner Brown to win the NECW Heavyweight Championship
  • October 26, 2001 – NECW: Bob Evans lost the Heavyweight Championship to Maverick Wild.
  • December 1, 2001 – NECW: Bob Evans defeated Maverick Wild and won back the title
  • March 22, 2002 – NECW: Alex Arion defeated Bob Evans to win the title.

World Wrestling Federation

  • In August 1993, Bob Evans debuted in the World Wrestling Federation on an episode of WWF Wrestling Challenge losing to Adam Bomb.

Return to WWF (2000; 2002)

  • August 14, 2000 – Jakked: Bob Evans returned to the World Wrestling Federation as a jobber in a losing effort to Gangrel.
  • October 30, 2000 – Jakked: Bob Evans teamed with J.R. Ryder in a losing effort to Dean Malenko and Perry Saturn.
  • Early 2002 – Bob Evans wrestled in a tryout dark match against Aaron Stevens.

Ring of Honor (2010–present)

  • On the December 6 episode of Ring of Honor Wrestling, Evans and his Cilent Mike Bennett appeared in the crowd to watch a match between the ROH World Television Champion Eddie Edwards and Christopher Daniels.
  • On June 21 tapings of Ring of Honor Wrestling, Evans teamed up with Mike Bennett losing to Adam Cole and Eddie Edwards after Kanellis slapped Cole, they proceed to attack Edwards and Cole until “The Queen of Wrestling” Sara Del Rey hit the ring to stop it and attempted to put an ankle lock on Kanellis.  On July 28 tapings of Ring of Honor Wrestling, it was later announced Bennett would be teaming with Kanellis to face Sara Del Rey and Eddie Edwards in a mixed tag team match at Boiling Point pay-per-view.
  • March 31, 2011 – ROH TV: “The Prodigy” Mike Bennett w/Brutal Bob defeated Kyle O’Reilly in the top prospect tournament final.
  • June 25, 2011 – Best in the World: Jay Lethal defeated Mike Bennett w/Bob Evans.
  • March 4, 2012 – 10th Anniversary: Mike Bennett with Maria Kanellis and Brutal Bob defeated Homicide.
  • May 11, 2012 – Border Wars: Lance Storm defeated Mike Bennett w/ Brutal Bob.
  • June 23, 2012 – ROH TV: Eddie Edwards defeated Brutal Bob.
  • July 21, 2012 – ROH TV: Eddie Edwards & Adam Cole defeated Mike Bennett & Brutal Bob.
  • August 11, 2012 – Boiling Point: Adam Cole defeated Bob Evans.
  • February 16, 2013 – ROH TV: Brutal Bob defeated Vinny Marseglia in a dark match.
  • April 13, 2013 – ROH TV:QT Marshall & Brutal Bob Evans defeated Alabama Attitude
    (Mike Posey & Corey Hollis).

Iron Week

  • In late 2012, at 40 years old, Bob decided that he would wrestle seven consecutive sixty-minute Iron Man matches, doing so over a seven day span, referring to this week of events as Iron Week. Viewing it as a way to prove himself, prove he’s not just a manager but a viable in ring performer, capable of working a full time wrestling schedule with ROH (where he worked as a manager). Bob hand chose his opponents, and began November 25, 2012. Bob would go on to wrestle over the course of Iron Week; Grizzly Redwood, Todd Sople, Julian Starr, Adam Cole, Biff Busick, Antonio Thomas, and Vinny Marseglia. Winning twice, losing twice, with three draws.